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Urgent response required - key worker information

Dear families


As you know, the current advice from the Local Authority is not to go ahead with the Wider Opening plans for children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6. We are, however, busy making plans should that advice change and I need your help in order to progress with my planning.


The guidance is clear in that the children of Key Workers should have priority places and once those children have been accommodated, schools should use the remaining resources (space and personnel) to offer a place to Reception children. If there continues to be capacity, Year 1 pupils should be invited and following that, Year 6 pupils. You can see therefore that it is vital that I know which children of Key Workers are likely to take up their eligible place between now and the end of term. Until I have that information, I am unable to say for sure whether places can be offered in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6.


I understand that you may not know for sure what your requirements will be but I would appreciate a response from all key workers even if you are not 100% sure of your needs. Please note that there is no obligation for you to use the service if you are a Key Worker.


If you are not a Key Worker, please ignore this email. If you are a Keyworker, please will you complete the following table and return it urgently:


Parent’s Name:

Keyworker Role:


Child’s Name

Year Group

I intend to take up my child’s place in school


Days of the week required





















Kind regards


Jo Buckley