A primary school’s kitchen has had to shut after a member of staff tested positive for coronavirus.
The head teacher of St George’s Primary School in Minster, Sheppey , has sent a letter to parents and carers informing them of the diagnosis and asking them to provide their children with packed lunches from today.
Howard Fisher wrote: “Due to a positive diagnosis for Covid with one of our kitchen staff we have followed advice from the DFE and will be closing our kitchen and sending the staff home for the isolation period.
“This means that from October 5 you will need to provide a packed lunch for your child.
“If your child is in receipt of free school meals, as from tomorrow we will provide a standard lunch which may be hot or cold.
“We will have one stand in member of staff