The UK Health Security Agency has responded to AEGIS regarding positive cases and contacts of Omicron variant. Here is the latest guidance for overseas students:

- Pupils aged under 18 years 6 months who have been identifies as a close contact of COVID-19 should attend an education as normal. HOWEVER, if they are a close contact of someone who has been identified as a suspected or confirmed case of the Omicron variant, they MUST self-isolate for 10 full days

- Pupils who are self-isolating should do so at their usual place of residence, namely, in the case of boarders, at the school

- Boarders aged under 18 (not “18 or under”) arriving from a red list country may quarantine at the school

Full guidance from UK Home Office: Guidance for contacts of people with confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection who do not live with the person - GOV.UK (