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Critical Worker Information

Dear Critical Worker parents,

Please IGNORE this form if you do not consider yourself a Critical Worker.

We are now ready to start collecting information from Critical Workers so that we can judge what the need will be from
you for a place for your child. Please can anyone who considers themselves a Critical Worker based on the Government's list* to fill in the survey.

Only complete this survey if you think you ARE a Critical Worker

*Please note - the list of ‘Critical worker’ staff has now been updated to the following:

Health and social care
Frontline health and social care staff such as doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics, as well as support and specialist staff in the health and social care sector. In addition it includes those working in supply chains including producers and distributors of medicines and personal protective equipment.

Education and childcare
Nursery, teaching staff and social workers.

Key public services
Those required to run the justice system, religious staff, as well as those responsible for managing the deceased, and journalists providing public service broadcasting.

Local and national government
Administrative occupations essential to the effective delivery of the Covid-19 response or delivering essential public services, including payment of benefits.

Food and other necessary goods
Those involved in the production, processing, distribution, sale and delivery of food.

Public safety and national security
Police, support staff, Ministry of Defence civilian staff and armed forces personnel, fire and rescue staff, and those responsible for border security, prisons and probation.

Transport
Those who will keep air, water, road and rail passenger and freight transport modes operating during the Covid-19 response.

Utilities, communication and financial services
Staff required to keep oil, gas, electricity, water and sewerage operations running. Staff in the civil nuclear, chemical and telecommunications sectors. Those in postal services and those working to provide essential financial services.

The government’s list of ‘critical worker’ is noted above. Based on this list, are you or other adult(s) in your household that have childcare responsibilities considered to be 'critical workers'?*
From Monday 23rd March onwards, whilst the citical workers in your household are at work, will your children need to attend school? Please exclude elderly or vulnerable people as childcare options.*

Any questions please contact the school on 0121 647 6890