Main Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 3PF


Hackthorn Church Of England Primary School

A small traditional school with a modern outlook

Covid 19


In recent weeks, there has been an increasing number of cases regarding COVID-19.

Lincolnshire Health Protection Service have issued the below information to schools.


Pupils and staff with respiratory symptoms such as COVID-19 or Influenza, who have high temperature or do not feel well, should stay at home and avoid contact with others until they no longer have a temperature or they feel well enough to return to school or work.


What to do if you have a positive COVID-19 test?

The advice is to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 3 days from the date of the positive test With the day of the test being day 0. 

A child or young person who is a close contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, should continue to attend their education setting as normal.

Adults with a positive COVID-19 test should try to stay at home and avoid others for 5 days after the test has been taken.  The day the test is taken will be counted as day 0.


Symptoms of COVID-19:

• High Temperature

• Loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

• Shortness of breath

• Headache

• Aching body

• Sore throat

• Blocked or runny nose

• Loss of appetite

• Diarrhoea

• Feeling sick or being sick

• New continuous cough

The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to illnesses such as influenza and norovirus, and it can be hard to distinguish the differences between these.

For more information contact the if you have any questions.