Orchard Primary Academy

Primary Academy

Dream Big and Dare to Fail

Coronavirus Update


Please not that Orchard Primary Academy will be shut at the end of Friday 20th March 2020 until further notice. 

Whilst we are shut, we will be open for key-worker children and our most vulnerable children. Please see the information below for further details

Please be aware that:

‪You should only send your child to school on Monday if you have to, because your work is critical to our COVID-19 response.‬

Due to staffing, only the children that were added to the list on Friday 20th March are permitted to attend, as our staffing structure is dependent on the number of children that we have in school. 

‪If you are able to keep your child at home, you should to ensure the number of children and staff coming into contact with each other is kept to a minimum.

If students are showing signs of being unwell and you believe they have been exposed to coronavirus please seek advice and guidance from 111 and follow the instructions provided. Please do not bring students to school or the school premises if they show signs of being unwell.  If you are keeping your child at home due to them displaying any of the following symptoms:

  • High Temperature
  • A new, continuous cough

Please could you email the school office at office@orchardprimaryacademy.org detailing your child's name, date of birth and symptoms.

If you are not able to send an email, please send a letter directly to school.

For updates about the Coronavirus (Covid-19), follow this link:

Covid-19 Updates  

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