Milton Keynes school confirms second student tests positive for Covid-19

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A school in Milton Keynes has alerted parents that a second student at the academy has tested positive for the virus in the space of two days.

The Hazeley Academy, in Emperor Drive, confirmed on Wednesday (September 23) that a Year 8 pupil has tested positive for the virus.

This news comes a day after a Year 11 student tested positive, but the school has confirmed there is no connection between the infections.

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A school spokesperson said: "We were advised by Public Health England (PHE) and the Department for Education (DfE) that there was a confirmed case of Covid-19 within a specific Year 8 class bubble. There appears to be no connection to the Year 11 case we advised parents of on Tuesday (September 22)."

The Hazeley Academy. Photo: Google MapsThe Hazeley Academy. Photo: Google Maps
The Hazeley Academy. Photo: Google Maps
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The spokesperson said: "We have updated all our parents and carers and we will continue to work with PHE and the DfE, monitoring the situation and responding accordingly.

"The next six months does not promise to be easy, but we will use the challenge to pull together as a community and allow our children to continue to grow into the best possible versions of themselves."

According to its website, the school has more than 1500 students aged 11-18.

If your child's school has had a confirmed case of coronavirus feel free to email logan.macleod@jpimedia.co.uk - we will publish the details, while you can remain anonymous.

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