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SCHOOLS: Year group sent home after confirmed Covid-19 case in Maidstone

Thursday 12th November 2020

PUPILS at Cornwallis Academy are self-isolating following a confirmed case of coronavirus.

The case has been reported in Year 7 at the Hubbard's Lane school, with the whole year group being asked to isolate until November 22.

Some staff will also have to self-isolate.

A Cornwallis Academy spokesman said: "Future Schools Trust (FST) can confirm that Cornwallis Academy have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the Year 7 bubble.

"As per advice from Public Health England, we have notified all staff, students and their parents. As part of Test & Trace all students in Year 7 self-isolate until Sunday, November 22 as a precautionary measure; some staff within this bubble have also been requested to self-isolate."