Guidance on Illness


Covid-19 Advice - September 2020

If anyone in your family develops a new persistent cough, a high temperature and / or loss of taste for smell, the whole household needs to isolate.


If you break this law not only are you putting children, staff and parents at risk in the school community , but you could also receive a fine from the police. 


Go to 111 online for advice and then, if needed, ring 119 or book a test online. 


Children must not be in school until the person with symptoms has has received a negative test result. 


For up to date information, please click on the link below for the Wessex Healthier Together website.   


On behalf of the Healthier Together Campaign, a joint initiative between the NHS and Public Health.  Please check the guidance sheet below for advice on common winter illnesses and appropriate signposting to assist with keeping children and young people well this winter. 


This guidance enables you to be aware of the medical advice relating to winter illnesses –  and in particular, letting you know where you can access services.


If your child has another illness, that is not Covid related and you would like advice on whether they should or can be in school. Please click on  the link below. the Wessex Healthier Together website has information on a wide range of illnesses


Public Health England - Guidance on winter illness
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