Helpful information during the COVID-19 crisis


In response to the developing COVID-19 situation Aspire Academy is adhering to guidance from the Department for Education.

The NHS vaccination programme for children aged 12 to 15 years will take place on 12th and 13th October, 2021; invitation letters and consent forms have been sent home with our students and you can also view them below:

COVID vaccination

Testing

Students are reminded to test twice a week - preferably on a Monday and Thursday - reporting the results must be done on the same day both on the NHS website and on our Aspire Academy Google form, which you can find by clicking the links below:

NHS website

Aspire Academy Google form

For further advice on student work please visit the home learning guidance pages by clicking here or contact the subject email addresses that can be found on that page.

For any other enquiries please email admin@aspire.fcat.org.uk

You can read our recently updated Safeguarding: Guidance for safer working practice policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and all our other policies at https://blackpoolaspireacademy.co.uk/information/policies.

Click this link to read the COVID-19 (coronavirus) absence: A quick guide for parents/carers

 

Support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online

 

Useful links

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS have a crisis webpage which includes a newly launched mental health urgent response line that's available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/crisis

Blackpool Council COVID financial support scheme for household bills (gas, electric, utilities, council tax, etc):
www.blackpool.gov.uk/CovidSupportGrant

Support with rent for those who receive housing benefit can be found at:
www.blackpool.gov.uk/DHP

Short term emergency support is available from Blackpool Council with discretionary fuel payments:
https://www.blackpool.gov.uk/Residents/Advice-and-support/Discretionary-support-scheme.aspx

 

Useful phone numbers if you are concerned about your fuel supply/bills:
British Gas – 0333 202 9802
EDF – 0333 200 5100
EON – 0345 052 000
N Power – 0800 073 3000
Scottish Power – 0800 027 0072
SSE – 0345 026 2658

Wellbeing and resource packs