Symptoms of COVID-19, flu and common respiratory infections include:
High temperature, fever or chills
Loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste and smell
Shortness of breath
Unexplained tiredness, lack of energy
Muscle aches or pains that are not due to exercise
Not wanting to eat or not feeling hungry
Headaches that is unusual or longer lasting than usual
Sore throat, stuffy or runny nose
Diarrhoea, feeling sick or being sick
COVID-19 Risk Assessment
What has Longhill High School put into place to reduce the transmission of the virus?
The school follows national and local guidelines from Brighton & Hove, Department of Education and The Public Health Protection Team
The school community is practicing increased hygiene; pupils and staff clean their hands with hand sanitizer on entering the building and when entering and leaving the dining areas. The school community is also sneezing/coughing into their elbows and disposing of tissues in appropriate bins
Windows are kept open to provide increased ventilation
Children/young people (aged 18 years and under) who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people, where they can-returning to school when well enough and no longer have a high temperature.
Pupils with positive COVID-19 test (LFD or PCR) should stay at home and avoid contact with people for 3 days AFTER the test day – returning to school when well enough and no longer have a high temperature.
The school is following the latest government Guidance on shielding and protecting clinically extremely vulnerable people from Covid-19 to support staff and pupils