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Key worker identification and childcare provision

The government states that  'schools to remain open only for those children who absolutely need to attend. Many parents working in these sectors may be able to ensure their child is kept at home. And every child who can be safely cared for at home should be'.


Adults and children should be at home and apply social distancing whenever possible. You do not have to send your child to school.


To identify yourself as a key worker and book school provision for your child the following details must be supplied:

1. Your name

2. Your role/job/profession

3. Where you work

4. Your child's name and class

5. What provision you need - which days and times (school provision is open 9-3:15 as usual; there is wrap around care with Panda Club before school and after until 18:00).


You need to inform us by either:

using the dojo directly to Mrs D or

emailing Mrs Wilmot at

Please do this by 18:00 on Sunday 22 March


The official list of key workers are:

* front line health and social care workers

* producers and distributers of medicines and medical equipment

* teachers and nursery staff

* members of the justice system, religious staff or funeral care

* government agencies such as the payment of benefits

* those involved in food production, processing, distribution, sale and delivery

* those involved in public safety and national security including police and support staff, Ministry of Defence civilians,  armed forces personnel (those critical to the delivery of key defence and national security outputs and essential to the response to the COVID-19 pandemic), fire and rescue service employees (including support staff), National Crime Agency staff, those maintaining border security, prison and probation staff and other national security roles

* those key workers who will keep the air, water, road and rail passenger and freight transport modes operating

* those involved in:

essential financial services provision;

the oil, gas, electricity and water sectors (including sewerage);

the information technology and data infrastructure sector (working to continue the service during the COVID-19 response;

key staff working in the civil nuclear and chemicals sector;

telecommunications (including but not limited to network operations, field engineering, call centre staff, IT and data infrastructure, 999 and 111 critical services);

postal services and delivery;

payments providers and waste disposal sectors


Other eligible criteria:

Your child may attend if:

*they have a social worker - please state the workers name

* if they have a current EHCP 


To identify your child under this criteria and book school provision for your child the following details must be supplied:

1. Your name

2. Your child's name and class

3. The name of the social worker

Please use the dojo to Mrs D, email Mrs Wilmot or call the office on  0115 973 2963