IT online safety help for parents
The CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection) team have produced a website for parents re online safety at home. Just click on the link below.
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/ then click on Home activity packs.
Please see below the information and the timetable for Walton Hall Academy Summer Activities and Safeguarding information.
SafeToNet is a charitable foundation who do a huge amount of work around online safeguarding. They have developed an app which they are making free to 1 million families in the UK for life. Essentially, the app replaces the keyboard on a smartphone and analyzes the words a child uses plus patterns of behaviour. There is a timeframe for this offer.
PEGS - Parental education growth support
Please see a poster with information regarding the above charity helping parents with support and Advocacy.
Video from Catch 22 regarding COVID19
Interesting and informative video from Catch 22 with contact details, have a look!
Fun on the Farm
During lockdown all our animals at the Farm have missed you all. Have a look at our latest video and the latest recruits. We are looking for suggestions to name our newly hatched chicks!! can you help? please put your suggested name in the comments. Happy watching
Walton Hall Academy Virtual Tour
The Walton Hall Virtual Tour of the school for new Year 7 students in now on our Website, check it out under the About us tag, Key information, Admissions
HM Government NHS
DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION CORONAVIRUS HELPLINE
for education related queries: anyone working in early years through to
universities, plus parents
0800 046 8687
8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
UPDATE MAY 2020
Letter from the SHAW trust regarding the wider opening of our Academies
UPDATE APRIL 2020
Walton Hall Academy "We Will Survive" video now showing in our News section
Hoping to bring a smile to our students and friends faces during this difficult time. Stay safe, say home and enjoy our phone recorded attempt at "I will survive"
INFORMATION FOR EXAMS GRADING 2020
We have attached letters below for all Year 11 students regarding 2020 summer exams and grading please read!
Update 27 March 2020
During these concerning times, the Police have seen a very sudden and dramatic increase in Domestic Violence in the home. Below is a link to resources
A range of further Police and School resources which you may find of use can be found of use here: https://www.policeandschools.org.uk/KNOWLEDGE%20BASE/secondary_menu.html
Early Help Offers for both children and families who suffer abuse is providing comprehensive guidance and support and particularly important.
Information regarding supporting children with learning disabilities/ASD can be found under Parents tab, keeping in touch
As from Tuesday 17 March at 3.30 pm the school will be closed until Wednesday 25 March a letter with school closure information can be found in the tab parents, key information.
NHS Coronavirus information website
For more information about COVID-19, including the symptoms and next steps to take, click on the link above for advice from the NHS.
DfE Coronavirus Helpline - 0800 046 8687
If you are a parent/carer, pupil or school staff member and have a query about coronavirus (COVID-19), relating to schools and other educational establishments in England, contact the DfE helpline. Lines are open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm and weekends 10am to 4pm.
A copy of our Parent bulletin for May 20 is now available under the Parents tab, keeping in touch, Newsletters
Click on the link to see the Walton Hall Academy "We will survive" video. We miss you all, stay safe and we look forward to seeing you soon
Spring Term 2020
Staff inset days - Monday 6th January 2020 (school closed to students)
Half term Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February 2020
Staff inset day - Friday 3 April (school closed to students)
Easter Holidays Monday 6 April 2020 to Friday 17 April 2020