Coronavirus: COVID-19 Updates from Smith's Wood Academy

The latest on the Coronavirus.


SATURDAY 10 October

We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a further case of COVID-19 within the school. Update below:

Year 10 Covid-19 Update

Thursday 1 October

We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a further case of COVID-19 within the school. Update below:

Yr 7 COVID-19 Letter

WEDNESDAY 30 SEPTEMER

We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school. Update below:

General letter to all school students parents guardians and staff

TUESDAY 8 SEPTEMBER

SMBC returning to school letter

General information about returning to school

Wednesday 13 May

FMAT Covid19 Update Letter to Parents

FRIDAY 1 May
Tuesday 21 April

Where can I get help and support?

Letter from our Head of Academy

CEPS flyer

Monday 20 April
Friday 3 April

How to manage anxiety

Parent signposting pack

Important update from our Head of Academy

Working from home – help and guidance

WEDNESDAY 1 April – Coronavirus help and support for all
There are a number of services that are there to give support and guidance if you have concerns or need advice at this time: click here.
FRIDAY 27 MARCH
Government advice on vulnerable children:
WEDNESDAY 25 MARCH – Free school meals update

If your son or daughter receives free school meals, further information can be found here, and information.

FRIDAY 20 MARCH

You will be aware that the Government has requested that the Academy remains open for children of critical workers and vulnerable children. What is a vulnerable child? What is a critical worker and what should you do now? Read our latest update here.

And as we close our doors, our Head of Academy wishes all our pupils and their families well. Read Mrs Craig’s letter here.

THURSDAY 19 MARCH

Following on from yesterday’s updates, we have now been instructed to close the school to almost all children after Friday 20 March until further notice.

Tomorrow, Years 7 and 10 will continue to be expected in school.  Years 8, 9 and 11 will be completing home learning as previously communicated; this is due to ongoing staff absence and to ensure the safety of students.

Read the full letter from our Head of Academy.

Staff email contact list.

WEDNESDAY 18 MARCH

The decision has been taken to keep the Academy open for Years 7. 10 and 11 ONLY. Read today’s update from our Head of Academy.

TUESDAY 17 MARCH

What happens if the Academy closes? Key questions answered here.

The decision has been taken to partially close Smith’s Wood Academy based on the safe levels of staffing required to ensure student safety. Read the letter from our Head of Academy.