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Covid-19 FAQ

I am showing signs of COVID-19 what should I do and does the school need to be contacted?

Advice re Covid-19 is available on the NHS website (or via 119). Please keep school informed if you are being tested and of any confirmed cases of covid in your household.


If there were to be an outbreak of COVID-19 in the school, will parents be notified?

In the event of a covid outbreak at OLQOH, the Leadership Team would liaise with and follow guidance provided by Public Health England.  Stakeholders would be advised accordingly.


As a result of covid, my circumstances have changed.  How do I check if my child is now eligible for Free School Meals?

Apply here


What control measures does OLQOH have in place to reduce the risk of a covid outbreak?

As well as morning temperature checks, staggered start times, shortened break and lunchtimes and regular hand washing, everyone is encouraged to give each other personal space.  In addition, as much as is possible, Class Bubbles are maintained within the school building, with additional cleaning of well ventilated classrooms taking place throughout the day.  at present, mass gatherings e.g. Assemblies are not taking place.  


What does the cleaning rosta look like for the school?

Cleaning of toilet areas, door handles etc will happen before and after each break time.  The Hall is cleaned after each lunch sitting, with after school cleaning beginning at 2.30pm and finishing at 6.30pm.


Can my child attend wrap around care?

Yes.  The OLQOH Breakfast Club is fully operational, as is the Willow Tree Pre School Walking Bus.


What measures have you got in place for children struggling to get back into a routine?

The school day encourages routine.  As children return to OLQOH, this structure will assist them in reintegrating.


Are after school clubs currently running?


No Clubs are currently taking place.  We will review if Clubs can recommence, from January, later in the Autumn Term.


Have/or will teachers and staff have been tested for COVID-19?

As with other Key Workers, School staff can book appointments for tests if they display symptoms of Covid 19.


What does my child need to bring with them to school?

Children should be in full School Uniform with their PE Kit in School each day, please.  They need a named water bottle (please name all items).  School will be providing each child with their own stationery pack.