Kennington CE Academy School Upper Vicarage Road Ashford, Kent TN24 9AG
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Covid-19 – Coronavirus

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Summer Holiday Information


Covid-19 Instructions for Parents/Carers to report any symptoms or positive cases during the summer holiday period  
Symptoms that develop within 48 hours of being in school, up until 4pm on Friday 23rd July  If a pupil develops, any of the 3 symptoms listed below please contact the school via the office email – office@downs-view.kent.sch.ukas well as contacting 119 NHS Test and Trace. The school will be involved in identifying close contacts and advising on any necessary self-isolation
Symptoms that develop after 4pm on Friday 23rd JulyIf a pupil develops, any of the 3 symptoms listed below, you do not need to contact the school. Parents and Carers should contact 119 NHS Test and Trace direct
If your child or a household member has developed symptoms, received a positive test result or have been asked to self-isolate over the summer holiday period and you are unsure if your child should return to school on Monday 6th September 2021 please either email the school office – or telephone 01233 632339 once the school has re-opened on Wednesday 1st September to discuss this.
Summer Holidays – Please Check government travel advice if you are planning a trip abroad All pupils travelling to England must adhere to government travel advice and parents should bear in mind the impact on their child’s education which may result from any requirement to quarantine or isolate upon return. Those arriving from a ‘red list’ country, or have transited through one in the past 10 days, must quarantine in a government-approved facility with a parent or legal guardian rather than at home.  

Coronavirus Guidance

In accordance with the government guidelines, we would ask that parents are vigilant/alert. For all children who are attending school if they or anyone in their households develops any of the following symptoms they should not come into school and should inform the school of this. Thank you again for your continued co-operation.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symptoms are the recent onset of any of the following:

a new continuous cough

a high temperature

a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia)

If your child or a member of their household has any of the 3 symptoms listed above could you please visit NIDIRECT.GOV.UK/CORONAVIRUS to book at test or call 119, letting the school know this on the 1st day of absence. Could you please ensure that once the test results are known the school is informed both via telephone and email before they return to school.

If you are self-isolating, please can we politely remind you that you should not be leaving your home which includes driving your child to school even if you come and remain in a car. If your child does not need to isolate, they can still come to school but would need to be brought in by another adult, please abide by the guidelines given.  If you need any support or guidance, please contact the school office.

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