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Public Health England Guidance re: Coronavirus/COVID-19

Please be advised we are following Public Health England guidelines in regards to Coronavirus/Covid-19. Please find the guidelines here -

Please find attached an a Public Health England advice poster which we also have displayed around school.

If your child has a specific medical condition that the school is already aware of, please contact the school office if you have any concerns.


The Department for Health issued new guidance relating to Coronavirus on 26th February 2020:

“If you have returned from these specific areas since 19 February, you should call NHS 111 and stay indoors and avoid contact with other people even if you do not have symptoms:

If you have returned from these areas since 19 February and develop symptoms, however mild, you should stay indoors at home and avoid contact with other people immediately and call NHS 111. You do not need to follow this advice if you have no symptoms.

  • northern Italy (anywhere north of Pisa, Florence and Rimini)
  • Vietnam
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Myanmar”


If you would like to check the latest government information about coronavirus/covid-19 please visit or call the NHS on 111. If you have any concerns, please contact your GP surgery for further advice.


Further Guidance from the DFE:


Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

Yesterday, we launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

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

  • No school should close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless advised to do so by Public Health England.

Where to find the latest information

Updates on COVID-19:

Guidance for educational settings:

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:


The Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School Kingsland Gardens, Northampton, NN2 7BH

Telephone: 01604 714399

Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Academies Trust, C/o St Thomas More Secondary School, Tyne Crescent, Bedford, Mk41 7UL