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Covid Guidance

Current Isolation Rules

Temporary suspension of confirmatory PCR tests (effective 11 January)
The Government has temporarily relaxed the requirement to get a confirmatory PCR test when an individual tests positive for COVID-19 via a lateral flow test. Students do not need to get a PCR test if they have already taken a lateral flow test and the result was positive.

PCR Test – if however, your child has had a positive result to a PCR test or LFD, please remember to send a copy of the notification to

What to do if your 12-15 year-old child missed their appointment at school to receive their Covid vaccination

If for any reason your child missed the opportunity to receive their vaccination at school, or were declined their vaccination because they tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 12 weeks, you have the following alternative options. You will need to accompany your child to any venues offering the vaccination to give consent:

Booking vaccination appointments online

You can book your child's 1st dose online from the day they turn 12. You can usually book their 2nd dose from 24 hours after they had their 1st dose. You'll be offered appointment dates from 12 weeks after their 1st dose. Book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Getting the vaccine at a walk-in vaccination site

Your child can get a 1st dose at a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination site from the day they turn 12. They can get a 2nd dose if it's been 12 weeks since their 1st dose. Find a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination site