Brentwood County High School pupils test positive for COVID-19

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Several pupils at Brentwood County High School are self-isolating after three tested positive for COVID-19.

It is unclear how many students have been told to stay at home for two weeks – though the school says this “is an isolated incident which has only affected this bubble”.

Head teacher Margaret Ryan said: “Here at Brentwood County High School the health and well-being of our pupils and staff is of the utmost concern.

“Three members of the school community at Brentwood County High School, have tested positive for COVID-19.

“From the moment we were informed of the positive tests, all processes and procedures advised by the local authority, Public Health and Department for Education were enacted.

“All pupil members of the bubble which these pupils were a part of are now self-isolating for two weeks.

“This is an isolated incident which has only affected this bubble. All other pupil bubbles are in school, no further action has been taken and we are closely monitoring the situation.

“Brentwood County High School has given clear communication to parents about processes surrounding COVID-19. This includes the need for parents to confirm to schools as soon as possible about positive cases, so swift action can be taken to protect the school community and ensure the school can continue to remain open.”

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