Latest Updates

Latest letters and updates on current issues concerning our schools and the community.

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.


National Lockdown and School Closures 5th January 2021

School closure week beginning Monday 4th January 2021

Key worker provision

Key Worker status application January 2021


School closure Monday 4th January 2021


COVID 19 Risk Assessment January 2021


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


 Frequently Asked Questions – Parents re school reopening

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

SEND leaflet


Watch The Blue Coat Federation – Passing the Flame Video here 

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

Covid19 Advice for Parents When Children are Unwell or Injured 2020

School Nursing Service Newsletter for Parents Carers 2020

Key Worker status application 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