Stephenson Way, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham DL5 7DD


Stephenson Way Academy and Nursery School



Covid-19 Support and Guidance



We follow government advice and do not set our own attendance procedures for instances related to COVID-19.  If school is open to all pupils, then all pupils should attend school unless any of statements below apply to your child or your household:

-My child has COVID-19 symptoms (your child will need to get a test)

-My child has tested positive for COVID-19 (your child will need to self-isolate for 10 days)

-Somebody in my household has COVID-19 symptoms (The household member needs to get a test)

-Somebody in my household has tested positive for COVID-19 (The whole household isolates for 10 days)

-NHS Test and Trace has identified my child as a close contact of somebody with symptoms (your child will self-isolate for 10 days)

-An official medical source (eg doctor) has advised that my child must resume shielding (your child should shield until  shielding restrictions are lifted and shielding is paused again.


We will keep parents and carers informed of any changes to this government guidance.  If you have any doubts, questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the school office (01325 300324)