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Advice and guidance Covid 19
Please use this page to access guidance specific to our Covid-compliant procedures. This page will be updated as we adjust our practices, to provide useful and relevant information.
What to do if your child develops symptoms of COVID 19
If your child develops symptoms of COVID-19 then you must book them in for a PCR test using the link.
If students test negative on a PCR test then should still remain at home for 10 days from the date of their first symptoms.
If family members have Covid 19 your child can still come to school unless they start to develop Covid 19 symptoms.
If your child has a positive PCR result NHS test and trace will contact you to find out potential close contacts. They will also advise you of a return to school date which needs to be forwarded to the school.
The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of:
· a new continuous cough
· a high temperature
· a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia)
For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness.
If your child does develop symptoms, you can seek advice from the nhs.uk website at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/check-if-you-have-coronavirus-symptoms/. If you are concerned about your child’s symptoms, or they are worsening you can seek advice from NHS 111 at https://111.nhs.uk/ or by phoning 111.
How to stop COVID-19 spreading
There are things you can do to help reduce the risk of you and anyone you live with getting ill with COVID-19
· wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
· use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
· wash your hands as soon as you get home
· cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
· put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards
Further information is available at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Covid 19 Testing and Vaccinations
All testing will at home from 1st January 2022.
If you need replacement LFD tests (secondary only) or replacement Saliva tests (secondary and primary) please contact Mr Tyreman at the school or email on firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are not testing and would like to get your child on a program please contact the school for more details.
Finally if your child was not vaccinated please contact the school so we rebook for the future.