Staying COVID-19 Secure in 2022

Latest information from STAR Exeter.

This page has been set up to provide information for anyone at the School with questions or concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19).

It will be updated on a regular basis.

Last reviewed 19th April 2022

From 27th January 2022 it is no longer compulsary to wear a face covering in and around the school, during lessons, in shops and on public transport.

We will still continue to keep students and staff safe in the school by providing hand washing and sanitising stations.  If you feel unwell and have covid symptoms, stay at home and take a Lateral Flow Covid-19 test. 



Latest UK Government information and advice:

24 February , this guidance applies to England

You will not be legally required to self-isolate if you test positive for COVID-19. Stay at home if you can and avoid contact with other people.

You will not have to take daily tests or be legally required to self-isolate following contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme will end. If you were told to self-isolate before 24 February you can still make a claim up to 6 April.

21 February , this guidance applies to England

The government has published its plan for living with COVID-19.

Staff and students in most education and childcare settings no longer need to test twice a week.

11 February , this guidance applies to England

If you’re fully vaccinated, you no longer need to take a COVID-19 test either before or after you arrive in the UK. You still need to complete a passenger locator form.

If you are not fully vaccinated, you need to take a pre-departure test. After you arrive, you need to take a PCR test on or before day 2, but you only need to quarantine if it’s positive. You still need to complete a passenger locator form.



We confirm we have complied with the government’s guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19:

  • We have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment and shared the results with the people who work here
  • We have cleaning, handwashing and hygiene procedures in line with guidance
  • We have taken all reasonable steps to help people work from home
  • We have taken all reasonable steps to maintain a 2m distance in the workplace
  • Where people cannot be 2m apart, we have done everything practical to manage transmission risk



Is the School open for face to face lessons?

Yes! We are fully open!

If you would like to register, please email us at or you can send us a WhatsApp / Telegram message to +44 (0)7900 906823


Do I need to take any precautionary measures?

If you currently live in the United Kingdom, please follow NHS advice:


I'm a student living in Exeter, and I'm concerned I may have coronavirus. What do I need to do?

You can phone or message Caz, the Director +44 (0)790 0906823 if you have any concerns or you use the NHS 119 online coronavirus service ( This will ask you a series of questions to ascertain if you are at risk of having coronavirus.

If you are diagnosed with a positive test for coronavirus, please contact Caz, the Director:

  • Phone / WhatsApp Message: +44 (0)790 0906823

Let us know if you require additional support.