DPS COVID-19 Information Page

Current School Status

The School continues to dynamically assess and update its current Risk Register for Covid-19.  On re-opening the School for the Spring term, the January 2022 Covid-19 Risk Assessment is published to the Downloads section below, together with an updated “Positive Case Response Plan” and “Outbreak Management Plan”.

From September 2021, our School’s “Control Measures” are based on the UK Government’s guidance and recommendations as follows:

  1. Ensure good hygiene for everyone
  1. Maintain appropriate cleaning regimes, using standard products such as detergents where recommended.
  1. Keep occupied spaces well ventilated
  1. Follow UKHSA / NHS Test & Trace or Local Health Protection Teams’ advice on testing, self-isolation and managing confirmed cases of COVID-19 when an individual develops COVID-19 symptoms or has a positive test.

Guidance and Information for parents and visitors

In order to maximise the School’s Covid-secure status, all visitors, including parents, will be asked to observe the following modified School Covid-19 protocols from 27th January 2022:

Actions the School will follow for a symptomatic pupil:

Parents are advised that, as a minimum, the School will follow the updated Government guidance for pupils or staff that exhibit symptoms of Covid-19 whilst at School.   Useful info-graphics are provided below in the Downloads Section below or please refer to “Control Measures” above.

Parents and Pupils are asked to note the Covid-19 addendum to the School’s Behaviour Rewards and Sanctions Policy. (See Downloads Section Below).

Asymptomatic Testing at Ditcham Park School

The School offers twice-weekly rapid lateral flow device tests to all secondary pupils and all school staff.  Our bus drivers and contract cleaners are also undertaking LFD testing.

DPS Covid-19 Information and Downloads

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Seb

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