Welcome to Grove Academy
Welcome to Grove Academy
Welcome to Grove Academy
Welcome to Grove Academy
Welcome to Grove Academy

Returning to Grove - August 2020

Information for parents and pupils.

 

Arrangements for return to school from August 11th  

Grove Academy Recovery Plan

Please click on this link.

http://grove.ea.dundeecity.sch.uk/our-school/documents/grove-reopening-august-2020/view

 

Parental Letter - Returning to school in August.

 

19th June, 2020

Dear Parent/Carer,

We have now published on our website our recovery plan for the return to school after the summer holidays on 11th August, a week earlier than planned. Our plan has been developed in line with the guidelines issued by the Scottish Government, Dundee City Council and the specific local circumstances of our school. These include:

  • • Guidance on social distancing and strategies to prevent the spread of the virus
  • • Maximising face to face contact between teachers and pupils and maintaining established pupil/teacher relationships
  • • Delivery of the full curriculum
  • • Staff availability and capacity
  • • Use of accommodation
  • • Flexibility to respond to the fluid situation

The construction of this plan has been challenging but we feel that it provides our young people with the best opportunities to continue their learning in school as far as is practically possible. From Monday 22nd June, teachers will be in contact with pupils in S2-6 to provide information about when exactly they should attend school. The parents of pupils starting S1 will be informed of this information by text from the school and we look forward to welcoming our new S1 pupils at an induction day on 11th August.

Following agreement at our last parent council meeting, pupils should return to school in their uniform. Further information about uniform can be found on our website. I appreciate there is a lot of information in our plan and hope it will answer any questions you may have about the return of pupils to school on a blended learning basis. Please be aware that as the situation may change, so might some of the details in our plan. Any changes will be communicated to parents through our website, social media or the school app.

Please stay safe and well.

Yours faithfully

Mr G Hutton

Head Teacher