Swaffham Prior C of E Primary School

Keep Growing

It has been announced that phased school returns could happen from 1st June (after half term) at the earliest. The Prime Minister has said this will be done in stages, beginning with Reception, Year 1 and Year 6. Working with DEMAT, and in accordance with Government Guidance, we have produced our risk assessment. If you would like to view this, please visit the Coronavirus page on our website.


Wider Opening of School DEMAT Risk Assessment - Updated 25th June 2020

DEMAT Risk Assessment 25th June 2020

DEMAT Risk Assessment 11th June 2020

Visit our Home Learning Whole School page for additional resources on supporting your children getting 'back to school ready'. 


COVID-19 Behaviour Policy Appendix - June 2020

For DEMAT to open schools in accordance with government guidance amendments have been made to our Behaviour Policy. Keeping children and staff safe is our utmost priority, and the emphasis of the COVID-19 Behaviour Policy Appendix. To read the policy please see the link below: 

COVID-19 Behaviour Policy Appendix


COVID-19 update from Dr Manning, Burwell Surgery - June 2020

Burwell Surgery Update June 2020

Burwell Surgery Update May 2020


Following the announcement from the Prime Minister on Sunday, 10th May, please find the government guidance

All schools closed indefinitely in England on Friday, 20th March in order to reduce the spread of Covid 19 across the country. Since this time, Swaffham Prior has only been open as a childcare provision for children of Critical Workers and Vulenerable Children (see DfE guidelines for definitions) in partnership with Swaffham Bulbeck.

If your child is eligible to access this provision, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm a place. 


Home Learning

All children who attend Swaffham Prior CE Primary School have been provided with a Home Learning Pack containing an exercise book, a list of tasks, reading books, English and Maths workbooks. All members of staff, parents and pupils are also part of our online learning community, Class Dojo where children can add to their portfolios and staff can set tasks; share videos, links and lattachments safely and message groups or individual parents.  

Please see our Home Learning page for additional home learning class resources.



 The health and well-being of every member of our community remains paramount in this time of uncertainty. 


Online Safety

Please refer to the guidance on staying safe online at https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-we-do/about-us/partners/nspcc-o2-online-safety-partnership/. There are also additional guides to staying safe online on our E-safety Information page.


Mental Health and Emotional Well-being

There are multiple websites and helplines which parents and pupils can access which are attched below.

Samaritans website: https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwsYb0BRCOARIsAHbLPhG8zlxbu0Zzo5J_3yd_4OxdOnRNSXamMJILfBicQVUTP4cgcMYrkfMaAgr2EALw_wcB


Domestic Abuse

In these challenging times for all, those at risk or living with domestic abuse are particularly vulnerable. There is also attached the COVID-19 National Domestic Abuse Guidance or you can follow these links: