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Ebbsfleet Academy

COVID-19

We will continue to keep our families informed about academy plans during the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact this may have on your son/daughter's school day. Please see letters and notices or our Latest News for communications sent to families regarding important updates & information. 

Information on testing can also be found in this section.

COVID Concerns Guide:

Concern Required Actions When to return to school?

My child has COVID-19 symptoms:

High temperature

A new continuous cough

A loss or change to sense of smell or taste

DO NOT COME TO SCHOOL

Contact the school immediately by phone or by emailing us

Student to self-isolate while awaiting PCR test result

Get a PCR test by contacting NHS 119 (supplies also available from the school)

Inform the academy of the test result as soon as you are made aware

If you have a NEGATIVE test result you must contact the school via email and may return to school

If you have a POSITIVE test result INFORM THE SCHOOL IMMEDIATELY using 01322 623100

Students can return to school after 10 days if they are well enough to do so
Someone in my household has COVID-19 symptoms

 

Request a PCR test

No need to self-isolate while awaiting result

Inform the academy of the test result as soon as you are made aware

If the test result is NEGATIVE you must contact the school via email and the student can remain in school unless they are displaying symptoms.

If the test result of the household member or student is POSITIVE or a test is not taken student can return to school after the 10 days isolation period unless they are displaying symptoms

NHS Track & Trace has identified my child has been in close contact of someone with symptoms of COVID-19

Request a PCR test

Contact the school immediately by phone or by emailing us

No need to self-isolate while awaiting result

Students can remain in school unless they are displaying symptoms.
Child is unwell with any other symptoms

Parents/Carers should decide if student is well enough to attend school in the usual way.

If a student is not well enough to attend school, you must inform us either by phoning the student absence line on 01322 623100 or by emailing us

Student returns to school when they are well enough.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at: admin@theebbsfleetacademy.kent.sch.uk

Further information can be found below: