Keeping all our staff, parents and students up to date with the latest COVID-19 news.

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Coronavirus updates for parents, carers, pupils and staff

UPDATE 15/06/2020 0800:

Our RA and Certificate for opening to Year 10 and 12 students (See below)

UPDATE 18/05/2020 15:00:

Latest update to a possible return to school letter to parents (See below)

UPDATE 01/04/2020 15:00:

Latest update of Online Safety Letter for Parents and Staff (See attached letter)

UPDATE 01/04/2020 10:00:

Latest update of Safeguarding policy COVID-19 (See attached policy)

UPDATE 23/03/2020 14:20:

UPDATE: COVID-19 Response for Key Workers and Children Letter

In order to comply with our government’s social isolation strategy we have decided to minimise travel and contact by amalgamating two of our Reach South sites. UTC Plymouth students currently eligible for in school support will now meet and attend their sessions at: Plymouth Academy of Creative Arts , 22 Millbay Rd, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 3EG. This will start from Tuesday 24th March.

Please see attached letter for more information.

Jo Ware
Head of School
UTC Plymouth

UPDATE 20/03/2020 14:10:

Update of Confirmation of Critical Worker Status
Late last night the Government announced the list of workers who are considered to be critical to the fight against COVID-19. If a parent works within one of these critical sectors they are entitled to ask schools to provide care for their children.
We have previously sent out information with a list of possible key workers that was incomplete. I would ask you to disregard the previous letter and work from the updated letter which is now attached.

UPDATE: 19/03/2020 14:00

As I am sure you are all aware, schools and colleges have been instructed to close from Monday 23rd March 2020. For those self isolating with immediate effect, learning will be delivered online. We will be closing the school building to students, except those who have parents working in the NHS and emergency services, or in any other position classed as a ‘key worker.’ Further details regarding this area will be published at a later date following on from Government communication. If you feel your child needs the option to be in school, please contact us via reception@utcplymouth.org

Jo Ware
Head of School
UTC Plymouth

UPDATE: 18/03/2020 16:20

Dear Parents/Carers
I am writing to further update you with regards to the current situation concerning the Coronavirus. Sixth Form students are now going to be working at home until further notice. For the time being, the school is still open to all other year groups. However, all students now have all the work they need both in electronic and hard copy form should it become necessary to close the school.
If you are collecting work for your child, please visit reception tomorrow (Thursday 19th March). If you have any other queries please contact reception at reception@utcplymouth.org or Jo Ware directly at jo.ware@utcplymouth.org.
Further updates will continue to be sent out daily.
Yours faithfully
Jo Ware
Head of School
UTC Plymouth

Further information and guidance can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response


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