• Rapid Covid tests a ‘game-changer’ for schools

    Headteachers piloting rapid Covid-19 antigen tests under the government’s Operation Moonshot have described them as a “game-changer” to keep pupils in the classroom and help squash outbreaks. Sedgehill Academy in south east London, Poole Grammar School and South Wiltshire Grammar School in Salisbury have now done two rounds of testing using lateral flow tests, which

    5.00 Nov. 13th, 2020 | News

  • Private suppliers tout ‘rapid’ Covid tests to schools for £450 a box

    Headteachers are being urged to check the legality of Covid tests from private suppliers after new “rapid” antigen tests started being offered on the open market, with one school quoted £450 for a box of 20. The Department of Health and Social Care said all tests bought from private companies must have a CE mark

    5.00 Nov. 7th, 2020 | News