Test & Trace over Easter

by | Mar 26, 2021

With the Easter break almost upon us, I wanted to outline the arrangements for letting us know if your child develops symptoms and/or gets a positive COVID test result after Friday 26th March. The table below summarises our track and trace arrangements for over half-term:

Symptoms begin (or date of positive test if asymptomatic) on Saturday 27th March Symptoms begin (or date of positive test if asymptomatic) on Sunday 28th March Symptoms begin (or date of positive test if asymptomatic) on Monday 29th March – Monday 12th April
Action Required by the school if the positive case has been in schoolParents to book a test and Inform school immediately.

If test is positive, school will notify individuals within respective bubble who may have come into contact on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th March.

Notified individuals will have to self-isolate for 10 days

Parents to book a test and Inform school immediately.

If test is positive, school will notify individuals within respective bubble who may have come into contact on Friday 26th March.

Notified individuals will have to self-isolate for 10 days

Please contact the school informing us of any tests taken and the result received.

Your child should not return to school until the self-isolation period has ended.

There will be no requirement for the school to contact trace

If you need to contact us in the event of a confirmed case between the close of school on Friday 26th March and Sunday 28th February then please send an email to elynch@huntingdonprimary.cambs.sch.uk
Parental ResponsibilityParents to notify close contact family and friends and follow advice as per NHS Covid-19 guidelines

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

 

Asymptomatic Testing for Households

We encourage family members to take part in regular asymptomatic testing which is available for free at home. See this leaflet for details: http://www.cambslearntogether.co.uk/asset-library/Corona-Virus-Schools/210324-Household-LFD-Testing.pdf

We are informed that Lateral Flow Tests should not be carried out on children of primary age but are instead intended for secondary pupils and adults.

Yours sincerely,
Elaine Lynch

Head Teacher

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