Year 8 pupils at Bridlington School told to stay at home until November after child tests positive for Covid

Year 8 pupils at an East Coast secondary school have been asked to stay at home because of coronavirus.

Thursday, 22nd October 2020, 10:33 am
Updated Thursday, 22nd October 2020, 10:36 am

Bridlington School has asked the year group to self-isolate after a Year 8 pupil tested positive for the disease.

In a message on the school's website, dated yesterday, the school said: "Today we received confirmation that a member of Year 8 has tested positive for Covid-19.

"The student was last in school on Thursday, October 15 and had no symptoms whilst in school.

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"Symptoms started on Friday, October 16 and the household followed Government guidelines and immediately began self-isolation.

"We have sent a letter to all students in the Year 8 bubble informing them they must self-isolate until midnight on Friday, October 30 in accordance with Government requirements.

"Students in all other year groups can continue to attend school as long as they are not showing any symptoms of Covid-19."