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Useful Information; including COVID-19 and Risk Assessments

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Your child is due to be in Reception to Year 6 from September 2020 and they are therefore eligible for a Free Nasal Childhood Flu Vaccination.

It is anticipated that this will be delivered in schools between October 2020 to December 2020, this will be administered adhering to all up to date Infection Control, PPE and social distancing guidance at the time.

Flu vaccination is one of most effective interventions we have to reduce pressure on the health and social care system which is going to be more important than ever this year. For this reason, it is essential we deliver the vaccine to as many children as possible to prevent the spread of infection to those most at risk in society.

In light of the above we are expecting demand to be high and therefore we urge you to follow the below link to consent to your child’s vaccination now. You will also find answers to your FAQ’s on this link.

https://schoolimms.virgincare.co.uk/flu/2020/swindon

If you have any difficulties with completing the consent form please contact the Immunisation Team on our Single Point of Access (SPA).

Tel: 0300 247 0082 Email: vcl.immunisations@nhs.net

School Age Immunisations Team
Virgin Care Services Limited


Telephone: 0300 247 0082

e: VCL.immunisations@nhs.net

w: www.virgincare.co.uk

Poster for online youth club

IN-PATIENT OR CAMHS SERVICES

The presentation on the link below is from Swindon Healthy Schools and is a summary and reminder of the key Public Health messaging to prevent the spread  of the Covid Virus and how young people can help protect friends, family and the community over half term.

The presentation also includes information on some simple strategies students can use to stay healthy, positive and mindful of their wellbeing.

You may wish to share with your children.

 

https://www.swindonhealthyschools.org/Primary%20Presentation%20-%20Stay%20Safe%20Over%20Half%20Term.pptx

Fostering

Are you a parent/carer of a child with SEND?

This term we are re-launching our SEND Parent/Carer coffee mornings. These will take place in our new Well-Being Centre and will take the form of a relaxed, informal support group run by parents, for parents. They will be run by Lucy Simoncsics, a parent herself, who also has experience of working at Koalas SEND Pre-School and as a volunteer with Swindon Advocacy Movement. Mrs Smith (formally Mrs Clegg) will also be on-hand for advice and support if needed. Mr Williams is the SEND Governor.

Our first group will be on Thursday 12th December at 9am (we'll provide the mince pies!).

We look forward to seeing you there.

Helping your child with English

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