COVID-19


Below you find all the correspondence from the Academy regarding COVID-19. We would like to thank you for your continued patience and support during this period of time.

Please view the link below for the latest Government guidance about corona virus and how to stay safe

https: //www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

Support for Families

If you find that you need help or support during this period you may find one or more of the following services in the document below helpful.

Change4life- Lockdown Lunch Ideas

Support for families – useful phone numbers and websites

Mental Health and Wellbeing help

What you need to know – Our NHS People

Lateral Flow Covid-19 Testing

As per the Government initiative we are facilitating Lateral Flow Testing at the Academy.

A reminder that a negative Lateral Flow Test does not mean that your child is not carrying the virus. It means they are not showing a high viral load that was picked up at the point of the test. A Negative test does not mean that any measures around Social Distancing, PPE or bubbles can be relaxed. All Government Covid-19 measures must still be followed at all times regardless of the outcome of the result.

Parents/Carers must opt in if they wish for their child to take part. This can be done by the link below:

Click Here to Opt In

Learners will then need to have 3 tests completed on-site in the test centre. These will be spread with 3-4 days between them.

Learners that are 11 years old or younger need an adult to administer the test. Parents/Carers will be invited onto site to do this.

Once a learner has completed 3 tests on site they will move to home testing and will be provided with the kits. Parents/Carers will be responsible for recording the test result to the NHS via the portal and also informing the Academy.

NHS Guidance

Please watch the guidance video below to help you with the home testing:

How to do a COVID-19 Self Test (rapid antigen test) – YouTube

Report your result to the NHS on the link below:

Report a COVID-19 rapid lateral flow test result – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Report your result to the Academy on the short survey below:

Report your results here

Any questions regarding Lateral Flow Testing please either call the Academy on 01274 256789 or e-mail LFDtesting@bradfordacademy.co.uk

Free School Meal Vouchers

We are using the Government voucher scheme for Free School Meals for families that are entitled. You will receive these via e-mail from Edenred. We will communicate voucher release dates via Weduc. If you require any support then please e-mail info@bradfordacademy.co.uk or phone 01274 256789. For families that cannot access e-mail we will arrange support.

Winter Grant

Please see the Bradford Council Website for details around the winter grant fund. We have issued Morrison’s Cupboard essentials boxes to all families eligible for Free School Meals that are scheduled for delivery at the start of February Half term and during the Easter break. If you do not receive your food box please contact the school for your individual order number. You will have been sent your delivery date via Weduc.

Cupboard Essentials Box

Holiday Activities & Food Support – Easter 2021

Please see the attached document showing the activities and food support available

Please use this link to apply for food support

School holiday hunger | Bradford Council

Update Letters

No Child Cold Scheme
January 21, 2021

Year 11 College Predicted Grades
January 20, 20

Free School Meals Update
January 19, 2021

Communication to Parents/Carers – Lock-down January 2012
January 5, 2021

Academy Closure
January 4, 2021

Free School Meals
January 4, 2021

Amended Start of Term Arrangements 31/12/2020
December 31, 2020

Start Of January Term
December 18, 2020

Bubble Closures

Policy / Risk Assessments

Please view the video below that we have prepared to show you the Academy site and the provisions that we have put in place in preparation for learners coming back to site.

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