Update Thursday 19th March 2020 - 8:15am.

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School will remain open until, and including, Friday 20th March.

In line with the announcement from the Prime Minister, the school will close after this period.

Arrangements are being made for those children whose parents are key workers for school places to be made available. Key workers are  currently defined as police, health and social care workers and delivery drivers.


In line with guidance anyone with a fever or persistent cough should stay at home for 14 days. This measure also extends to anyone who lives with someone displaying coronavirus symptoms.


Further information from the Government can be found  at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-people-with-confirmed-or-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection.  We will keep the community updated via the school website and our social media.  Please use the internet for advice about symptoms and call NHS 111 if your symptoms worsen. Please do keep in contact with the school in the normal way.