Latest Advice To Schools Regarding Coronavirus and Potential School Closures.
Please be advised that schools are subject to the following procedures before any decision to close the school is made.
Current advice remains in place: No school should close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless advised to do so by Public Health England.
Should the need arise, PHE will trace anyone who has had close contact with a confirmed case during the infectious period to provide the appropriate health advice. Anyone who has not been contacted directly by PHE should continue to go about their daily routine as normal and is asked to follow the publicly available health guidance at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
New guidance for households with symptoms 17th March 2020
Yesterday, the Government introduced new guidance on whole household isolation in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:
The symptoms are:
The full stay at home guidance for households with these symptoms can be found here:
The Prime Minister’s statement from Monday 16 March can be found here:
The Department for Education has set up a general helpline for educational settings and parents for queries or concerns relating to Coronavirus.
Links to Latest Information
Updates on COVID-19:
Guidance for educational settings:
Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:
Latest Department for Education information: