Face Masks 

Parents are reminded that they should wear a mask when dropping off and picking up.  Thank you for your understanding. 

 

Tier 2 

Although we are all pleased to be out of lockdown, Cheltenham is now in Tier 2.  Please be assured that we continue to follow the guidelines and our robust routines to ensure that Pre-Prep is a safe and healthy place and as low risk as possible.  Thank you all for supporting us by keeping to our guidelines and collecting your children promptly when they have temperatures or coughs – we do appreciate it. Tier 2 rules are now in place and can be found here:  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/tier-2-high-alert .  We have been asked how these relate to bubbles at school and can confirm that the restrictions regarding meeting others outside of school (only outside in a group of up to 6, including children) applies even if families/children are in the same bubble at school.  

 

Christmas Post Box 

Unfortunately this year, due to COVID restrictions, we are unable to have a Christmas post box in our entrance hall for distributing cards across the school. We ask that children only give cards to other children in their own bubble and tell their teacher when they have cards to give out.  These will be posted straight into trays / book bags. Thank you for your understanding. 

 

Presents 

We have been asked by some parents if we are happy if presents for staff / pupils at school can be given out; we are happy to accept these as we have with Christmas Cards for children and staff within bubbles.  Or if for other staff outside bubbles, we will quarantine them for 72 hours.  Many thanks! 

 

Last Week of Term – Extra-Curricular Activities 

Please note there will be no clubs or extra-curricular activities in the last week of term. 

 

Virtual Christmas Performance – Shared on Friday 11th December 

This performance will be shared with you via Google classroom on Friday 11th December – so please make sure that you are logged in and put the date in your diary!  

 

End of Term Christmas Parties – Thursday 17th December 

Please send your child to school in Christmas jumpers or party clothes for a special end of term treat! Part-time Nursery and Kindergarten children who are not normally in School are invited to attend from 1.15pm.  Collection time 3.25pm. 

 

End of Term 

The Michaelmas Term ends at 3.30pm on Thursday 17th December.  There will be no crèche or 5 O’clock Club.