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Covid related pupil absence guidance whilst remote learning

 Covid-19 related pupil absence – a quick parent guide

 

 

What to do if…

Action Needed…

Return to school groups when…

Return to remote learning when…

 

my child has Covid-19 symptoms.

  • high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough
  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste.
  • Do not come to school.
  • You do not need to engage in remote learning if your child is feeling unwell.
  • You MUST contact school to inform us.

 check if you have coronavirus

                   or dial 911

- Inform the school immediately about the test result.

- School will remain in contact with you during this period to check on the wellbeing of the family and ensure remote learning support is available once your child is well enough to resume learning.

 

the test comes back negative or a period of 10 days has passed since the symptoms started, and the child feels well.

when your child feels well even if this is before the end of their isolation period.

my child tests positive for Covid-19.

- Do not come to school.

  • You do not need to engage in remote learning if your child is feeling unwell.
  • You MUST contact school to inform us.
  •  Agree the earliest date for possible return (minimum of 10 days).

- Self-isolate the whole household.

 When to self-isolate and what to do -

 Coronavirus (COVID-19)

- School will remain in contact with you during this period to check on the wellbeing of the family and ensure remote learning support is available once your child is well enough to resume learning.

 

10 days have passed since symptoms began, even if they still have a cough or

loss of taste/smell (These symptoms can last for several weeks).

AND the child feels well.

when your child feels well even if this is before the end of their isolation period.

my child test result comes      back negative.

  • You MUST contact school to inform us.Discuss when your child can come back (same day/next day).

the test comes back negative.

 

Your child should engage in remote learning during this period if they feel well enough.

 

…they feel well enough.

 

Your child can continue with remote learning as long as they feel well enough.

my child is very ill with symptoms not linked to

Covid-19.

- Do not come to school.

  • You do not need to engage in remote learning if your child is feeling unwell.

- You MUST contact school to inform us.- Ring on each day of illness- if we don’t hear from you we will follow up with a phone call.

 

after 48 hours following the last bout of sickness or diarrhoea (as per attendance

policy).

…they feel well enough.

…my child has a cold symptoms (a runny nose, a tickly cough, is sneezing).

  • Come to school groups.
  • Continue to engage in remote learning.
  • If unsure, call the school and we will help inform your decision.

 

Your child can continue to attend school.

Your child can continue to engage in remote learning.

someone in my household has Covid-19 symptoms.

  • Do not come to school groups.
  • You MUST contact school to inform us.Self-isolate the whole household.
  • Household member to get a test.

- Inform school immediately about test result.

the test comes back negative.

 

Your child should engage in remote learning during this period.

Your child can continue to engage in remote learning.

someone in my household tests positive for Covid-19.

  • Do not come to school.
  • You MUST contact school to inform us.
  • Agree the earliest date for possible return (minimum of 14 days).

- Self-isolate the whole household.

your child has completed 10 days of isolation.

 

Your child should engage in remote learning during this period.

 

Your child can continue to engage in remote learning.

NHS test and trace has identified my child or household member as a close contact of somebody with symptoms or confirmed Covid-19.

  • Do not come to school.
  • You MUST contact school to inform us.
  • Agree the earliest date for possible return (minimum of 14 days).

your child has completed the advised number of days of isolation.

 

Your child should engage in remote learning during this period.

Your child can continue to engage in remote learning.

NHS test and trace has identified a household member (other than my child)

as a close contact of somebody with symptoms or confirmed Covid-19.

- The household member must self-isolate for 14 days.

- Child can continue to attend school.

Your child can continue to attend school.

Your child can continue to engage in remote learning.

a sibling attending another school has been sent home to

self-isolate due to there being a positive case in their school.

- Sibling from other school must self-isolate for 14 days.

- Non affected child(ren) can continue to attend.

Your child can continue to attend school.

Your child can continue to engage in remote learning.

 

my child has travelled

abroad from a country or territory that is NOT on the exempt list of countries.

If returning from a destination where

quarantine is needed*:

  • Minimum of 14 days self-isolation for all those who travelled.
  • Contact school to inform us you are back in the country and we will agree the earliest date for a possible return to school.

- Self-isolate the whole household.

*Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

 (FCDO) – for up to date travel information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

my child has travelled abroad from a country or

territory that IS on the exempt list of countries.

If returning from a destination where quarantine is NOT needed:

 territories list to confirm the country you have travelled from or through is on the exempt list.

  • Contact school to inform us you have returned

to the UK and agree a return date to school.

 

 

I have travelled from a country that requires us to

quarantine (but my child didn’t travel).

  • As long as you do not have/have not had symptoms in the last 14 days, your child can

continue to attend school.

  • The person who has travelled MUST NOT leave the house, including to do pick-ups and drop offs (please contact school if you need support getting

your child to school).

 

 

we have received medical advice that my child must resume shielding.

  • Do not come to school.
  • Contact school to inform us and provide evidence to support this.

- Shield until you are informed that restrictions are lifted and shielding is paused again.

 

 

my child’s bubble in their

school is closed due to a Covid-19 outbreak in school.

  • Child must not come to school.
  • Support your child at home with remote education provided by us.

- This child will need to self-isolate for 14 days or

until informed to return to school.

- Other siblings may continue to attend school.

 

 

I am unable to get a test for someone in the household who has symptoms

If you are not able to get a test in the first 5 days of having symptoms, your child and anyone they live with must stay at home and self-isolate for

14 days. Anyone in your support bubble must also stay at home.

 

 

what I can and cannot do

Latest Covid guidance

Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do

 

 

 

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