Coronavirus and COVID-19 Update: Department for Education coronavirus helpline The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is now available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687 Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday) If…

Coronavirus_advice_for_education_settings_poster   Dear Parents/Carers We are continuing to keep you updated on the Government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Public Health England advises that the risk to individuals in the UK remains low. Where to find the latest information: Public Health England blog: Coronavirus – what you need to know   Official guidance says to take…

Today would be the start of the Easter Holidays and for most of us an opportunity to Visit places. But that will not be happening in the usual way……. While regular travel may be off the cards for the foreseeable future, virtual escapism is open to everyone with an internet connection. Some of the world’s…

Your child may understandably be concerned or worried by what they see, read or hear in the see in the news or read online regarding coronavirus (covid-19). As a parent or carer, it’s good to talk to them honestly but calmly about what is happening, and to not ignore or shield them from what is…

GAYNES IN THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY……. Within the month of February our students took part in the following activities: Year 10 & 11 Students attended “Futures Evening” where 12 external providers ran careers workshops Year 9 Curriculum evening – department displays of their GCSE course content for option choices Year 11 Half term revision centre…

Gaynes anti bullying ambassadors have been awarded the community badge for their work with and for the local community. This has included packing at Romford foodbank, hosting retirement homes at Gaynes as part of a Christmas event and holding assemblies at James Oglethorpe and Branfil Primary school as part of anti bullying week. Gaynes has…