Member of ‘school community’ tests positive for Covid-19 at community college

Someone at Cromwell Community College in Chatteris has tested positive for Covid-19, headteacher Jane Horn (pictured) has...

Someone at Cromwell Community College in Chatteris has tested positive for Covid-19, headteacher Jane Horn (pictured) has confirmed. Picture: Archant/Archive - Credit: Archant

A member of the “school community” at a Cambridgeshire community college has tested positive for Covid-19, the headteacher has revealed.

Cromwell Community College in Chatteris. Picture: The Active Learning Trust

Cromwell Community College in Chatteris. Picture: The Active Learning Trust - Credit: Archant

Executive principal of Cromwell Community College, Jane Horn, sent a letter to parents and carers today, making them aware of a coronavirus case.

The school in Chatteris remains open and students are being urged to continue to attend unless they begin feeling unwell or develop virus symptoms.

Ms Horn said: “We have been made aware of a member of our school community who has tested positive for Covid-19.

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Letter to parents and carers sent on October 5. Picture: Supplied

Letter to parents and carers sent on October 5. Picture: Supplied - Credit: Archant

“We know that you may find this concerning but we are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with Public Health England.


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“This letter is to inform you of the current situation and provide advice on how to support your child.

“Please be reassured that for most people, coronavirus will be a mild illness.”

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“The school remains open and your child should continue to attend as normal if they remain well.”

Letter to parents and carers sent on October 5. Picture: Supplied

Letter to parents and carers sent on October 5. Picture: Supplied - Credit: Archant

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