CV&CC Update, Thursday 4th June. More questions than answers…….

CoronaVirus & College Closure Update                                Update 4th June 2020   SITUATION UPDATE  Revised guidance has been issued to schools: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/actions-for-educational-and-childcare-settings-to-prepare-for-wider-opening-from-1-june-2020/actions-for-education-and-childcare-settings-to-prepare-for-wider-opening-from-1-june-2020  There are still a number of key points which remian unclear from Government guidance: The guidance states that schools and colleges should, “ensure [they] have considered the impact on staff and pupils with protected characteristics, including race”. What does […]

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CV&CC Update 2nd June 2020. A few developments

CoronaVirus & College Closure Update                                Update 2nd June 2020   SITUATION UPDATE  The Government’s 3-week review confirmed that the Government’s Five Tests for wider opening of schools have been met, and the (limited) reopening of schools is proceeding.  Revised guidance has been issued to schools: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/actions-for-educational-and-childcare-settings-to-prepare-for-wider-opening-from-1-june-2020/actions-for-education-and-childcare-settings-to-prepare-for-wider-opening-from-1-june-2020  ECP numbers are increasing, and we are currently operating three groups of students […]

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CV&CC Update 28th May 2020. Three-week review, but no change to Clyst Vale planning

CoronaVirus & College Closure Update                                Update 28th May 2020   FROM THE PRINCIPAL….. Despite the Prime Minister’s Briefing today, with some measures easing lockdown nationally, there were no new announcements relating to schools other to confirm that secondary schools may admit Year 10 and 12 students for “face to face” contact if it is safe to do so.. There […]

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CV&CC Update Tues 26th May. Brief update statement from confused Principal (no change there, then….)

CoronaVirus & College Closure Update                               Update 26th May 2020   FROM THE PRINCIPAL….. I am sorry to report that, if anything, the position is more contradictory than it was last Thursday (ie my last update). There is a clear general “easing of lockdown” nationally accompanied to an extent by more relaxed attitudes, but for schools there is an equally […]

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CV&CC Update Thursday 7th May: Minor Updates

CoronaVirus & College Closure Update  Update 7th May 2020   NEW ITEMS Tomorrow is a Bank Holiday. Teachers will not be setting remote learning. ECP will run as usual, 08.30 – 17.00. School transport if required during half-term week 22nd – 25th May must be organised through us; please do not contact School Transport directly yourselves. From Monday 13th May, […]

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CV&CC Update Tuesday 5th May: little new to report

CoronaVirus & College Closure Update  Update 5th May 2020   NEW ITEMS The College is closed until further notice. Please ignore continuing media speculation about likely dates for schools re-opening. The next key date is the Government 3-week review on 7th May with an announcement expected about schools on Sunday 10th Friday 8th May is a Bank Holiday. Teachers will […]

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