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COVID-19

We would like to confirm that Dunston Primary and Nursery Academy are following the full advice of Public Health England and will keep parents/carers updated of any changes. 

 

Advice for parents on Covid-19:

 

What to do if….

Action Needed

Return to school when….

..my child has coronavirus symptoms

  • DO NOT come into school
  • Contact school daily to update on their condition
  • Self-Isolate
  • Get a test
  • Inform school of the test result as soon as you get it

…the test comes back negative

… my child tests positive for coronavirus symptoms

  • DO NOT come into school
  • Contact school daily to update on their condition
  • Self-isolate for at least 10 days
  • Inform school of the test result as soon as you get it

….they feel better.  They can return to school after 10 days even if they still have a cough or loss of taste/smell.  These symptoms can last for several weeks once the infection is gone.

…someone in my household has coronavirus symptoms

  • DO NOT come into school
  • Contact school daily to update on your child’s condition
  • Self-isolate
  • Household member to get a test
  • Inform school of the test result as soon as they get it

…the household member test is negative

…someone in my household has tested positive for coronavirus

  • DO NOT come into school
  • Contact school daily to update on your child’s condition
  • Self-isolate for 14 days

…the 14 days of self-isolation is complete

…NHS test and trace have identified your child as a ‘close contact’ of someone who has tested positive for coronavirus

  • DO NOT come into school
  • Contact school daily to update on your child’s condition
  • Self-Isolate for 14 days

…the 14 days of self-solation is complete

…we have travelled to a country where you have to quarantine on your return

  • Do not take unauthorized leave in term time
  • Consider quarantine requirements before booking travel
  • DO NOT come into school
  • Contact school daily to update on your child’s condition
  • Self-isolate for 14 days

…the 14 days of self-isolation is complete

Another member of the household has travelled to a country where they have to quarantine on return

  • Any members of the household who have NOT travelled do not need to self-isolate unless anyone in the household develops symptoms

Students should be in school if they have not travelled

 

 

For more information on how to book a test, please click on the following link: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/testing-and-tracing/get-a-test-to-check-if-you-have-coronavirus/

Public Health England letter to parents

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