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  • Key Documents - Work For All Year Groups- Click here to access student work/learning during school closure

    Published 12/03/20

    For the latest work please click here:

    WORK FOR ALL YEAR GROUPS

    The above link is now updated for the w/c Monday 6th April 2020.

    (Please look for your specific college tab at the bottom of that page)


     

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  • Coronavirus - FAQs ​​​​​​UPDATED 6th April

    Published 12/03/20

    The school has developed the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page to support parents and carers during the school closure. 

    These will be updated regularly as more information becomes available from the Government.   A summary of the most recent updates are shown below.

    We would ask you to please review these FAQs before considering contacting the school. 

    6th April Update:

    Questions:  10 and 16

    Exams section updated; Free School Meal section updated to include Government's National Voucher Scheme.

     

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  • Coronavirus: Keep checking this post for latest government information and advice *UPDATE 30th March - Government launches Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp

    Published 02/03/20

    Coronavirus: latest information and advice

    Government launches Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp

    A new Coronavirus Whatsapp Information Service has been launched allowing people to get answers to the most common questions about coronavirus direct from government.

    To use the free GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp, simply add 07860 064422 in your phone contacts and then message the word ‘hi’ in a WhatsApp message to get started.

    Follow this link for further information:  https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-launches-coronavirus-information-service-on-whatsapp

    For latest information sent to parents/carers from school, please click on this link https://www.pks.coventry.sch.uk/news/?pid=36&nid=5&storyid=1573

    UPDATED GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE:

    Stay at home: guidance for households with possible coronavirus:

    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

    Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK and protecting older people and vulnerable adults:

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people/guidance-on-social-distancing-for-everyone-in-the-uk-and-protecting-older-people-and-vulnerable-adults

     

    The DfE are continuing to keep schools updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

    Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

    The DfE have launched a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

    Phone: 0800 046 8687
    Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
    Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

    The following link can be used to obtain the latest updates from DfE and also contains additional information on travel: 

    https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

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  • Coronavirus - Advice from School *UPDATED - 6th April 2020 Letter from Headteacher

    Published 17/03/20

     

     

     

    ***Latest Update***

    Please click for ​​​​​​ Covid-19 Safeguarding Policy  


    Please click for  Latest Letter from the Headteacher


    Coronavirus (Covid-19): Implementing social distancing in education and childcare settings:

    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-implementing-social-distancing-in-education-and-childcare-settings/coronavirus-covid-19-implementing-social-distancing-in-education-and-childcare-settings

    Fraud targeting parents of children in FSM:

    The DfE has warned that fraudsters are targeting parents of children eligible for free school meals. Families have received an email requesting their bank details, claiming this will enable their children to continue receiving meals through school closures amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

    DfE are urging parents to delete the scam email immediately.

    Children with Asthma:

    Asthma UK published the following shielding advice yesterday for children with asthma:

    "If you are, or your child is, taking:

    · Any biologic therapy, also called a mAb (Xolair/omalizumab, Nucala/mepolizumab, Cinqaero/reslizumab, Fasenra/benralizumab)

    · Steroid tablets or liquid every day

    · Antibiotic tablets or liquid for asthma every week (e.g. azithromycin)

    · Tiotropium

    · A combination inhaler that also contains a long-acting bronchodilator (e.g. Seretide, Fostair, Symbicort) at a high daily steroid dose (see the list …..in the article)

    · An inhaler with a high daily steroid dose (see the list….in the article) AND you are taking Montelukast

    Or, if:

    · You have been admitted to hospital for your asthma in the last 12 months

    · You have ever been admitted to an intensive care unit for your asthma

    Then you should follow the shielding advice which is set out in very helpful detail, including how to register for extra services from the government.”


    Over the next few weeks children may be spending an increasing amount of time online and it is therefore important that they know how to keep themselves safe online.

    To support this https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ will be sharing a series of age appropriate worksheets for parents to complete with children at home - 

    https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/


    Please see attachment below of email sent out to parents/carers Friday 20th March 2020 regarding children who are eligible to attend school from Monday 23rd March 2020.

    https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TKQXSX7

    Please see attachment below regarding Free School Meal provision from Monday 23rd March 2020.


