Covid-19

Charles Darwin Community Primary School Quick Guide September 2020

What to do if…

Action needed

Return to school when…

 

…my child has coronavirus symptoms (new persistent cough, or a high temperature, or loss/change of taste/smell)

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school
  • Get a test
  • Household self-isolates until test result is received
  • Inform school immediately about test result

…the test comes back negative and they are well enough to attend school.

…my child tests positive for coronavirus

  • Do not come to school
  • Child self-isolates for at least 10 days from the first day of symptoms
  • Household self-isolates for 14 days
  • Inform school immediately about test result

...they can return to school after 10 days if they feel better and they have not had a high temperature in the last 48hrs.

…somebody in my household has coronavirus symptoms

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school
  • Household self-isolates
  • 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

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school
  • Household self-isolate for 14 days

 

…the child has completed 14 days of self-isolation and has not had any symptoms of coronavirus in those 14 days.

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

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school
  • Child self-isolates for 14 days

 

…the child has completed 14 days of self-isolation and has not had any symptoms of coronavirus in those 14 days.

…we/my child travelled and has to self-isolate as part of a period of quarantine

  • Term time holidays, including absence as a result of needing to quarantine, are unauthorised.

 

Returning from a destination where quarantine is needed:

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school
  • Self-isolate for 14 days

…the quarantine period of 14 days has been completed and your child has not developed any symptoms of coronavirus in the past 14 days.

…we have received medical advice that my child must resume shielding.

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school
  • Shield until you are informed that restrictions are lifted and shielding is paused again

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

If you need to let us know that a member of your household has symptoms or to inform us of a Covid-19 test result, please email or text the contact details below. 

DO NOT USE THE SCHOOL OFFICE CONTACTS.

covid@charlesdarwin.cheshire.sch.uk

 07922 949835

Use this link to watch a guide to administering the Coronavirus test to children.

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Contact Details

Charles Darwin Community Primary School

Darwin Street
Castle, Northwich
Cheshire
CW8 1BN

Main Contact: Mr Adam Croft (Headteacher)

Tel: 01606 75194
Fax: 01606 784143
admin@charlesdarwin.cheshire.sch.uk

SEND Contact: Miss Joanne Tilley

jtilley@charlesdarwin.cheshire.sch.uk
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