COVID-19 Information for Parents and Carers – Updated 1.4.22

In line with current government guidance, all Covid 19 restrictions have now been lifted in school, however we continue to ensure high levels of hygiene and use of PPE during personal care and ask staff and pupils who have Covid to remain at home.  We will continue to follow any local and national advice in the event of any further outbreaks.

Please continue to be aware of the COVID 19 symptoms

Please see the school’s COVID-19 Outbreak Management Plan and also our Remote Learning Policy that sets out how we will ensure all pupils have access to high-quality education and support, to enable them to make progress against their individual targets.
Additionally, click here for our School Covid-19 Risk Assessment & Checklist.
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Symptoms of COVID 19 

The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of:

  • new continuous cough and/or
  • high temperature and/or
  • a loss of, or change in, normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia)

For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness.

If you do develop symptoms, you can seek advice from NHS 111 at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/check-if-you-have-coronavirus-symptoms/ or by phoning 111.

How to stop COVID-19 spreading 

There are things you can do to help reduce the risk of you and anyone you live with getting ill with COVID-19

  • wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
  • use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • wash your hands as soon as you get home
  • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards

Further Information 

Further information is available at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

​IMPORTANT

In order to stop the spread of coronavirus, if your child tests positive for Covid-19 please email the headteacher at head@holly-grove.lancs.sch.uk or ring the school on 01282682278 (an answer machine is available out of hours) as soon as possible. Thank you.

A very warm welcome to
Holly Grove School

Holly Grove is a primary special school that provides a specialist learning environment for pupils with a wide range of learning difficulties including moderate and severe learning difficulties, complex needs and autism.

Within our specialist learning environment we are committed to providing:

  • high-quality education for all our pupils
  • access to inclusive learning opportunities with our co-located mainstream partners
  • access to a range of state-of-the-art facilities including a hydrotherapy pool, sensory studio and soft play room
  • input from an experienced multi-agency team of therapists

Our Mission Statement Together we Learn, Together we Achieve and our 10 Golden Rules reflect the ethos of our school which values every child as an individual.

Ofsted (2017) said, “Pupils love coming to school. They like the adults who work with them. Your pupils try hard with their work and are keen to make sure they always do their best”.

Click here to read our latest Ofsted report (June 2017)

Please browse our site to find out more about the excellent specialist provision at our school.

Karen Alty
Headteacher

Georgia Fourie Butterfly Fund

‘The Georgia Fourie Butterfly Fund was set up in 2009, in conjunction with her parents, in memory of a very special pupil who sadly passed away after many years of bad health. This fund is used to raise money to improve and enhance the lives of our wonderful pupils and has grown from strength to strength over the past few years! Read More

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26.05.22

We are delighted to announce that we have achieved the Gold Artsmark Award and are celebrating in a momentous year for the programme as it celebrates 20 years of arts, culture and creativity in schools. We have been working towards this award since before the Pandemic and had to respond to major changes within school […]

17.05.22

This week, some fire fighters from Burnley Fire Station came into school to teach the children about fire and road safety. The children has a wonderful day and their favourite part was being able to dress up as fire fighters

13.05.22

Laura’s Class have been reading ‘Whatever Next’ by Jill Murphy. The children have loved the story and they all took turns at sitting in the box/rocket.

Holly Groves
10 Golden Rules

  • 1 Talk to me, not about me
  • 2 Try to understand me: I can’t always understand my feelings
  • 3 Listen to what I have to say
  • 4 Tell me what I am good at to build my confidence
  • 5 Help me to stay safe
  • 6 Treat me with respect
  • 7 Stay calm with me, even if I do not stay calm with myself
  • 8 Let me know what’s going to happen
  • 9 Give me time to respond and interact in my own way
  • 10 Allow me to make choices and decisions for myself