Following the recent Government decision to move to the delay phase of the Coronavirus action plan, Worthington Primary school will continue to update children, parents and staff in the coming weeks.
At Worthington Primary school we take the health and safety of our pupils and staff very seriously, so we're sharing guidance from Public Health England on steps we should all be taking. Current guidelines state that you should stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms. This means that you should:
Stay at home for 7 days if you have either :
You should not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
Tips for staying at home - It is important to stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading.
This advice applies to all Worthington Primary school pupils and staff. There is currently no decision to close the schools in the UK, however this new advice may have an impact on staffing levels in the coming weeks. I will keep you updated via text to inform you of any staff changes.
Where a pupil is in self-isolation, in accordance with latest information and advice from Department of Health and Social Care and Public health England, the pupil will be recorded as unable to attend due to exceptional circumstances in the attendance register. If your son/daughter is in self-isolation, we will be sensitive to a parent's decision to keep any siblings at home. This will also be recorded as exceptional circumstances in the attendance register.
If your child is well and you choose for them to stay at home then this will be classed as an unauthorised absence.
Prevention at school
In the coming weeks we may also decide to:
We will continue to keep you informed of any further changes
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