Children at Alexandra Park show appreciation for key workers

Date published: 23 April 2020

Alexandra Park is still open to children whose families are key workers.

They decided to make a banner to display outside of school thanking all our key workers.

It's now being displayed outside of Abbey Hey Care Home just round the corner from school.

One of Alexandra Park's key worker families who are still attending school to allow their mother to work

Samantha Hickling, PSHE leader at the school said, "these children have been so brave and sensible during this time, coming in and working hard depsite sometimes being on their own.

"Even without their normal school day they've learnt so much in their time, including valuable life skills such as cooking. 

"Everyone at Alexandra Park, along with I'm sure many other schools, is working hard to ensure children get an education during this crisis.

"Our school is using an online learning platform to provide lessons and activities, along with our school website. Our Twitter is alive with messages and photographs of all the fantastic work our children are doing. 

"While we love what they are doing, we want them to stay safe, and only come back to school when it is safe for them."

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