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March 1, 2021

Message from Sandwell MBC

Firstly, thank you for the support you have shown to your children and the Academy during the latest lockdown period. Your efforts to keep children safe and to also educate them at home has been really appreciated. As you will know, the Government announced that the Academy will begin to reopen from 8 March. This will mean that it is once again mandatory for all children to attend unless they are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) and have been advised to stay at home. This week, all schools and academies are preparing their plans for full reopening and some will be taking a phased approach to the return of all children. This will allow students to settle in again and, for Secondary age children, will allow for the Academy to conduct rapid testing of students without symptoms in Years 7 to 13. Each school and academy will have a different approach to the phased return of students. The plans for Q3 Academy Great Barr are here. We know that children are very keen to get back to the Academy and their teaching staff will be equally happy to return to face to face teaching. However, they will continue to have to operate all control systems to keep children and staff as safe as possible. If you have a Secondary age child you will know that there is a strong recommendation that they wear a face covering in class as well as in communal areas. We ask that you support this and...
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