-Student Covid-19 Testing programme
Covid-19 National Testing Programme
Students will be invited to take two Covid tests in school on their return in September. Students under 16 need the consent of their parents; those over 16 can self-consent.
Please ensure that you have read the privacy notice and terms of consent before completing the form:
Here is the form to provide consent:
The following letter, send to the parents of all Y6 students in July, explains the process:
Home Testing September 2021
After receiving two tests in school, students are encouraged to continue home testing until the end of September.
The home testing programme is to identify students who are asymtpomatic and may be carrying the virus. If your child has symptoms or tests positive with a PCR test, please do not send them into school. You should follow government guidance and they should self-isolate for 10 days.
Please email email@example.com if your child tests positive. This inbox is monitored at evenings, weekends and during the school holidays.
Parents/students need to report twice weekly test result both to the school and NHS Test and Trace. Please use the links below:
Here is the link to the school form:
Student presentation on home testing:
Lateral Flow Testing
Here is a video that shows the process in school:
Information from the DfE can be found here:
Glossopdale School Testing Centre
Below is a selection of images of the centre: