Coronavirus Information

COVID-19 Reopening of Menstrie Primary School Information  March 2021

Key Information

We are very excited to be welcoming all of our children back to school, full time on Monday 15th March.  While this is a very welcome announcement, we must remember that Covid 19 still remains prevalent in Forth Valley and must continue to ensure that government advice and guidance is being followed.  Most of the  procedures and protocols in place before the Christmas Holiday will continue.

Primary 1 & 2 will start the day at 8.55 and will finish at 2.55.  Primary 3 – 7 should arrive at school between 9.00 and 9.10 and will finish at 3.00.  We ask that families stick as closely to the times indicated to help stagger the start and finish times thus lowering the number of children arriving at once.  Primary 3 will continue to be picked up from the field as has already been happening.

As before, we welcome children wearing uniform however this is not compulsory.  We only ask that the clothes worn are suitable for school and the weather.    We still ask that the children wear clothes suitable for P.E. on P.E. days.  These days will be the same as they were before Christmas.  Please also remember that the windows in school are kept open for ventilation, so a sweater or jumper is advisable.

To reduce the risk of Coronavirus spread, a detailed school risk assessment has been completed and a copy is available to view below. This is a working document and subject to change and will develop as the situation changes and new scientific advice is published. 

Whole School Risk Assessment – August 2020

Support from our Parent Council

Our Parent Council are keen to support the families of our school and nursery children during this difficult and uncertain time.   It is an anxious and worrying time for many with the loss of routine, and a new way of working and living. We are keen to support families in whatever way possible and thought of a support network to help keep in contact and look after all our wellbeing.   This support could take the form of online chat, emails or by telephone.  If you feel that you would benefit from speaking with other parents in similar situations or would just like to link up with other families/parents in the area, please email menstrieparentcouncil@gmail.com and they will help arrange this for you.

I need extra help and support. Who can I contact?

You can contact class teachers through e-mail and Mrs Murray or Miss McDaid via the school e-mail address. You may prefer however to contact the support line launched by Clackmannanshire Council to help those most vulnerable. Call 01259 452275 or email communitysupport@clacks.gov.uk and leave your contact details.

Clackmannanshire Council Coronavirus Information

For the latest information and news about other council services, visit https://www.clacks.gov.uk/coronavirus/

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