To ensure you have the latest information we have developed this section of our website to give you all the information you need with regard to our COVID-19 response and procedures. It is important that we all follow the following procedures to ensure we can keep everyone safe.
Updates from 14th September 2023
School is following NHS guidelines which can also be found here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/covid-19/covid-19-symptoms-and-what-to-do/
Symptoms or Positive Cases
Children & staff may be asked to stay at home if they have symptoms and:
have a high-temperature
do not feel well enough to go to work, school, childcare, or do your normal activities
For a positive case of Covid Staff and pupils may be asked to:
stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 3 days after the day you took your test if you are under 18 years old
stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 5 days after the day you took your test if you are 18 years old or over
Please be reminded that we cannot legally release children early from school for any reason other than for medical appointments. We always ask for and require confirmation of appointments. Please speak with your child’s teacher if you are struggling with attendance. All information regarding attendance can be found at https://roughwoodprimary.org/attendance/
Please also use the ‘Is my child well enough for school’ website for information about when children should and should not attend school. This is the guidance we are following for all illnesses. https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/is-my-child-too-ill-for-school/
We are encouraging our families to be fully vaccinated as soon as it is available. This will support schools in keeping positive cases to a minimum and to help protect the school community.