Covid 19 FAQ
What do I do if I or My child test positive?
What is the difference between a positive case, Household/Whānau of a positive case and a close contact?
Household/Whānau - People who live in your house with you
Close Contact - Someone who lives with a person with COVID 19 Please note this has changed at Phase 3
What if I or my child are a close contact or Household close contact of a positive case
Who do we advise if my child tests positive for Covid-19?
My child is a close contact. What does this mean?
This means your child has had contact with a positive case at home.
Do I need to provide anything before my child is able to return to school?
After isolating for 7 days, students are able to return to school on day 8.
My child has tested positive for Covid-19. What does this mean?
This will mean that your child will need to isolate. All household members will need to isolate.
A member of our household has tested positive. What does this mean?
This will mean that your child will also needs to isolate. Ministry of Health will provide more guidance.
My child is feeling unwell (e.g. cough, headache, sore throat etc) Can I still send them to school?
We are isolating and a new person in our household tests positive, does the 10 day start again for all of the household?
Yes, if a household person tests positive the 7 day isolation resets for all members in the house.
What are you doing to keep my child safe?
All staff, volunteers, contractors on site are vaccinated
My child is anxious or scared. What advice do you have?
Our onsite team are working hard to make school fun, safe and a place of learning. We encourage you to focus on the things that they can do to help - mask-wearing, washing hands, getting a test (if required).
We also have a trained counsellor available. To make a booking email email@example.com