What To Do If Anyone In Your Household Has Covid-19 Symptons

 What to do if… Actions Attendance Code Return to school when…
My child has Covid-19 symptoms  

  •  Do not attend school
  •  Contact school daily
  • Get a test
  •  Inform school immediately about the test result

 

X The test comes back negative
My child tests positive for Covid-19  

  •  Do not attend school
  • Contact school daily
  • Self isolate for at least 10 days
  • Inform us immediately about the test result

 

X They feel better. As a minimum that can return to school after 10 days even if they still have symptoms which can last for many weeks after the infection is gone
Somebody in my household has Covid-19 symptoms  

  • Do not attend school
  • Contact school daily
  • Self isolate as a household
  • Get a test
  • Inform school immediately about the test result

 

X The household member test is negative
Somebody in my household has tested positive for Covid-19  

  • Do not attend school
  • Contact school daily
  • Self isolate for 14 days

 

X The child has completed 14 days of self isolation
The NHS test and trace have identified my child as a close contact of somebody with symptoms or confirmed Covid-19  

  • Do not attend school
  • Contact school daily
  • Self isolate for 14 days

 

X The child has completed 14 days of self isolation
We/my child has travelled and has to self isolate as part of a quarantine period  

  • Do not take unauthorised holiday during term time
  • Provide information to school as per our attendance policy
  • Do not attend school
  • Contact school daily
  • Self isolate for 14 days

 

X The quarantine period of 14 days has passed
We have received medical advice that my child must resume shielding  

  • Do not attend school
  • Contact your House Leader weekly to check in and sort a remote work package
  • Shield until you are informed that restrictions are lifted and shielding is paused

 

X The school informs you that shielding has been lifted and your child can return

 

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