If you need to inform school about the results of a COVID-19 test result on evenings, weekends or during school holidays, please contact us at outofhours@overfieldsprimary.org.uk

Headteacher: Tracy Watson Email: overfieldsadmin@overfieldsprimary.org.uk Telephone: 01642 314548

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Full reopening to all pupils – safety information for 2020-2021

On this page you can access all the planning documents, correspondence and risk assessments regarding the operation of Overfields Primary School during the Covid-19 pandemic.


These documents were reviewed and, where necessary, updated on 10th January 2021 to reflect the changes made under the current lockdown in England and the closure of schools to most pupils.

If you require any further information regarding the content of this page, please contact the school office.


This document is an Addendum to the safety information below.  It covers the period of school closure caused by the UK lockdown introduced on 5th January 2021:


Details of the procedures for each year group can be found here:

Year group procedures for September reopening – reviewed Jan 2021

Our Covid-19 Restrictions Risk Assessment can be found here:

Overfields Primary School Re-Opening Site COVID Restrictions Risk Assessment – reviewed Jan 2021

Our Risk Assessment for home to school transport for pupils in our Speech and Language Unit can be found here:

Covid19 Home to School Transport – reviewed Jan 2021

Teaching guidelines for staff can be found here:

Teaching guidelines for reopening Sept 2020 – reviewed Jan 2021

The arrangements for the drop-off and collection of pupils can be found here:

Arrangements for entry and exit into school Sept 2020 – reviewed Jan 2021

The map showing the one-way system around the school site can be found here:

School map – one way system

The arrangements for lunch time can be found here:

Arrangements for lunchtimes – Sept 2020 – reviewed Jan 2021

The action plan for a member of the school community developing symptoms of Covid-19 on site can be found here:

Action plan for anyone showing signs and symptoms of Covid-19 – reviewed Jan 2021

Cleaning guidance for school can be found here:

Cleaning Guidance July 20 – reviewed Jan 2021

A document showing amendments to current school policies in light of the Covid-19 pandemic can be found here:

IAT Updates to Policy for full reopening of school Sept 20 – reviewed Jan 2021

A copy of our decision making framework regarding reopening can be found here:

OVPS CST decision-making framework for Trust Boards updated July 2020

The addendum to  our Health & Safety (Fire) Risk Assessment can be found here:

Coronavirus Fire Risk Assessment Review and Update  – reviewed Jan 2021

The Ironstone Academy Trust Coronavirus Response Equality Impact Assessment can be found here:

Coronavirus Equality impact assessment – reviewed Jan 2021

As you will be aware Nursery provision is open to all pupils under Government guidance. If any parents would like children to attend who are not already in attendance then please contact the school office. This will be reviewed weekly as part of our regular risk assessment reviews. We thank parents for their co-operation in keeping our schools safe. 



The school is providing daily online learning, including live lessons, for all pupils who are at home.  If you have any difficulty accessing this online learning, please contact the school on 01642 314548.

Please click below to read Mrs Watson's letters to parents about our how we are continuing to educate our pupils.

Online learning letter to parents - January 2021

School meals and Coronavirus testing letter for parents - January 2021