Coronavirus Testing for Schools and Schools
The DFE has announced Coronavirus testing will be available from January 2021. Teachers and students will have access to rapid testing to help keep schools and Schools open throughout the spring term.This will be backed up by daily testing for staff who have been in close contact with a positive case therefore eliminating the need for self-isolation and allowing them to continue to come into school or School.
Students will be eligible for daily testing if they have been in close contact with a positive case. Click here to see a helpful guide on getting a Covid-19 Test.
If you would like more information you can read the press notice
and the guidance
online as well as some Q&A
to answer some of your questions.
Harrow Council provide advice on Covid-19 and seasonal coughs and colds. There is also a helpful flowchart produced by NHS in NW London to help you decide whether you should send your child to school or not. Click here to view the file.
Public Health England have produced a letter for parents and carers which explains when a person requires a coronavirus test and what the symptoms of coronavirus are.
The school has devised a Covid 19 checklist which is very carefully considered and completed following a positive case within school. Please click here
to view the file.
Definitions of Covid-19 Symptoms - A quick reference guide by NHS Central London for parents and carers. Please click here to view the file.
The school's risk assessment acts to document the risk control measures we had in place ahead of opening to all pupils in the autumn term 2020. It covers the measures we needed above and beyond the usual control measures we have in place. Please click here to view the file.
See below for the most recent letters from school regarding coronavirus.