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 Department for Education – Letter to Parents

NHS Guidance for Parents

 

Coronavirus Symptoms:

covid19 symptoms

A. What to do if your child displays Coronavirus symptoms:

  1. Book a test via NHS 111 online: https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test (all children can be tested if they have symptoms, including children under 5) If you have difficulties booking or getting a test then please contact the school
  2. Keep your child (and any siblings) at home and await test results
  3. Inform the school office, via the school’s number: 020 7476 1658 or for out of hours email: absence@st-joachims.newham.sch.uk
  4. Positive result – the child must isolate for 10 days from the onset of symptoms and all members of the household must isolate for 14 days from the onset of symptoms

Negative result – Inform the school office of the result and the child may return to school once symptoms are gone (siblings may also return if they display no symptoms)

B. What to do if someone else in your household displays symptoms:

  1. Keep your children at home (even if they don’t display symptoms) and await test results for the household member
  2. Inform the school office, via the school’s number: 020 7476 1658 or for out of hours email: absence@st-joachims.newham.sch.uk
  3. Positive result – the children must isolate for 14 days from the onset of the household member’s symptoms

Negative result – the child/ren may return to school once the symptoms are gone

C. What to do if your child’s bubble is closed:

  1. The school will inform you as soon as possible via text and email
  2. Keep your child at home (the school will inform you of the date of return)
  3. Siblings in other bubbles should come to school unless your child displays symptoms (see A)
  4. Your child should login to Google Classroom to begin their virtual home learning
  5. If your child has access issues to Google Classroom then please contact the school

NHS COVID 19 Symptoms Poster


Covid19 Absence Guidance Chart

covid19 absence chart