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Last updated on 29 May 2020
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Use our child-friendly posters on health and hygiene around your school. They'll help you reduce the risk of coronavirus spreading and signpost pupils to where they can go if they're struggling with settling back in to school.

Poster: where to go if you're displaying symptoms in school 

Put this up around your school to let pupils know where they should go if they have coronavirus symptoms. 

Poster: reminder to not come to school if you have coronavirus symptoms

Place this at your school gates to remind parents and pupils to return home if they or anyone in their household has coronavirus symptoms. 



Posters: encourage good hand washing practice

Poster: how to wash your hands properly

Put this up by all sinks in toilets, classrooms and anywhere else that pupils wash their hands. (You'll need to print it on A3 paper.)

Primary schools: put aside some time to practise following the steps on the poster with children in reception and year 1, at least, so they get familiar with the routine.

Poster: when to wash your hands

Put this up around your school so pupils get a regular visual reminder of when they should wash their hands. Make sure it's especially visible near the school entrance, outside toilets, and in areas used for PE and dining.




These posters are based on the latest NHS guidance.

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