Fairfield Endowed C of E Junior School

Boarstone Lane, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 7NA

01298 22551

Fairfield Endowed C of E Junior School

Happy. Proud. Successful.

Covid-19

If anybody in your family needs a COVID test, please let the school know so that we can follow it up with you.  If the school is not open, please text us. We check texts everyday. Please start your text with the word COVID so we can spot it easily. Either reply to one of our texts or text 07786 208446

Recovery Curriculum

Fairfield Endowed CofE Junior School are committed to providing our children, parents and staff with the best return to school possible. We are fully aware of some of the hurdles that they have faced during their time away from school. Our recovery curriculum is part of our way of re-integrating our children back into school and beginning the process of catching up on missed learning whilst protecting their mental health and wellbeing.

To view the Covid-19 Absence guide, please click here

COVID Winter Grant Scheme

If you are a family on a low income you could get food vouchers for your children over the Christmas period.

The money to pay for these vouchers has come from the government through its COVID-19 winter grant scheme which is over and above the other support schemes already provided by Derbyshire County Council. The family of every child who gets free school meals in Derbyshire schools because of low income can get a £30 food voucher for the Christmas holidays. You will get another voucher in February if you are still eligible, the amount will depend on the number of children who qualify at that time. Some other families are also eligible based on financial hardship.

You will receive vouchers if you meet one of the following criteria:

• Have a child aged 3 to 18 in a Derbyshire school (nursery to year 13), eligible for free school meals because of low household income.
• Have a child aged 3 or 4 not in a Derbyshire school nursery that receives free childcare and qualifies for 'pupil premium' based on low income (this is sometimes called 'economic funding').
• Have a child aged 2 that is eligible for free 2-year-old childcare because of low household income.

You do not need to do anything if your child already meets these criteria (see our website for full terms and conditions). We will contact you and you should receive a payment by email or text message that should arrive by 21 December 2020.

If you have children and you do not currently claim free school meals or means tested free childcare you may still be eligible.

For full details of the scheme or to see what help and support is available, please visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/winter