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FRIDAY 20 MARCH 20202 14.45 PM

Around 50 hubs to look after primary age children of key workers in Liverpool will open on Monday 23 March.


It follows the Government’s decision to close schools later today until further notice, as part of the response to coronavirus.


The strategically located school sites are only for primary age pupils whose parents are key workers and have no other safe childcare available to them, and will initially be open from 9am until 4pm.


Parents of primary school children who are eligible are asked to take their child to the nearest site which is convenient for them on Monday, where there will be staff available to receive them.


There will be no provision for secondary school pupils, but secondary schools are identifying vulnerable children and will be proactively contacting those parents directly to see if they need any support.


The city’s five nursery schools - Abercromby Nursery School, Chatham Place Nursery School, East Prescot Road Nursery, Ellergreen Nursery School and Everton Nursery School - are remaining open and will accept children of key workers who have no other available childcare.


Some specials will be open - Palmerston School, Princes Primary School, Hope School, Sandfield Park School, Woolton High School, Redbridge, Milstead, Abbotts Lea and Bank View – and will be in touch with parents regarding their capacity to support children.


Who is eligible?


The list of key workers is:

Social workers, care workers, health and social care staff and those required to maintain the sector

Teachers, specialist education professionals and nursery staff

Staff essential to the operation of the justice system

Staff involved in the management of the deceased

Administrative staff in local government essential to the delivery of the COVID-19 response

Staff delivering essential public services such as payment of benefits

Staff involved in the distribution of food or other key goods

Police and police support staff

Fire and rescue staff and support staff

Transport workers

Utilities workers

Probation staff

IT staff necessary to support COVID-19 response

Payment providers

Waste disposal service presumably including refuse collection


In addition, other workers described include:

Armed forces personnel

MoD civilian staff and contractors

National Crime Agency

Border security

National security staff

Religions and charity staff

Journalists and broadcasters



Parents working in these sectors may be asked to provide proof from their employer that they are eligible.

Where are the hubs?

  • The list of hubs is:
  • Arnot St Mary, Arnot Street, L4
  • All Saint's Catholic Primary, Oakfield, Anfield
  • Anfield Road Primary School, Anfield Road, Anfield
  • Banks Road Primary, Banks Road, Garston
  • Barlows Primary School, Barlows Lane, Fazakerley
  • The Beacon Church of England Primary, Heyworth Street, Everton
  • Blackmoor Park Infants, Leyfield Road, L12
  • Dovedale Primary, Herondale Road, L18
  • Fazakerley Primary, Formosa Drive, L10
  • Faith Primary School, Prince Edwin Street, L5
  • Florence Melly Primary, Bushey Road, L4
  • Greenbank Primary School, Mossley Avenue , L18
  • Holy Cross Primary, Fontenoy Street, L3
  • Holy Name Catholic Primary, Mosspits Lane, Fazakerley
  • Hunts Cross Primary School, Kingsthorne Road, L25
  • Kensington Community Primary School, Brae Street
  • Kingsley Community School, Eversley Street
  • Liverpool College, Queens Drive, L18
  • Matthew Arnold Primary School, Dingle Lane, Dingle
  • Mosspits Lane Primary School, Mosspits Lane, Wavertree
  • Middlefield Community Primary, Alder Wood Avenue, Speke
  • Monksdown Primary School, Monksdown Road, Norris Green
  • Norman Pannell School, Brownbill Bank, L27
  • Northcote Community Primary, Cavendish Drive, Walton
  • Our Lady & St Philomena's Catholic Primary School, Sparrowhall Road, L9
  • Our Lady and St Swithin's Catholic Primary, Parkstile Lane, L11
  • Phoenix Primary School, Birchfield Road, L7
  • Pleasant Street Community Primary, Pleasant Street, L3
  • Rice Lane Primary, Brockenhurst Road, L9
  • Rudston Primary School, Rudston Road, L16
  • Sacred Heart Catholic School, Hall Lane, Kensington
  • Springwood Heath Primary, Danefield Road, Allerton
  • Sudley Junior School, Aigburth Road, L17
  • St Ambrose Primary School, Alderfield Road, L24
  • St Christopher’s Catholic Primary, Tarbock Road, L24
  • St Nicholas Catholic Primary School, Orthes Street, L3
  • St Oswald's Catholic Primary School, Montague Road, Old Swan
  • St Teresa of Lisieux Catholic Primary School, Uttington Avenue East, L11
  • St John's Catholic Primary, Fountains Road, Kirkdale
  • St Margaret's Anfield CE Primary, Lower Breck Road, Anfield
  • St Paul & St. Timothy’s Infant School, South Parkside Drive, L12
  • St Paul's Catholic Junior School, Spring Grove, L12
  • St Sebastian's Catholic Primary School, Holly Road, Fairfield
  • Stockton Wood Primary, All Saints Road, Speke
  • Wavertree Church of England Primary, Rose Villas, L15
  • Windsor Primary School, Upper Hill Street, L8
  • Woolton Primary School, Out Lane L25
  • Our Lady of Assumption, Hedgefield Road, Belle Vale
  • St Hugh's Primary School, Earle Road, L7
  • Our Lady Immaculate Primary School, Northumberland Terrace, L5





Designated Care Line for Vulnerable People


Liverpool’s Mayor has issued an unprecedented rallying cry to the city’s residents and businesses in a bid to mobilise a “community army” to tackle the Coronavirus challenge


The support hotline is 0151 233 3066.

This has been established for anyone to call who feels they need support with a range of basic tasks because they don’t have a support network – friends and family – in place.


The volunteer hotline is 0151 233 3068.

Key tasks identified will be for people to help deliver medication to those in self-isolation, or check in with neighbours. This phone line can also be used to volunteer for Liverpool Foodbanks who require lots of volunteers across the city.

Both hotlines will be manned from 8am to 6pm, seven days a week.

“...we all have a crucial part to play, which first and foremost is to do everything possible to protect ourselves, to protect others, and protect our NHS. We need to take care not to spread the disease and take care of each other.”

For the latest information and advice, Liverpool City Council has also set up an online portal –

It has also established dedicated social media feeds at and


Councillor Abdul Basit Qadir


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School will close at 3.15 pm tomorrow Friday 20th March due to Coronavirus.


We cannot predict when we will open again watch here for future news.



You will recieve a letter by post with your letter/ voucher that you can use to claim free meals vouchers from the Children's centre.