At Springboard we are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation and to follow Public Health guidelines.  The latest information about all Coronavirus related matters is available on the following government websites:

Guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Below we have summarised the main guidelines as they relate to families and staff of Springboard

What are the symptoms of Coronavirus?

COVID-19 symptoms are defined as:

  • A high temperature (fever) and/or
  • A new continuous cough (3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours) and/or
  • A change to your sense of smell or taste

What do I do if I or a member of my household has Coronavirus symptoms?

  • Remain at home
  • You will be eligible for a coronavirus test (see below for details of how to get a test)
  • You MUST inform Springboard (even in the Christmas break) using the dedicated email address covid.springboard@gmail.com. We will need to know the following:
    1. Date of onset of COVID-19 symptoms (including what symptoms they/you had)
    2. Date of the Covid-19 test (if taken)
    3. Date of the Covid -19 test result (and evidence of the result/ID number if taken)
  • All other household members who remain well must stay at home and not leave the house for 14 days or until the test returns a negative result

How do I get a Coronavirus test?

You can arrange a test by either:

What do I do if a member of my house hold tests positive for Coronavirus?

  • Remain at home & follow the guidance given by professionals
  • you MUST inform Springboard (even in the Christmas break) using the dedicated email address covid.springboard@gmail.com. We will need to know the following:
    1. Date of onset of COVID-19 symptoms (including what symptoms they/you had)
    2. Date of the Covid-19 test
    3. Date of the result (and evidence of the result/ID number)
  • All other household members who remain well must stay at home and not leave the house for 10 days.

What will happen if there is a confirmed case of coronavirus at Springboard?

in the event that we have a confirmed case of COVID-19 within Springboard (of a staff member, child or visiting professional):

  • We will work with Public Health England and follow the guidance they give.
  • We will contact you directly with further instructions.
  • We may close the Centre temporarily for 24 to 48 hours in order to arrange for a deep clean and to to ensure everything is in place for a safe reopening.
  • Please check your inboxes daily for updates and please take this opportunity to ensure that your contact details are up to date on Nursery in A Box.

I am planning to travel overseas, do I need to let Springboard know?

We request that all families travelling abroad please let us know in advance of departure on the email address covid.springboard@gmail.com. Please let us know the following:

  • Name
  • Date of departure
  • Date of return
  • Location of travel

Thank you for your continued efforts to keep our community safe.