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Urgent Update

Pupils return to School on 5th September 2022 @ 8:50am to 3:20pm for years 1 - 6

Reception pupils start @ 9:15am to 3:15pm

Key messages from Waltham Forest Local Authority

 

Steps that you can follow

 

  • Waltham Forest is likely to be experiencing very hot weather till at least next Tuesday (19th July).

Protect your child:

  • Please make sure your child is wearing sunscreen (at least factor 15 with UVA protection), and if possible provide them with sunscreen to use throughout the school day
  • Ensure your child is wearing loose, light coloured clothing, and brings a cap or sunhat (with a wide brim) to school to protect them from the sun (within uniform allowances – contact the school for more information)
  • Pack extra water for your child so they can stay hydrated throughout the school day

Protect yourself and others:

  • Drink plenty of cold drinks and avoid excess alcohol, caffeine and hot drinks
  • At home, keep windows that are exposed to the sun closed during the day, and open windows at night when the temperature has dropped
  • Keep an eye on people who live alone, the elderly, ill or very young people and make sure they are able to keep cool
  • Don’t assume you can just get on with all your normal activities – try to rest and keep your activity to a minimum