COVID Mass Testing at KC 15/03/2021

COVID Mass-Testing at KC

Last week saw the start of COVID-19 Mass-testing at Kidderminster College. After working behind the scenes for months, keeping up with ever-changing guidelines and regulations, taking into account concerns and anxieties about returning to college, as well as the set-up of testing stations,KC were finally able to roll-out testing to students, and boy was there a response!

The Lateral Flow Test is pretty easy to do; our KC team even made a video to show exactly how it’s done, which is currently being played over the TV screens. Results come back within half-an-hour, giving everyone peace of mind, because let’s face it, now we’re back in college, we want it to stay that way!

Tests need to be carried out every 3-5 days, so don’t forget to book your next one! 

Keep an eye on our COVID Updates page for all the latest news and guidance.

World-Class Staff

KC’s dedicated Team blew us out the water with their dedication, humour and can-do attitude, getting through over 100+ tests daily! We were delighted to see such a positive uptake from the KC students who turned out in their droves at their allotted times and handled the testing (no one likes shoving something that far up your nose) with ease (they even put some of our staff to shame!).

It has been great being back in the KC building, see old faces and students in person! With the one-way system still in place, hand sanitiser on every floor and the request to wear masks at all times, we’re hoping we won’t be heading back to permanent virtual classrooms for a bit! We’re still doing blended-learning, KC is a small college and we want to make sure we keep everyone; our staff, students, their friends and family safe as we navigate our way out of this pandemic. 

In This Together

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, we’re all in this together. From making sure we wear our masks, to washing our hands, to keeping to the one-way system, the more we can do to look out for one another, the more chance we can get back to life as we knew it.

Please remember not to come into college if you have any COVID symptoms, this includes a high temperature, a persistent cough and a loss of taste and smell. 

We’re getting their #TeamKC! And we’re so proud of you all!