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Covid -19 Info for Parents

The self-isolation guidance has changed. The 10-day self-isolation period for those who record a positive PCR test result for Covid-19 has been reduced to 5 days in most circumstances.  The DfE has confirmed that this applies to children who attend school. Individuals may now take rapid lateral flow tests on day 5 and day 6 of their self-isolation period. If those test results are negative they no longer have to complete 10 full days of self-isolation and can return to school immediately.

From 14 December 2021, adults who are fully vaccinated and all children and young people aged between 5 and 18 years and 6 months identified as a contact of someone with COVID-19 are strongly advised to take a LFD test every day and continue to attend their setting as normal, unless they have a positive test result.

Please be aware of new Suffolk County Council Public Health guidance effective from November 1st 2021 (reviewed fortnightly):


  • Entry to school is restricted to staff and essential visitors only.
  • Any visitors to wear a face covering while on-site, this includes adults collecting children in the playground.
  • Staff are required to wear face coverings in communal areas outside of the classroom, unless exempt for medical reasons.
  • From November 15th, the sibling rule will no longer apply to level 1 and 2 schools.  Vaccinated staff and pupils will be asked to continue to attend and undertake a daily LFD test.

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06.01.22 Letter to parents re. spring term 2022 changes to guidance 1

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09.12.21 Letter to parents in response to Prime Minister's announcement re. Plan B

29.11.21 Letter to parents in response to Prime Minister's announcement

15.11.21 Update re. New recommended measures for schools and settings from Suffolk Public Health with immediate effect

Important: New Suffolk County Council enhanced Covid control measures effective from 1st November 2021

Important: New Suffolk County Council enhanced Covid control measures effective from 6th October 2021



The main symptoms of Coronavirus are:
- A high temperature
- A new continuous cough
- Loss or change in sense of smell/taste

If your child  has any of these symptoms your child MUST NOT attend school.
 Let the school know
 Book a PCR test here:
 Your child cannot return until the result is negative or you have completed the advised isolation time.


If a child or adult receives a positive LFD test they will need to have a PCR test as well.


From 16 August, if you are a contact of someone who has COVID-19 and you are fully vaccinated, or aged under 18 years 6 months, you will not be required to self-isolate (this means that siblings of someone that has Covid-19 or who have been a close contact, can attend school as normal (unless otherwise advised by Track and Trace).

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