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Coronavirus Updates


update - 5th january 2021

Following the government announcement on 4th January 2021, all children will be attending school remotely, via home learning, until further notice, apart from children of 'critical workers' or those the government refer to as 'vulnerable'.  

Remote learning will include an element of live online teaching through Microsoft Teams, so please ensure you have all your children's Teams Login details. If you do not have these, please email ktgadmin@haaf.org.uk specifying the names and classes of the children who do not have logins.   

Please also check our Remote Learning pages

Risk Assessments for keeping school safe 

Before welcoming back pupils in September 2020, we prepared and carried out careful risk assessments. We consulted with our staff and crafted re-opening plans to ensure we are as Covid-secure as possible. 

You can read our risk assessment and support information below. 

KTG Reopening Risk Assessment (Lockdown January 2021)

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Critical Workers

We are asking every family to help us gather an accurate picture of parents/carers who are critical workers in the event our school is impacted by local lockdown measures in the future.

Please can all families complete a short form to help us keep our information up to date. If families have more than one child – they will need to complete this form for each child.
Please complete the Critical Worker Survey here

What is a Critical Worker?

The government has defined Critical Workers as parents whose work is critical to the coronavirus (COVID-19) response include those who work in health and social care and in other key sectors outlined below. The Government have defined 8 Critical Workers’ groups. These are:

Health and social care

This includes, but is not limited to, doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics, social workers, care workers, and other frontline health and social care staff including volunteers; the support and specialist staff required to maintain the UK’s health and social care sector; those working as part of the health and social care supply chain, including producers and distributors of medicines and medical and personal protective equipment.

Education and childcare

This includes:

  • childcare
  • support and teaching staff
  • social workers
  • specialist education professionals who must remain active during the coronavirus (COVID-19) response to deliver this approach

Key public services

This includes:

  • those essential to the running of the justice system
  • religious staff
  • charities and workers delivering key frontline services
  • those responsible for the management of the deceased
  • journalists and broadcasters who are providing public service broadcasting

Local and national government

This only includes:

  • those administrative occupations essential to the effective delivery of the coronavirus (COVID-19) response
  • or delivering essential public services, such as the payment of benefits, including in government agencies and arms length bodies

Food and other necessary goods

This includes those involved in food:

  • production
  • processing
  • distribution
  • sale and delivery
  • as well as those essential to the provision of other key goods (for example hygienic and veterinary medicines)

Public safety and national security

This includes:

  • police and support staff
  • Ministry of Defence civilians
  • contractor and armed forces personnel (those critical to the delivery of key defence and national security outputs and essential to the response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak)
  • fire and rescue service employees (including support staff)
  • National Crime Agency staff
  • those maintaining border security, prison and probation staff and other national security roles, including those overseas


This includes those who will keep the air, water, road and rail passenger and freight transport modes operating during the coronavirus (COVID-19) response, including those working on transport systems through which supply chains pass.

Utilities, communication and financial services

This includes:

  • staff needed for essential financial services provision (including but not limited to workers in banks, building societies and financial market infrastructure)
  • the oil, gas, electricity and water sectors (including sewerage)
  • information technology and data infrastructure sector and primary industry supplies to continue during the coronavirus (COVID-19) response
  • key staff working in the civil nuclear, chemicals, telecommunications (including but not limited to network operations, field engineering, call centre staff, IT and data infrastructure, 999 and 111 critical services)
  • postal services and delivery
  • payments providers
  • waste disposal sectors

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