Information for Parents and Carers of Harlesden Primary School 

COVID – 19

Please check this page frequently for the latest news about COVID-19 Coronavirus and the impact on schools.


Harlesden Primary School is following current Government advice.  If you have any health concern for your own child, please consult NHS 111 or speak to your GP. For health information and advice, read NHS pages on Coronavirus. Learn about the government response to coronavirus on GOV.UK. The government has given clear guidance on self-isolationhousehold isolation and social distancing. Please read the latest Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision. 


 Department for Education (DfE) COVID-19 (Coronavirus) helpline

DfE has launched a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm and weekends from 10am to 4pm

The latest guidance for education settings is available on GOV.UK.


Please see other links below for health advice regarding COVID 19 

Corona Virus Awareness - https://www.ebug.eu/eng_home.aspxcc=eng&ss=1&t=Information%20about%20the%20Coronavirus

CBBC Handwashing - https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51698180

NHS Handwashing - https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/best-way-to-wash-your-hands/

Mental Health Foundation – https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/file/3134/download?token=hmsQGeP1

Place 2 Be – Well Being - Coronavirus: Helpful information to answer COVID 19 questions from children


Urgent help - https://www.place2be.org.uk/page/get-urgent-help/



Please find below PDF copies of letters sent home to HPS parents and carers. These letters contain Corona Virus updates and information about the impact on our school.

 Letter to parents and carers - COVID 19 Update 19th March 2020.pdfDownload
 Letter to parents and carers - COVID 19 Update 20th March 2020 Page 1.pdfDownload
 Letter to parents and carers - COVID 19 Update 20th March 2020 Page 2.pdfDownload
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