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Download and share our template with your schools so they can collect records of who is self-isolating and who has tested positive for COVID-19. Plus, get clear on when you can share this information under data protection law, including when and what you can tell others about a possible or confirmed case in one of your schools.

Your schools can collect records of suspected or confirmed cases

To make sure no one shows up to one of your schools when they should be at home, a relevant staff member in each of your schools can track who at the school is self-isolating due to:

  • Having symptoms
  • Living with someone who has symptoms
  • Testing positive for coronavirus
  • Having had close contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus

You and your schools can't require anyone to tell you about their symptoms, or about any test results (unless they've gotten tested at school and have signed a consent form agreeing to your trust/one of your schools processing their test, in which case you'll have access to the test results). If you or your schools ask individuals about their symptoms or test results, be transparent and explain how you'll use this information to keep everyone safe. 

Share our template record with your primary

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