What if my child shows symptoms at home or at school?

What to do if… Action needed Return to school when…
…my child shows Coronavirus symptoms at home ·         Do not come into school

·         Contact the school office via telephone so we can advise

·         Self-isolate

·         Get a test

·         Inform school immediately about test result

…the test comes back negative.
…my child shows Coronavirus symptoms at school ·         Collect your child from school ASAP

·         Self-isolate

·         Get a test

·         Inform school immediately about test result

…the test comes back negative.
…my child test positive for Coronavirus ·         Do not come into school

·         Contact the school office via telephone so we can advise

·         Self-isolate for at least 10 days

·         Inform school immediately about test result

…after 10 days and they feel better. They can return to school after 10days even if they have a cough or loss of smell/taste. These symptoms can last for several weeks once the infection has gone.
…somebody in my household has Coronavirus symptoms ·         Do not come into school

·         Contact the school office via telephone so we can advise

·         Self-isolate

·         Household member to be tested

·         Inform school immediately about test result

…the household member test is negative
…somebody in my household has tested positive for Coronavirus ·         Do not come into school

·         Contact the school office via telephone so we can advise

·         Self-isolate for 14 days

 

…the child has completed 14 days of self-isolation
…NHS test and trace or the school have identified my child as a ‘close contact’ of somebody with symptoms or confirmed Coronavirus ·         Do not come into school

·         Contact the school office via telephone so we can advise

·         Self-isolate for 14 days

 

…the child has completed 14 days of self-isolation
…we/my child has travelled and has to self-isolate as part of a period of quarantine ·         Do not take unauthorised leave in term time

·         All holiday requests (unless exceptional circumstances) will not be approved and you could receive a fixed-penalty notice

·         Consider quarantine requirements when booking travel

·         Provide information to school as per attendance policy

Returning from a destination where quarantine is needed:

·         Do not come into school

·         Contact the school office via telephone so we can advise

·         Self-isolate for 14 days

…the child has completed 14 days of self-isolation
…we have received medical advice that my child must resume shielding ·         Do not come into school

·         Contact the school office via telephone so we can advise

·         Proof of advice must be provided to the school office from a medical professional

…the medical professional informs you that restrictions have been lifted.