North Derbyshire school comments after pupil's positive coronavirus test

A north Derbyshire school remains open with enhanced ‘control measures’ after a pupil tested positive for Covid-19.

Friday, 18th September 2020, 10:23 am

Clowne Junior School says one class in Year Four has been told to self-isolate until Monday.

Headteacher Charlotte Newton-Wall said: “We contacted Public Health England immediately following confirmation that a pupil had tested positive for coronavirus and followed all Public Health advice and correct procedures to put all the necessary actions in place.

Clowne Junior School has introduced new measures after a pupil tested positive for coronavirus.

“One class in Year 4 has been told to self-isolate until Monday, September 21. The rest of the School remains open as normal, with control measures such as enhanced cleaning, a rigorous hygiene routine, staggered arrival and departure times and designated bubble areas in place throughout the school for all pupils.”

She added: “We would like to pass on our very best wishes for a speedy recovery to the individual who is unwell and thank parents for their continued support during these unprecedented circumstances.”

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