Coronavirus Information Page

 

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The main symptoms of Coronavirus are:
· A high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
· A new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
· A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal.

 

If your child has coronavirus symptoms:
· You should not send your child to school and should report their absence by calling: 01803 317901 · They must isolate immediately and arrange a PCR test via the NHS online portal or by calling 119
· The rest of the household must isolate until you know the result of the PCR test, unless they are fully vaccinated or under 18 years and six months
· Other members of the household are encouraged to book a PCR test
· You must inform the school of the result
· Your child will not be able to return to school until you have informed us that you have received the test result giving the all clear

 

If your child tests positive for Coronavirus:
· You must notify the school IMMEDIATELY of the positive test result
· During the hours of 8am – 4pm during term time weekdays please report the positive test result by calling 01803 317901
· Outside of school hours please call 01803 317901 and leave a voicemail. A member of school will call you back when school reopens
· Your child must self-isolate in line with government guidance
· The rest of the household must isolate until you know the result of the PCR test, unless they are fully vaccinated or under 18 years and six months
· Other members of the household are encouraged to book a PCR test

 

What happens when I inform the school that my child has tested positive for Coronavirus?
· A member of school staff will make contact with you to verify the details of the confirmed
· The Headteacher will inform the Local Authority/ DFE Help Line if the Outbreak Threshold is met
· A risk assessment meeting will be call by Public Health and the Local Authority who will coordinate the school’s response to the confirmed case
· There may be many people in contact with you to help support the track and trace process and your full cooperation is appreciated
· Communication will be sent out to the school community via our normal communication channels
· It is important that we have the most up to date contact information for you
· School work will be set by the school through Google Classroom. If your child is unable to access Google Classroom then please contact the school for an Individual Learning Pack which we will post home.

 

Further useful information (click on the link)Working from home expectations for student