School to close for third day following confirmed Coronavirus case

(Last Updated On: March 3, 2020)

Churston Ferrers Grammar School will remain closed for a third day following a confirmed Coronavirus case.

The school announced it was closing Monday morning on advice from Public Health England. The school was also closed today and will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday 4th March.

It been confirmed that the two people in South Devon who have recently travelled to Italy have tested positive for the virus, one being a student at the school.

The school posted on their website:

Churston Ferrers Grammar School will be closed today Tuesday 3rd March 2020 and Wednesday 4th March 2020.

Further details will follow. Staff and Parents please check your emails for regular updates.

DfE have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687


Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

For more information on the Coronavirus and symptoms, click here.

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