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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Do not send your child to school if:

  • they are showing symptoms: 
    • a temperature of 37.8 degrees or higher or they feel hot to touch on chest or back.
    • 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.
    • someone in your household is showing symptoms.

If your child or a household member has symptoms then:

Arrange a test.  Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

Get a test on-line at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ or Call 119 if you have problems using the internet.  If no tests are available online, do not call the helpline to get a test. No extra tests are available through the helpline.

Inform the school of the results.  If the test is negative you can end your self-isolation and return to school work etc.

If the test is positive - Inform Track and trace and follow public health advice on when to self-isolate and what to do.

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