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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

To help keep you informed regarding the measures we are taking as a school in response to the Coronavirus, we have created this Question and Answer area on the school website. 

Guidance from Southend Borough Council

Parents can access the latest guidance regarding Coronavirus from Southend Borough Council.  Advice is updated daily.

https://www.southend.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

Illness

As you know, any child who is now in school, is following a strict regime of handwashing and good hygiene in order to minimise the risk of germs spreading.  To keep our whole community as safe as possible, any child who is unwell should be kept at home and the school informed immediately.

If your child shows symptoms of coronavirus they will need to isolate at home for 10 days.  They should also be tested for the virus.  Evidence of the test result will need to be shared with the school.  In line with government advice, if a child tests  positive the other children and adults in their class group will be asked to self-isolate for 14 days and their classroom deep cleaned. 

Thank you for your understanding and support.

 

 

Mobile testing units are at various locations across Essex and  are run by the Ministry of Defence.

To find out their current location please click on the link: 

https://www.essex.gov.uk/news/current-dates-and-locations-for-mobile-testing-units

 

 

Government Guidance - Returning to school in September

Please see the information booklet from the government regarding all children returning to school full time in September:

If you have any questions about COVID-19 related to
education, you can contact the government helpline:

Phone:   0800 046 8687

DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

 


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