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Students being sent home after developing possible Covid-19 symptoms

Following advice from Education Services, any of our students who need to be sent home due to having possible Covid symptoms, and their parents/carers, should read the information in the following documents. These explain the situation and provide initial advice.

Letter for Parents/Carers of students sent home with possible Covid symptoms

Letter for Students/Apprentices sent home with possible Covid symptoms

Information in these documents will be updated as advice from Public Health changes, so please do read them if your son/daughter/ward is sent home with possible Covid symptoms, even if they were sent home last week or earlier and you read the leaflets then.

Please also read the latest guidance below as this will be updated as and when advice from Education Services/Public Health changes. 

Latest Guidance

If anyone becomes unwell with any flu-like symptoms (headache, muscle aches, blocked nose, fever, sore throat, cough, sneezing, shortness of breath or loss of taste or smell) they must stay at home. Anyone developing symptoms at the college will be sent home immediately and advised to contact the Coronavirus helpline to arrange testing.

Symptomatic individuals should isolate on their own until they have received a negative test result. Young children will require a parent or carer to isolate with them. Assuming family members have no contact with the isolating child and parent/carer, they can carry on their activities as normal.

Information about testing is available HERE