Corona Virus (Covid-19) Information Page

COVID-19 SPECIFIC FAQ’S

My child has a sniffle or a cold, can they attend school?

We are heading to the winter season where colds are very common. If your child has a bit of a runny nose and are feeling well enough to attend, they are still ok to attend school. If your child has a temperature of 37.8 C or above, a new persistent cough or a loss or change to their sense of smell or taste you MUST NOT send them to school.

What do I do if my child has symptoms of Covid-19 (new persistent cough, fever, loss of taste and/or smell?

Please follow Government guidelines:

  • do not bring your child to school
  • contact the school each day with an update
  • you must arrange a test yourself
  • inform the school about the test result asap

What if my child has a positive Covid-19 test?

Please do not come into school and inform the school each day. Anyone who tests positive must self-isolate for a minimum of 10 days. After this period, if they feel better, they may return to school. Pupils who have a loss of taste or smell may return after 10 days if they feel well enough.

What do I do if someone my child lives with has symptoms?

Please do not bring your child to school. The person displaying symptoms must get tested. Keep the school informed daily and let us know the test result. Only return to school if the test result is negative.

What if someone my child lives with tests positive for Covid-19?

Please do not bring your child to school. They must self-isolate for 14 days. Keep the school informed daily and only if they do not display Covid-19 symptoms after 14 days may they return to school.

What if NHS Track and Trace has identified my child as being in contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19?

Please do not bring your child to school. They must self-isolate for 14 days. Keep the school informed daily and only if they do not display Covid-19 symptoms after 14 days may they return to school.

See link below to the Government’s stay at home guidance:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance

 

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