Last updated: 21/05/2020

COVID 19 Updates

Walsall Health Care

If you have an urgent query or need to contact someone please email S Patel at spatel@hillary.walsall.sch.uk

Dear Parents/Carers,

We hope you are social distancing and staying safe. During this time it is really important to keep up to date with current information. If you have not already done so, please download the ‘Safer Schools APP' on to your mobile phones. It will provide quick and easy access to the school website, daily updates and resources to help you with home learning. It will also provide information to help you keep your children safe online during this time.

This website is also very useful for helping to keep your children safe online. http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

Free School Meals Eligibility

My circumstances have recently changed and I am now out of work or on a low income. Will I qualify for FSM? 

Information regarding the eligibility criteria for FSM and our online claim form can be found using the following links to websites:  

https://go.walsall.gov.uk/free_school_meals 

https://go.walsall.gov.uk/forms/Application-for-Free-School-Meals 

The Council’s in house FSM benefit team are processing applications from families who apply for Free School Meals.  If you apply, and qualify, we will write to you and also inform your child’s school so they can put arrangements in place for your child.

E-Safety Guidance

Dear Parents,

In this current climate, where your children will be using electronic devises more often, we urge you to be extra cautious and ensure your children are staying safe online. Please check that they are not engaging/playing with strangers. If you need help or support regarding 'online safety' there are some excellent documents and videos on the 'safer schools' app.

Stay Safe

School Closed

School is closed. 

As of Monday 30th March 2020 we are intending to send all  families who are eligible for free school meals a voucher.

This will come to you via your mobile phone or email and will allow you to choose the shop you want to buy your food from.

-Free school meals criteria is as follows :

-income support

-Income based jobseeker's allowance

-Income related Employment and Support Allowance

-Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

The guaranteed element of the Pension Credit

-Child Tax Credit (provided you are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16, 190)

Could you please confirm you wish to be included by emailing spatel@hillary.walsall.sch.uk by Thursday 2nd April.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

We have made some available for parents on the "Activities For Children" tab.

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