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COVID Testing

September Testing

On our return in September students will be offered two onsite COVID tests. Although tests are not compulsory we strongly encourage all students to take part to reduce the risk of COVID spread.

Consent for testing will be required. Please read the letter, consent and Privacy notice below before completing our online survey confirming whether you give consent or not.

OA Lateral Flow Testing September

OA Terms of Consent for Covid-19 Testing

OA Privacy Notice for Covid-19 Testing

Survey for Consent

Guidance on Home Testing 

All staff and students who have given consent should now be testing twice weekly. Testing will not be required over the summer but will recommence in September. Details to follow.

OA Easter Testing 29.03.21

OA Home Testing for Students 12.03.21

OA Home Testing FAQ Document 12.03.21

All students will be provided with a leaflet containing full details for details.

Link to Leaflet

Recording Results

Results will need to be registered with both NHS Track and Trace and the school using the links below.

NHS Track and Trace

Report a COVID-19 rapid lateral flow test result – GOV.UK (

Report to School – Students

Link for reporting

Privacy Notice