There has been much excitement and drama at work today. We have 5 confirmed cases of swine flu, over 20% of pupils absent and a further 25 sent home with flu symptoms and vomiting today.
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) are assessing the situation and will inform the school later on if it needs to close. All the staff are wondering and gossiping – will they or wont they?
From a purely selfish point of view a week off while the weather is nice and Wimbledon is on sounds thoroughly appealing.
Update – just had an email from the Head Teacher informing us that it is business as usual and all school activities should continue as planned. I’m not sure what I think though as last week we had a similar email saying that there were no known cases among pupils when most staff knew that 1 already had been diagnosed. The speculation continues…