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Contact Tracing

For the latest FAQ regarding contact tracing, please click here.

Lateral Flow Testing for Parents/Carers

The government are now offering Lateral Flow Testing to parents/carers with children in primary schools. These tests help to identify potential positive cases of Coronavirus, leading to a reduction in transmission. Parents are able to either go to a test centre or order tests online for delivery or collection. Please click here for more details. A useful poster is also available to download below. 

Our Covid-19 Risk Assessment was updated again at the start of term in September 2021, detailing how we plan to keep everyone safe, following government guidance.

Included in the risk assessment is our revised Home School Agreement, setting our expectations of how we can all keep each other safe.

We may continue to restrict the number of visitors into school until further notice. If you need to speak to any member of staff, please contact the school office or email The school office will mainly be accessible via phone and email only. Visitors permitted into the school will follow our guidance for visitors.

Details about Remote Learning at Bowes can be found here and Google Classroom instructions here.

We will continue to protect our pupils and staff by:

1. Minimising contact with those unwell

2. Cleaning hands

3. Ensuring good respiratory hygiene

4. Enhanced cleaning

5. Wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) where appropriate

6. Engaging with Test, Track and Trace

7. Managing confirmed Covid-19 cases in the school community

8. Containing outbreaks

9. Minimising contact and maintaining social distancing between individuals 

10. Supporting individual staff and pupils at increased risk

11. Ensuring contingency planning