We would like to assure you that we are following all of the government guidance regarding coronavirus and we will contact parents if we have a confirmed positive case in school and need anyone to self-isolate.
As everyone is now back at school there will be pupils with colds and other illnesses. A sore throat and runny nose are likely to be a cold. However, if you are in any doubt please seek medical advice. If your child is not feeling well, please do not send them into school. If your child or anyone in your household has coronavirus symptoms, which are:
A high temperature A new continuous cough A loss or change to sense of smell or taste
Do not send your child or any siblings into school. Your household must all self-isolate and inform the school that your child is self-isolating. Everyone with coronavirus symptoms must be tested and you can book this through the following link:
|Get a free NHS test today to check if you have coronavirus (COVID-19) – NHSAnyone with coronavirus symptoms can get a test. Coronavirus symptoms are: a high temperature a new, continuous cough a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste You can get a test for someone you live with if they have these symptoms. Do not get tests for people you live with who do not have …www.nhs.uk|
Alternatively call NHS 119 if you have no access to the internet.
In the first instance, the person displaying symptoms must self-isolate at home for at least 10 days from when symptoms started. Everyone else in the household must self-isolate for at least 14 days. If there is only one member of the household with symptoms and they test negative, all members of the household can stop self-isolating and return to school as normal. In all instances, please let us know if a test is either negative or positive. If one member of the household tests positive then you must follow the Coronavirus (Covid-19): Stay at home guidance for households with possible or confirmed coronavirus using the following link:
|Stay at home: guidance for households with possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection – GOV.UKSymptoms. The most important symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of any of the following: a new continuous cough; a high temperaturewww.gov.uk|
You must inform the school if anyone in your household has tested positive.
We thank you for your continued support throughout this time.