Burnside Primary School and Nursery
On Friday we sent a letter to Year 5K children from Public Health asking them to take a PCR test.
Thank you, as clearly many of you took the test and hence this morning we have been updated regarding positive test results.
The school admin team are sending alerts out to classes with positive COVID cases in them.
The guidance state that if 10% of a class tests positive then AMBER measures should be put into place. We now have 4 classes on Amber, however we have operated with AMBER guidance since returning in September.
Amber suggests the following which you are aware we have done since September
Please assist us by
I completely understand that the measures we are taking are out of sync with the national guidance but I am attempting to do everything possible to ensure the children's education is as undisrupted as possible.
I am in regular contact with Public Health and should they want me to send specific letters to particular year groups, I will do so immediately.