FOR INFORMATION ABOUT OUR REMOTE LEARNING PROVISION PLEASE SEE THE PARENTS SECTION.
If a child is tested positive during the school holidays or at weekends:
Communication is vital during the current Covid 19 situation.
Parents must contact the school immediately a positive test is received via the new specifically designated email account :
The senior leadership team will monitor emails on this account daily and any positive cases up to this date will be reported to the Kent Health Protection Team to assess whether the rest of the child’s class ‘bubble’ will need to self-isolate.
We will then inform staff and parents if a class bubble has to self-isolate. A message will be sent to parents and staff via text.
As of August 2021 –
Individuals are not required to self-isolate if they live in the same household as someone with COVID-19, or are a close contact of someone with COVID-19, and any of the following apply:
This system will remain in place henceforth for reporting Covid cases to the school. We request that parents also telephone the school office, during school hours in term time if there is a positive case.
Please note - This email address is to be used only for reporting positive cases and no other business.
If a pupil or staff member develops coronavirus symptoms, they will:
If the test is negative and they feel well enough, they may return to their school or college.
If the test is positive, they need to self isolate for 14 days.