Home Testing

Today or tomorrow your child will bring home a test kit.  There are 3 tests in the box. The latest Government guidance is attached. Could you please spread the 3 tests across the Easter holidays so that your child has been tested just before their return on 12th April.  School only needs to be informed if the test is POSITIVE. Thank you

Testing at home throughout the Easter holidays for schools and colleges.

Following the success of the asymptomatic testing programme on the return to school and college, it is vital to keep testing at home throughout the Easter holidays and into the summer term. Please pass on this message to all of your staff, students and parents:

Test twice a week at home from now on (all those who are able to)

Report results online as positive, negative or void. This information is critical in helping us to understand the prevalence of the virus across the country

Continue to test twice weekly over the Easter holidays

Test before returning to school or college for the summer term, either the night before, or morning of, the first day back, to find and isolate any positive cases

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