COVID-19 information

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Risk Assessment

Our full COVID-19 Risk Assessment is available at the below link.

Risk Assessment January 2022

COVID-19 Guidance - from 1st April 2022

  • There is no expectation for students or staff in education settings to routinely test themselves for COVID-19.
  • From 1st April 2022, anyone with a positive COVID-19 test result will be advised to try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for five days, which is when they are most infectious. For children and young people aged 18 and under, the advice will be three days.

Only certain groups of people (for example, frontline NHS staff) will be able to have free PCR tests, and free lateral flow tests (LFT) will only be available for the over-75s and over-12s with weakened immune systems.

  • If your child tests positive, they should remain at home for 3 days before returning to school/college if they are well enough.
  • If your child’s test is negative, but they have a high temperature, they should remain off school until their temperature returns to normal (NHS advice).

Any student absence, COVID-19 or for any other reason, should be reported via our normal absence procedure, contact details for this are provided below.  There is no longer a requirement to email the WSE COVID-19 email address separately.

Student Absence Line:  01722 328565, Option 1

Please note that this guidance is subject to change.

Self Isolation Work Packs

Work packs for students who are self isolating at home, but well enough to complete them, are available below.

Everything you need to know is in the pack - including what timetable to follow and who to contact if you're stuck or need feedback. Don't hesitate to get in touch with us if you need help!

Staff Email AddressesIf you or your parents would like to watch a video of Mrs Lee explaining how the self-isolation pack works, you can find it here: 

Self-Isolation Pack Video - Mrs Lee

Year 7 Term 5 Self Isolation Pack

Year 8 Term 5 Self Isolation Pack

Year 9 Term 5 Self Isolation Pack

Year 10 Term 5 Self Isolation Pack

Year 11 Term 5 Self Isolation Pack

Close Contact Tracing

Routine contact tracing has now ended.  Contacts will no longer be required to self-isolate or advised to take daily tests. Staff, children and young people should attend their education settings as usual. This includes staff who have been in close contact within their household, unless they are able to work from home.

Covid-19 Data Protection FAQs for parents

WSE Privacy Notice – Home Testing Students

Remote Education Policy

Instruction Leaflet – How to do your Covid-19 test

Videos of how to carry out a COVID-19 self-test