The DfE has now released its ‘Urgent update – DfE Guidance for full opening – schools’ Please click here to read the full guidance.

Specific boarding references:

Prevention (paragraph seven)

If a child in a boarding school shows symptoms, they should initially self-isolate in their residential setting household. Most children will benefit from self-isolating in their boarding house so that their usual support can continue. Others will benefit more from self-isolating in their family home. For more information on how to care for a symptomatic child while protecting the welfare of other pupils and staff, read theĀ guidance on isolation for residential educational settings.

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