Further advice to parents regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We are now in the delay phase of our management of COVID-19 so I would like to point you towards the latest advice from the NHS and the Government.

If your child has symptoms of COVID-19 infection (coronavirus ), however mild, they need to stay at home and not leave your house for 7 days from when their symptoms started.

The most common symptoms of  COVID-19 are recent onset of:

  • new continuous cough and/or
  • high temperature of 37.8°C (100°F) or more

Please read carefully and follow the stay at home guidance below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-people-with-confirmed-or-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection

Please be mindful that the school staff cannot give medical guidance or advice we can only point you towards the best advice for you to follow from the NHS.

The NHS 111 online coronavirus section

https://111.nhs.uk/service/COVID-19/  or  https://111.nhs.uk/

Lastly please encourage your children to keep washing their hands or using hand sanitiser

  • before leaving home
  • on arrival at school
  • after using the toilet
  • after breaks and sporting activities
  • before food preparation
  • before eating any food, including snacks
  • before leaving school