A primary school in Bracknell Forest has been told that its children need to undergo coronavirus tests following a rise in cases.

Binfield Church of England Primary School has been singled out as the only primary in Bracknell Forest that should have its pupils undertake surge coronavirus testing.

Although surge testing applies to staff and pupils  at secondary schools and staff at primary schools, no other primary schools have been asked to test their pupils.

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Case numbers coming out of the school have not been made clear in publicly available school newsletters.

However, one can get an idea of the number of cases recorded in the school’s area using the Government’s coronavirus map of  Middle layer Super Output Areas (MSOAs).

The school’s area of Binfield & Popeswood recorded 10 cases in the seven days leading to June 9, a decrease in eight on the previous week.

Bracknell Forest Council has been in contact with primary and secondary schools to arrange delivery of testing kits.