Letter for parents about COVID-19 symptoms

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Letter for parents about COVID-19 symptoms

Public Health England have produced a letter for schools to distribute to parents which explains when a person requires a coronavirus test and what the symptoms of coronavirus are. The Department would be grateful if you could share and circulate this letter amongst parents at your school.

The intention of the letter is to help prevent children being taken out of school unnecessarily and answer some of the questions parents may have around testing.

You can view the letter here.

COVID-19 symptoms image for social media - if your child has a high temperature, a cough or a change in sense of smell or taste, book a test
COVID-19 symptoms image for social media - if your child has a runny nose, is sneezing or feeling unwell these are not normally symptoms of COVID-19
You can also download these images to use on your website or social media channels. Click/tap on the image above and right click/long tap to save the image.

Year 11 – Get Ready for Sixth Form

We know that  our Year 11 are worried about the next stage of their education. Our local colleges are helping to prepare Year 11 students with advice and support for the next stage of their learning. Please use the web-links provided to help prepare for the next stage in your your child’s learning.
Clarendon College
Tameside College
Ashton Sixth Form College
Loreto College

On Friday 17th January 2020 Denton Community College replaced our usual day with a range of specialist lessons as part of our annual Life Long Learning PSHE Drop Down Day! The day utilises a range of specialist lessons delivered through a mix of external agencies and internal staff in order to cover a range of important PSHE and wider community issues.

Topics were chosen to compliment the age of each student, topics for this year’s event included but were not limited to:

  • First aid training,
  • Knife crime awareness,
  • The dangers of online gambling,
  • Hate crime awareness
  • Sex and relationships education.

The Drop Down Day allows the college to draw on the experiences of trained professionals and those with lived experience to educate and inform our young people about the wider community and the world they live in.

This day also gives students the opportunity to learn in new and exciting ways, challenging themselves to communicate with new people and learn life essential life skills, becoming well-rounded individuals.