On the 4th January 2021, the government announced another National Lockdown and as a result, only the children of key workers or vulnerable children are currently able to attend school. Other pupils will have access to remote learning through Google Classroom where work will be set each week by your child’s teacher.  If you have any problems accessing this, please email your child’s teacher on pippinclassteacher@stmarysthorncombe.co.uk or orchardclassteacher@stmarysthorncombe.co.uk and they will be able to help.

A copy of our most recent COVID 19 Risk Assessment can be found here:

Updated Covid-19 RA Jan 21

Please see the following document for details of our Remote Education Provision

Information about in-school provision for key worker parents and parents of vulnerable children who are currently eligible to attend school: TSM re-opening information for parents January 2021

Please see the following document which provides additional home links to interactive websites and supported learning activities that you can use to help with your child’s learning at home.


Please find below some very useful Online Safety activities for you and your children

Online Safety

Thinkuknow online learning packs for ages 4-11

Chatting online safety advice for parents

Mental health and Wellbeing Resources and Support

Are you being driven mad by home learning yet?  Feeling stressed and anxious?  See the documents below for sources of help and support whilst you isolate at home.

Get help with food, money, housing or anything else that is making you struggle

Get support for dealing COVID-19, isolation and education at home from the NSPCC

Get involved and help the community

Support and advice when isolating

A story book for children about being a hero who fights COVID-19





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