UPDATE; SCHOOL CLOSURE FROM 4TH JANUARY TO ALL BUT VULNERABLE AND CRITICAL/KEY WORKERS- PLEASE SEE EMAIL AND LETTERS SENT BY MRS MURRAY TO ALL PARENTS REGARDING SCHOOL CLOSURE.
Schools have been asked to share the following information with parents:
What to do if your child becomes unwell or your family has come into contact with someone with Covid-19.
Symptoms of COVID-19
- a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not
need to measure your temperature)
- a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more
coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
- a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you've noticed you cannot
smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal
This message along with extended information can be found in the 'Latest Letters' section of the website.
The Windmills Junior School is a three form entry Junior School in the village of Hassocks just outside the South Downs National Park. We are exceptionally proud of our school and our pupils. Our pupils are highly motivated and thrive in our stimulating learning environment. We value the importance of creative learning and working together as a community. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum and provide exciting learning and sporting activities to ensure that the children have a wealth of experiences as they learn and grow.
We have a highly skilled team of teachers, teaching assistants and support staff who are extremely caring and totally committed to children’s learning, happiness and well-being.
FORTHCOMING INSET DAYS
Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th September 2020
Phased return for pupils from Monday 7th September
Monday 4th January 2021
Monday 22nd February 2021
Summer term: Friday 23rd July 2021
We believe that sound values and a positive attitude are crucial in becoming lifelong learners and our expectations of the children are very high. We want our children to love school, love learning and feel proud of their own achievements.
Hopefully you will find all the information that you need on the website, but please feel free to contact the school office on the email, or phone number above with any queries.
Headteacher: Mrs Leila Murray
- School Assemblies
School assemblies are uploaded to the school website- they can be found on the Home Page.
- SCHOOL CLOSURE ON 4TH JANUARY- School Unable to Open as Planned
- UPDATE 3RD JAN- POTENTIAL CLASS OR SCHOOL CLOSURE
Coronavirus - information for families
Nobody should come in to school for a period of 14 days if any member of their household has symptoms
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
- new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
- loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal
For further information and useful links take a look at the COVID-19 information page
If you would like to receive paper copies of any letters or documents on the website please contact the school office who will be happy to provide a copy free of charge.
Reporting Child Absence
Please report your child's absence via Studybugs. Click on the links below to download the app.
Click on Learning Zone below for guidance on ways to continue learning from home for children who are unable to attend school.
NEW page . . . click on image below to see Mrs Murray's online assemblies
Spellings are now accessed via School Jotter, click on the image below to be taken to the login page.