Coronavirus: Key Information

Frequently Asked Questions

School Closure

A closure of the school will be in effect for most children. There are, however, lots of you who will work in key sectors, critical to the response to COVID-19 or your family may fall into the ‘vulnerable’ category.


  • Families supported by social care
  • Children with safeguarding and welfare needs
  • Children with Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs)

Key Workers

Key workers are defined as working for or in the following services:

  • Health and social care
  • Education and childcare
  • Key public services
  • Local and national government
  • Food and other necessary goods
  • Public safety and national security
  • Transport
  • Utilities, communication and financial services

If you fall into one or both of these categories, the school may be open to support you.

Symptoms and Isolation

You can find government guidance on the symptoms and isolation periods necessary here.

School Information

You may have many questions regarding school opening and there is lots of information available here.

In school, we are taking a number of necessary measures in order to help stem the spread of the virus. Please also see the following documents which outline some of the measures we are implementing to keep children and parents safe.

Please note, some of these measures are still a work in progress, as we continue to respond to guidance and prepare procedures and the school site.

Risk Assessment. Summary of Measures. Wider Opening

Home School Agreement

Many thanks to you all for maintaining a sensible and measured approach. We will continue to follow the advice for PHE and central government and we will inform you of any changes as they occur.

Hethersett Woodside Primary and Nursery School
Firs Road, Hethersett, Norwich NR9 3EQ

Headteacher: Mrs Angela Jermy

Email: • Tel: 01603 810674