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Coronavirus / Covid-19

Welcome to our COVID-19 information page. Here you will find up to date information that the school is receiving and publishing.


Government Updates

For all publications from the government, visit this webpage:


Free School Meals

We recognise that circumstances may have change for many of our families over the past months. If you feel that you have become eligible for free school meals, please follow the link below to apply:


Warwickshire Welfare Scheme

The Warwickshire local welfare scheme helps our most vulnerable residents at times of unavoidable crisis when they have no other means of help. The scheme provides basic and essential help for food and energy. This is given either in emergency food parcels or with credit for energy. For more information please follow the link below:


Home Learning


Please check the class pages for more details on home learning.


Home Learning Online Safety

Compass School Health Newsletter


School Closures and Home Learning

Parents of Year 6


We understand parents may have concerns and anxieties around transition to Secondary school, particularly in current circumstances. The email link below is for those parents whose children are going to be attending Southam College from September. We would advise those who will be attending other settings to contact their child's setting with any concerns.


If you have a concern or query around the Year 6 transition process to Southam College please email


We hope you are keeping safe and well!

Explaining Covid to younger children

The link below contains a child friendly poem story that may be useful to some parents when explaining the current Covid situation to children. As so many children are feeling worried and anxious, this could help alleviate some of their fears. It has received some wonderful feedback


What's going on? by Clare Shaw - Flipsnack

Explaining Covid-19 to younger children.