The Main Symptoms Of Coronavirus
A high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
A new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal
Most people with coronavirus have at least one of these symptoms.
How Long To Self-Isolate?
If you have have tested positive for coronavirus, you'll usually need to self-isolate for at least 10 days but must follow NHS advice.
You must self-isolate for 10 days if you have been told to by NHS Test and Trace.
What to do if you have Symptoms?
If you have any of the main symptoms of coronavirus:
Inform The School.
Staff should email or telephone Nicki Riddle and parents should telephone:
or EMAIL – email@example.com
Get A PCR Test.
Check if you have coronavirus as soon as possible.
Click here with information on how to do this. Inform the school of the test outcome as soon as possible.
Stay At Home
Do not have visitors until you get your test – only leave your home to have a test. As a precaution, siblings should also remain at home until the outcome of the test is known.
In general, students who are close contacts with confirmed cases can continue to attend school. However, they are advised to get a PCR test to check. Guidance on Self-isolation is available here.
Student and Parent Information Films
How to report a home Covid-19 test result
How to carry out a home Covid-19 test