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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Nov 20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,995
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile I read on the BBC website that students returning...

I read on the BBC website that students returning from uni would be classed as part of your own household, so your DD wouldnít need to be counted as a separate household. And the youngest can make up...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Nov 20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,995
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Thank you 😊

Thank you 😊
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Nov 20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,995
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Yes, here you go ...

Yes, here you go
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55064962
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Nov 20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,995
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Confused already about Christmas rules

The Government have said we can meet three households between 23rd - 27th December. It says the groupings must be Ďexclusiveí. From this Iím taking it to mean that we can only meet the same three...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,011
Posted By emmafleur
Iím Worcester too! Hoping to be able to go to...

Iím Worcester too! Hoping to be able to go to Birmingham as my daughter moved there just as this second lockdown was announced. Iím looking forward to meeting up with her for a meal and some...
Forum: Accommodation 19 Nov 20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,339
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile We had similar but all shared one room at Royal...

We had similar but all shared one room at Royal Pacific - me (mum), son and his girlfriend and two adult daughters. We also had a villa double-booked at Old Key West in Disney so son and girlfriend...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Nov 20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,022
Posted By emmafleur
I was diagnosed with M.E six years ago. I was...

I was diagnosed with M.E six years ago. I was told it was a Ďmental healthí issue and that I needed to exercise my way out of my chronic fatigue, dreadful muscle pains and constant splitting...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Nov 20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,996
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Just a quick update - my son was contacted by...

Just a quick update - my son was contacted by track and trace this morning who only wanted people heíd been in contact with 48 hours before symptoms started so Iím fine to go back to school on...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Nov 20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,996
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile School are very cautious. I told them yesterday...

School are very cautious. I told them yesterday he was getting tested and Iíd seen him and they told me to go in because I donít live with him. I think they could say I need to go in tomorrow but Iíd...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Nov 20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,996
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile I messaged and said I was assuming I was going on...

I messaged and said I was assuming I was going on as normal but they said to stay off just in case. I had my appendix out 4 weeks ago and had shingles the week after my operation so I only went back...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Nov 20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,996
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile I saw him on Wednesday and he said he felt ill...

I saw him on Wednesday and he said he felt ill over the weekend so probably 2-3 days after? We didnít social distance to be honest for the whole time and he was at mine for about 5 hours? School have...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Nov 20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,996
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Son has tested positive - waiting for test and trace?

Sorry, just want to have a little moan about government guidelines. My son has just phoned me to say heís tested positive for Covid. He doesnít live with me but I spent the evening with him last...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Oct 20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 46,683
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Iím meant to be having some new furniture...

Iím meant to be having some new furniture delivered on Nov 10th. I was just assuming Iíd hear that theyíd be cancelling the delivery but maybe not 🤷🏼
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Oct 20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Youíll need to be patient I think and wait for...

Youíll need to be patient I think and wait for them to cancel. If you choose to cancel instead youíre not entitled to a refund. Wait for them to inform you of the changes.
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 17 Oct 20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,074
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Sounds like a great place. Iíve never been. Iím...

Sounds like a great place. Iíve never been. Iím not really into cottage holidays so could anyone recommend any nice hotels please?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Oct 20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,859
Posted By emmafleur
But you have to remember that youíre talking...

But you have to remember that youíre talking about children, not adults. Children who may well have been out of the classroom for months. Their brains need to be given time to rest and process the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Oct 20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 41,980
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Soooo tempting. Iím going to wait and see what...

Soooo tempting. Iím going to wait and see what Disney might be offering tomorrow before I decide though. Definitely thinking seriously about staying at Universal next trip if there are limited perks...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Oct 20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,859
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile My headteacher told me that schools have been...

My headteacher told me that schools have been told that they have to put in place arrangements for pupils to continue schooling at home if schools or bubbles need to close or if individuals have to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Oct 20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,859
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Ours is one week and we havenít heard anything...

Ours is one week and we havenít heard anything about extending it. Iím guessing we would have been told by now so that parents could arrange childcare etc
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 Oct 20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,130
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile I work in the same primary school and same bubble...

