Covid-19 Update August 2020

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Slowly but surely, we continue to work through our ‘phased return’ and to a state of normality.Whilst it is still a joy for us to hear the setting filled with the happy sounds of play and to see our children enjoying our provision once again, we must remain cautious as to the world in which […]

Update Horrabridge After School Club – July 2020

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We are updating you regarding the status for Horrabridge After School Club for September 2020.  The club, owned and run by The Old School Children’s Centre, has been closed since March 2020 due to Covid-19. Due to the government guidance and restrictions placed upon education and childcare settings, the club was unable to continue to operate and […]

Covid-19 Update July 2020

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From 20th July, some of the restrictions as to how early years settings can operate are being relaxed, for instance early years settings no longer have to keep childing in small consistent groups, or bubbles as they have been known.    Whilst this offers us more flexibility which will enable us to more effectively meet our family’s needs, we […]

Covid-19 Update 22nd June 2020 

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Since 1st June, we have seen the return of some of our children and it has been a real joy to have them with us again. To hear the setting filled with the sounds of play and to see how happy they were to return has been very affirming to us. The staff team have been […]

COVID – 19 Update 12.5.2020

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Dear Parents/ Carers, We are writing to update you on the position of The Old School following the Governments Announcement on 10.5.2020, whereby they disclosed their phased plan to ease the current restrictions in place. Further to the information released that evening, the Department for Education have confirmed that some education settings, including early years, […]

Newsletter Update April 2020

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Our latest Newsletters are now available to view.   This half term we are in a very different situation, whereby the setting is only open to critical workers during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Therefore we have created two newsletters, the first for our Key Worker families still in attendance and the second for those family currently […]

Important Updates to Opening Hours

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Dear Parents / Carers, In order to continue to support our Key Workers and provide care for their children, The Old School will be making some adjustments to its opening hours and will be running with a key staff team of practitioners. From Monday 30th March 2020, The Old School opening hours will be as […]

Keeping The Old School Safe & Well – Update 22.3.2020

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Dear Parents and Carers, The government wishes for schools and settings to remain partially open for parents and carers it categorises as ‘Key Workers’ and for our most vulnerable children, and The Old School will be working with a limited team to continue to provide provision for our Key Workers from 23rd March 2020. However, […]

COVID-19: UPDATE 20th MARCH 2020

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From Monday 23rd March 2020 The Old School will be opening to provide care for the children of ‘Key Workers’ or those classified as vulnerable ONLY The Old School has chosen to act upon government guidance and reduce it provision with effect from Monday 23rd March. From this date children who’s families do not meet […]

Covid-19 Update 18.3.2020

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Following this evenings Governmental Announcement regarding Covid-19 action plan, we would like to let our parents know that tomorrow and Friday … we are open as usual! We are hoping to gain some clarity as the expectation for partial closure on settings like ours and what this means for you from our Local Authority. We […]