Current information for parents
Children or adults should seek a test as soon as possible if they display any of the 3 main symptoms.
NHS listed symptoms are at least one of:
- high temperature
- new continuous cough
- loss of or change to your sense of smell or taste (anosmia)
The self-isolation period is now 10 days for everyone. This means that, in the event of a positive test result for COVID-19 you should self-isolate for 10 days from:
- the day you become symptomatic if you are the person who tested positive (case A), or
- the day you tested positive, you did not have symptoms prior to testing positive (case B), or
- the day you last had contact, if you are a close contact of someone who tested positive (case C).
To calculate the period of self-isolation, count as day 1
- the first day following the onset of symptoms (case A), or
- the day after the test was taken if you/ they were not symptomatic first (case B), or
- the day after your last contact if you are a close contact of a positive case (case C).
Day 11 is then the day that you/ they can resume normal activity/ return to school.
CONTACTING SCHOOL, REPORTING ABSENCES, ORDERING & REPORTING TEST RESULTS
- To report any school absence: Call 01943 462349 and leave a message (option 1). Do not email about absences as these messages may not be picked up in time.
- To order a COVID-19 test: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/testing-and-tracing/get-a-test-to-check-if-you-have-coronavirus/ or call 119 if you have no internet access. If you are unable to access a test, call school on 01943 462349.
- To report a COVID-19 test result in school hours (08:45- 16:00): Call 01943 462349. You may be asked to provide a copy of the result.
- To report a COVID-19 test result out of school hours: Call or text 07891 279271, including child’s name.
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- 2020.09.25 PHE NHS parent letter.pdf
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- 2020.12.15 Parent guide to COVID actions.pdf
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