The following message has been sent to all schools and early years providers to send to families as soon as possible. It’s from Alistair Hill, the city council’s director of public health:
Firstly, I want to thank you and your children and young people for following the government guidance about Covid-19.
I know this continues to be a very difficult time for families. All the changes you have made to your daily life because of Covid-19 really do make a difference.
Getting back to childcare, school and college is really important for our children and young people’s learning, social skills and wellbeing.
As the new term starts it is vital that we work together to ensure our children and young people get back to – and remain in – childcare, school and college.
Childcare providers, schools, colleges and the council have worked hard to prepare for a safe re-opening. Plans are in place to respond effectively to any Covid-19 cases. By continuing to follow…