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Littleover Community School

Information for Students During COVID-19 Outbreak

We have put this page together to collect useful information for students during the Coronavirus outbreak.

All students returning to school should ensure they are familiar with the information on this page.

Covid-19 Information

Face Masks

Acceptable Face Masks

Disposable Facemask
Disposable/single-use face Mask

Students will be allowed to wear a disposable/single-use face mask whilst in school. The style of mask acceptable to wear in school is shown here.

Unacceptable Face Masks

Fabric Facemask
Fabric/multi-use face mask

Fabric face-masks, such as the one shown here, scarves or bandanas should be removed on entry to school site and placed in a plastic bag inside the student's school bag.

Current government guidance on face masks and PPE in schools is:
Wearing a face covering or face mask in schools or other education settings is not recommended. Face coverings may be beneficial for short periods indoors where there is a risk of close social contact with people you do not usually meet and where social distancing and other measures cannot be maintained, for example on public transport or in some shops.

If government guidance changes, we will amend our guidelines accordingly.


School Site Modifications

The following sequence of videos highlights the changes we have made to the LCS site in order to facilitate safer lessons during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Introduction to School Modifications

Mr Wilding introduces the modifications to the school site.

G-block - Classroom

Mr Wilding outlines G-block classroom layout modifications.

G-block - Servery and Facilities

Mr Smith introduces the G-block Servery and Facilities modifications.

B-block - Classroom

Mr Smith gives an overview of the B-block classroom layout modifications.

B-block - Servery

Mr Wilding demonstrates the temporary B-block servery.

D-block - Dining Hall

Mr Wilding outlines the D-block Dining Hall modifications.

Temporary Staff room

Mr Smith introduces the temporary facilities in place for Staff.

School Entrance

Mr Wilding and Mr Smith demonstrate changes at the school gates.


Mr Smith outlines the changes at Reception.

Handwash Stations

Mr Wilding and Mr Smith demonstrate handwash stations.

Answers to FAQs arising from Parent/Carer Survey

Students Returning to School

Welcome Back

Welcome back message from LCS Staff.


What students should expect when they come into school

These plans have been set up to keep everyone safe, please respect and cooperate with our expectations of you, so we can help keep you safe and healthy. These expectations are in addition to the Government advice on regular handwashing (for at least 20 seconds), using a tissue or the crook of your elbow if you sneeze (Catch it, Bin it, Kill it) and social distancing.  You should not attend school if you have any symptoms of Covid-19

  1. Each class will arrive and leave at different times. Keep to these times and keep 2m apart as you walk to and from school.
  2. Each class will be split into two or three rooms to allow for safe social distancing.
  3. You will receive details of which room to go to and your start time once we have the parent surveys back in, hopefully by Friday 12th June.
  4. Go straight to D, G or B Block when you arrive. Your teachers will direct you to your room and there will be hand sanitiser for you to use outside each room.  You will be shown where to sit; you will sit in the same place for every lesson each time you come to school.
  5. You will be registered in your classroom. (There will not be a separate registration time)
  6. Bring your own pens, pencils etc and tissues. We will not lend out any equipment and you should not share with other students.
  7. Bring your English, Maths and Science exercise books each time you come to school (if you have them).
  8. You should stay in your seat at all times. Your teacher will dismiss you a few at a time when it is break or lunchtime.
  9. Each class will have its own allocated area for break time; you should not mix with other classes. You should keep 2m apart from each other. Physical contact is not allowed.
  10. Each class will finish at different times for lunch. If you wish to buy sandwiches at school these will be available in your ‘block’ ie G Block, B Block or the Dining Room.  You should queue up 2m apart and take your food outside to eat. You may go straight home at the end of your lessons without staying to buy food.  The Dining Room will not be open at break time. There will be hand sanitiser at each food outlet.
  11. You may wish to bring a bottle of water with you; the water fountains will be switched off
  12. You will use the toilets in your ‘block’ ie G block, B Block or by D7. Again you should queue 2m apart. The toilets will be staffed at break time to ensure just one person goes in at a time.
  13. Government advice is that you do not need to wear a face mask in school. If you choose to do so, it should be a disposable mask. If you wear a home-made mask, scarf or bandana you will be asked to remove it at the school gate and put it into a plastic bag in your school bag.
  14.  Your ‘class’ will be your Science class. Mostly, you will be taught by your normal Science teachers, plus an English teacher and a Maths teacher who usually teach a set similar to yours. About half of you will have your normal English and Maths teachers. You will have either 4 or 5 lessons of 40/45 minutes. All your lessons will be in the same room and your teachers will come to you.
  15. The teachers will use this opportunity to either teach you new work, or to clarify and consolidate topics you have been doing on your own at home. Your normal English, Maths and Science teachers will set you work to do for the rest of the week. Your options subject teachers will continue to set work for you to do at home too.
  16. On your first morning you will be given more information about working safely in school.

Year 10 Return to School

Year 10s will return to school for ONE day a week until the end of term. The day you will attend school depends on your Science class – see table below. The table also indicates what time you should arrive at school and what time you will be leaving and which room you should go to.  If you do not know which Science class you are in, look at your timetable on Go4Schools.


