Coronavirus – Keeping safe
What am I looking for?
|High temperature||Any new high temperature where your child feels hot to touch on their chest or back|
|A new continuous cough||Coughing a lot for more than an hour, or three or more coughing episodes in 24 hours|
|Loss of, or change in, sense of smell or taste||they cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal|
What needs to happen?
- Keep your child at home – let us know they’ll be off
- Book a Covid-19 test immediately – online or call 119
- If the test is negative they can return to school
Find out more
The Department for Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)