Let’s enjoy a great year together – safely
An exciting new academic year at Keighley College is almost upon us and preparations are underway to ensure we can all enjoy it together.
A vital part of that will depend, as efforts continue to contain the pandemic, on as many students and staff as possible being vaccinated against Covid-19.
The government is now offering walk-in vaccinations to 16 and 17 year olds and we would strongly encourage students to have a vaccination before starting their studies with us in September.
We’re delighted to be working in partnership with Modality to provide a pop-up Covid-19 vaccination centre at the college. This will be taking place on Wednesday 1 September from 10am until 2pm. Anyone can come for their first or second vaccine and we are encouraging all students to take up this opportunity.
Keeping safe and having fun
Doing so, and following our Covid safety measures – which include continuing, for now, to wear face coverings in corridors and open spaces, or where distancing can’t be maintained – will help us all stay safe.
It will also mean students can feel confident as they try out the many rewarding and fun events we will have going on during induction week and beyond.
If you’re 18 years old or over, you can book a vaccination here. We are also looking into hosting ‘pop-up’ vaccination clinics at our main campuses in the coming weeks.
When term starts students will need to take two Lateral Flow Device (LFD) tests each week (like they did before the summer break) and to record their results via the Gov.uk website.
For more details about Covid-19 vaccinations visit the Gov.uk website here. This guide here also includes information on what to expect after having a Covid-19 vaccination.
Find out more information about vaccinations for under 18 year olds here.