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COVID-19

Hindhayes School COVID-19 phone line   01458 444935

What to do:       

What to do if......... Action Needed Return to school when....
My child has coronavirus symptoms
  • Do not come to school
  • Contact the school daily
  • Self-isolate
  • Get a test
  • Inform school immediately of the test result
The test comes back negative
My child tests positive for corona virus
  • Do not come to school
  • Contact the school daily
  • Self-isolate for 10 days
  • Inform school immediately of the test result.
Student feels better. They can return to school after 10 days even if they have a cough or loss of smell/taste. These symptoms can last for several weeks once the infection is gone. 
Somebody in my household has coronavirus symptoms
  • Do not come to school
  • Contact the school daily
  • Self-isolate
  • Household member to get a test
  • Inform school immediately of the test result.
The household member's test is negative.
Somebody in my house has tested positive for coronavirus
  • Do not come to school
  • Contact the school daily
  • Self-isolate for 14 days
The student has completed 14 days of self-isolation and is symptom free.
NHS track and trace have identified my child as a 'close contact' of somebody with symptoms or confirmed coronavirus.
  • Do not come to school
  • Contact the school daily
  • Self-isolate for 14 days
The student has completed 14 days of self isolation.
My child has travelled and has to self-isolate as a part of a period of quarantine
  • Do not take unauthorised leave in term time.
  • Consider quarantine requirements and FCO advice when booking travel
  • Provide information to school as per the attendance policy
  • Returning from a destination where quarantine is needed
  • Do not come to school
  • Contact the school daily
  • Self-isolate for 14 days
The quarantine period of 14 days has been completed
We have received medical advice that my child must return to shielding
  • Do not come to school
  • Contact the school as required to discuss support with the pastoral team
  • Shield until you are informed that restrictions are lifted and shielding is paused again.

The school or medical prefessionals inform you that restrictions have been lifted abd tge student can return to school again.

My child develops COVID-19 symptoms during the school day such as a persistent cough, temperature, loss of taste or small.
  • Tell a member of staff immediately
  • GO straight to First Aid
  • Inform the first aider that you have COVID-19 symptoms before entering
  • Staff to wear full PPE
  • Phone call home
  • Student to be collected
  • Parents/Carers to follow government guidance for testing and self-isolation
The student has a negative test result or the student feels better. They can return to school after 10 days even if they have a cough or loss of taste/smell. These symptoms can last for several weeks once the infection is gone