Coronavirus (COVID-19): school updates

Updates on schools during coronavirus pandemic, including testing kits for secondary schools and support for children returning to school.

Testing kits for secondary school teachers

Prior to the end of term all teaching staff in Croydon secondary schools were given testing kits to use and return to Bernard Weatherill House on 28 and 30 December.  With Croydon now in Tier 4, it is no longer advisable for large numbers of people to be travelling and dropping off test kits as planned, so this is being postponed. We are therefore asking all school staff who have received a test kit not to use it at this time and to hold on to it for future use instead. This will help to ensure the safety of school and council staff and our wider community.

If any school staff have any of the Covid symptoms, they should access a test in the usual way at