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Covid-19 Attendance

CORONAVIRUS RELATED ABSENCE
A QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE SEPTEMBER 2020

 

 

What to do if... Action required Return to school when...  Code 
My child has coronavirus symptoms - Do not come to school (minimum of 10 days)
- Contact school daily
- Self-isolate 
- Get a test
- Inform school immediately about test result
The test comes back negative x
My child tests positive for coronavirus - Do not come to school 
- Contact school daily
- Self-isolate for 10 days
- Inform school immediately about test result
They feel 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
I
Somebody in my household has coronavirus symptoms - Do not come to school  
- Contact school daily
- Self-isolate
- Household member to get a test
- Inform school immediately about test result
The household member is negative x
Somebody in my household has tested positive for coronavirus - Do not come to school 
- Contact school daily
- the person who has tested positive self-isolates for 10 days
- the rest of the household self-isolates for 14 days
The child has completed 14 days of self-isolation x
NHS Test & Trace has
identified my child as a close contact of somebody with symptoms or confirmed
Coronavirus.
- Do not come to school
- Contact school daily
- Self-isolate for 14 days
The child has completed 14
days of self-isolation
x

We/my child have travelled and have to self-isolate as part of a period of quarantine. 

*Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) – for up to date travel information

- Check the current Exempt countries and territories list to confirm

- Do not take unauthorised leave in term time
- Consider quarantine requirements and FCO advice when booking travel

Returning from a destination where quarantine is needed:
- Do not come to school  
- Contact school daily
- Self-isolate for 14 days

The quarantine period of 14 days has been completed TBC
We have received medical advice that my child must resume shielding - Do not come to school
- Contact school as required 
- Shield until you are informed that restrictions are lifted and shielding is paused again
School informs you that
restrictions have been lifted and your child can return to school again
 
x

 

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