We currently have no confirmed cases of COVID-19 within our school community. We would recommend any unconfirmed cases follow the NHS self isolation advice and inform school. People who are not unwell are still expected to attend school this applies to staff and children.
We would like to reassure you that we have talked to all pupils and staff to make sure they;
- wash their hands often, with soap and water for at least 20 seconds,
- before leaving home
- on arrival at school
- after using the toilet
- after breaks and sporting activities
- before preparing food
- before eating any food, including snacks
- before leaving school
- If soap and water are not available, we use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol
- Avoid touching their eyes, nose and mouth and unwashed hands
- Cover their cough or sneeze, with a tissue, then throw the tissue in a bin
- Avoid close contact with people who are unwell
- clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
- If they feel unwell, stay home
If you are worried about symptoms call NHS 111 do not go directly to your GP or other healthcare environments.
Current stay at home guidance
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, however mild, stay at home and do not leave your house for 7 days from when your symptoms started. This action will help protect others in your community whilst you are infectious.
- Plan ahead and ask others for help to ensure that you can successfully stay home
- Ask your friends and family to help you to get the things you need to stay at home
- Stay at least 2 metres (about 3 steps) away from other people in your home whenever possible
- sleep alone, if possible
- wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, each time using soap and water
- stay away from vulnerable individuals such as the elderly and those with underlying health conditions as much as possible
- You do not need to call NHS 111 to go into self-isolation. However, if your symptoms worsen during home isolation or are no better after 7 days. contact NHS 111 online. If you have no internet access, you should call NHS 111. For a medical emergency, dial 999.