It is essential that any pupil who has COVID-19 symptoms, or who share a household with someone who has symptoms, does not attend the school and follows the self-isolation guidance and access a test at a testing site or at home using the online booking portal.
The main symptoms of COVID-19 are:
WG recommend testing for those with a continuous cough, fever, or loss of or change in the sense of taste or smell.
If an individual has other cold-like symptoms, such as a runny nose, they do not need to be tested or to self-isolate.
IF YOUR CHILD IS ILL PLEASE DO NOT BRING THEM TO SCHOOL
Booking a free coronavirus (COVID-19) test is done through the online booking portal. This will then give you a range of testing options available in your local area. This will usually be:
Test centre - Booking a test at a drive-in test centre is likely to be the fastest way to get a test.
Walk in local testing centres are shortly being opened in a number of locations. This network is continuing to expand to make it easier for people without cars to get a test.
Pupils returning to school will routinely have their temperature checked on their first day back at school,
Thanks for your continued support