Three Ramsgate faculties have despatched letters to folks with kids in sure 12 months bubbles relating to constructive Covid assessments.
Two educating assistants at Dame Janet Major in Ramsgate have examined constructive for the virus. Mother and father with kids in nursery/Yr R and Yr 3 had been contacted on the weekend.
The college says it has been made conscious of a workers member working with Yr R and Nursery having a confirmed constructive check and a workers member working inside Yr 3 having a confirmed constructive check.
Some 129 pupils who’ve been in touch with the workers members have been requested to remain at residence, in addition to the workers members themselves.
Government headteacher for Dame Janet, Sam Atkinson, mentioned: “I can affirm that sadly a Instructing Assistant who works in our Early Years and a Instructing Assistant who works in Yr Three have examined constructive for COVID-19.
“The college is following Public Well being England (PHE) steerage and because of this the 129 pupils and our members of workers in these Yr Group bubbles have been requested to self-isolate at residence for 14 days till October 28 and 30 respectively.
“Youngsters are receiving work from home and workers are supporting them with studying remotely.
“The remainder of the college stays open with workers and pupils persevering with to observe PHE steerage when it comes to social distancing, handwashing and cleansing to minimise the unfold of the virus and guarantee everybody can proceed to be taught and work in a protected setting. We want to thank workers, dad and mom and carers and our pupils for his or her help and understanding throughout this tough time.”
Ellington Toddler College
At Ellington Toddler College a pupil in Key Stage 1 has obtained a constructive check. Letters had been despatched out on Friday asking dad and mom within the 12 months bubbles to isolate their kids as a precautionary measure till October 28. Seven workers and 70 pupils are actually isolating as a precaution.
Head instructor Nicola Brown mentioned: “Sadly, we have now had a confirmed case of COVID-19 inside a bubble that accommodates pupils from Years 1 and a pair of. My colleagues and I are following Public Well being England (PHE) steerage and because of this 70 pupils and 7 members of workers will likely be self-isolating at residence till Wednesday, October 28. We’re sending work residence to these pupils, and workers are supporting them with their studying remotely.
“The remainder of the college stays open with workers and pupils persevering with to observe PHE steerage when it comes to social distancing, handwashing and cleansing to minimise the unfold of the virus and guarantee we are able to all proceed to be taught and work in a protected setting.
“I want to thank my workers, our dad and mom and carers and naturally the pupils for his or her help and understanding right now.”
Chatham and Clarendon
A constructive check has additionally been confirmed for a Yr 8 youngster at Chatham and Clarendon Grammar College in Ramsgate. Mother and father from the 12 months group bubble have been notified.
A letter from the college despatched out on Friday (October 16) says: “We had been made conscious of 1 youngster in our Yr 8 bubble who has examined constructive for COVID 19.
Head instructor Debra Liddicoat mentioned: “ I can affirm we have now a constructive case in Yr 8. The scholars are all in 12 months group bubbles and inside their very own ‘zone’ throughout the college, so it solely impacted on Yr 8.
“Having taken recommendation from PHE we despatched residence the category which the coed was in, we additionally despatched residence further college students who had been in two topic lessons as the scholars are taught in several groupings for these. The school rooms have all been cleaned according to PHE steerage and we proceed to ask all college students to put on a face masks in corridors and communal areas except they’re exempt. There are hand sanitiser stations at every entrance to the college and likewise out there in school rooms.”
Mother and father obtained a message from the college on October 14 notifying them of the measures which implies two lessons of 60 kids are presently at residence.
Garlinge Major College
Two covid constructive instances have additionally resulted in precautionary measures for Years 2 and 6 at Garlinge Major College.
Head instructor James Williams mentioned: “We obtained information on Monday morning that there have been two constructive instances of Covid-19 throughout the college. One of many instances was in 12 months 2 and the opposite in 12 months 6. Because of this two of our bubbles have been despatched residence, together with workers members who work in them. This quantities to 54 pupils and 6 members of workers.
“Instantly that we had been knowledgeable, we contacted the DFE and are following Public Well being England steerage to minimise the probabilities of an additional unfold of the virus throughout the college. We want to thank dad and mom, carers, workers and pupils for his or her help and understanding at this tough time.”
As of yesterday (October 18) there have been 1,081 constructive assessments recorded for Thanet with 29 reported within the week since October 12. Thanet, and Kent, stay at Tier 1 of the federal government Covid unfold threat ranges of 1 to 3. Tier 1 is the bottom (medium) threat.