Education Blog - What is COVID
What the latest advice on testing and self-isolation means for education settings
On Monday 21 February, the Prime Minister announced the removal of measures put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic as we learn to live with the virus. This includes changes for schools and colleges such as no longer recommending regular testing for pupils and staff without symptoms and removing the legal requirement for people to isolate following a positive test - this includes school pupils, further education and higher education students and all staff in mainstream education and childcare settings.
Here is what you need to know and what this means for education settings.