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Frenchwood Community Primary School

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Should my child be in school - Covid19 advice

 

What to do if …

Action Needed

Return to school when …

 

My child has Covid-19 symptoms:

  • HIGH TEMPERATURE – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back
  • A NEW CONTINUOUS COUGH – this means coughing a lot more than an hour or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours.
  • A LOSS OR CHANGE TO YOUR SENSE OF SMELL OR TASTE – this means your child has noticed they cannot smell or taste anything.

DO NOT COME TO SCHOOL

Contact school to inform us

Self-isolate the whole household for 14 days

Get a test

INFORM SCHOOL IMMEDIATELY ABOUT TEST RESULT

...The test comes back negative

 

My child tests positive for covid19

DO NOT COME TO SCHOOL

Contact school to inform us

Agree an earliest date for possible return, minimum of 10 days.

Self-isolate the whole household for 14 days

Bubble isolates/remote learning

... They feel better.  They can return after 10 days even if they have a cough or loss of taste/smell.  These symptoms can last for several weeks.

 

My child tests negative

CONTACT THE SCHOOL

Discuss when your child can come back to school (same day/next day)

…The test comes back negative

 

My child is ill with symptoms not linked to covid-19

FOLLOW USUAL SCHOOL ABSENCE POLICY PROCEDURE

… 48 hours following the last bout of sickness/diarrhoea if this is the cause of the absence

 

Someone in my household has covid-19 symptoms

DO NOT COME TO SCHOOL

Contact school

Self-isolate the whole household for 14 days.

Household member to be tested.

INFORM SCHOOL IMMEDIATELY ABOUT TEST RESULTS

... The test comes back negative

 

Someone in my household tests positive for covid-19

DO NOT COME TO SCHOOL

Contact school

Agree an earliest date for possible return.  Minimum of 14 days

…The child has completed 14 days of isolation

 

NHS test and trace has identified my child has been in close contact with someone with symptoms of confirmed covid-19

DO NOT COME TO SCHOOL

Contact school

Agree an earliest date for possible return.  Minimum of 14 days

…The child has completed 14 days of isolation

 

My child has travelled and has to self-isolate as a period of quarantine

Do not take unauthorised leave in term time.

Consider quarantine requirements and FCO advice when booking travel.

Returning from a destination where quarantine is needed.

Agree an earliest date for possible return.  Minimum of 14 days from return date.

Self-isolate the whole household

…The quarantine period of 14 days has been completed

 

We have received medical advice that my child must resume shielding

DO NOT COME TO SCHOOL

Contact school

Shield until you are informed that restrictions are lifted and shielding is paused again

…School inform you that restrictions have been lifted and your child can return to school.

 

My child’s bubble is closed due to a covid-19 outbreak in school

DO NOT COME TO SCHOOL

At home support your child with remote education provided by your school.

Your child will need to isolate for 14 days

...School will inform you when the bubble will be reopened.

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