    In light of government guidance, the school is reducing face to face contact with staff and is encouraging parents and visitors not to come into school. If you need to contact a member of staff, please telephone the school in the first instance or email our reception team at reception@pks.coventry.sch.uk

    Thank you for your co-operation in this matter.

    President Kennedy School.

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  • Mary Poppins Jr - Postponed until further notice

    Published 17/03/20

    Due to the Coronavirus, the Year 7 production of Mary Poppins Jr has been postponed. 
    A new date to follow. 
    Tickets will still be valid.
    Thank you for your co-operation.

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  • Design a “Book-in-a-Box” Competition Winners Announced…

    Published 16/03/20

    Thursday 5th March 2020 was World Book Day and to celebrate this year, the Library asked our students to get creative, by inviting them to produce their favourite 
    “Book in a Box” in our competition. 
    We were overwhelmed with lots of fantastic entries. 

    Due to the number of fabulous entries – we awarded winning prizes to the following students:

    Rebecca Ferguson  -  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 
    Anureet Gill             -   Beauty and the Beast
    Dhruti Parekh          -   Boy In The Dress
    Inaya Rafiq              -   Cosmic
    Fatima Mudassar    -   Harry Potter
    Rihanne Clarke       -   The Wizard Of Oz
    Muneeb Janjua       -   Brillant
    Maleeha Memi        -   Alice in Wonderland

     

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  • Get Into Teaching - Open Evening Monday 16th March

    Published 11/03/20

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  • Acension Dance Inspire Year 7 and 8 Boys with Parkour Workshop

    Published 09/03/20

    The group Ascension Dance came to President Kennedy School and worked with over 100 boys in Year 7, 8 and 9. The boys worked on key movements and body weight control before attempting to complete a Parkour course that been set up in the sports hall.

    Well done to all the boys who were inspired and worked really hard at learning new skills and applying them to the activity.

    Mr Garlick, P.E Department 

      

     

     

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  • Book in a Box competition

    Published 19/02/20

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  • TFT Schools Participate at Echo Eternal Horizons Event

    Published 18/02/20

    In January 2020, Parkgate Primary, Barr’s Hill, Stoke Park and President Kennedy Secondary Schools took part in the Echo Eternal Horizons Performance Event which took place at the sumptuous Town Hall in Birmingham. The evening comprised music, dance and spoken word tributes as artists and students shared their work and remembered together.

    Our schools showcased their moving film echoes and exhibited their thought provoking art work inspired by testimony from the Holocaust survivors with whom they have worked. Each school’s response to survivor testimony is made eternal through a short film which articulates learners’ tribute to each individual survivor. The films are grounded in the words of the survivor, each film beginning and ending with verbatim testimony.

    The Echo Eternal is a live project across a network of eighteen schools and The Futures Trust are proud that four of its schools are included within this inspiring initiative.

    Well done to all our schools who participated so impressively at the Horizons Performance event. We are certain that this will be an important memory for all of you who attended the event.

     

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  • World Champion Gymnast Inspires Students

    Published 12/02/20

    Last week students in P.E from Year 7, 8 and 9 took part in a fitness circuit, witnessed a trampoline demonstration and listened to an inspirational talk from Jaydon Paddock who is a member of the Great Britain Gymnastics team and is a world champion in Tumbling.

    The pupils raised £590 sponsorship money, which will help buy sports equipment for the P.E department and also helped to fund Jaydon with his training and competitions. 
    Well done all - it was a great day.

      


                                                                                Mr Garlick, P.E Department

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  • Health & Social Care Students Visit Dementia Patients

    Published 12/02/20

    Year 13 students on the Level 3 Btec National Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care course, visited Maymorn Day Centre last week.

    The centre delivers day care for people who have Dementia. Students are currently studying a unit focused on Dementia and the visit was intended to further their knowledge in this area.

    They all enjoyed interacting with both clients and staff at the centre.

    "I really enjoyed the visit and meeting everyone at the centre" Amy 

    "It gave us a great insight of individuals with different types of Dementia"- Ria

              Mrs Osborne, Teacher of Health & Social Care

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