CORONAVIRUS IMPORTANT INFORMATION

If your child, or someone in your household receives a positive Covid-19 test result during the school holiday, please let the school know immediately using the school email address covidinfo@thornton.bham.sch.uk
Thank you.
TESTING FOR CORONAVIRUS (if you have symptoms)
 
Anyone with symptoms will be tested and their close contacts will be traced:
 
  • a new, continuous cough
  • high temperature
  • a change in their sense of smell or taste 
Book a test at https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test or call 119.
 
 
HOW TO LOOK AFTER YOUR WELL-BEING AND YOUR CHILDREN'S WELL-BEING DURING THE OUTBREAK
 
Here are some useful websites you can visit to give you support for your well-being during the outbreak.

Barnardo’s launch new Covid-19 BAME helpline

 •As you may have seen, Barnardo’s has launched a vital new support service to make a positive difference to the lives of many Black, Asian and minority ethnic children, young people and their families impacted by Covid-19.

•This is a UK-wide helpline, funded by the National Emergencies Trust which will focus on issues specifically affecting children, young people and families from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

•The new service - 0800 1512 605 - is a freephone helpline and web chat facility for children, young people and families from those communities who are experiencing the long-lasting and wide-ranging impact of Covid-19.

•It will provide on-going support on a complex range of issues including mental health, bereavement, family break-down, neglect, back to school, parenting advice, counselling, family stress, discrimination, barriers to services and more.