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Our Covid Risk Assessment and Plan for Staff Reduction Periods

Thank you to a colleague from a Primary School in a neighbouring authority for sharing this useful chart. 

 

WHAT TO DO IF

ACTION REQUIRED…

RETURN TO SCHOOL…

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; and/or

· A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything

Do not send your child to school;

 · Inform the school, reporting absence as normal;

· Self-isolate the whole household for 14 days;

· Arrange a test; and

 · Inform the school immediately about the test result

· The test comes back negative; or

· After 10 days where the test is positive

My child tests positive for COVID-19

· Do not send your child to school; ·Contact school to inform us of a positive test outcome;

· The school will confirm with you the earliest date for possible return, minimum of 10 days;

· Self-isolate the whole household for 14 days; and

· Where your child is well enough, complete the remote learning

· Providing your child is well they can return after 10 days; and

· They may still return after this period even if they have a cough or loss of taste/smell. These symptoms may last for several weeks

My child tests negative

· Contact the school; and

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

· As soon as possible once a negative test has been confirmed

Someone in my household has COVID-19 symptoms

· Do not send your child to school;

· Contact school;

· Self-isolate the whole household for 14 days;

· Household member to get tested; and

· Inform school immediately about the test result

· The test comes back negative; or

· After 14 days where the test is positive

Someone in my household tests positive for COVID-19

· Do not send your child to school;

· Contact school;

· Look out for potential symptoms and keep school updated if your child develops these; and

· Agree an earliest date for possible return, minimum of 14 days

· The child has completed 14 days of isolation providing they have not developed symptom

NHS Test, Trace, Protect Service has identified my child has been in close contact of someone with symptoms of confirmed COVID-19

· Do not send your child to school;

· Contact school; and

· Agree an earliest date for possible return, minimum of 14 days isolation

· The child has completed 14 days of self-isolation

We/my child has travelled and has to self-isolate as a period of quarantine

· Do not take unauthorised leave during term time;

· Consider quarantine requirements and government advice when booking travel;

· Returning from a destination where quarantine is needed; and

· 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 send your child to school;

· Contact school and provide written confirmation of this; and

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

· You have been informed by medical advisors that restrictions have been lifted and your child can return to school

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

· Do not send your child to school if your child has been instructed to self-isolate by the school (please do not choose to isolate unnecessarily);

· At home support your child with remote education provided by school; and

· Your child will need to isolate for 14 days

· School will inform you when the bubble will be reopened

 

 

We will continue to operate with dedicated gates and staggered times for year groups. These are:

Year Group

Gate to drop off / pickup

Start time

Finish time

Nursery

Nursery gate by caretaker’s house

AM: 9.00am

PM: 1.00pm

AM: 11.30am

PM: 3.30pm

Reception

Middle gate

9.05am

3.40pm

Year 1

Nursery gate by caretaker’s house

8.45am

3.20pm

Year 2

Middle gate

8.55am

3.30pm

Year 3

Middle gate

8.45am

3.20pm

Year 4

Back gate

9.05am

3.40pm

Year 5

Back gate

8.55am

3.30pm

Year 6

Back gate

8.45am

3.20pm

 


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