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Winscombe Primary School

Coronavirus - advice and information


Sept 2020 Risk Assessment schools reopening

Welcome back to Sandford!

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Here is a little welcome video to explain how things will happen on our return to school. We hope you enjoy watching it! We're looking forward to seeing you soon.

Car Park & Scooters

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The following video shows Mr Hall explaining the procedure for entering school in the mornings.

Arriving late and what to bring

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Here's Mr Hall again, this time telling you what to do if you arrive late, and also what you will need to bring to school.

How to talk to your child about what's happening


No matter how calmly you manage the current environment, children are likely to be anxious, so it's important to talk to them about what's happening.  Children pick up bits of information from their friends, from the news and from listening to adults talking around them - but they can misunderstand what they're hearing.  Deal with the news head-on and talk about it openly, calmly, giving them age-appropriate information.  The following links may be useful:

Home Education Advice


Home Education Advice for Parents / Carers Following significant numbers of requests for advice being received from parents of school children who are currently at home due to the Corona virus, Education Otherwise has produced a guidance document for those families. This addresses the concerns that parents have expressed to us.


Power of Kindness Activity for Children 


This is a lovely idea to help children become aware of how they are able to spread happiness during these extraordinary times and how their actions can make a difference to those around them. 

Financial Advice and Support