Coronavirus Updates

Communication

Amidst the outbreak of the Coronavirus, we are striving to update and provide guidance to all of our parents’ as quickly as we can.
Please follow the links below to view all correspondence sent out to our parents.  We promise to update this page regularly with all latest information.  We would like to thank all parents’ for their support so far.

Stay at Home Letter Sent to parents 24.03.2020

MAC Letter Sent to parents 23.03.2020

Vulnerable People Letter Sent to parents 20.03.2020

Key Worker Letter Sent to parents 20.03.2020

Public Letter from Catholic Bishops Sent to parents 20.03.2020

Social Isolation Letter Sent to parent 20.03.2020

Information and Guidance on the Coronavirus outbreak  Sent to parents 19.03.2020

Update from the Newman  Sent to parents 19.02.2020

Coronavirus Update for Parents Sent to parents 13.03.2020

Home Learning

The school has set up a dedicated area which is accessible through the school website by using the following link.  https://smwca.sharepoint.com/sites/HomeStudy

Please click on the appropriate year group and then you will find a folder listed by subject.

Students, please click on the link to view instructions on how to access Access SharePoint at home

Please note it will not be possible to return work to school in this way. Pages could be printed, or work should be competed in exercise books.

Students can also access information and learning through: https://www.senecalearning.com/ and use the materials from the BBC Bitesize website https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ 

To support a love of stories please see here https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

If you are a student or parent/carer of a student in either Y11 or Y13, please follow the link to view a letter written by Mr McKenna detailing information on your exams and your future post St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy: Letter

If you are a student or parent/carer of a student in either Y7, 8, 9, 10 or 12, please follow the link to view a letter written by Mr McKenna detailing information on home-learning: Letter

Keeping Well

Please follow the link to view the latest information on the Coronavirus from the Government https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Please follow the link to view advice and guidance on mental health from The Mental Health Foundation in light of the outbreak of COVID-19.  https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/looking-after-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak

Please follow the link to view a message to children from Fr Julian https://youtu.be/FFyaIYWM0m0

Please see the following link for students, parents and staff during this unsettled period of time https://www.kc-kd.com/ It offers us all support and guidance on how we may approach the next few months.  We hope you find them useful.