I work in the same primary school and same bubble as my great-niece and see her every day, no masks, no social distancing, but Iím not allowed to sit next to her in the cinema at the weekend because...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Sep 20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,730
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile OP, Your work colleague would only need to get a...

OP, Your work colleague would only need to get a test if they started showing symptoms. Itís not a thing that needs to be done automatically when youíve been in contact with someone who has tested...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Sep 20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Oooo where do I join?

Oooo where do I join?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Sep 20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Yep quite agree. If it worked well it would be a...

Yep quite agree. If it worked well it would be a great system but it isnít. We have a few families who have decided not to bother even trying to get a test and have plumped for 14 day isolation...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Sep 20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Unfortunately I feel that this is where weíll...

Unfortunately I feel that this is where weíll have to go with our parents eventually but I really wish I could just trust them instead
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Sep 20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By emmafleur
Our area is a nightmare for testing at the...

Our area is a nightmare for testing at the moment. Itís taken everyone, including teaching staff, an average of 4-5 days to even book a test. I had one last week - had symptoms start on the Thursday...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Sep 20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile That would be lovely but actually government...

That would be lovely but actually government guidance states that schools arenít allowed to do that
Forum: Guest Services 22 Sep 20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Can I change my name?

Can I change my username but still keep all of my posts with my previous name? Iím just thinking that it would be too easy to trace me by people who might know me me in Ďreal lifeí with the username...
Forum: Accommodation 22 Sep 20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,538
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Me too. Iíd written them off to be fair and...

Me too. Iíd written them off to be fair and didnít even ask Hotels.com about them so it was a lovely surprise to get the email today 😊
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Sep 20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By emmafleur
I had a parent lie to me about her sons negative...

I had a parent lie to me about her sons negative test result this week. She was fuming with school because we had sent him home on Friday afternoon with a cough and a high temperature. On Monday...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Sep 20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,727
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile If this true then Iím really miffed. I have so...

If this true then Iím really miffed. I have so many things I want to be getting on with but donít want to plan anything in case we get locked down again, my mum is extremely vulnerable so has decided...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Sep 20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,220
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Itís just crazy. I went to Homebase yesterday and...

Itís just crazy. I went to Homebase yesterday and it was absolutely heaving. Not sure if it would have normally been like that but I did wonder if people were panic buying decorating stuff in case we...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Sep 20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,220
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Here we go again

My sister has just been to our local Tesco and sent me these photos 🙄

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/120637/b6003656969cf0.jpg
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Sep 20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,022
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Iíve heard that too, but half term is still 4 or...

Iíve heard that too, but half term is still 4 or 5 weeks away so I guess anything could happen by then. My sister is in Tesco and has just sent me photos of the empty toilet roll aisles 🙄
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Sep 20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By emmafleur
I think the news reports about the 20% of people...

I think the news reports about the 20% of people having tests that donít need them are talking about people with no symptoms, not children who might have a cough because of a cold. From the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Sep 20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,887
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Ah right, sorry if I misunderstood. Hopefully...

Ah right, sorry if I misunderstood. Hopefully most schools will adopt this approach too. Iím in a year group bubble but have little contact with pupils in the next door year group classroom so if one...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Sep 20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,267
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Unfortunately the guidance given to schools...

Unfortunately the guidance given to schools states that the child should be sent home to be tested if they have a new, persistent cough OR a high temperature OR a loss of taste or smell (the capital...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Sep 20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,887
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Not sure what you mean by this? Are you assuming...

Not sure what you mean by this? Are you assuming that most other schools are acting irresponsibly and doing whatever they like?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Sep 20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,887
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile I absolutely agree. As the nominated person who...

I absolutely agree. As the nominated person who sends children home in my school to be tested itís really frustrating for me. I could almost guarantee that the 5 children Iíve sent home in past few...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Sep 20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,267
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile It depends. If the cough is continuous for more...

It depends. If the cough is continuous for more than an hour or 3 bouts of coughing within 24 hours then that would signal being sent for a test. Just a cold and an odd cough wouldnít need a test,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Sep 20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,267
Posted By emmafleur
Mobile Unfortunately itís not schools who will make the...

Unfortunately itís not schools who will make the decisions. PHE issue guidance that schools have to follow. I think weíre in for a very disrupted term unless some kind of quicker testing system gets...
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