Members of the school community must not attend school with coronavirus symptoms or if a member of their household have symptoms they must follow the advice given by NHS track and Trace before returning to school.
We would ask that parents closely monitor children for signs of Covid-19.
The main symptoms of coronavirus are;
Most people with coronavirus have at least 1 of these symptoms.
What has Longhill High School put into place to reduce the transmission of the virus?
The testing is for those without coronavirus symptoms. These tests will help staff and students to remain in school safely. One third of people who have coronavirus experience no symptoms.
The school will be testing pupils three times using the laterial flow test. The testing will be staggered by year group and will begin from 4th March in order to allow our students to access face to face teaching at the erliest opportunity from the 8th March 2021. After three test have been carried out by the school pupils will have tests to use at home.
Staff will be provided laterial flow tests to use at home from the 8th March.
Here are some documents related to this testing: