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Please find attached an information sheet regarding the video-sharing social media app Tik Tok which lets people create, view and download looping 15 second clips. Popularity has increased rapidly since 2019, especially amongst young people. There are now an estimated 800 million users worldwide.
The new Children’s Commissioner for England, Dame Rachel de Souza, has launched The Big Ask – the largest ever consultation with children aged 4 to 17 in England. It aims to find out children’s concerns and aspirations about the future, so that we can put children at the heart of our country’s recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
We will start distributing Covid home test kits to students this week as they complete their third on-site lateral flow test. All students will be given an instruction leaflet with the test kits which must be read carefully prior to undertaking the test. Testing should be carried out twice per week, either early in the morning or last thing at night, allowing 3 days between tests.
Please note that you will need to report your result to the NHS:
And you will also need to report the result to the Academy using the following form.
Please note that you will need to report your result, even if it is negative or void. If your result is positive, in addition to completing this form, please contact the Academy as soon as possible on 01458 250 501.
The privacy notice for home testing can be found here: https://www.huishepiscopi.net/_site/data/files/documents/980CFC070E8DBEA21C7861223E6CB9EB.pdf
On-Site Lateral Flow Testing
Please see the communication below from Mr Wade.
As referenced in the letter the consent form for Covid Lateral Flow Test can be accessed here
Privacy Notice - school testing can be found here
Instructions - how to do your test can be found here
Should you need to contact the Academy over the weekend or after school hours in relation to COVID-19 please use our emergency telephone number: 07827 447522. Please note that this line is strictly for emergency contact in relation to COVID-19. Many thanks.
We would like to wish all of our Year 11s good luck for the future. We hope you enjoy this video.
18th March 2021 is the National Day for Child Exploitation Awareness.
We've made an informative and very entertaining film (starring Freddie from Year 7 in the lead role!) to reassure pupils and parents about testing next week.
Watch it here!
Please note that when you register your covid test you will be asked for the test centre id. This is:
Are you finding it challenging to look after your family's wellbeing during lockdown?
In partnership with Somerset Skills & Learning, Young Somerset are hosting a series of free online workshops to give families the right tools and advice to be able to support their wellbeing during lockdown.
The course includes four consecutive, 2 hour sessions and will take place weekly on Monday evenings 18:00-20:00. This is a rolling course; the first course will begin on Monday 1st February and will be repeated monthly until July. If you are unable to attend all four sessions, you can still enrol on the course. Please contact email@example.com if you have any questions.
To enrol on the course and for more information about each sessions please visit: www.sslcourses.co.uk/courses/course/looking-after-your-families-during-lockdown-young-somerset/
Further details regarding the rescheduled date to follow in due course. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.