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    Covid-19 Information & Guidance



    The official guidelines regarding COVID-19 are being updated daily. You can view the

    latest HM Government and NHS advice here:

    NHS Test & Trace Guidance - 23rd September - click here

    Parents/carers, students and staff are able to contact the Department for Education Coronavirus Helpline for answers about COVID-19 related to education, as follows:

    Please note that school staff are not medically qualified and are not therefore in a position to give advice on the decisions facing individual families.  We strongly encourage parents to seek advice via their own medical practitioner or by calling 111.

    COVID 19- School Attendance 

    The full Government guidance regarding attendance can be found on the DfE website using the link below:


    Bishop Ramsey School Covid-19 Return to School Risk Assessment -  

    Click here 

    (Updated 8th January 2021)

    Remote Learning Information and Help -

    Click here


    Bishop Ramsey works with Place2Be, a children's mental health charity that helps students explore their emotions and feel better about themselves.

    If you need support during these uncertain times, the following services are being signposted by Place2Be as relevant and useful resources for young people and their parents/carers.

    1. Kooth is an online service which offers online counselling and wellbeing support. Young people (10-18) can sign up themselves with no referral needed. The service offers a range of therapeutic tools and activities. It is open 365 days a year, currently from 12-10pm weekdays and 6-10pm weekends. This is an anonymous service, everything is pre-moderated and confidential. No personal details or real names are gathered. All the counsellors are trained, qualified and experienced working with young people.

    2. Shout is a 24 hour crisis text service which Place2Be have been working with for over eighteen months. This service is primarily aimed for students aged 10 years plus and is delivered by a team of crisis volunteers.

    3. ThinkNinja is an app based services, being offered free of charge during this time to Place2Be partner school students (aged 10-18 years). The app provides support on mental health and emotional wellbeing along with coaching tips for staying well and handling distress.

    4. The Anna Freud Centre has developed and delivered pioneering mental health  care for over 60 years and specialises in supporting young people's health through times of disruption.

    Updates, Letters and Guidance:

    1. A Guide for Continued Attendance at School - Key Workers & Vulnerable Students
    2. A Guide for a Return to School - June 2020
    3. Continued Attendance at School for Children of Key Workers and Vulnerable Students
    4. Years 10 and 12 - 10th June 2020
    5. Years 7, 8 and 9 Live Online Lessons - 12 June 2020
    6. Year 12 Update - 12th June 2020
    7. Live Online Learning - Years 7, 8 & 9 - 19th June 2020
    8. Years 10 & 12 - 19th June 2020
    9. Year 7-9 Survey - 26th June 2020
    10. Years 7 - 13 - 29th June 2020
    11. Years 7, 8 & 9 Face to Face Meetings - 2nd July 2020
    12. Start of School Year September 2020 - 16th July 2020
    13. Advice to all Parents - Single Case - 6th October 2020
    14. Advice to all Parents - 7th October 2020
    15. Advice to all Parents - 7th October 2020
    16. Advice to all Parents - 8th October 2020
    17. Assessment week for students self-isolating - 9th October 2020
    18. COVID 19 Update - 14th October 2020
    19. COVID-19 Bishop Ramsey after the half-term break - 22nd October 2020
    20. COVID-19: Return to school after half term – Reminders and new guidance - 6th November 2020
    21. COVID-19 Update about cases in school
    22. Year 11 Study Leave - 7th December 2020
    23. Covid Update - 8th December 2020
    24. Letter to All Parents and Carers re. The start of term - January 2021
    25. Covid - 19 Risk Assessment - 8th January 2021
    26. Privacy Notice - COVID-19 Testing Staff & Students
    27. How_to_do_your_test_COVID_19_instruction_leaflet_for_schools (1)
    28. Lateral Flow Testing at BR
    29. Letter to All Parents and Carers re. Onsite Lateral Flow Testing and the return to face-to-face teaching - 02.03.2021