Coronavirus - COVID-19

If you need to contact us please use our email: admin@newportprimary.devon.sch.uk we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Newport Community School Primary Academy are working closely with the Trust and other headteachers within the Trust to ensure a sensible, proportionate response to the advice given to schools by the Government and Public Health England.

Please find useful links below and copies relevant policies. 



The Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline remains available to answer questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to education and children’s social care. 

To support the transition back to education, they have extended their opening hours and are now available 10am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline by calling:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm
Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm

Covid-19 what to do if you have a positive result:

Please contact the school immediately by telephone during week days between 8am-4pm 01271 376252. 

Out of Hours - over weekends, before 8am and after 4pm – please email your child’s name to admin@newportprimary.devon.sch.uk with a copy of the positive PCR results to inform us if your child has received confirmation of a positive Covid-19 result. A member of the school staff will contact you back as soon as possible.

Lateral Flow Tests

Members of households, childcare or support bubbles of school staff and pupils can now access COVID-19 lateral flow tests. 

From 1 March 2021, if you’re a member of a household, childcare bubble or support bubble of staff or a pupil you can get a twice-weekly test: 

  • through your employer if they offer testing to employees 

Covid-19 Support for parents taking their child/children for a coronavirus test 
Please find links below which may be useful in the event of taking your child for a coronavirus test: