Spratton CE Primary School

'Living and learning together, celebrating life in all its fullness'



Letter to Parents and Carers from the Director of Public Health Northamptonshire



Government Guidance /Public Health England 

The Little Book of Hopes

Same and Different

A storybook for Spratton families to talk about the changes in school in June 2020.

Video: While we can't hug

Book: Julia Donaldson Coronavirus Storybook

Book: How NOT to go to school

Here is a book families may wish to share* whilst we are not at school...

(*Grown ups - please read it first to check suitability for all ages in your family!)

From the Author

3 weeks ago, I wrote a little story to help the kids in my primary class deal with school shutdown.

Since then, it's been read thousands of times around the world. Now I've teamed up with an incredible illustrator (Rebecca Sampson) to create this beautiful story book.


Download it for free at



Please share so as many families as possible can make use of this resource.


P.S. thank you to all the kind people who are keen to pay for the book. If you'd like to contribute something, please donate to NHS charities via the link on the website.