Information for Parents/Carers

Please see our Covid-19 Contingency Plan

Please check this page frequently for the latest news about COVID-19 Coronavirus and the impact on schools.
Date Palm Primary School is following current Government advice. If you have any health concerns for your own child, please consult NHS 111 or speak to your GP. For health information and advice, read the NHS pages on Coronavirus. Learn about the government response to the coronavirus on GOV.UK.

The government has given clear guidance on:

Please read the latest guidance for schools – how universities, nurseries, schools and colleges are working during coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Please read Date Palm Primary School’s Safeguarding and intimate Care Addendums which explain the measures being taken within our school to continue to meet our safeguarding requirements during these unprecedented times.

The DfE has launched a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours:

Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm
Weekends from 10am to 4pm
Every mind matters – 10 tips to help if you are worried about coronavirus –

NHS Handwashing –

Well-being –

Children’s guide to coronavirus –