Coronavirus: Full School Closure - please click Here

Unexpected School Closure due to Cononavirus

The School will be fully closed from 30th March until further notice:  

Parent/Carers/Students - During the current full school closure due to Coronavirus, please see the links below

The School always plans to be open, however should the need arise, any full or partial closure will be communicated to students, governors, parents and staff by email via In Touch, a notice on the School website: and via the School’s Twitter account (@saintolaves). Information will also be published below on this webpage.

Regular updates will be posted on our website. These will be posted by 7.00 am at the latest. Wherever possible the School will operate a telephone hotline from 8.30 am to 3.30 pm and regular updates will be posted on the website.

Pupils must ensure they look at their Year Group’s “Unexpected School Closure” course on MOODLE for work to be completed. Some staff may leave messages within MOODLE which direct students to go to Microsoft Teams for information on work to be completed. Work will be published by 9:30am on the first day of closure. Student are expected to check for updates and to check their school email accounts regularly.

A notice will be posted on our website announcing a return to normal schooling and the regular timetable.

Further details regarding unexpected school closure can be found in our Unexpected School Closure Policy.

In the case of a pandemic, the school will follow guidelines set out by the Department for Education, Public Health & Bromley LA. 

Should the Department for Education for early years providers, schools and further education, Public Health or Bromley LA  issue updates or guidance relating to specific situations, these will be circulated via our usual resources and published below as appropriate:

Coronavirus 2020

Bromley LA recently shared the following updates and advice from the Department for Education for early years providers, schools and further education providers regarding the Coronavirus,  Covid19UK.

We are aware that this an evolving situation and it is likely that things will continue to change. We will continue to issue new information and guidance as appropriate.

We would appreciate if you would read this advice carefully via the links below and take the necessary action if it applies to you or your family. 

Please also scroll down to the DOWNLOADS section below where you will find additional letters that are circulated during the current closure, alongside useful advise /guidance/tips regarding remote learning etc.

We are aware some Olavians are having difficulties accessing MOODLE due to the unpresedented increase in its' use..please be patient and if you find you cannot access MOODLE, leave it for a while before trying again.  In the meantime use your Office 365 Teams and school emails accounts.  

Copies of general letters home will continue to be published in either the All Parents or the appropriate year group page of the school website

Coronavirus - FULL SCHOOL CLOSURE from 30 March - 27.03.20

Headteacher's Newsletter No 64 including information relating to Coronavirus - 20 March 2020 

Coronavirus and School Closure - Letter from the Headteacher - 18 March 2020

Coronovirus - Letter to Parents/Carers from the Headteacher, 16 March 2020

Coronavirus - Gov.UK update 13 March 2020

Coronavirus - Gov.UK update 12 March 2020

Coronavirus - Gov.UK update 4th March 2020

Coronavirus - Gov.UK update 3rd  March 2020

Coronavirus - Gov.UK update 26th February 2020 

Coronavirus - Gov.UK update 12th February 2020


Competitions and activities whilst school is closed
Computing Dept. - Remote Learning Protocol for students during school closure
Notice to parents/Carers regarding unexpected school closure protocols
Public Examinations - Coronavirus - Letter from Mr Budds, 25 March 2020
Staying Mentally Healthy during Self Isolation
Tips for Staying Mentally Healthy During Self Isolation
Tips for working remotely, for Year 7, from Mr Wearn
Top tips for remote learning
Work Set for Students Protocol in the event of an Unexpected School Closure