School Management of COVID-19 Symptoms

Main symptoms

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal

Most people with coronavirus have at least 1 of these symptoms.

If children present with ANY of these symptoms they should be kept off school.  Parents are advised arrange a PCR test.  Isolation periods for the pupil and household can be found on the School Management of COVID_19 flow chart.

Government Guidance for schools (July 2021) can be found at:

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