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Newburn Manor Primary School

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As you will be aware from local and national news, there has been some confusion amongst parents around COVID-19 protocol for absence and testing. We have attached a reference sheet that should help you out with what to do and when to keep you child away from school.


The current symptoms for 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 you sense of smell or taste – this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal