Full list of schools in London with known positive coronavirus cases

Schools in London are continuing to report cases of coronavirus, causing hundreds of pupils and staff members in the capital to self-isolate.

Positive Covid-19 cases have affected at least 14 schools since they reopened for the new academic year.

Schools in Bromley, Croydon, Ealing, Haringey, Hounslow, Lewisham, Newham, Sutton and Wandsworth have all been affected.

Below are all the schools in London where a child or staff member tested positive for coronavirus, as reported by MyLondon.

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Bromley College, Bromley

London South East Colleges’ Bromley campus
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Bromley College has been deep cleaned after a staff member tested positive for coronavirus – though students have been told to still attend.

London South East Colleges confirmed that the case was confirmed as a member of staff at its  Bromley campus.

According to the college, no student has been affected.

A London South East Colleges spokesperson said: “We are working with Public Health England and following all guidance necessary to ensure the College environment is as safe as possible – including deep cleaning and self-isolation of staff who have come into close contact with the individual.”

Red Hill Primary School, Bromley

The person who tested positive for coronavirus at Red Hill Primary School, in Chislehurst, was asymptomatic
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Red Hill Primary School, in Chislehurst, confirmed an individual at the school has coronavirus and that everyone who was considered a ‘close contact’ has been asked to self-isolate for 14 days.

Headteacher Nicola Crockatt said: “We can confirm that an individual tested positive for Covid-19 last week. They were asymptomatic and the individual was undertaking routine testing as part of the National Office of Statistics.

“The school identified all close contacts of the individual who were asked to isolate for 14 days, and were advised to book a test if they began to show symptoms of Covid-19 themselves.

“Home education commenced immediately for the children who are now isolating. We look forward to welcoming them back to school once the isolation period is complete.”

It’s not clear at this stage if the individual was a teacher or a child.

Ridgeway Primary School and Nursery, Croydon

A staff member at Ridgeway Primary School and Nursery in South Croydon has tested positive for coronavirus
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A staff member at Ridgeway Primary School and Nursery in South Croydon tested positive on Saturday (September 5) – a couple of days before pupils returned for the new academic year.

The infected person was at the school prior to becoming symptomatic on Thursday, September 3 for a staff training day ahead of children returning to class on Monday (September 7).

Staff members who were in “direct contact or proximity contact” with the infected person are self-isolating for 14 days.

Co-headteachers Suzanne Kelly and Rebecca Shelley told MyLondon: “The school has been deep cleaned, opened as planned on Monday to children and remains open.

“The safety of our staff and pupils is our top priority, and if any staff or child show any symptoms they are asked to isolate and to get a test in line with government guidance.”

The Crescent Primary School, Croydon

The Crescent Primary School in Selhurst
The Crescent Primary School in Selhurst
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Children at The Crescent Primary School in Selhurst have been told to self-isolate for 14 days after somebody at the school tested positive for coronavirus.

The school confirmed the development to parents in a letter sent out on Monday (September 7).

Headteacher Rebecca Dolan did not reveal whether a child, teacher or other member of staff had tested positive for the virus, or how many people have been told to self-isolate.

Miss Dolan said: “We can confirm that an individual tested positive for Covid-19 last week.

“The school identified all close contacts of the individual who were asked to isolate for 14 days, and were advised to book a test if they began to show symptoms of Covid-19 themselves.

“The school has been cleaned in line with Government guidelines.”

West Thornton Primary School, Croydon

The Rosecourt Road site of West Thornton Primary School has been closed
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The managers at West Thornton Primary School in Croydon decided to delay returning pupils to their Rosecourt Road site and pupils in Reception and Year 2 at their Canterbury Road one after a staff member tested positive.

The full closure at the Rosecourt Road site will continue until Monday, September 21. Pupils in Years 1, 3, 4 and 5 at the Canterbury Road site are still being told to attend.

All staff at the Rosecourt Road site are also self-isolating as well as the Reception and Year 2 teams at Canterbury Road.

The Canterbury Road site was closed to all children for one day on Tuesday, September 8.

CEO of the Trust that runs the school, Rob Carpenter, said: “I would like to reassure you all that we will continue to monitor the situation closely and follow all guidance from Public Health England and the local authority.”

Horsenden Primary School, Ealing

A child in Year 1 at Horsenden Primary School has tested positive for coronavirus
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Horsenden Primary School, on Horsenden Lane North, Greenford confirmed to parents and carers on Thursday (September 10) that a child in Year 1 has tested positive for Covid-19.

After speaking with Public Health England (PHE), the school asked every single child in Year 1 to self-isolate until Wednesday, September 23.

MyLondon understands there are four Year 1 classes at the school, with around 120 children in the year group.

It’s also understood the child was in school on Monday (September 7) and Tuesday (September 8), but not on Wednesday (September 9). The child received the positive test on Thursday.

Heston Community School, Hounslow

One tutor group has been sent home at Heston Community School
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Heston Community School said there had been a ‘confirmed case of Covid-19 within the school’.

The school has sent home one tutor group to self-isolate ‘as a precautionary measure’ but will remain open for everyone else.

