COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

We are regularly keeping you updated on the College’s response to Government advice re: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Saturday 11th July 2020 Update

Please see below for the latest update from Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.

Coronavirus Update Letter 11th July 2020 

Tuesday 30th June 2020 Update

COVID-19 & Keeping children safe from abuse and harm.

Advice for parents and carers about the main risks children may be particularly vulnerable to at this time and information about available help and support available can be found here

Tuesday 9th June 2020 Update

Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. Please see below for expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

Every Mind Matters

 

Friday 22nd May 2020 Update

Dear Students, Parents and Carers, a letter has been sent to you providing you with further information.

Thursday 21st May 2020 Update

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and, whether or not we’ve experienced mental health problems before, this is a really difficult time for almost all of us. Many of us are feeling the strain of being kept apart from friends, family and loved-ones, while the backdrop of coronavirus can be scary and unsettling.

This year’s theme is kindness and in the below newsletter we explore how you can be kind to yourself and others.

Looking after your mental health during lock down. 

Monday 18th May 2020 Update

Dear Students, Parents and Carers, a letter has been sent to you providing you with further information.

Friday 15th May 2020 Update

Dear Students, Parents and Carers, a letter has been sent to you providing you with further information.

Thursday 14th May 2020 Update

Please see below for advice regarding digital safety during COVID-19.

Digital Safety

Wednesday 29th April 2020 Update

Dear Students, Parents and Carers, a letter has been sent to you providing you with further information.

Friday 24th April 2020 Update

Please see below a message from your school health team.

We are here. A message from your school health team

Monday 20th April 2020 Update

Dear Students, Parents and Carers, a letter has been sent to you providing you with further information.

Thursday 9th April 2020 Update

Summer 2020 results for vocational, technical and other qualifications. Advice for teachers, trainers and tutors; learners, parents and carers; on vocational and technical qualifications.

Dear Students, Parents and Carers,

We know that you have been waiting for further information about vocational grades and how results will be calculated. The latest advice which signals Ofqual’s intentions can be found below. We are still awaiting further information about exactly how grades will be calculated.

Summer 2020 Results for Vocational, Technical and other qualifications

Monday 6th April 2020 Update

Please see the link below for the latest Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak from Gov.uk

Guidance on supporting children and young peoples mental health

Friday 3rd April 2020 Update

Information for students, parents and carers on how exams will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.

Dear Students, Parents and Carers,

We know that you will have been waiting to find out more information about exams and we have now received the information and a letter to students from Ofqual – below:

Letter to Students 2020 Grading

Thursday 2nd April 2020 Update

Please see the link below for the College’s updated COVID-19: Additional arrangements for Child Protection and Safeguarding

https://www.stmarysblackburn.ac.uk/download/safeguarding-covid-19-april-2020/

 

 

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