Covid-19 Update – 19th November

Just one new positive case this week. We have an infection Prevention and Control Nurse from Public Health in Newcastle visiting us this afternoon to support us in our efforts to reduce in school transmission if Covid-19.

Lots of pupils and staff continue to be identified as close contacts. If you or you child are identified as a close contact, we strongly advise you / them to get a PCR test and to do 10 days of LFD home testing. Everyone is encouraged to continue twice weekly LFD home testing.

As usual, please report all positives and PCR negatives to covid19.ncs@percyhedley.org.uk this mailbox is monitored every day so that we can inform staff and families as soon as we are aware that anyone is identified as a close contact.

Covid 19 Update – 12th November

We have a number of positive cases in school these are mainly located in two classes. Currently, we are strongly advising that, if you or your child is identified as a close contact then you/they access an immediate PCR test (from a test centre or postal test) followed by 10 days of LFD (home) tests. Your child can attend school if they have no symptom. If they are poorly at all, please do not send them to school until they have a negative PCR result.