Following guidance from GOV.UK, school opening after the Christmas holidays has been delayed.
Do not leave home if you or anyone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus.
Symptoms of coronavirus in children
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
If your child has any of the main symptoms of coronavirus:
Anyone you live with, and anyone in your support bubble, must also stay at home until you get the result.
You must not leave your home if you're self-isolating.
do not go to work, school or public places – work from home if you can
do not go on public transport or use taxis
do not go out to get food and medicine – order it online or by phone, or ask someone to bring it to your home
do not have visitors in your home, including friends and family – except for people providing essential care
do not go out to exercise – exercise at home or in your garden, if you have o
Guidance on self-isolation. Source: NHS
You will need to enter into a period of quarantine if you visited or made a transit stop in a country, territory or region that is not listed on the GOV.UK Travel Corridor List in the 14 days before you arrive in England.
If you plan to travel during school holidays, please keep up-to-date with Government travel advice. If you have booked a foreign holiday in advance, which might now require you to quarantine for a period we would ask that families make every effort to amend their arrangements to ensure that students are available to attend as much school as possible.
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The Secretary of State for education directed all schools in England and Wales to close on 23 March as part of the Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thereafter, the Department for Education provided guidance on the safeguarding of pupils during the period of school closure. The Aquinas Trust and the Academy are complying with this guidance as reflected in the addendum to the Trust Safeguarding Policy (the Addendum), which is found on the ‘Policies’ page of the Aquinas website www.aquinastrust.org. On 1 June, in accordance with Government directive, the school re-opened for children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6.