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Yoga Session

Dear Parent/Carer,

Please find below the link to our yoga session for this week. This will be available until Wednesday. 

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/KcAgi9TyL-5IOE4K1YDTqVRGiJvf1vubjV7T7pD1jxklO5Fgq4XDND5jIgfNgyvL.pqOSx9YpIltB_QNQ

Access Passcode: $?7&AKOv

The yoga teacher Ali has recommended dressing up as a superhero for this session.

Regards,
Geoff Cherrill
Headteacher

Sorry!

Obviously, I meant 23rd February!!!

Sorry!

Regards,
Geoff 

Tuesday 23rd March

Hi everyone,

I hope you are all ok and have had a good half term.

Just a quick message to say we are looking forward to seeing lots of the children back in school tomorrow. We still expect to be working towards a full return for all children by 8th March.

I will be in touch with you all this week, once I have the full details of the plan for the next few weeks.

Regards,
Geoff Cherrill
Headteacher

Return to School

Please see below for details of our return to school after half-term.

Return to School Letter

Regards,
Geoff Cherrill
Headteacher

Parent Carers Together and SENDiass Drop In Sessions

Dear Parent/Carer,

Parent Carers Together and SENDiass are holding a virtual drop in session on Tuesday 23rd February between 10.30am until 12.30pm.  The session is open to parents and carers whose children/young people have SEND and live in either Bournemouth, Christchurch or Poole. Two further sessions are arranged for March (please see the link below to a poster showing further details). 

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BCP parents and carers can drop in anytime during the session/s to find out more about the forum, ask SENDiass questions or just to connect with other SEND parents and carers for a chat and moral and emotional support.

For information, Parent Carers Together is a forum of parents and carers whose children/young people have SEND and live within BCP.  The forum seek the views of parents and carers on local SEND services to help shape them to meet the needs of local families.  This is done through direct consultations with parents and carers, through surveys and via social media platforms.  Further information can be found on the Parent Carers Together website https://www.parentcarerstogether.org.uk/ and on the forum’s public Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Parent-Carers-Together-509172252946322.  Parents can join the forum (free membership) at: https://www.parentcarerstogether.org.uk/?page_id=22 

SENDiass is a FREE impartial and confidential service for children and young people (up to the age of 25) with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), and their parents/carers. They provide information, advice, and support with relation to education, social, and healthcare matters.  Further information can be found on their website: https://www.sendiass4bcp.org/ or Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/SENDiass4BCP 

If you would like to join any of the sessions, or if you should need any further information, please contact Beth Callis, Parent Carers Together Forum Administrator, via email, bethcallis@parentcarerstogether.org.uk.

Regards,
Geoff Cherrill
Headteacher

Safer Internet Day 2021

Dear Parents and Carers

Tuesday 9th February 2021 is ‘Safer Internet Day’ linked to the UK Safer Internet Centre.

In relation to Internet safety, we would like to share some resources with you and signpost you to the new E-Safety section of the Winchelsea Website.

https://www.winchelseaschool.co.uk/e-safety

In times of social distancing more than ever, it is important we make sure our children are staying safe online.

We hope you find the links informative and useful. 

If you need any further guidance and support we are here to help.

Yoga Session

Dear Parent/Carer,

Please find below the link to our yoga session for this week. This will be available until Wednesday morning. 

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/KcAgi9TyL-5IOE4K1YDTqVRGiJvf1vubjV7T7pD1jxklO5Fgq4XDND5jIgfNgyvL.pqOSx9YpIltB_QNQ

Access Passcode: h0G1H!=D

This will be repeated weekly with a new recording and new link will follow.

I do hope that the pupils will be able to join in with these sessions and find them fun!

Regards,
Geoff Cherrill

Alert - Schoolwatch Incident

Dear Parent/Carer,

Please be aware that in the local area Police have received a report of a parent receiving a suspicious phone call.

The informant received a call from a male saying he was arranging a 1:1 maths session and required the details of the informant’s children. The male had a foreign accent and made reference to working with years 1 – 8.

Please be aware that Winchelsea are not offering 1:1 maths sessions and that any call should be treated as suspicious.

Should you receive a suspicious call please make us aware by contacting safeguarding@winchelsea.poole.sch.uk this email address will be monitored term time, Monday to Friday from 10am – 2pm. Alternatively it could be reported on the Dorset Police Webpage under Do It Online | Dorset Police

Regards,
Geoff Cherrill
Headteacher

Correction

SENDiass4BCP helpdesk number should be -

01202 128181.

Regards,
Geoff Cherrill
Headteacher

Education Psychology Helpline

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Regards,
Geoff Cherrill
Headteacher

Support

03 Feb 2021

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School Closure - Social Story

29 Jan 2021

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Update - Continued Whole School Remote Learning

28 Jan 2021

Hi everyone, Hope you're all doing OK, I just wanted to send out an update on the situation at school, please see the attached letter: Letter_270121_Continued_Remote_Learning.pdf As you will...

Remote Learning Provision

28 Jan 2021

We hope your child has been accessing and enjoying the remote learning provision that has been in place, and a huge thank you to all parents, carers and family members who have supported your child to...

School Update

25 Jan 2021

Hi everyone, I hope you are all doing ok and you are keeping safe. I just wanted to update you about the situation in school. We have a significant number of staff and pupils have tested positive for...

Contacting School

22 Jan 2021

Hi everyone, While we are in a situation where pupils are accessing remote learning, rather than being on site, please see below for information about contacting school -  1. For general enquirie...

Urgent Update - Friday 22nd January 2021

22 Jan 2021

Hi everybody, An important update for you all -  We have now had 10 positive cases of Covid-19 amongst staff and 5 positive cases amongst pupils.  In addition, we have a large number of fami...

Remote Learning Survey

21 Jan 2021

Hi everyone, I hope you're all ok! If you get a minute, we'd appreciate some feedback on the Remote Learning. The link to the survey is below! Thanks in advance! https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/M2YF2...

Alert

21 Jan 2021

We have recently been alerted about a potentially inappropriate app being used by children. Please see below for more details -  County Lines Cunch Line Chronicles App Regards,Geoff CherrillHeadt...

Update - Wednesday 20th January

20 Jan 2021

Hi everyone, I know this has been a bit of a crazy week since Sunday and I really hope you're all ok!! Just a bit of an update for you... 1. Apparently, some of you have read in the local press that w...