Managing Covid-19 outbreaks in schools Webinar - Thursday 8th October 4pm-6

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Schools are invited to hear the latest advice from health experts and Public Health England, alongside case studies of Headteachers in Bradford about how to effectively manage covid-19 outbreaks in schools

About this Event


Register your attendance  for the latest in our series of webinars, bringing together health experts and school leaders to ensure you have the information you need to operate safely. In this session, our experts from Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Public Health England will offer the latest advice and guidance. We will then hear from Bradford Headteachers who will cover how they have dealt with outbreaks within their schools, and lessons learnt from this. We will then split into smaller groups to allow you to ask questions of other schools and our health experts.






Prof John Wright


Covid in children and hospital admissions

Dr Anil Shenoy


Knowing the difference between cold/flu and covid-19 symptoms in children

Dr Helen Jepps (tbc)


Key Public Health messages

Prevention and protection

Duncan Cooper (PH Consultant)


Talking Heads (5 minutes each)

  • Managing and reporting an outbreak What happens if its 5pm on a Friday?
  • Collapsing ‘bubbles’ and maintaining staffing levels
  • Keeping the school open – liaison / support with the LA?
  • Communicating with parents effectively
  • Experience of dealing with PH England
  • Lessons learned

Headteachers (tbc)


Breakout groups – Q and A session



Feedback from breakout groups



Concluding remarks




Your school is asked to identify the most relevant member(s) of staff to join the webinar.  The webinar can be accessed through Zoom but you will need to register your interest via Eventbrite first


For any questions, please contact


Published: 30/09/2020
Audience: schools, head teachers, SLT
Contact: caer bradford

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