You can help to slow the spread of Coronavirus.
Make sure you and your children follow these general principles to prevent spreading any respiratory virus:
· washing hands often - with soap and water, or the use of hand sanitiser if handwashing facilities are not available.
· covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throwing the tissue in a bin.
· people who feel unwell should stay at home and should not attend work or any education or childcare setting
· children, staff and visitors should wash their hands:
before leaving home
on arrival at school
after using the toilet
after breaks and sporting activities
before food preparation
before eating any food, including snacks
before leaving school
If your child has any of the main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), get a test as soon as possible. Stay at home until you get the result.
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
Most people with coronavirus have at least 1 of these symptoms.
We require your support with this in helping to combat the spread of the virus.
The DfE coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Parents can contact this helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
Please rest assured that the school will seek support from Public Health England, if the need arises. We will continue to update you if there are any changes.