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COVID Symptoms quick reference guide!

Quick Reference Guide

What to do if …………

Action needed

Return to school when ………

…..my child has coronavirus symptoms

-Stay at home

-Contact school daily

-Self-Isolate

-Inform school immediately about test result

…..the test comes back negative

…..my child tests positive for coronavirus

-Stay at home

-Contact school daily

-Self-isolate for at least 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 has gone

…..somebody in my household has coronavirus symptoms

-Stay at home

-Contact school daily

-Self-isolate

-Household member to get a test

-Inform school immediately about test result

…..the household member test is negative

…..somebody in my household has tested positive for coronavirus

-Stay at home

-Contact school daily

-Self-isolate for 14 days

…..the child has completed 14 days of self-isolation

…..NHS test and trace have identified my child as a ‘close contact’ of somebody with symptoms or confirmed coronavirus

-Stay at home

-Contact school daily

-Self-isolate for 14 days

…..the child has completed 14 days of self-isolation

…..we/my child has travelled and has to self-isolate as 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 attendance policy

 

Returning from a destination where quarantine is needed

-Stay at home

-Contact 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 resume shielding

-Stay at home

-Contact the school as required by the pastoral team

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

…..school inform you that restrictions have been lifted and your child can return to school again

 

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