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Statement for COVID 19 - October Update

Updated Statement of Notice - Coronavirus - 15th October 2020


In preparation for the return of children to schools and educational settings in September, we wanted to provide an update as to how Ad Astra plans to implement Government Guidance to reduce the risks and the spread of Coronavirus. We will continue to monitor advice and recommendations given by the Department of Education and Public Health England, and follow any local lockdown recommendations. Any changes will be communicated out when necessary.

In order to do this, we will be following these Principles:

· Prevention

o Should any students or members of staff, or any persons within their household, display symptoms of Coronavirus (persistent cough, fever, loss of smell as guided by PHE and NHS) they will not be able to attend Ad Astra. Parents/guardians are required to notify Ad Astra ASAP where this is the case. Recommendations will be given to book a Coronavirus test, and notify Ad Astra of the results, both negative or positive, and further instruction will be given at this point.

o As per Government Guidance, any person with a positive test result must self-isolate for 10 days, and if any person within their household has tested positive, they must self-isolate for 14 days.

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