Broadbridge Primary School     Thursday 21st January 2021       Note 16

Diary:

School Holidays –Monday 15th  February-Friday 19th February (Both dates inclusive)

COVID-19 Update – Parents are reminded that the school must be contacted if there is a positive case in your household. Please ring 7181 0520 or email info@broadbridgeprimaryschool.com stating your child/ren’s class and a brief outline of the case.

Adults are reminded that they must maintain a social distance at the gates of the school. We would encourage the use of masks at these points due to the large gatherings at any one time!

New Entrants – Parents are reminded the Application Process closes on the 29 th January 2020. If your child is due to start Primary 1 – September 2021 please complete the application as soon as possible . Children born between 2nd July 2016 and 1 st July 2017 (inclusive) must commence primary education in September 2021. Further information on the process is now available on the EA website. Please make family and friends aware of this information.

Live Lessons – Thanks to all who have been logging in on a daily basis and taking part in the live lessons and Google Classroom activities. The rules of such meetings were sent out last week and feedback from the staff is that the majority of people are adhering to them. This week if we can all try to have headphones for such meetings to avoid unwanted distractions in the house and respect the privacy of all participants.

Removed Tonight! – All names not associated with the class will be removed tonight from the Google Classroom for Child Protection & Safeguarding reasons. We cannot have members logging on other than class members. All pupils have been issued with instructions to logon. Parents/ guardians may use the same instructions to add Google Classroom to their phones for the purpose of uploading work etc. This platform is now being used to monitor attendance, pupils must register on a daily basis in their Google Classroom. Registration opens at 7:00 a.m. and closes at 8:00 p.m. To access Google Classroom, go to Google Chrome, search for My School Login and enter the following details, for example. Username: jbloggs432 Password: Broadbridge21 You may be asked for further details, please enter the same username followed by @c2ken.net – jbloggs432@c2ken.net You will find Google Classroom in My Links. Open up Google Classroom and join class by entering the class code. Your old class code was a year group code this will gradually become redundant. Your new class code for this is in your pack. If you are unfamiliar with Google Classroom please follow the link. You will find a video guide and PDF attached that you may find useful. https://www.chrmbook.com/google-classroom- parents/

If you are experiencing any difficulties, please contact the school and we will assist you in any way we can.

Keep us informed! – Please feel free to contact the school and give us feedback on what is working well and not so well to date! We will forward your comments to the relevant staff for consideration. send an email to info@broadbridgeprimaryschool.com

First Communion April 2021 – This has now been postponed to a later date. We will inform you once a new date has been agreed.

Teachers will share on Google Classroom a link for Sustrans – Get weekly inspiration and resources for kids’ activities, games and challenges. Sustrans Outside in activities include videos, games, weekly challenges, themed activities and more. Designed by our knowledgeable, experienced and fun -loving Schools Officers. The four week activity pack is full of cycling, walking and scooting themed fun. Outside In weekly updates are packed with creative, active and interesting indoor and outdoor activities for all the family.

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