COVID-19 Guidance

Please see the latest COVID guidance & updates below

21/07/21     - Letter regarding plans in place for September 2021

Please see this  letter to all families regarding the arrangements in place for returning to school in September

A copy of this letter will be sent home in book bags.

20/07/21     - Letter to all parents from Selattyn C.E. School Governors
21/07/21     - Updated Government guidance for parents of children in school

Please see this the latest government guidance for parents from 19th July

- What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges

09/07/21     - Confirmation of positive Covid case in class 3PH 

Please see the following letters regarding confirmation of a positive PCR result for a pupil in class 3PH

08/07/21     - Suspected COVID case in class 3PH

We have been informed of a positive lateral flow test for a pupil in class 3PH. We are waiting on results of a PCR test to confirm this. While we are waiting for this confirmation all children in Class 3PH who were in school this week should now self-isolate. Once we have confirmation of the suspected case, we will be able to send out further information.

We appreciate this is a difficult time for families and we thank you for your patience while we wait for confirmation.

At this moment in time all 3 other classes are not affected.

01/07/21     - Letter to families of 4M & 3PH - return to school

Please see this letter from Ms Morgan to all families of children in classes 4M & 3PH ahead of Monday return to school

Please also see this latest advice highlighting the current COVID guidance

29/06/21     - Letter to all parents - COVID Outbreak

Please see this letter to all parents & Guardians regarding COVID outbreak with information from Public Health 


If your child shows symptoms or is unwell at all, please book them a PCR test as soon as possible and inform school by phone (01691 659744) or by email even if your child is currently isolating

28/06/21     - Letter to Class 4M & 3PH Close contacts of a Positive COVID case

Please see the following letters to parents of children in Class 4 M and 3PH who have been declared close contacts of a positive case.

  • Letter to parents of children in Class 4M

  • Letter to parents of children in Class 3PH

28/06/21     - Guidance to all parents regarding Covid -19 positive case
28/06/21     - Letter to parents in Class 1W & 2B
25/06/21     - Confirmed Positive Case

We have received confirmation of a Positive Covid PCR test for a pupil. this means all pupils sent home on Thursday 24th June should isolate for full 10 days starting today. They should return to school on Monday 5th July.

Please see the following guidance if you have been told your child needs to self isolate: Guidance for contacts of people with confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection who do not live with the person

25/06/21     - Guidance on Rapid lateral flow testing

All Parents of isolating children are reminded  that you should be carrying out home COVID testing twice a week. Particularly during this time of isolation: Regular rapid lateral flow coronavirus (COVID-19) tests

05/03/21   -    Guidance for parents & carers for reopening of schools

Please see the updated government guidance: 

What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during COVID-19 - GOV.UK (

05/03/21   -    Message from Selattyn School Governors

This is for information only and for HOUSEHOLDS TO ORGANISE THEMSELVES - school has no involvement in organising this.

Please see this information from the Government regarding asymptomatic testing of households with children attending school:

Rapid lateral flow testing for households and bubbles of school pupils and staff - GOV.UK (

26/01/21   -    IMPORTANT Letter to parents - Reopening to all pupils on March 8th

Please see this letter to all parents regarding the reopening of school to ALL pupils on the 8th March 2021

05/01/21   -    Letters to parents - January lockdown 2021

Please see the following letters regarding education from Wednesday 6th January during English lockdown January 2021.

  • letter to parents of key workers and vulnerable children school opening 05 01 21

  • Letter to parents of pupils remaining at home during Lockdown January 2021


Following on from tonight's announcement of new national lockdown School will remain closed for ALL pupils tomorrow (Tuesday 5th January) to allow time to organise provision for children who are eligible to attend school from Wednesday.

The definition of critical workers & those eligible to attend school can be found here: Critical workers and vulnerable children who can access schools or educational settings - GOV.UK (

If you believe you are a critical worker, and would like your child to attend school, please ring the school office on 01691 659744 before 11am tomorrow morning.