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Brackenbury Primary School

Part of the
Brackenbury, Kenmont and Wendell Park
Federation

Coronavirus Information

 

Coronavirus Information

Government Guidance

The school is following all guidelines from the UK Government.   For full details parents should visit

Gov.UK Website - Coronavirus

Children and young people (aged 18 years and under) who have symptoms of a respiratory infection, including COVID-19

Respiratory infections are common in children and young people, particularly during the winter months. Symptoms can be caused by several respiratory infections including the common cold, COVID-19 and RSV.

For most children and young people, these illnesses will not be serious, and they will soon recover following rest and plenty of fluids.

Very few children and young people with respiratory infections become seriously unwell. This is also true for children and young people with long-term conditions. Some children under 2, especially those born prematurely or with a heart condition, can be more seriously unwell from RSV.

Attending education is hugely important for children and young people’s health and their future.

When children and young people with symptoms should stay at home and when they can return to education

Children and young people with mild symptoms such as a runny nose, sore throat, or slight cough, who are otherwise well, can continue to attend their education setting.

Children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people, where they can. They can go back to school, college or childcare, and resume normal activities when they no longer have a high temperature and they are well enough to attend.

All children and young people with respiratory symptoms should be encouraged to cover their mouth and nose with a disposable tissue when coughing and/or sneezing and to wash their hands after using or disposing of tissues.

It can be difficult to know when to seek help if your child is unwell. If you are worried about your child, especially if they are aged under 2 years old, then you should seek medical help.

For further information please see:  

Gov.UK Website - Coronavirus

 

 

Continuity of Education and Remote Learning Plan

In the case of a year group lockdown, and your child (and their year group bubble) having to self-isolate at home for 5-10 days, we have prepared for the children to be able to continue learning online.

Further details can be found within our Continuity of Education Plan. Information and Support for parents and pupils in relation to Remote Learning can be found on our Google Classroom page .

COVID-19 Catch Up & Recovery Funding

 Please see our dedicated website page for information about how we use this funding.