What symptoms should I look out for in my child?

According to NHS England if your child shows signs of the following symptoms:

  • a high temperature of 37.8 or above – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back 
  • 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

You need to use the 111 online service which you can access by clicking this link. 

We appreciate particularly at this time of year symptoms of allergies and other common illnesses and conditions could equally appear like symptoms of Covid-19. As we are not medically trained beyond paediatric first aid, we are not in a position to diagnose an allergy from Covid-19 and will therefore always opt to contact parents or carers to take their child home. That said, we will follow Public Health guidance.

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Child Friendly Support Booklets 

With the children returning to school we are very conscious that some children may be anxious about being back in school after such a long time away. They are really nicely written and illustrated and we feel help to explain things in a way that we can all understand. Please click on the link below to access them. 


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