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September 2020

Midweek Mail – Disposable masks causing enormous plastic waste

2020-09-15T15:12:56+01:00September 16th, 2020|Midweek Mail|

Midweek Mail - Disposable masks causing enormous plastic waste Due to the increase in demand for face coverings more people are purchasing disposable masks than ever before. In some professions disposable masks are required, but for a lot of people they are not.  Disposable masks aren’t allowed to be thrown away with regular recycling, and [...]

Friday Facts – 3 reasons to wear a face covering

2020-09-11T08:38:14+01:00September 11th, 2020|Friday Facts|

We are all still getting used to remembering to leave the house each day with our face masks/coverings, but what are the key benefits of us wearing them? You are blocking the possibility of spreading any infection from your mouth or nose to someone else. You are taking away the temptation to touch your face, [...]

Midweek Mail – England to introduce the ‘Safe Six’ for social gatherings

2020-09-14T09:07:12+01:00September 9th, 2020|Midweek Mail, Uncategorised|

With the rise of Coronavirus cases in England Boris Johnson has confirmed that all social gatherings will be reduced to a maximum of 6 as from Monday. Full details will be confirmed by downing street later on today, but for now we do know that the ‘safe six’ rule doesn’t apply to the following: Controlled [...]

Monday Memo – 5 ways to help keep your car clean with COVID-19

2020-09-14T09:07:31+01:00September 7th, 2020|Monday Memo|

With lockdown now eased we are starting to make more journeys in our vehicles again, but how do you help keep your car clean, and COVID-19 safe? Where possible, wash your hands before getting into your car. For times when the above isn’t possible, keep hand sanitiser inside your vehicle and apply before beginning your [...]

Friday Facts – Face coverings ‘Do’s and Don’ts’

2020-09-04T09:29:32+01:00September 4th, 2020|Friday Facts|

It can be difficult to keep up to date with the latest guidelines, but here is everything you need to know about the wearing of face coverings at the moment. You must wear a face covering when in all public areas indoors, such as; All shops Banks, Building societies and Post offices Galleries, museums and [...]

Midweek Mail – Back to school edition

2020-09-02T09:48:13+01:00September 2nd, 2020|Midweek Mail|

After being closed for five months the school gates are finally reopening! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic schools had to unexpectedly close, which has been a strange and challenging time for everyone, the teachers, the children and the parents.  Plans have been put into place to help ensure a smooth transition back into the classroom, [...]

August 2020

Midweek Mail – Face Coverings to be worn in secondary schools in local lockdown

2020-08-26T14:58:49+01:00August 26th, 2020|Midweek Mail|

As schools prepare to reopen their gates it has been stated that face coverings will not need to be worn by both staff and students, this now however appears to have been altered slightly. It has since been released that any schools situated within an area of local lockdown will have to ensure all staff [...]

Friday Facts – Is your school ready to reopen?

2020-08-24T11:53:51+01:00August 21st, 2020|Friday Facts|

We are now just two weeks away from the school gates reopening, but what measures have schools been advised to adopt to ensure a safe environment for their staff and students. Year groups / classes to be split into their own groups (bubbles) These groups to then have their own set classrooms for the day, [...]