Tag: Red Bay Primary School

Red Bay families released from isolation

Red Bay families released from isolation

| 19/10/2020 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Students, families and teachers all associated with the suspected case of COVID-19 in a child at Red Bay Primary School have now all been released from isolation after tests were completed at the weekend and no one was positive for the virus. However, two travellers who were also tested this weekend were positive as […]

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Red Bay clearance tests planned for weekend

Red Bay clearance tests planned for weekend

| 16/10/2020 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Health officials will be carrying out follow-up COVID-19 tests this weekend in connection with the Red Bay Primary School students and their families who have been isolating since one student tested positive for the virus. While the issue came to light last Friday, the last contact the Year 2 group and relevant staff had […]

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230+ tested after primary school COVID-19 case

230+ tested after primary school COVID-19 case

| 09/10/2020 | 42 Comments

(CNS: Government is waiting for results from more than 230 swabs taken from the contacts of a Year 2 student at Red Bay Primary School who tested positive for COVID-19 today before it makes any decisions about the current regulatory regime surrounding the virus. All the child’s close family members have already been tested and […]

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Two primary schools show improvement

Two primary schools show improvement

| 17/02/2020 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Two government primary schools achieved ‘satisfactory’ grades during their recent follow-through reviews by school inspectors. Both East End and Red Bay had shown improvement, and although both received long lists of recommendations for further progress, the inspectors from the Office of Education Standards said the schools were doing better. At East End Primary inspectors […]

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Ice machine prime suspect in school poisoning

Ice machine prime suspect in school poisoning

| 21/09/2015 | 11 Comments

(CNS): An ice machine has been identified as the most likely cause of the recent outbreak of food poisoning at Red Bay Primary School, according to government officials, but they are unable to say with certainty what caused the sickness. Following the publication of the final report on Friday, other possibilities were not completely dismissed […]

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Source of school lunch sickness still not confirmed

Source of school lunch sickness still not confirmed

| 11/09/2015 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Government officials have still not identified what was behind a bout of illness at Red Bay Primary last week in which 107 students and teachers were taken ill after lunch. Government health officials said Friday that 23 people had been treated in hospital in the wake of the sickness outbreak but there had been […]

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Probe continues into school food poisoning

Probe continues into school food poisoning

| 07/09/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Most of the people taken ill after lunch last Thursday at Red Bay Primary School have recovered but the enquiry into what caused more than 100 children and teachers to get sick continues. Officials said Friday that cleaning was carried out at the school and in the canteen areas and parents were advised to […]

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Sickness breaks out at Red Bay Primary

Sickness breaks out at Red Bay Primary

| 02/09/2015 | 22 Comments

(CNS) Updated: An outbreak of possible food poisoning at the Red Bay Primary School has triggered a major clean-up operation at the canteen during the first week back to school. Education officials said some students and teachers were taken ill after lunch Wednesday and the Department of Environmental Health was called to investigate by caterers, Mise […]

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