Weekly Update 13/11/2020

Another week in school and in a time where regional rates are increasing, only one positive COVID-19 case has been reported in school this week.  Our usual stringent track and trace procedures are always followed in every case.  Parents and carers will continue to be informed in every case.

In total, The Observatory School has a very low number of cases in relation to both staff and pupils since the beginning of the pandemic compared with many other schools and this confirms that our COVID-secure safety arrangements and regularly reviewed Risk Assessment document are robust and effective.  We continue to be so proud of how our pupils and staff continue to carry on whilst teaching and learning take place in such different and challenging circumstances.

For those pupils who are self-isolating due to Track and Trace, work has been provided for each pupil. Pupils are expected to be logging into ClassDogo for their daily work and then uploading it to their portfolios. Some pupils have requested work packs to be sent home. This is to be completed and arrangements will be made for it to be collected from home.

This week pupils and staff across the school made poppies for an external school display to pay their respects to all those who have lost their lives due to conflict. Our internal 'Remembrance Assemblies' took place virtually in form classes on Wednesday and the full school held a two-minute silence as a mark of respect of remembrance.

To view this weeks Wall of Fame please see the link below.