Pupils from 3 year groups isolating after school Covid case

A number of pupils at a city secondary school have been sent home due to coronavirus.

LeicestershireLive has been told by a parent at St Paul’s Catholic School in Spencefield Lane, Goodwood, that the school had advised a number of pupils to self-isolate.

The parent said three separate ‘bubbles’, made up of pupils from years 8, 9 and 10 were affected.

The school has refused to comment on the matter.

It is one of many schools around the city and county dealing with Covid-19 infections.

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Yesterday numerous pupils at Soar Valley College were sent home after a case was reported, with the head reassuring parents there was no evidence the virus was circulating within the school.

On Sunday it emerged that a class of pupils and some staff members from Ashby Hill Top Primary School, in Ashby, had been told to go into isolation after an infection was confirmed.

Meanwhile, Eyres Monsell Primary School in Leicester has been shut completely for a week after cases there that led to 120 pupils – a third of the school – having to go into isolation.

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