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Latest Information from School


EID 2020 / Chaand Raath (Night of the Moon)
We have received the following letter from the Lord Mayor of Birmingham and Councillor John Cotton, along with guidance for Eid 2020.
Letter to Faith Groups
Guidance for Eid 2020 during COVID19

Tuesday 28th April
Letter from Mrs Johnson:

Monday 27th April
Letter from Mrs Johnson at the start of the Summer Term:

Camp Hill Girls’ Chronicle
5th Edition – Friday 22nd May
4th Edition – Thursday 14th May
3rd Edition – Thursday 7th May
2nd Edition – Thursday 30th April
1st Edition – Friday 24th April

Ofqual grading process for 2020
Ofqual have published a short film to help everyone understand the grading process for 2020.
Grading in 2020 – information for students – Tuesday 14th April

A summary of the Ofqual grading advice:
Exam Graphic April 20

Useful links and support for families


Children’s society
With the current school closure guidelines in place you will be spending more time with family, carers or friends and this may create difficult situations, especially for those coping with family problems.

Mental Health & support links
The tips and advice here are things you can do now to help you keep on top of your mental wellbeing and cope with how you may feel while staying at home. Make sure you get further support if you feel you need it.

This leaflet provides useful contact numbers if you should ever need them:
MH Support

Pause Mental Health Service:
Pause-Post

Birmingham Educational Psychology Service Helpline for Parents & Carers
NHS mental wellbeing page
https://youngminds.org.uk/
https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/for-children-and-young-people/
https://www.childline.org.uk/

SEND
Birmingham City Council – information & advice for SEND families
Communication and Autism Help
Learning Difficulties Help
Physical Difficulties Support Service Help
Sensory Support Help

There is also information for parents on the Local Offer Website.

Government response to SEND Agenda during Covid-19 school closure – letter dated 24th March 2020: click here

Birmingham Foodbanks
https://birminghamcentral.foodbank.org.uk/

Staying Safe
For online safety tips, please see our Online Safety page.

Bogus Callers – letter from West Midlands Police.

Support During COVID
Birmingham COVID-19 Early Help
NSPCC

Support for Young Carers
Spurgeons Young Carers Leaflet

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline


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:

DfE Helpline

Where to find the latest information


Updates on COVID-19:
https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Guidance for educational settings:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

Latest Department for Education information:
https://twitter.com/educationgovuk
https://www.facebook.com/educationgovuk/

The situation may change rapidly, so we will endeavour to post further information here as we receive it:
The Schools of King Edward VI – Coronavirus Update
Advice sheet – home isolation – GOV
King Edward’s Foundation Corona Virus Advice

Previous Communications
Parent letter from Mrs L Johnson – Monday 6th April
Ofqual Letter to students – Summer 2020 grading – Monday 6th April
Ofqual Summer 2020 grades guidance for teachers, students and parents – Monday 6th April
Letter to parents re Easter – Wednesday 1st April
Suggestions for students over the Easter Break – Wednesday 1st April
Guidance for parents & carers (mental health & wellbeing) – Wednesday 1st April
Letter to parents – Tuesday 24th March
Exams 2020 Update – Thursday 19th March
Letter to parents from Dr Tim O’Neill – Thursday 19th March
Letter to parents – Thursday 19th March
Letter to parents – Wednesday 18th March
Letter to parents – Tuesday 17th March
Assembly Presentation by Dr Peter Balph, RNA Virologist – Monday 16th March