Dear members

Following the guidance on coronavirus we issued to member schools earlier this week, we are grateful to those schools which have contacted us for specific advice.

Most of this has centred on whether students or parents should travel to and from China or other countries such as Singapore, Thailand and Hong Kong. We recognise that while the prevalence of the virus is different in each of these regions, and thus official travel advice also differs, BSA still urges schools not to take undue risks. While this may seem overly cautious, the health, safety and welfare of the whole school community is paramount.

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