Home Testing Information

From Sunday 14th March students at Essa Academy will be required to take part in home testing for Covid-19.

We are asking for students to complete two home tests per week for the foreseeable future:

- Sunday before 4.30pm

- Wednesday before 4.30pm

Students are required to upload their results to the Academy and to the NHS site. 

Please see the information video below which shows you and students how to access the home testing site and input test results.

How to access our Home Testing Site for students

How to administer a Home Covid-19 Test (NHS Guidance)

How to administer a Home Covid-19 Test (NHS Video)

See below for more useful links and information regarding our procedures during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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Remote Learning

Information for Parents

Updated January 2021

Getting a Test

for Covid-19

Lateral Flow

Risk Assessment

Link to Essa Live

Home Testing Site

Updated January 2021


Covid-19 Risk


Updated March 2021

Coronavirus Absence

Guide for Parents

and Carers


Guidance for Schools

Critical Worker and

Vulnerable Student Information