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COVID-19 Updates


If your child or anyone in your household is displaying COVID-19 symptoms they MUST stay at home. Please  report their absence in the correct way and arrange for them to have a COVID-19 test

Government Guidance 

Help control the virus

To protect yourself and others, when you leave home you must:Staying alert and safe | Healthwatch Richmond

  • wash hands - keep washing your hands regularly
  • cover face - wear a face covering over your nose and mouth in enclosed spaces
  • make space - stay at least a metre away from people not in your household

If you are feeling unwell, get a test and do not leave home for at least 10 days.

Further guidance on what you can and can't do can be found at:

What to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms

If you have symptoms:Dorset HealthCare :: COVID-19 (coronavirus)

  • a high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough
  • a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste

Get a test now

Do not leave home for at least 10 days after your test.

Find out more about COVID-19 testing and how long to isolate at:










School Procedures

Feedback Form - COVID-19 safety measures

Your feedback is essential to our planning around COVID-19 safety measures. 

Please use the feedback form below for all comments and questions relating to school safety procedures.








Arrangements for returning to school (September 2020)

UPDATE: 16 September 2020

LETTER: School Update – Important information and reminders (16 Sept 2020)

Please read the above letter updating parents and carers of important information relating to COVID-19 school safety measures.

FLOWCHART: Do you have symptoms of COVID-19?

COVID-19 Q&A BULLETIN: w/c 14 September 2020

Update: 7 September 2020

LETTER: Arrangements for returning to school - September 2020 (PDF) 

The above letter gives details of the arrangements for school opening. We urge parents and students to read this information carefully as it covers:

  • transport
  • arrivals & departures
  • catering
  • equipment
  • uniform
  • pastoral arrangements
  • behaviour expectations 

Useful Documents:

The School Day - September 2020 (PDF)

Entrances & Exits Map - September 2020 (PDF)

School Map - September 2020 (PDF)

Bus Timetable - September 2020 (PDF)

Face masks / coverings in school (September 2020)

Please read the following letter from the Head which confirms our current position on face masks / coverings.

LETTER: Face masks / coverings in school – Updated guidance

COVID-19 Updates - Archive

All previous COVID-19 communication can be found at:

Please be aware that this has been a fast-moving situation and that health information in these letters may be out-of-date. You should always check the Government website for the latest advice.