Access to rapid COVID-19 testing updated information

Guidance on Coronavirus testing has been updated to aid the return of pupils to schools...

Regular access to rapid tests

The following groups will have access to regular rapid lateral flow testing for COVID-19:

  • secondary school pupils and college students
  • staff of primary and secondary schools, nurseries, and colleges
  • households, childcare and support bubbles of nursery children, primary and secondary-age pupils, and college students
  • households, childcare, and support bubbles of staff of nurseries, primary and secondary schools, and colleges

Primary school children or those even younger will not be required to take tests at this time.

How to get a test:

If you are part of any of the four groups listed above, guidance on how to access COVID-19 testing can be found on the GOV.UK website