Updated November 2021
Whilst we are currently no longer in a lockdown situation and school is open, much of the information below is not directly applicable. However, there are some useful links which may be informative and beneficial for other reasons.
Enhanced measures letter to parent/carers 8th October 2021 can be found here.
The latest guidance from Public Health Trafford can be found here.
Warn and Inform
Please see here for guidance from Trafford Council’s Public Health Team on confirmed cases of COVID-19 within our school.
Information on COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-15 year olds can be found here.
Mental Health and Wellbeing
National lockdown for the third time, and school being closed for most for the second time, along with GCSE exams being cancelled, will clearly have an impact on anxiety levels and mental health.
A list of helpful resources and materials to help parents and children cope through these unprecedented times can be found here.
NHS website: https://bit.ly/39uWS97
If you would like support from school please email or telephone the safeguarding team and someone will get back to you about the support we have available at school.
Trafford Children`s First Response (MARAT) referral and assessment team 0161 912 5125
Contacts for Pupils
Careers / Connexions – 911 8600
Youth Service – 912 2453
Healthy Young Minds – 716 4747
Free School Meals
If you get any of the following support payments your child may be entitled to receive free school meals:
- Income Support
- Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
- the guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
- Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
- Working Tax Credit run-on – paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
- Universal Credit
Children who receive a qualifying benefit in their own right are also allowed to receive free school meals.
Children under the compulsory school age who are in full time education may also be entitled to receive free school meals.
Free school meals are available in all schools following application to the authority.
Who to contact
Telephone: 0161 912 3265
Website: Free School Meals
What parents and carers need to know about the national free school meals voucher scheme
Extra Support From Energy Suppliers
Get Help With Technology
Visit GovUK to increase data allowances on mobile devices to support disadvantaged children whilst online learning:
Trafford Council Financial Support and Benefits
- Employment support
- Emergency response fund
- Understanding universal credit
- Test and Trace self-isolation support payments
Trafford Council Food and Medical Support
For help and support with food and medical supplies contact the Trafford Community Response Line on 0808 278 7803.
The line will be open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm
- View details of the other community hubs in Greater Manchester
- Read more about the Community Response line
How to Wash Your Hands
Washing your hands is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others from illnesses.
Find out the best way you can wash your hands and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.