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Coronavirus - Updates and Information


CORONAVIRUS - Updates and Information

For the latest information relating to Corona Virus, please visit the Government website and World Health Organisation.

St Chad's Catholic School will be closed to most pupils from Friday 20th March in response to this unless advised otherwise.

We will keep parents and carers up to date with any information that is posted by the government. We will ensure good measures are enforced in school to help keep everyone safe.

For any urgent queries regarding Corona Virus, you can contact the Department of Education Helpline using the contact information provided below. This is for Staff members and Parents.

Department for Education Helpline:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)


Where to find the latest information:

Updates on COVID-19:

Latest Department for Education information;

NHS Information:

NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.

In school

What you need to know:

  • Staff, young people and children should stay at home if they are unwell with a new, continuous cough or high temperature to avoid spreading infection to others.  

  • If staff, young people or children become unwell on site with a new, continuous cough or high temperature they should be sent home.