We are now out of lockdown in Bedford.
Due to high number of cases of the Delta Variant in Bedford, please be extra vigilant and continue adhere to hand hygiene, social distancing, wearing face coverings and letting fresh air in . We are continuing to maintain all our control measures - face coverings for all adults, PPE as appropriate, working in Bubbles and strictly limiting external visitors to those that are essential for welfare or safeguarding.
Staff are encouraged to test 4 times a week.
COVID 19 Risk Assessment - October 2021
Letters to Parents
Bedford Borough Documents
Department of Education Documents
Barnardo’s ‘See, Hear, Respond’ service
See, Hear, Respond is a service provided across England by Barnardo’s and other national and local community-based organisations in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
See, Hear, Respond, provides support to children, young people and their families who aren’t currently seeing a social worker or other agency, and who are struggling to cope with the emotional impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19). See, Hear, Respond will support from pre-birth up to 18 years of age and those with special educational needs under the age of 25.
See, Hear, Respond will contact every referral made, so no child is missed. Help is available in one or more of four ways:
You can access via the ‘See, Hear, Respond’ service self-referral webpage or Freephone 0800 151 7015.
Coronavirus: returning to school – a guide for parents and carers
Promoting Well-Being, a social enterprise, has developed a guide explaining the actions parents and caregivers can take to minimise the risk of Covid-19 virus transmission as children and young people return to school across the UK.
Read the news story: Return to education: a guide for parents and carers
Read the guide: Return to education: keeping your children safe from Covid (PDF)
Department for Education coronavirus
Tel: 0800 046 8687
Sat & Sun 10am - 6pm
The helpline is available to answer questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to education and children’s social care.
Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline.