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  • Southborough Lane,
  • Bromley, BR2 8AA.
  • 020 8467 2343
Southborough Primary School
Every Child a Star

Covid 19 Advice and updates

Letter from Public Health England about Testing

COVID-19 Related Pupil  Absence A Quick Reference Guide for Parents

 

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 mean coughing a lot more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24hrs.
  • A LOSS OR CHANGE TO YOUR SENSE OF SMELL OR TASTE – this means you’ve noticed you 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 COVID-19…

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

After 48hrs following the last bout of sickness if this is the cause of absence.

Someone in my household has COVID-19 symptoms…

DO NOT COME TO SCHOOL

Contact school to inform us.

Agree an earliest date for possible return.

Minimum of 14 days.

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 & trace has identified my child has been in close contact of 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.

We/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 informs 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 learning provided by school.

Your child will need to isolate for 14 days.

School will inform you when the bubble will be re-opened.

COVID-19 Related Pupil Absence A Quick Reference Guide for Parents

Our Plan for wider opening; 1/6/20

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