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Press Release 06.09.2020
Late on Sunday a staff member at Old Buckenham High School was informed that they had tested positive for Covid 19. The school followed established protocols and has been in on-going contact with Public Health England. As a precautionary measure and for wider logistical reasons the School is closed on Monday 7th September.
Andrew Fell, Headteacher commented:
“While it is regrettable to close the school on Monday, this incident has shown that systems are in place and working to quickly deal with any issues related to Covid-19. The school will be deep cleaned on Monday and decisions about re-opening conveyed to parents/carers as soon as practicable. ”
Jonathan Taylor, CEO Sapientia Education Trust added:
' Whilst we regret the further disruption we are working with colleagues in Public Health England to take all necessary steps to plan the re-opening of the school. I would like to thank parents, students and staff for their on-going support. I understand that all contacts have already been informed about next steps and that no pupils at the school have been identified through the contact tracing process. '
A further update will be issued at 2 pm on Monday 7th September.
Due to a member of staff testing positive for Covid 19, Old Buckenham High School will be closed on Monday 7th September 2020. I apologise for the late delivery of this information, however, we have only very recently become aware of the situation. More information to follow.