You must report results of your LFD tests both negative and/or positive on https://www.gov.uk/report-covid19-result
Once you have done this you will receive an email and/or text message from gov.uk confirming your result. This must be forward to school email address: email@example.com so that our records can be updated accordingly.
12th October 2021
We have been advised by the Local Authority to review our provision due to the high rates of Covid in Staffordshire. There are major concerns about the number of cases and the impact it is having on schools and families. As we had kept many of our procedures in place, this means very little change for us as we have kept most of our procedures to ensure we are safe. We will continue to have a high level of cleanliness across the school, keep our year groups separate from each other, including staggered playtimes and lunchtimes and continue our open drop offs and staggered pick up. We will risk assess each event to see how safe it is.
Please ensure that if your child experiences any of the three main symptoms of Covid - a loss of taste and smell, a high temperature, a continuous cough, that you take them for a PCR test. In addition, the Local Authority requests that you take them for a PCR if they have any aches and pains, tummy aches, sore throat, runny nose, headaches, tired for no reason, or sneezing.
We are committed to keeping you informed about cases in school so you can make arrangements to keep your family safe and ask you to arrange PCR tests when we ask you to.
Thank you for your continued support of our school, enabling us to keep our children and staff safe.
Testing for people with symptoms
If you have any of the following symptoms of coronavirus:
Book a coronavirus test online or by ringing 119, and remain in isolation until you receive your test result.
It is possible to catch coronavirus and not display any symptoms. Many people who have tested positive also displayed other symptoms. Staffordshire residents are therefore advised to book a coronavirus test as a precaution if they have symptoms such as:
If you have one or more of these additional symptoms, book your test online and when you are able to, select the option “My local council has asked me to get a test”.
If you have these additional symptoms you can carry on going to school or work if you are well enough to do so, and only need to self-isolate if the test comes back positive.
As part of the national testing programme, Staffordshire has a number of drive- through, walk-through and mobile testing units in operation. These must be booked in advance online or by phoning 119.
There is good availability at all Staffordshire testing sites.
There are local sites at:
Who can get a test?
Anyone with coronavirus symptoms can get a test. Coronavirus symptoms are:
a high temperature
a new, continuous cough
a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste
You can get a test for someone you live with if they have these symptoms. Do not get tests for people you live with who do not have these symptoms.
Tests are currently available for Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire residents only
You can also get a test if:
you live in England and have been told to have a test before you go into hospital, for example, for surgery
your local council asks you to get a test
you have been informed by Test & Trace that you are a close contact of a confirmed case
If you or someone you live with has any coronavirus symptoms, you can book a test using this service on the link below.PLEASE NOTE You can only book an appointment 24 hours in advance
The Government is bringing in new laws in England on Monday 14, in a bid to stop the spread of Covid-19.
In Burton, despite local efforts, the number of cases continues to rise. We are also introducing new Extra rules that Burton residents must follow along with the new national laws.
Unless people do, it is likely that the Government will step in and Burton could be put under “lockdown” with further bans on activities and businesses forced to close.
We are counting on you to go the Extra mile to protect your family and your community
Can you walk, scoot or cycle either all or some of the journey to and from school? September 2020 Back to School is not the normal start of the school year for any of our Staffordshire Schools, or their pupils. There is a risk that if more parents choose to use the car for the whole of the school journey areas will see increased congestion, parking problems and air pollution.
As a parent here is why active travel is the choice for you:
Great tips to make your walk, cycle or scoot to school the fun:
Walking cycling or scooting to school doesn’t just help the environment, it helps you to be fit and active and ready to learn:
Tips for making active travel easier and the school gates clear of traffic and safe:
Did you know that going to school in the car could mean you’re exposed to twice as much air pollution than walking, cycling or scooting the same route so why not walk, cycle or scoot? Here’s some great tips to start the day the right way:
Game on! Games to make every school journey an adventure:
You can help to slow the spread of Coronavirus!
The following chart may be helpful to understand the differences between the Coronavirus, a common cold and Flu
Department for Education Coronavirus helpline
This helpline has been set up to answer questions about the virus related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline.
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