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Coronavirus Update - Headteacher & School Letters

Headteacher Letters 2020 2021

Please see below letters to parents and carers on the Coronavirus, safeguarding advice and support and the school plan.

Headteacher Letter School Reopening After Easter Half Term 21/03/21

Headteacher Letter School Reopening Fully 15/03/21

Headteacher Letter School Reopening After February Half Term

School Closure Parent Carer Letter 04/02/21

Coronavirus COVID-19: Penkford Updated January 2021 Risk Assessment

St Helens Borough Council Parent Carer Letter Dated 12/01/2021

New Headteacher Introduction Letter Parents & Carers 07/01/2021

COVID-19 Coronavirus Headteacher Letter 18/12/2020

Headteacher Letter to Parents & Carers 18/12/2020

Public Health England Letter for Parents & Carers about COVID-19 Symptons 23/09/2020

St Helens Borough Council Parent & Carers Letter Dated 08/09/2020

Headteacher Newsletter Start of September Term Dated 25/08/2020

Coronavirus COVID-19: Penkford from September 2020 Risk Assessment


St Helens Borough Council - September Attendance

Please see parents information below from the Educational Welfare Service at St Helens Council regarding the attendance of all pupils in school from September 2020.

Education Welfare Service Parent Letter

Education Welfare Service Attendance Matters Information Leaflet

Please see below the St Helens Borough Council new website page ‘Back to School’.  This is a new website for parents, carers and their children and is part of the ‘All in’ attendance strategy.  The site contains the latest government guidance for parents, some videos relating to top tips and will be added to as new documents are developed.


Please see below letters to parents and carers on the Coronavirus, safeguarding advice and support and the school plan 2019 2020.

Headteacher Letters 2019 2020

Headteacher Letter Dated 20/05/2020

Headteacher Letter Dated 11/05/2020

Headteacher Letter Dated 03/04/2020

Headteacher Letter Dated 20/03/2020

Home Learning Letter Dated 20/03/2020

Headteacher Letter Dated 16/03/2020


Safeguarding & Advice

Safeguarding Advice & Support Contact List Letter 06/01/2021

Self Isolation Guide

Social Distancing Guide

St Helens Well Being Service COVID-19 Advice

Fraud Advice

Merseyside Police - Online Safety Advice For Parents & Carers

Online internet safety advice  - please see our Parents Page for the latest help and advice. Also the NSPCC keeping children safe online website link below


Home Learning Update

Work will remain available throughout the summer on the Penkford School website Home Learning Tab for all classes. In addition there are online learning tabs for -:

  • BBC Bitesize Online Learning
  • John Muir Trust Online Learning
  • Oak Acadamy Online Learning
  • Think U Know Online Safety At Home Activities
  • Careers

Contact the School

Penkford School

Wharf Road
WA12 9XZ

Main Contact: Ms A Kyle

Report an Absence: Mrs R Savage

Safeguarding: Mr D Francis or Mr J Mckune

Family Support: Mrs Y Hall

SEN Contact: Mr D Francis / Ms A Kyle

Curriculum: Mrs N Laughton

Careers: Miss F Maxwell

Tel: 01744 678745
Fax: 01744 678748

SEN Email:

Penkford School. Wharf Road, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside WA12 9XZ

Tel: 01744 678745 | Fax: 01744 678748 | Email:

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