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Kingsham Primary School

The guidance regarding COVID-19 has changed. Below is the key information from the following government website: Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support - GOV.UK (

As a school, we continue to follow a risk assessment to ensure activities at Kingsham are conducted in a way that prioritises the following three infection control measures:

Significant Cleaning Regimes

  • Each classroom is cleaned thoroughly every day after school.

Ventilating our teaching spaces:

  • Windows and doors open whenever possible.

Ensure good hygiene for everyone:

  • Encourage everyone to cover their mouth and nose with a tissue when they cough or sneeze, and to wash their hands after using or throwing away tissues. 
  • Handwashing and sanitising will be encouraged throughout the day.


The main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are now listed as:

Children and young people aged 18 and under can get coronavirus (COVID-19), but it's usually a mild illness and most get better in a few days. 

Symptoms of COVID-19 can include: 

  • a high temperature or shivering (chills) – a high temperature means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature) 

  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours 

  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste 

  • shortness of breath 

  • feeling tired or exhausted 

  • an aching body 

  • a headache 

  • a sore throat 

  • a blocked or runny nose 

  • loss of appetite 

  • diarrhoea 

  • feeling sick or being sick 

The symptoms are very similar to symptoms of other illnesses, such as colds and flu.