Shaftesbury Junior School

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Return to school August 2021

Returning to school for 2021-22 (August)


Although most legal restrictions have been lifted at Step 4 and many people have been vaccinated, it is still possible to catch and spread COVID-19, even if you are fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 will be a feature of our lives for the foreseeable future, so we need to learn to live with it and manage the risk to ourselves and others.

As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, it is important that we all use personal judgment to manage our own risk. All of us can play our part by exercising common sense and considering the risks. No situation is risk free, so we all need to understand the factors and settings that increase the risk of COVID-19 transmission and the actions that we can all take to reduce COVID-19 infection, both for ourselves and for others. 


School will return to most pre-COVID arrangements.  Our latest risk assessment can be found below, along with our contingency framework.


Full government guidance can be found here: COVID-19 Guidance