Westgate Academy

Learning and Growing Together


This page contains advice relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).


The symptoms of Coronavirus are:

  • a cough
  • high temperature
  • shortness of breath
  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

If you think you have symptoms of Coronavirus, please contact NHS 119 or online at If you have no internet access, you should call NHS 119 for advice.


If your child becomes unwell with a new, continuous cough or a high temperature, they are to stay off school until you receive their test results and the whole household is to self-isolate for 10 days.


How to stop the virus from spreading?

  • If you need to cough or sneeze - catch it with a tissue and bin it
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap & water or hand sanitiser
  • Try not to touch your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Do not share items that come into contact with your mouth

Useful posters regarding covid

See below for useful external links and our Risk Assessment

Contact Tracing for children and young people from 19 July 2021 - How it all works

Important information about Remote Education Provision for Westgate parents (updated 14/09/2021)