School updates

COVID-19

Due to the current national lockdown, all schools and colleges in Lincolnshire are currently closed until March 8. 

Home testing kits for school children/households

From Monday 8 March, people who are in a household, childcare bubble or support bubble with a school or college staff member or pupil will be encouraged to get twice-weekly lateral flow tests.

Those eligible can get a test by:

A secondary PCR test will be required for positive lateral flow tests which are taken at home, either through at home PCR testing or at a local PCR testing site. 

The rapid lateral flow testing service is only for people without symptoms (asymptomatic). Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms should self-isolate immediately and arrange for a PCR test.