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Covid-19 Information Centre

Welcome to our Covid-19 Information Centre

Here you will find all of our communications regarding Covid-19 from September 2020 onwards, as well as guidance and resources to help those who may be struggling.

If your child or anyone in your household is displaying COVID-19 symptoms they MUST stay at home, and arrange to have a Covid-19 test. Please see the flowchart below for full details of our procedure.

With effect from Monday 19th October all students, staff and visitors will be required to wear face coverings whilst in any indoor communal areas. Please see this letter for full details.

Do you have Covid-19 Symptoms? A flowchart to help guide you

School Day Timings

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  • Year 11s moved to first lunch to allow 2 exam sessions am and pm. Y11 only use willow tree area
  • Year 12/13 lunchtimes remain as previous
  • Lunch times for all other years moved on by 35 minutes
  • Year 9 and 10 lessons now uninterrupted
  • All break times unchanged.

Covid-19 Support Resources

Mental Health:

Kooth – Free online counselling for young people

Qwell – Free online counselling adults

CAMHS (Core/NHS) – 01246 514412 – Chesterfield royal hospital

Urgent Care Team – 10am-10pm 07901330724 (for emergency mental health needs only)

CEOP support (online safety)

Samaritans - 116 123

NSPCC - 0808 800 5000, or email

Childline - 0800 1111, or

Anna Freud - On My Mind: A range of sources of support for students in relation to mental health and well being

Free NHS counselling services age 16+ (able to self-refer):

Trent PTS – 01246 387488 -

Talking MH  – 01246 274812 -

Relate (children and adults) – 01246 231010 -

Health for Teens - ChatHealth

Drug and alcohol support services:

DAAS – Derbyshire alcohol support services – 01246 206514

Derbyshire recovery service for drug and alcohol addiction – 01246 206514

Young people substance abuse support – 01773 303646

Domestic Abuse – emotional and physical

Elm foundation - 01246 540464

Derbyshire county council – 0800 0198 668 - For support outside normal working hours, phone Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190 or in an emergency phone the police on 999

Crossroads – 01457 856675

Local foodbanks and assistance with support for vulnerable people

Chesterfield foodbank (Trussell trust) - 07984 589456

Child and Adult safeguarding

Adults – 01629 533190

Children - If you believe that any child is in danger ring Call Derbyshire tel: 01629 533190 choosing the option for urgent child protection calls at any time. Or contact the police by ringing their call centre number tel: 101 (24 hours per day).

Where families and young people may need additional support & early help

111 - for non-urgent health assistance

101 – police non-emergency assistance and advice

999 – Emergency/life threatening events only – police, fire, health.

Technological Support

Increased mobile data allowance for disadvantaged families

COVID-19 Updates - Archive

All previous COVID-19 communication from the 2019-2020 academic year can be found here.