var addy05eb7a199f7dbb2aa086525a449dff45 = 'richard.cooke' + '@'; Broughton High School is a member of GLOW. The development of partnership working is important to us and we actively pursue their development. They would be asked to move into our central Hub area, the Assembly Hall area and our foyer area. The Scottish Child Law Centre service is available to children and young people if they require advice. Important Update:    Latest Information on wearing face coverings can be found here. Specifically the following activities are suspended until further notice: There will therefore be no Active Schools extra-curricular clubs as from Wednesday 18 March until further notice. They also happen to be full of talent and are ready to work hard for success. It is important to bear in mind that staggered lunches usually mean slightly different start and end times, with the student population split into two or three groupings. Job seekers who do not have UK work experience will be invited to volunteer with LINKnet or with partner organisations to get work experience. We continue to follow government and council advice. As you may already know, we are aware of a person in the school who has tested positive for COVID-19. The school will inform the parents of the ‘close contacts’ and ask for their child to go home to self-isolate. These risk assessments have been carried out. Information about accessing Microsoft Teams from out of school was shared with pupils at Assembly before school closed in March. Classes focus on improving practical language skills for employability, further education, and life in the UK. Broughton High School is developing as a centre of excellence in the wider community with our business partners and neighbours utilising the building during and beyond the school day. I have great hopes for them individually and collectively. Broughton HS has a proud history of inclusion and respect. var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; If you have not been contacted, your child should attend school as normal. https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-reducing-the-risks-in-schools/pages/protection-levels-3-and-4/. document.getElementById('cloak759d43541ff1200cfb1af1ca02f0e38a').innerHTML = ''; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; Professor Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director, Scottish Government has issued a letter with updated information/guidance on the Common Cold and Covid-19 symptoms. We do not want this to happen. Although wearing a face covering might feel inconvenient and perhaps even a bit uncomfortable you might save someone’s life by wearing one as you move around our school. var addy_textec20cd8b8647e393dc21eb3af32e6282 = 'Richard Cooke';document.getElementById('cloakec20cd8b8647e393dc21eb3af32e6282').innerHTML += ''+addy_textec20cd8b8647e393dc21eb3af32e6282+'<\/a>'; Professor Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director, Scottish Government has issued a letter with updated information/guidance on the Common Cold and Covid-19 symptoms. This would result in the students being permitted back in the building. Dorrian Stephens, Athletic Director. The school will then share a message from HPS to state that all other pupils should attend school as normal. Please ensure your child brings a winter jacket and face mask to school. Phone: (919) 856 - 7810 ext: 23289 This week it has been reassuring to see groups of young people making use of our extensive school grounds. The school contacts officers at City of Edinburgh council to inform them of situation. This is outlined in the link below. Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the closure of the school, Skills Development Scotland cannot deliver career services face to face, but they are still there to help. School Newspaper Created by Broughton Students . Continuing from ongoing arrangements, students in all year groups must wear a face covering when in communal areas, including corridors. Piecing all of that together, the outcomes are as follows: Please ensure that your child comes to school with an appropriate face covering. Again, this is all about looking out for each other and caring for each other as fellow human beings. That teacher may have an underlying health condition or might be looking after someone at home who is vulnerable. City of Edinburgh Council’s Chief Education Officer has issued this letter for the attention of parents and carers. These can only be achieved if the whole school community works in partnership. Please be aware that with recent guidance on Covid-19 Broughton High School is postponing all extra-curricular school sports clubs and activities. We have to be mindful of the impact this may have on all members of our school community, not least our seniors who may be depending on SQA results for their next step in life. It would be most helpful if students attended school with their own face coverings. We are a consistently improving organisation. Dear parents and carers. Staff in the school and elected members will be advised of the situation. If you want to see our progress check it out here:https://www.strava.com/clubs/gusquash…, And if you’re feeling generous you can donate here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/gusquash4trussell…. Some of us have what are called ‘underlying health conditions’ that make Covid more dangerous. We are a school where ‘being different is normal.’  One of the things that makes us different is the level of health that we enjoy. This is why we have chosen to introduce outdoor breaks and lunchtimes instead. You know that if there is an outbreak at our school we will have to go into lockdown again and everyone will have to work and study from home. Miss MacMillan is co-ordinating this and will issue passes as quickly as possible. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please remember to wear the face covering and help each other to stay safe and healthy. In our school itself there are over 100 students and significant numbers of adult staff who have underlying health conditions. Thanks for your continued support and patience at this time. Are you struggling to read long posts on Teams? I would ask you please to speak to your child and emphasise the need to act with respect for others in school. 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