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Bishop Gilpin

Our children enjoy rich and engaging learning experiences whilst we promote ownership of learning, leading to high standards of character development and academic, sporting and musical achievement.

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Our School Values

PLEASE NOTE: There are changes to our Protective Measures Document in response to Government guidance around the Omicron Variant.

Please remember to:


1) Arrive on time (not early or late)


2) Leave the school site promptly


3) Stay home and get tested if you have symptoms


Nursery arrival is 8.30am - 8.40am

Main school children arrive 8.45am - 8.55am 


Should I bring my child to school?  Yes, unless:

  1. They have tested positive for Covid-19 (isolate for 7-10 days)
  2. A member of the household has tested positive: take an LFD test every day for 7 days, or until 10 days after the household member who has COVID-19 started their self-isolation period if this is earlier.
  3. They are demonstrating symptoms of Covid-19 (high temperature, regular coughing, loss of taste or smell): please arrange a PCR test before returning to school
  4. They have another illness as listed in the attendance policy


Children who are symptomatic of Covid-19, or other infectious conditions from our attendance policy will be sent home. 


Children should be encouraged to wash their hands with soap and water:

  • before leaving for school 
  • on arrival at home
  • before eating/brushing teeth
  • after using the toilet
  • after sneezing, coughing or blowing their nose (if their hands were contaminated)


BG Protective Measures Document 2022