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  • 08/04/20

    Educational Resources for Home Learning

    Please follow the link below to a Department of Education website that details many links to useful websites and information regarding home learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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  • 08/04/20

    Some Top Tips for Parents

    Please see attached and below some top tips about how to take care of your mental wellbeing during isolation and some remote learning tips for parents.
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  • 18/03/20

    School Closure

    Please see the letter below from Mr Vic Goddard.
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  • 17/03/20

    Home Working for Children

    Dear Parents. As more and more families are needing to self isolate we are aware that many parents are looking for work that children are able to complete at home. 
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  • 13/03/20

    Coronavirus/Covid-19 Update

    We are continuing to follow advice from Public Health England in respect of Coronavirus. We have not been put on alert to close and at present we have no plans to close the school for any additional time.
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  • 09/03/20

    PCLC Student Council Meeting

    We have joined forces with our partner schools Passmores Academy, Purford Green Primary and Potter Street Academy to form the first PCLC Student Council.
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  • 04/03/20

    Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

    The Department for Education has launched a new 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 Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday...
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  • 04/03/20

    Mind in West Essex - Trailblazer at The Downs

    Mind in West Essex are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Trailblazer team that will be working in Harlow schools and colleges delivering mental health support.  This is part of a new government initiative that aims to promote good emotional wellbeing and mental health and is being r...
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  • 04/02/20

    The Downs Wins Award for Young Carer Support

    The Young Carers in Schools programme helps primary and secondary schools improve outcomes for young carers and celebrates good practice through the Young Carers in Schools Award.
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  • 03/02/20

    3PR - A Safer Environment for All

    We have been working with 3PR to try and make parking safer around the school.
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  • 28/01/20

    Culture Week at The Downs

    All the children at The Downs spent the week last week celebrating different cultures around the world. Please ask your children about what they learned. Attached below is a sheet of some facts about the different culture to help you think of some good questions.
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  • 23/01/20

    Our New Canvases

    We have several beautiful new canvas prints around the new building.
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