REPORTS are circulating that a person from a private school has been put into self-isolation. 

A letter, seen by The Argus and sent to parents of Lancing Prep in Hove, says a "member of the school community" had been told by Public Health England (PHE) to self-isolate after coming into contact with a potential coronavirus case.

The Driveway School refused to confirm the contents of due to to GDPR.


It said that the school would not be closing, however Friday's "bake-off" has been rescheduled.

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The letter said: "The school has not been contacted by Public Health England with regards taking any specific measures beyond the advice circulated in general.

"However, we have contacted them to confirm what we ought to be doing and have been advised to follow the standard advice."

Eight schools across Sussex have confirmed they had people who are in self isolation. 

These are Portslade Aldridge Community Academy (PACA), Varndean School, Cottesmore St. Mary's Catholic Primary School and Hangleton Primary School, Carden Primary School and two Eastbourne schools.