COVID-19 Updates ( Published: 22/09/2020)

Information and guidance relating to COVID-19.

We have reorganised the academy, including restructuring the timetable and the academy day, to help ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our students and staff. Please see our Academy Day for the current structure.

The Importance of COVID-19 Self-testing and Reporting in Schools

How to test yourself at home for COVID-19

Testing continues to play a crucial role, in and out of classrooms. Please follow the link for more information from the Department for Education.

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Students and adults aged 18 and over
You do not need to wait to be contacted by your GP, you can book a vaccination appointment directly. If you live in the UK, vaccinations are free. The vaccination is given as 2 doses – you will have the 2nd dose between 3 and 12 weeks after having the 1st dose. Further information can be found by following this link.

Children and young people aged 12 to 17
This autumn all young people aged 12 to 17 years will be offered the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. This will be organised by the NHS in line with all vaccinations of children and young people in the UK. Parental, guardian or carer consent will be sought by vaccination healthcare staff prior to vaccination. No dates have been set, but further information can be found below:

COVID-19 vaccination – a guide for children and young people

COVID-19 vaccination – guidance for parents

Guidance for Parents/Carers

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