Day Classes
Room Surnames Start and finish times Gate
MONDAY 10S Triples G22
A to Kh
Ko to R
S to Y
8.45am- 12.45pm Pastures
A to C
D to K
L to Y
9.00am – 12.30pm Pastures
A to J
L to Y
9.30am – 1.00pm Fresco
(option triples)
A to H
I to Ra
Re to Y
8.45am- 12.45pm Pastures
A to Gh
Gj to K
L to S
9.00am – 12.30pm Pastures
A to H
K to W
9.30am – 1.00pm Fresco
WEDNESDAY 10T Triples G22
A to Co
Cr to Na
No to W
8.45am- 12.45pm Pastures
A to J
L to R
S to W
9.00am – 12.30pm Pastures
A to Hi
Hu to Z
9.30am – 1.00pm Fresco
A to C
D to K
L to Z
8.45am- 12.45pm Pastures
A to F
G to L
M to Z
9.00am – 12.30pm Pastures
THURSDAY 10T5 B4 A to Y 9.30am – 1.00pm Fresco

Updated: 16th June 2020


Year 12 Return to School & Online Lessons

Year 12 Tutor Periods in School

Please make sure that you have read the general instructions for all students returning to school before you attend school for your allocated weekly tutor session.

Read the information below very carefully and make sure that you know when and where your tutor lesson will take place.  Make sure you arrive at the allocated time for your group and use the allocated gate to ensure minimal contact with other students – make sure that you observe social distancing rules at all times when you are in school, on your way to school or on your way home from school. 

When you arrive you must go directly to your allocated room (if you are in G block you should walk up the road to the right of the dining hall and not come through the school building) – do not go to S block or any other part of the school. Your tutor will be waiting for you when you arrive. 

Lists of students to indicate if you are in Group A or Group B of your tutor group have been sent out to all Year 12 students via their school email accounts. We have included all students on this list even though we know that some of you have indicated that you will not be attending so that if you change your mind and decide you want to come in to school you know which group you are in.

Note: Mobile device users may need to scroll to the right to view the full table.


Tutors in school



Arrival Time

Mon Pd 5 MEC Group A J1&J2 Fresco Drive 2:00
DMC Group A B8 Fresco Drive 2:05
MJC  Group A G4 Pastures Hill 2:05
SJS  Group A B11 Fresco Drive 2:10
Tues Pd 5 DMC Group B B8 Fresco Drive 2:05
GAP Group A G4 Pastures Hill 2:05
JKE Group A G9 Pastures Hill 2:10
PAS  Group A B11 Fresco Drive 2:10
Wed Pd 5 MJC Group B G4 Pastures Hill 2:10
SJS Group B B11 Fresco Drive 2:10
Thur Pd 5 MEC  Group B J1&J2 Fresco Drive 2:05
GAP Group B G4 Pastures Hill 2:05
JKE Group B G9 Pastures Hill 2:10
PAS Group B B11 Fresco Drive 2:10



Year 12 Teams Lessons Timetable

Below is a timetable of lessons for Year 12 students taking place on Microsoft Teams.

Note: Mobile device users may need to scroll to the right to view the full table.

Lesson Group                      
Mon Period 1 12C Bio DMC Chem HLB Eng Lit GKG Eng NAJ His DNL Phy GAP   Soc TMM Sp SKT Tp RJS  
Mon Period 3 12A   Chem CMC                  
Tues Period 1 12B Art  JBR Bio CLF Eco KNS En Lit DJB Geol MEC Ma SNH F Ma JTB Phys MRG Psy PAS Soc SJS  
Tues Period 3 12A Chem1 SAR Chem2 MML Comp TIN Fr JPW Geog1 LJB Geog2 LJB Hist MGN Med KEC Phys OLT Psy DTB  
Wed Period 1 12B Art DJA Bio AEG Eco MKD Maths CEO F Maths JKE Psy DTB  Soc TMM Chem AAB Phys GAP    
Wed Period 3 12D & A 12D Bio  DMC 12D Pol RJA                  
Wed Period 4 12D Bio MEC EPQ RJA                  
Thurs Period 1 12A Bio DRB Chem1 MJT Chem 2 SJE Comp MWS Geog1 LNT Geog2 GLB Hist RGJ Maths ACL Media CAW  Phys GAP Psych PAS
Thurs Period 3 12C Psych PAS                    
Thurs Period 4  12C Ma KNM                    
Fri Period 1 12C Bio EAD Chem VAD  Eng lit EAS Eng SKL Hist SJD  Ma JMA  Phys OLT Psy DTB Soc SJS  Span FPW Tp RJS
Fri Period 3 12B Chem SJE Eng Lit LSS F Ma AXM  Geol VAD              
Fri Period 5 12A Maths RDT French KMR                  



Year 9 Work at Home

Year 9 Work from Monday 22nd June

We are making some changes to the way we set work for Year 9 students from Monday 22nd June till the end of term.

English, Maths, Science and Technology teachers will continue to set work as usual on Go4Schools. PSHE will set occasional work too.

All other subjects will stop setting work on G4S. Instead of this work, students should now focus on the subjects they have chosen for their GCSE options. Each options subject has put together a Pre-GCSE Module to help students prepare for their GCSE courses.

This work can be accessed through the school website in:

  • Foldr
    • Student resources
      • (Choose subject)
        • GCSE Prep Work for Year 9 during school closure

This will provide about 2-3 hours work each week, for each options subject, till the end of term.

Teachers have also included links to their GCSE specification so that students can do additional research on topics of interest.

If you have any questions about this, please contact me at school.

Mrs Bunting.