Symptoms of coronavirus in children 

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot, for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours
  • a loss or change to sense of smell or taste – this means they cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal

What to do if your child has symptoms - Step one - please inform the school ASAP. 

If your child has any of the main symptoms of coronavirus:

  1. Get a test to check if they have coronavirus as soon as possible.
  2. Stay at home and do not have visitors.

Get a test to check for coronavirus

advice from NHS 111 if you're worried about your child or not sure what to do.

 Emergency Contact Details