Health Advice for Parents
IMPORTANT NOTICE! Coronavirus: COVID-19
Latest update: Wednesday 17 March 2021
Self-Testing Instructions (9.3.21)
Student Home Testing (9.3.21)
Providing Remote Education: Information for Parents (v2: 27.1.21)
- COVID-19 (lateral flow tests)
- COVID-19 lateral flow tests - data protection
- COVID-19 lateral flow tests - privacy statement
- COVID-19 testing visual story
- COVID-19 frequently asked questions (FAQs)
- COVID-19 parents' guide to a positive test
For more information, please read the Government's guidance at:
Read the letter from the Headteacher (26.11.20)
I am writing to confirm the school's position as a result of growing public concern in relation to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The school remains open at this time for all children as well as for members of staff. As the advice changes from the Government this may change and further information will be given.
For anyone looking for information about the symptoms of the virus and how to prevent the spread of the infection please refer to:
All necessary measures are being taken in school to protect learners and staff at this time. I am requesting that anyone with a temperature or a new persistent cough does not attend school to minimise the risk of infection. If anyone requires further information please contact the school 01724 842960.
School Office Hours
The school office will be open from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm (Monday to Friday) until further notice (arrangements in place from Friday 4 September 2020).
Coronavirus (COVID-19) related documents and links
St Hugh's School COVID-19 Safeguarding Policy (March 2020)
School Complaints Procedures: Guidance for Schools (updated 9.4.20)
Important Advice for Schools (22.10.20)
The guidance for local-authority-maintained schools is about setting up or reviewing complaints procedures has been updated with information to the best practice guidance about handling complaints during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Any student who has had an episode of sickness and diarrhoea must stay out of school for a period of at least 48 hours from the day on which the illness ended. Parents / carers have responsibility to keep transport updated.
Where a student is required to take medicine or tablets, school staff will give the medication at the appropriate time following our medicine in schools policy.
Parents are requested to complete a medication form as soon as possible once it is known that medicine or tablets are required to be administered in school. The form is available on request from the school office.
Thank you for your continued support.
Page updated: 17 March 2021