Covid-19: School Update

Headteacher of Cyfarthfa High School Rod Francis said: “We can confirm that one student in Year 8 and a member of staff at Cyfarthfa High School have tested positive to Covid-19.
“The individuals are now self-isolating at home.
“Public Health Wales has been notified in line with regulations introduced for all primary and secondary schools across the country.
“I fully understand the concern that this news may cause, and can assure you that we have worked in close liaison with all partners in the local authority and are vigilant in our dedicated Track, Trace and Protect system at the school.
“We have been assured through our risk assessments that the environment at Cyfarthfa High School remains as safe as possible for all students and staff.
“All of the safety measures will remain in place and we will continually review and adapt these where we think it is appropriate to do so.”