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Greatham Primary School




  • a requirement that people who are ill stay at home 
  • robust hand and respiratory hygiene 
  • enhanced cleaning arrangements 
  • active engagement with NHS Test and Trace 
  • formal consideration of how to reduce contacts and maximise distancing between those in school wherever possible and minimise potential for contamination so far as is reasonably practicable 

    How contacts are reduced will depend on the school’s circumstances and will (as much as possible) include: 
  • grouping children together 
  • avoiding contact between groups 
  • arranging classrooms with forward facing desks 
  • staff maintaining distance from pupils and other staff as much as possible 

    School employers should have active arrangements in place to monitor that the controls are: 


What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak - GOV.UK

6 November 2020. Added a link to the new national restrictions from 5 November guidance. 29 October 2020. We have updated this guidance to include changes to information on self-isolation and ...