A Warm Welcome to Colinton and Essential School Updates

A warm welcome to the Colinton Primary School website.  We are currently updating this page to ensure it reflects all the most up to date information and advice.  If there is something you need and can’t find, please email us at: admin@colinton.edin.sch.uk 

Message from Mrs Sonja Brown and NHS Lothian

 As you may already know, we are aware of a person in the school who has tested positive for COVID-19. We have been working closely with NHS Lothian Health Protection Team and following all national guidance.

A number of people have now been contacted because they have been in close and sustained contact with the case and the tracking process is now complete.

These contacts will need to self isolate and appropriate guidance and advice has been given.

 If you have not been contacted directly to tell you your child is a close contact, then your child should attend school as normal after October holidays.

Enhanced cleaning and infection control measures are in place in line with national guidance. The school is safe and remains open.

If you have any concerns in the meantime, or if you need to book a COVID-19 test because your child has developed symptoms (high temperature, a new continuous cough and/or a loss or change in sense of smell or taste) please visit the NHS Inform website www.nhsinform.scot  or for non-clinical advice call 0800 028 2816.

Please note that a test should only ever be booked if you or your child has these specific symptoms.

Remember to stay at home if anyone in the household has symptoms of COVID-19. 

For further information you may find this Frequently Asked Questions document useful :

https://www.nhslothian.scot/Coronavirus/Parents/Schools/Pages/default.aspx

Best wishes,

 Sonja Brown

 

Message from Mrs Sonja Brown and NHS Lothian

We are aware of person in the school who has tested positive for COVID-19. We understand that this is a worrying time but would like to reassure you that we are working closely with NHS Lothian Health Protection Team and following all national guidance.

A number of people are currently being contacted because they may have been in close and sustained contact with the case and will need to self isolate. They will be given appropriate guidance and advice.

An update via text and/or email will be sent to you as soon as the tracking and tracing process is complete.

If you are not contacted directly to tell you your child is a close contact, then your child should attend school as normal after October break.

Enhanced cleaning and infection control measures are in place in line with national guidance. The school is safe and will re-open to pupils on Tuesday 27th October.

If you have any concerns in the meantime, or if you need to book a COVID-19 test because your child has developed symptoms (high temperature, a new continuous cough and/or a loss or change in sense of smell or taste) please visit the NHS Inform website www.nhsinform.scot or for non-clinical advice call 0800 028 2816.

Please note that a test should only be booked if you or your child has these specifics symptoms.

Remember to stay at home if anyone in the household has symptoms of COVID-19.

For further information you may find this FAQs useful https://www.nhslothian.scot/Coronavirus/Parents/Schools/Pages/default.aspx

Best wishes,

Mrs Sonja Brown

 

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