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Hurst Knoll St James'

CE Primary School

Inspiring Faith and Learning for Life



This page will provide the most up-to-date information that we have during the the time that school is closed to the majority of pupils. Letters, key documents and links to learning opportunities will be shared and updated frequently.



PARENT UPDATE 8/9/2020 - The risk assessment below outlines the steps that we are taking as a school to keep everyone safe. This is reviewed frequently and the latest version will always be available for you to see here. 

For the latest Government advice in relation to COVID-19, click the link below:

The link below shows where and when you can get a coronavirus test in Tameside:



The annex below provides an update to the school Safeguarding Policy during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Looking after yourself 

This is a very challenging time for us all where our normal way of life has been changed. This can lead to feelings of anxiety or worry. If you feel you need further support, please contact school or click the link below to see what support Tameside's Early Help team can offer you. 

For up-to-date learning links and activities, please visit the 'Class Pages' section of this website under the 'Children' tab or click the 'Home Learning' icon above.


A list of suggested learning activities has been published by the DFE and can be seen by clicking the following link - DFE suggested activities  


If you have any queries about the home learning activities then please contact school using the following email address: - please include your child's name and class within the subject of the email so the appropriate class teacher can respond to you. 

Looking after your mental health

During the period of 'lockdown', looking after your mental health and the mental health of others is of vital importance. The documents below provide a range of activities and guidance that can help you to do this and provide support if you or someone you know is struggling.