Glossopdale School

-Student Covid-19 Testing programme

Covid-19 National Testing Programme

September 2021

Students will be invited to take two Covid tests in school on their return in September. Students under 16 need the consent of their parents; those over 16 can self-consent.

Please ensure that you have read the privacy notice and terms of consent before completing the form:

Privacy Notice September 2021

 

Terms of Consent September 2021

Here is the form to provide consent:

https://www.glossopdale.school/covidconsent/

The following letter, send to the parents of all Y6 students in July, explains the process:

Covid Testing Letter

Home Testing September 2021

After receiving two tests in school, students are encouraged to continue home testing until the end of September.

The home testing programme is to identify students who are asymtpomatic and may be carrying the virus. If your child has symptoms or tests positive with a PCR test, please do not send them into school. You should follow government guidance and they should self-isolate for 10 days.

Please email covidpositivetest@glossopdale.school if your child tests positive. This inbox is monitored at evenings, weekends and during the school holidays. 

 

Parents/students need to report twice weekly test result both to the school and NHS Test and Trace. Please use the links below:

https://www.gov.uk/report-covid19-result

Here is the link to the school form:

https://www.glossopdale.school/studentlft/

Student presentation on home testing:

Student Presentation Home Covid Testing

Lateral Flow Testing

Lateral flow testing

Here is a video that shows the process in school:

 

Information from the DfE can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-asymptomatic-testing-in-schools-and-colleges/coronavirus-covid-19-asymptomatic-testing-in-schools-and-colleges

 

Glossopdale School Testing Centre

Below is a selection of images of the centre: