This page will be regularly updated with any key messages and communications regarding Covid-19 and the impact it is having on school operations.

Updated on Sunday 13th September 2020 at 3pm

We have been advised that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school.  

We have worked closely with the family and Tameside Public Health to carry out a full risk assessment to be able to identify all those individuals who may have been in close contact with the affected case and have recommended that they stay at home and self-isolate until 14 days after their last contact.

If you have received an official school text message to inform you that your child may be affected and should self-isolate please refer to the letter below. If you have not received a text message your child has not been identified as a possible close contact and therefore does not need to make any change to their usual routine, including school attendance.

Covid-19 Important Information and Communications

Covid 19 Symptoms 

If your child develops Covid-19 symptoms please do not send them into school. You should inform school that they will be absent and arrange for a test.  All members of the household should self-isolate.  Please inform school of the outcome of the test.  Please contact school if you are having difficulty accessing a test.  The main symptoms of Covid 19 are: 

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature) 

  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual) 

  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal 

Further advice is available on the NHS website.  

 

 

 

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