In a letter on its website the school said: “Our cleaning team is undertaking a deep clean of the zone and the classrooms the group has been based in, as a further precautionary measure. The school remains open for all year groups.

“Providing your child remains well, they can continue to attend school as normal. We will keep this under review and will provide updates if required.”

Cranford Community College, Hounslow

The student at Cranford Community College was sent home after feeling unwell
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Cranford Community College announced a ‘new female student’ had received a positive test.

The college has informed parents that the student was sent home on Friday, September 4 as she felt unwell and had a slight temperature, and that on Tuesday (September 8) she reported that she had tested positive.

A statement on the school’s website said: “She is only experiencing mild symptoms to date and we will remain in contact until she has completed her isolation and symptoms have cleared.

“The academy followed protocols and contacted Public Health England who assessed the risk after a forensic investigation of her movements and contacts on the part of the only day she was on site.”

Trinity Church of England, Lewisham

Trinity School Lewisham has delayed reopening to ensure student safety

Trinity Church of England School in Lewisham has delayed reopening after a confirmed case among staff.

The opening date was pushed back from Monday, September 7 until a target date of Thursday, September 17.

In an online statement about the decision, a spokesperson said: “This decision was not taken lightly and is to secure the continued safety of our Trinity family that is paramount to everything we do.”

The school said that those who may have been in close contact with the case were informed and “that pupils in Year 7, Reception children and parents that attended school last week do not need to isolate or take any additional precautions.”

St Michael’s Catholic School, Newham

The children at St Michael’s Catholic School will be taught from home
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St Michael’s Catholic School in East Ham has closed two year groups after a child tested positive for coronavirus.

The school has sent home the affected bubble, consisting of Year 3 and Year 4 pupils, and they won’t return until September 17.

Three teachers and four teaching assistants have also been told to self-isolate for 14 days.

Students in other groups are still asked to come to school as usual.

A spokeswoman for Newham Council said: “Newham Council can confirm that as a result of a child, from within the Year 3 and 4 bubble at St Michael’s Catholic School, East Ham, the school has taken advice from Public Health England and closed these year groups as a precaution.”

Devonshire Primary School, Sutton

Devonshire Primary School in Sutton has sent an entire year home
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The whole of Year 2 at Devonshire Primary School in Sutton has been told to stay at home for two weeks after a “member of the school community” tested positive for coronavirus.

According to a letter sent out on September 9 to parents by headteacher Fiona Oastler, Year 2 pupils have been in “close contact” with an infected person.

She told parents in Year 2: “As a result, we are closing the Year 2 bubble and all Year 2 children will be required to self-isolate, returning to school on Tuesday, September 22; no Year 2 will be allowed on site until this time.

“This is to reduce the further spread of Covid-19 to others in the community.”

Adamsrill Primary School, Sydenham

Parents of children in year 4 have been informed
Parents of children in Year 4 at Adamsrill Primary School have been informed
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On Wednesday (September 9), parents of pupils in Year 4 at Adamsrill Primary School received an email informing them of a positive Covid-19 test.

The email, seen by MyLondon on social media, read: “We have been notified of a positive case of coronavirus which affects your child’s Year 4 bubble.

“We would ask you to keep your Year 4 child at home (on Thursday, September 10) to allow us to undertake a full risk assessment.”

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A Lewisham Council spokesperson said: “We have been notified of a positive case of coronavirus at Adamsrill School.

“Working closely with Public Health authorities and following agreed protocols, the school has advised parents of Year 4 children to stay at home on Thursday whilst a full risk assessment is undertaken.”

Duke’s Aldridge Academy, Tottenham

The affected students at Duke’s Aldridge Academy are in Year 7 and Year 8
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Duke’s Aldridge Academy in Tottenham has closed for two days after confirming two cases of coronavirus.

The two positive cases are in Year 7 and Year 8, and all pupils in those years have been sent home ‘until further notice’.

The whole academy has been shut for two days – Thursday, September 10 and Friday, September 11 – as a precaution while a deep clean is carried out.

Parents of students in Years 9, 10 and 11 have been assured that their child’s bubble has not been affected, and that the school will reopen on Monday, September 14.

St Michael’s Primary School, Wandsworth

Pupils in Year 2 and Year 4 have tested positive for Covid-19 at St Michael’s Primary School
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St Michael’s Primary School, in Southfields, has told parents that pupils in both Year 2 and Year 4 have tested positive for coronavirus, and that other children are ‘displaying symptoms’.

On Tuesday (September 8) an email was sent out to parents to make them “aware of the situation and implications it has”.

The email said that children in the bubbles affected had been sent home and have to self-isolate for 14 days, and that they will only need to be tested if they become symptomatic.

It added: “The school will remain open for all other bubbles and we will ensure the additional cleaning measures continue.”

The school intends to resume online learning for the Year 2 and Year 4 pupils.

Headteacher Ann-Marie Grant said: “Whilst it was disappointing to shut bubbles so soon in the academic year, our robust procedures in dealing with coronavirus cases, as well as setting up our online learning platform, gives me confidence in how we have dealt with this incident and will deal with any incidents in the future.

“We have been comforted by how supportive the parent community has been.”

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