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PCR and LFD testing during Ramadan

The British Islamic Medical Association’s view is that taking polymerase chain reaction (PCR) or lateral flow device (LFD) tests during Ramadan does not invalidate the fast. People may feel more comfortable doing the tests when they are not fasting. In this case, with the move to home-testing,...

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COVID-19 home testing

As you will be aware, the Government has recently announced that all secondary aged students will be offered tests to make the return to school safer for everyone. Therefore, students will be moving to twice weekly, rapid COVID-19 testing at home. This is following their first three supervised tests on site at school. Up to 1 in 3...

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Isolating after a positive coronavirus (COVID-19) test

As schools return to full attendance, we understand parents’ frustration when their child is asked to isolate at home either after testing positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), or because of being in close contact of someone who has tested positive. However, self-isolation is one of the most important...

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School Reopening March 2021

We can confirm that we are planning to open the school to all students from Monday 8 March 2021 insha’Allah. We are looking forward to seeing all the children once again but would like to reassure you that the safety of our school community is our utmost...

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Latest COVID-19 Guidance – 05/01/21

Following the Government's announcement last night, Excellence Girls Academy is closed from today and pupils will not return as planned unless their parents/carers are a critical worker or the pupil is deemed vulnerable. All pupils will be taught remotely until their return. Their timetable of lessons will...

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