COVID-19 Information for Parents
We encourage regular lateral flow testing. If your child has a positive lateral flow test please report the result to the office and follow the Government guidance.
If you need to order more lateral flow tests they can be obtained via the following link; https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests
Main symptoms of Covid-19
- A high temperature
- 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
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you should stay at home and avoid contact with other people. Get advice about staying at home and avoiding contact with others
18 March, this guidance applies UK WIDE
From 4am on Friday 18 March, you do not need to take any COVID-19 tests or fill in a passenger locator form when travelling to the UK from abroad. These changes apply whether you are fully vaccinated or not.
24 February, this guidance applies to ENGLAND
You are not legally required to self-isolate if you test positive for COVID-19. Stay at home if you can and avoid contact with other people.
You do not have to take daily tests or be legally required to self-isolate following contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme ends. If you were told to self-isolate before 24 February you can still make a claim up to 6 April.