Holbeach Response to COVID-19

COVID19: Risk Assessment, Action Plan and Outbreak Management Plan (September 2021)

This COVID19: Risk Assessment and Action Plan document sets out the decisions taken and measures put in place following the end of restrictions in July 2021 and changes to self-isolation protocols in August 2021, to ensure the school continues to operate in a safe way and has outbreak contingency plans in place.

Click here for the Risk Assessment, Action Plan and Outbreak Management Plan for Holbeach
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Protective Measures being followed at Holbeach

It is important to understand that the measures and controls that the school is putting in place follows the government guidance (July 2020) that highlights the following as essential measures:

How Holbeach School will use NHS Track and Trace

COVID-19 Related Absence From School: A Guide For Parents

  • A requirement that people who are ill stay at home
  • Robust hand and respiratory hygiene
  • Enhanced cleaning arrangements
  • Active engagement with NHS Test and Trace

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What are the symptoms of Covid-19?

The main symptoms of Covid-19 are:

  • A high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • A new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal

Most people with coronavirus have at least 1 of these symptoms.
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