Coronavirus Updates

All the details you need for our return can be found in the following letter (which has also been emailed to all parents and carers), the additional FAQs and information from Public Health England regarding test and trace procedures:

Arrangements for school reopening in September

Frequently Asked Questions

PHE letter to parents and guardians_Sept 2020


Both entrances are open for the school. A one-way system will be in operation, with clear markings to help with social distancing.

Staggered drop-off and collection times:

Packed lunch menus and ordering

The packed lunch menus are now available and can be viewed on the School Meals page. The lunch booking forms are also on this page for you to download.

Extended School Club

For more information and to book your child in for the extended school club, please go to the Extended School Day page.

Some of our families are struggling financially due to the impact of the coronavirus. The Norfolk Assistance Scheme is a fund which can help families in need and covers a range of areas:

  • Daily living expenses
  • Food
  • Fuel
  • Household items – fridge, cooker etc
  • School uniforms / school meals
  • Essentials – like toiletries, nappies etc

For more information, go to this website.

Below is a link (click on the logo) to the Thetford Foodbank for anyone who may need details or to access their help.

If you, or anyone you know, is struggling during these uncertain times then please do get in touch with them to get the help you need.

If you, or anyone you know, is struggling financially, please do get in touch with us in school, we may be able to help you. Do not hesitate to call or drop us an email.

We’re still here to support young people and families. Norfolk Safeguarding Children Partnership is reminding families not to struggle alone. Contact the Just One Norfolk support and advice line on 0300 300 0123 or log on to for a range of support, including emotional wellbeing, practical and mental health support and more.

Please follow this link for updated guidance from the government on what you need to know about early years providers and schools during the current coronavirus outbreak:

Coronavirus update from Department for Education 12th Nov 2020

Please see the link below to the Government's Department for Education website, which has updated guidance for parents and carers to keep children safe online:

Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for parents and carers to keep children safe online

The measures announced over recent weeks to tackle coronavirus (COVID-19), although essential, have disrupted people’s day-to-day lives.

As a result of these necessary measures, almost all of us are likely to be spending more time online, including children. This guidance contains resources for parents and carers to help keep their children safe online.

Great Ellingham and Rocklands Schools Federation