150 pupils self-isolating after supply teacher held classes despite positive Covid-19 test

031120 Kitchener primary

A supply teacher who tested positive for Covid-19 continued teaching despite knowing she was infected, the school's head has admitted.Children in FIVE classes - around 150 pupils - have now had to self-isolate after being taught by the female teacher at Kitchener Primary School, in Canton, Cardiff.The supply teacher was covering for other staff who were off in the week before half-term.Reena Patel, head teacher, sent a video to parents and carers informing them of the “devastating news”.