Covid-19 outbreak - Portsmouth High School

Covid-19 outbreak

Learning during the pandemic

Find out more about how learning at Portsmouth High School has kept on track during the pandemic – please click here.

Covid-19 safety in school

Extensive Covid-19 control measures are in place to protect the safety of children and staff aligned to the latest advice from the government and their official scientific advisers.

Covid-19 safety procedures are applied in school which include:


Extra handwashing facilities are situated outside on all sites so pupils can wash their hands as they enter the school gates and throughout the day as they move between lessons


Covid-19 safety signage is located around the school to remind staff and pupils of the importance of social distancing and adhering to one-way systems


Alcohol hand gel and antimicrobial surface cleaner is available at multiple points around the school


Extra cleaning rotas ensure all locations of the school are kept clean after use


Staff and pupils wear masks in communal areas and in classrooms


Covid-19 risk assessment

Our Covid-19 risk assessment gives a detailed analysis of all the safety procedures in place to keep pupils and staff safe on a daily basis in school:

Whole School Risk Assessment for Covid-19 Spring Term 2022