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Coronavirus Update

The below websites contain the latest advice on coronavirus:

Up-to-date information can be found at: www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Public Health England will continue to update their information, which can be found at: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england

Please help us in combating the spread of this virus by immediately notifying us, via your Head of Centre, if you or any members of your family have travelled to, or been in contact with anyone who has travelled in the last 14 days to any of the areas listed here:

www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas-with-implications-for-returning-travellers-or-visitors-arriving-in-the-uk

The Department for Education (DFE) has launched a coronavirus (COVID 19) helpline service for the education sector including staff, parents, carers and young people. Details are:

Telephone: 0800 046 8687

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Opening hours: 8am-6pm (Monday-Friday)

Further useful documents can be found below:

Orchard Hill College frequently asked questions

Orchard Hill College how we are keeping everyone safe

Letter sent to students, parents/carers – March 2020

Letter sent to students, parents/carers – May 2020

Letter sent to students, parents/carers – 1st September 2020

Letter sent to students, parents/carers – 28th September 2020

Information & resources on coronavirus in accessible formats 

Guidance from Department for Education on full opening of specialist settings 

NHS – How to get tested poster

Mencap’s easy read guidance 

Outcomes for learners are outstanding, teaching, learning and assessment are excellent and the extremely diverse programmes that meet learners’ individual needs, interests and aspirations, prepare them very well for life after College.
Ofsted Report

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