First and foremost please monitor the updates issued online by the government and comply with all guidance provided.
Normal hygiene precautions
In order to slow the spread of COVID-19, please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ which has some important guidance on the avoidance of catching and spreading germs.
Self-isolation, testing and tracing
If you have a high temperature, a new, continuous cough, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste, it is important that you self-isolate and follow the Government’s advice on testing and tracing. For detailed guidance, please visit the NHS page for self-isolation and the NHS page for testing and tracing.
Observing the lockdown
Social Distancing – Please visit this link for the current guidance on social distancing in England: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/staying-alert-and-safe-social-distancing/staying-alert-and-safe-social-distancing-after-4-july
Face to face teaching
All pupils, in all year groups, will return to education full-time from the beginning of the autumn term. This guidance is intended to support early years and childcare providers, schools, including alternative provision, and colleges with new advice on the use of face coverings.
Face coverings guidance for schools and other education institutions in England: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/face-coverings-in-education/face-coverings-in-education
Guidance for early years and childcare providers: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-early-years-and-childcare-closures
Full guidance for the opening of schools (excluding early years and further education colleges) can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/actions-for-schools-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/guidance-for-full-opening-schools