Whole year group at Stanborough School to study from home for two weeks after confirmed coronavirus case

Stanborough School. Picture: Danny Loo

Stanborough School. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

Following a confirmed case of coronavirus at Stanborough School in Welwyn Garden City, all its Year 8 students have been told to self-isolate.

The group were told not to come into school today and will now all have to study from home until they can return on September 22 – 14 days after the confirmed case.

In a letter sent out to parents headteacher Merry John said: “I know that you may find this concerning, but I am continuing to monitor the situation and working closely with Public Health England.

“Please be reassured that for most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness.”

Speaking to this paper Mrs John added: “I feel very reassured with the support and guidance that I received from Public Health England.


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“We continue to ensure that we follow all government guidance and have the students and staff at the heart of all decisions we make here at Stanborough School.”

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