From January 25th 2021, all school staff are asked to participate in Lateral Flow Device (LFD) Testing for Covid-19. Testing is voluntary and should take place twice a week, 3/4 days apart. 

Full instructions are provided, along with an instructional video:

 

Step A) and Step B) Must be completed by you, (the person testing themselves) after EVERY test (Each Monday and Thursday). Both positive and negative results must be logged. 

Step A) Logging results - letting school know complete this form and if positive call Glenn and let him know

You must tell the school the outcome of every test, even if it is negative. A positive test requires you to book a PCR test to confirm, you can do this here: Book a PCR Test 

Step B) Logging results - letting NHS Track & Trace know complete this form

You must let NHS Track and Trace know the outcome of every test, even if it is negative

 

A PDF showing how to do a Rapid Covid-19 using a lateral flow device can be downloaded here

A PDF showing the full version of the guidance that we have to issue you with each box of tests is available here (the version above is the same information but condensed)

Boxes will be labelled and distributed to you. 

These tests are for staff only - they must not to be shared out amongst family or friends. Staff includes all those employed at Abbotswood Junior School, it also includes staff in the kitchen. Staff who are shielding do not need to test. 

 

Further Information

Primary Schools Agreement Mass Testing Roll-Out

Covid-19 Testing of Staff in Primary Schools Privacy Statement