If you are a member of a household, childcare bubble or support bubble of staff or a pupil, you can get a twice-weekly test. We urge all households to access these tests as this will help ensure all pupils coming in are free from COVID-19. Our staff are already testing themselves, using these kits, twice a week.

4 easy stages of a rapid Covid 19 self test poster

Check the instructions on your LFT kit as some do not require a throat swab and have different result times. Above is for adults only. Pupils are not expected to get tested unless they have symptoms.
Read Mr Pearson’s letter to parents here

Advice for parents during coronavirus
Whilst coronavirus is infectious to children it is rarely serious. If your child is unwell it is likely to be a non-coronavirus illness, rather than coronavirus itself. Whilst it is extremely important to follow Government advice to stay at home during this period, it can be confusing to know what to do when your child is unwell or injured.
Remember that NHS 111, GPs and hospitals are still providing the same safe care that they have always done. Here is some advice to help:

Covid 19 Advice for parents when child is unwell or injured poster

Oxfordshire County Council
For up to date information, visit Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Oxfordshire County 

NHS information and advice on Coronavirus COVID-19: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Child Friendly Explanation of Coronavirus

Welfare information for families eligible for Free School Meals Letter to Parents (18 March 2020)

Please also see the Public Health Notice for more information.

Coronavirus MULTILINGUAL hygiene and prevention Advice
The children are always taught about good hygiene in school and we have been focussing on the importance of good handwashing and how to reduce the spread of germs.

OCC Fact Sheets OCC Fact sheets, plus Covid-19 measures for renters, benefit claimants, asylum seekers

World Health Organization Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/healthy-parenting

NHS information and advice on Coronavirus COVID-19: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

The World Health Organization and UN have worked together to create this story for children about COVID-19 in other languages: https://interagencystandingcommittee.org/iasc-reference-group-mental-health-and-psychosocial-support-emergency-settings/my-hero-you
WHO have also worked with other agencies to create some helpful sheets for parenting support during COVID-19. This one is about one on one time. https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/healthy-parenting/english-tipsheet1-updated.pdf?sfvrsn=788a73e3_2
More posters can be found here: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/healthy-parenting

National Autistic Society

CBBC Newsround Coronavirus video series from CBBC Newsround explains what is happening in a child-friendly way.

E-Bug A useful website with advice and information about coronavirus and a ‘Back to School Bubble’ e-story book to download to help children understand the new protective measures that may be in place at their school, in an age-appropriate way. https://e-bug.eu/eng_home.aspx?cc=eng&ss=1&t=Information%20about%20the%20Coronavirus

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