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School Closure Updates

DfE guidance for parents and carers regarding the reopening of schools

Please click here to read the guidance for parents issued by the DfE in light of the government announcement to reopen schools from 1st June.   

Week commencing 4th, 11th and 18th May 

Provision for our key worker children remains at Birdwell School this week.  Please see the details below to get in touch with us during this time.  Thank you. 

Week commencing 27th April 

From Monday 27th April Northleaze School site will be closed as we are moving the Long Ashton provision to the Birdwell site for four weeks.  This will enable some Northleaze staff to have their annual leave and to enable some deep cleaning and maintenance work to take place here.  


If you need to get in touch with us at any point, please use one of the following options:

Email: (these will still be checked twice a day) 

Emergency mobile: 07873 322599

Birdwell School office: 01275 392496

Year group emails: teachers will still check these and respond to messages in exactly the way they have been

Please click the link below to read a statement from Lighthouse Schools Partnership regarding 'live' lessons:

Week commencing 20th April 

We are open for our key worker families every day this week and able to provide breakfast and after school care. 

If you are a key worker and have not yet booked a space for your child, please contact us using the details below:


Office phone: 01275 540077

Emergency mobile: 07873 322599

Latest DfE guidance for parents re school closure

Please click here to read the latest guidance from the DfE with regard to school closure, updated on 16th April 2020. 

Week commencing 13th April 2020

As our key worker families do not require childcare provision on Monday, Wednesday or Friday this week, we will only be open Tuesday and Thursday.  If, however, you are one of our key worker families and your requirements change for this week, please do not hesitate to get in touch by email, office phone or emergency mobile (details below).


Office phone: 01275 540077

Emergency mobile: 07873 322599 

Closure of educational settings: information for parents and carers - Department for Education (DfE)

Please click the link below to read the DfE's latest guidance for parents during this school closure period.  It contains useful advice regarding online safety for children, exams, free school meals and further support and resources. 


DfE Closure of educational settings guidance - updated 31st March 2020

Coronavirus Update - School Provision

Coronavirus Update - key workers Friday 20th March

Coronavirus update - Thurs 19th March

Coronavirus Update 18 March 2020

Coronavirus Update 13th March 2020

Newsletter 23 - 13th March 2020