COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Symptoms

Symptoms of COVID-19, flu and common respiratory infections include:

  • Continuous cough
  • High temperature, fever or chills
  • Loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste and smell
  • Shortness of breath
  • Unexplained tiredness, lack of energy
  • Muscle aches or pains that are not due to exercise
  • Not wanting to eat or not feeling hungry
  • Headaches that is unusual or longer lasting than usual
  • Sore throat, stuffy or runny nose
  • Diarrhoea, feeling sick or being sick

COVID-19 Risk Assessment

What has Longhill High School put into place to reduce the transmission of the virus?

  • The school follows national and local guidelines from Brighton & Hove, Department of Education and The Public Health Protection Team
  • The school community is practicing increased hygiene; pupils and staff clean their hands with hand sanitizer on entering the building and when entering and leaving the dining areas. The school community is also sneezing/coughing into their elbows and disposing of tissues in appropriate bins
  • Windows are kept open to provide increased ventilation
  • Children/young people (aged 18 years and under) who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people, where they can-returning to school when well enough and no longer have a high temperature.
  • Pupils with positive COVID-19 test (LFD or PCR) should stay at home and avoid contact with people for 3 days AFTER the test day – returning to school when well enough and no longer have a high temperature.
  • The school is following the latest government Guidance on shielding and protecting clinically extremely vulnerable people from Covid-19 to support staff and pupils