As you will be aware, the situation regarding the Coronavirus is changing daily, as is the advice being provided by Public Health England.

We will be using this section of the website to communicate any updates, advice and information we have to share.

Please be reassured that that the health of all of our students, staff and wider community is the absolute priority as we move forward. The staff at Saint John Houghton CVA are taking immediate preventative actions and developing contingency plans to mitigate the impact on learning.

The Department for Education has established a Coronavirus helpline for staff, leaders and parents.

0800 046 8687

8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

Inline with statutory requirements, the school has produced an addendum to the Safeguarding Policy to ensure the safety of students in and out of school during this time. It can be accessed by clicking HERE or from the document library below.

COVID-19 Advice for parents .pdf

Updates and Advice

Health and Wellbeing Email 17-05-2020
SEN Information Report Update (COVID-19)
Community Update Erewash 12-05-2020
Active Derbyshire – Information from Jade Gresham
Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook
Online Support Schedule (6)
April COVID19 Advice for Parents Poster 6.0
Domestic Abuse – Where to get help During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Erewash Covid-19 Weekly Support Update 06/04/2020
Covid-19 Safeguarding Policy Addendum (Updated 30.03.20)
Helplines, Apps and Websites – If you need help Now
Talking to Children about Coronavirus and School Closures
Wellbeing Booklet for AFC Students
Early Help – COVID19 (Erewash v1)

Updates on guidance for Year 11 students about exam grades

Coronavirus – The Latest advice from the NHS
The latest advice and guidance around the Coronavirus, the symptoms and how to respond, can be found by clicking on the link above.

SRSCMAT – Coronavirus Information
Further information can be found on the website of our Catholic Multi Academy Trust by clicking on the link above.

Ofqual – Updated Statement on Coronavirus
Statement published 6 March 2020


If your child is off school for a period of time we would like to reassure you that staff will be available for safeguarding concerns.

If you have any urgent safeguarding concerns you should call Derbyshire: 01629 533190.

If you have a safeguarding question or need some advice, the safeguarding team will be available via email These emails will be checked daily.

If you have any other concerns such as food or finances etc this can also be relayed through the above email.

We are here to support during this difficult, and uncertain, time.

The Safeguarding Team