Coronavirus Information and Updates

11th March 2020

Coronavirus

Three Bridges Education Centre guidance on Coronavirus

Three Bridges is tracking and following advice issued by the World Health Organisation, National Health England and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with regard to Coronavirus.

 

We are reinforcing that personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19, especially washing hands more; the ‘Catch it, Bin it, Kill it’ strategy for those with coughs and sneezes.   We are encouraging students to wash hands more often, for 20 seconds, with soap and hot water.

 

please see below for further information

When to wash your hands

You should wash your hands:

  • Before leaving home
  • On arrival at school
  • After using the toilet
  • After breaks and sporting activities
  • Before food preparation
  • Before eating any food, including snacks
  • Before leaving school

Where to find the latest information

Public Health England Blog

Guidance for Educational Settings

 

Helpline launched to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education

The Department for Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

The latest guidance for education settings is available here.