Covid : parent information

3 symptoms of Covid-19

  • high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • 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)
  • 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

Self-isolation

Please click here for the current advice regarding self-isolation.

If your child has any of the symptoms above or tests positive for covid-19 they must self-isolate.

It is vital that you inform the school of a positive test result as soon as possible so that the necessary steps can be taken to identify ‘close contacts’.

Please ring the school office on 01482 783576

Alternatively, if it is out of hours (including weekends), please text the following details to our school mobile: 07742007123

  • Name of Child
  • Class they are in
  • Date of the positive test as well as date of onset of symptoms

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