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Latest information for families regarding Coronavirus

Update Thursday 16 July

We have sent a letter to families detailing the phased return of pupils in September 2020.

This letter can be viewed here.

 


Update Friday 10 July

On 2 July the Government published guidance about all children and young people returning to education in September 2020. In response we have updated our position statement outlining our key principles and approach.

Position statement on the return to school and college for September 2020

 


We have sent a letter to families with information about the 2020-2021 academic year.

This letter can be viewed here.

 


Update Friday 3 July

We have sent a letter to families who have confirmed that they would like their child to have two 'reconnect' sessions during the last two weeks of the school term.

This letter can be viewed here.

There is also a video explaining the plans for week six and seven.

 


Update Friday 26 June

We have sent a letter to families, welcoming pupils back to school, week commencing Monday 29 June.

This letter can be viewed here.

There is also a video with a welcome back message and explanation.

 


Update Friday 19 June

We have sent a letter to families with a summary and update of our educational approach.

This letter can be viewed here.

There is also a video update from Helen.

 


Update Thursday 11 June

We have sent a letter to Year 6 families who are phasing back to school on Monday 15 June.  

This letter can be viewed here.  

There is also a video explaining the changes for Year 6 pupils.

 


Update Wednesday 10 June

We have carried out detailed risk assessments across all our settings to make sure everybody is safe. This includes risk assessments for each site, and for visitors and contractors when visiting our sites which can be viewed here. This formed part of a comprehensive wider risk assessment process for individuals and groups.

The Rise School Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment for visitors, volunteers and contractors

 


We have written to the families of the returning Year 10 pupils to explain the safety precautions that are in place at The Rise to reduce the risk of infection from COVID-19.

This letter can be viewed here.

We also have a video explaining the changes in schools for Year 10 pupils

 


Update Friday 22 May

We have written to families to confirm that wider re-opening for The Rise will commence for Year 10s on 8 June, with Year 6 to follow no earlier than 15 June depending on the success and safety of the Year 10s phasing back.

This letter can be viewed here.

 


Update Thursday 21 May

The Rise School’s statement on Staying COVID-19 Secure

 


Update Tuesday 19 May

We have written to families to explain The Rise's educational approach for Summer 2 and the cohorts of pupils we will be inviting back into school.

This letter can be viewed here.

We also have a video explaining our educational approach.

 


We have updated our detailed position statement to supporting pupils and young people in our educational settings during the Coronavirus pandemic, which can be downloaded here.

For those pupils and learners not accessing learning at school or college we will continue to support them to learn at home. This can be through home learning packs and/or through our virtual learning platform. As per Government guidance, we will work with local authorities to monitor the welfare of vulnerable children who are not attending school or college and will keep in touch with other pupils and learners for safeguarding purposes.

Please stay safe when accessing materials online. The following resources may help: 

 

We have put together new resources for families during this time. Read our information sheets on managing health anxiety and managing more time at home, as well as our other Coronavirus resources on health and well-being, education and legal support.

 

We will continue to plan further and will communicate any changes if we hear more. Please look out for emails, texts and this website. If you have any questions, please contact Head of The Rise School Helen Ralston on 020 8099 0640. Thank you for your patience and support at this difficult time.