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Coronavirus Update Page

Keeping children safe during lockdown and beyond

Let's Keep Talking - Mental Health Support

What Isolation means - Letter from the Local Authority

Covid - 19 - Absence - A quick guide for parents/careres

Useful links for parents whilst learning from home


Hungry Little Minds campaign features tips and practical activities that parents can do at home with children to support their early learning. There are many simple ways to help children learn and it does not have to be formal. Having everyday conversations, make-believe play and reading together all make a big difference to children’s development.


The BBC’s Tiny Happy People and the National Literacy Trust’s Family Zone offer more ideas and content.


The Department for Education (DfE) has published further guidance on how to Help children aged 2 to 4 to learn at home during coronavirus (COVID-19).

Introducing new local measures to control the virus spread

Blackburn with Darwen’s Director of Public Health has announced new local measures to help control the spread of Coronavirus. Please follow the link below for further information

Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer travel guidance for passengers

Walking, cycling, and travelling in vehicles or on public transport during the coronavirus outbreak.

Getting tested for Coronavirus

Guidance on coronavirus testing, including who is eligible for a test and how to get tested.

Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.


COVID-19: guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection.

Best Practice - How to handrub step by step images

Letter from Director of Children Services & Director of Public Health

Coronavirus update - 9th June 2020


Do not send your child to nursery if they have symptoms of Coronavirus.  Please see link below.

Coronavirus update - 6th June 2020


The Director of Public Health has advised all schools in Blackburn with Darwen to delay their wider opening until at least 22 June in response to the regional rise in the R rate. Therefore we unfortunately will not be starting our phased opening from Monday 8th June as planned.  Though we will be open for our vulnerable and critical workers.

Coronavirus update - 23rd March 2020


Following the announcement from the Prime Minister, nursery school is now closed except to a small number of children. 


Please help defeat Covid-19 by keeping your child at home and following government advice about social distancing.


All families where children have been identified as vulnerable or parents are classified as being Critical to Covid-19 Workers have been contacted directly by the Headteacher.


If your situation changes and you require access to provision to support the Critical to Covid-19 Workers, then please email the school at or phone the nursery on 01254 263312.

Corona Virus - Department for Education helpline

The Department for Education have 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
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)


For the latest information relating to Corona virus please visit: 

Hand-washing Technique