Year 11 COVID19 Home Lateral Flow Device Testing

Dear Parents/Carers,

Re: Year 11 COVID19 Home Lateral Flow Device Testing - Useful information and reporting your results

We are delighted that you have chosen to participate in the government advised schools COVID19
Lateral Flow Device (LFD) testing programme. Year 8 students have completed their third and final school LFD Test this morning (Monday 22nd March 2021).

  • Students that have consented to LFD testing have received two COVID19 Home LFD testing
    kits to take home with them today
  • Each Home LFD testing kit contains 3 individual tests (6 individual LFD tests in total)
  • Students should test themselves every Sunday and Wednesday over the Easter Break
    (Sunday 28th March + Wednesday 31st March + Sunday 4th April + Wednesday 7th April +
    Sunday 11th April)
  • LFD Tests kits are supplied with a comprehensive how to guide and the students should be
    knowledgeable to administer their own tests having completed testing on site under
    supervision.
  • It is a legal requirement to report LFD test results on the Gov.uk website. Comprehensive

It is a legal requirement to report LFD test results on the Gov.uk website. Comprehensive
instructions and guidance are available on this link. Should your child test positive at home the child or anyone else they live with must self-isolate and get a PCR test to confirm the result as soon as possible.

Following the Easter Break the government will be sending OPA additional COVID19 Home LFD
Testing Kits and these will be distributed to the students in the first week of Summer Term 1, so that home testing can continue. Thank you for helping us to keep our academy safe by participating in the government advised LFD testing programme.

With kind regards

Mark Roessler
Principal
Ormiston Park Academy