Latest Updates

Latest Updates

This page contains the latest letters & updates on what we are doing across the Infant and Junior schools to maintain our service for the community. Updates as quickly as possible when available.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment January 2021

Last update 4.1.21

National Lockdown and School Closures 5th January 2021

Last update 31.12.2020 – 16:00 hrs

Infant and Junior Schools re-opening Monday 4th January

Letter notifying closure for class 6MS

COVID close contact letter


Letter informing parents of a positive COVID-19 case in Blue Coat C E Junior School

COVID whole school letter



Planned Full Reopening in September

We will be opening to all the Blue Coat children on a full time basis in September. The first day of term for the children will be Wednesday 2nd September, 2020. Please see the letter below for the detailed information.

Letter explaining plan to open for all pupils in September


Events and activities for families in Walsall Summer 2020

Please see the link below for Walsall Council booklet of summer activities.

Summer 2020 Booklet – Events and activities for families in Walsall




Year 6 Report Collection

Please see letter below about collecting Year 6 reports.

Please note that if your child is currently attending school, they will be given these items at school to take home – you do not need to come to collect them.

Year 6 report collection


Leavers’ Service for Year 6 children currently in school

On Friday 10th July at 2.30pm we will be holding a short service for our Year 6 children to say ‘goodbye’ and to wish them well as they take the next step in their education and lives.

The service will be held outside on the Junior School playground. Parents and carers of these children are invited to join us for this event.

Please note this event is only for the Year 6 children who are in school at the moment.

More information is available in the letter below.

Year 6 Leavers Service for those currently in school


Summer Reading Challenge 2020 – Information can be found here.


Letter explaining plan to re-open June 2020

Junior School Gates Plan


Letter to Parents – Two day closure to prepare for wider re-opening 18th June 2020


Updated information from Walsall Information Advice & Support Service (SEND)

SEND leaflet-june-4th

Parent Carer SEND Poster June 2020


Phased re-opening

Please see details below regarding the phased re-opening of the Infant and Junior Schools from 1st June
Video from Mr Harris – Re-opening for Year 6

Home Learning

For information, guidance and links about Home Learning please click here to view our Home Learning page.

Key Workers

Are you a Blue Coat parent or carer and also a key worker crucial to combating the COVID-19 pandemic, looking for information about childcare provision so that you can get to work?  Please e-mail with details.  Emails are checked daily Monday to Friday.


Blue Coat Distance Learning Policy 12.05.2020

Advice & Support from the NSPCC – Coronavirus – COVID-19  06.05.2020

COVID-19 Child Protection and Safeguarding policy 05.05.2020

Covid19 Advice for Parents When Children are Unwell or Injured 01.05.2020

Watch The Blue Coat Federation – Passing the Flame Video here 01.05.2020

School Nursing Service Newsletter for Parents Carers – 29.04.2020

Junior School Home Learning Page Updated – 20.04.2020

Keeping your kids safe online – NSPCC Guidance 01.04.2020

Key Worker status application updated 31.3.2020

School Closure Notification 20.03.2020

COVID 19 update letter for parents 18.03.2020

School closure notification 19.3.2020


Everyday Life

We are aware there is a huge amount of information being discussed and recognise this may be overwhelming and sometimes conflicting, causing even more worry and stress.
Here are some reliable sources and contacts should you wish to discuss any concerns you may have;


Walsall Children & Young People’s Services 01922 658170

Walsall school nurses, parent text line 07520 634 909

Walsall school Nurses Chat Health line 07480 635 363 ( age 11-19)

Shout crisis text line, Text shout to 85258

Mind 0300 123 3393

Mind Legal advice service 0300 466 6463

Child line 0800 1111

Anxiety UK 0344 775774

Re think mental illness 0300 500 0927

NSPCC 0808 800 5000

Samaritans 116 123