Updates on the frequently-changing Covid-19 situation can be found here on the website, as well as on our Facebook page and in our newsletter. Any urgent updates will be sent via School Comms.
All staff and pupils are expected to continue with home testing throughout the Easter Holidays. Please contact the school if your pupils has not yet received their test kit.
Home testing should be completed twice each week:
Test 1 - Sunday evening or Monday morning
Test 2 - Wednesday evening or Thursday morning
Results will be checked on Monday and Thursday.
Please call reception if you have had any issue submitting results
Home Testing Programme
From the 8th March we will be moving to a new phase of the Asymptomatic Testing Programme which will require staff and pupils to complete their testing at home.
The video opposite will guide you through the process of completing a test.
Step 1: When you have completed the test and received a result you are required to first register this with NHS Test and Trace
Step 2: The outcome of staff and pupil tests also needs to be communicated with the school. Please use the buttons below to share your results:
Testing Programme Consent
To participate in the testing programme, we require parental consent for all pupils. We ask that you visit the following link to complete a consent form: https://forms.gle/mUZcZ2fxRsAJUYsD6
If you wish to inform us that you are not intending to give consent, please confirm this by completing the form at the following link: https://forms.gle/epePXFJet2YJgQ666
Asymptomatic testing information for parents and adults in households with children at school or college
Positive Case - Gosport Site
2nd March 2021
Please see the following letters following a positive case in on the Gosport Site.
Parents/carers of all those required to self-isolate have been contacted. If you have not been contacted by the school your pupil can still continue to attend unless they develop symptoms.
Self-isolation letter for specific pupils contacted
General Letter to all parents/carers
Update: Pupils and staff are required to wear face coverings in classrooms, corridors and other communal areas. Some staff and pupils may be exempt from this guidance.
Visitors and parents/carers are required to wear face coverings on entering the building. We request that all visits to the Centre are by appointment only.
National Testing Programme
As part of the National Testing programme, pupils and staff are entitled to receive two lateral flow tests on their return to school. Please see the letter from the Headteacher which provides information on the national testing programme in schools https://www.thekeyeducationcentre.co.uk/parents-and-carers/letters
For more information about lateral flow testing please visit the following links which include government information videos:
If you have any questions, please contact us at our admin email addresses.
Testing Programme FAQ
NHS Test and Trace Covid-19 Testing: Privacy Notices
Covid-19 Testing Privacy Statement Pupils
Covid-19 Testing Privacy Statement Staff
Covid-19 Testing Privacy Statement Staff Workforce
Updated 20th April 2021
Please find attached our documentation covering the following aspects of our Covid-19 measures to ensure we are a Covid Secure provision. The document includes:
Control Measures Document
Revised Risk Assessment
Guidance on safe wearing and removal of face coverings in school
Flowchart for dealing with a suspected case of Covid-19
Site specific catering arrangements
BT are offering schools free Wi-Fi vouchers to enable pupils in need to access the internet at home
Increasing Moble Data for Remote Learning
Behaviour Policy Addendum
Please see our Covid-19 addendum to the behaviour policy. The main behaviour policy can be found on our policies page.
Please see our dedicated Remote Learning page for more information about the provision in place for pupils self-isolating because of Covid-19.
Guidance on when to send your child to school
Hampshire County Council have issued a flowchart to support parents/carers to identify when to send a pupil to school.
Please contact Reception if you have any concerns around a potential Covid-19 case; a member of the team will advise you of next steps.
A Letter from NHS England
Please see a letter issued on 23 September 2020 by NHS Test and Trace regarding when to seek a Covid-19 test.