Anglo-Continental Covid Policy

Here are some answers to your questions about Anglo-Continental’s approach to keeping its students, staff and visitors safe.

When will we open the school for face-to-face classes?

Anglo-Continental is open for face-to-face classes. 

The safety of students, staff and visitors to Anglo-Continental

  • Students will be taught in our larger class rooms.
  • Classes will be spread across the campus.
  • Classroom doors may be left open and rooms kept ventilated.
  • Classrooms will have sanitiser wipes and gels.
  • Break times may be staggered and, if necessary, a double timetable may be introduced.
  • Each student receives his/her own personal text books and note book to keep.
  • The common areas in the school will be sanitised daily.
  • Toilet facilities will be sanitised regularly throughout the day.
  • Hand sanitisers will be available at key entrances to the buildings.
  • Students and visitors are encouraged to wear masks.
  • Sanitiser wipes and gels will be available in the Multi-Media Learning Centre.
  • Sanitiser wipes and gels will be available in the Language Laboratory.
  • Signage will be displayed through the campus to inform students, staff and visitors.
  • Face masks will be available free of charge but you can make a donation to our charity.

Will I need to quarantine and have a PCR test on arrival in England?

If you are fully vaccinated

Before you travel to England you must:

  • book and pay for a COVID-19 test– to be taken after you arrive in England. You can take the test any time after you arrive and before the end of day 2 at the latest. The day you arrive is day 0.  If your test result is positive, you must self-isolate.  If your lateral flow test result is positive, you must also take a PCR test.
  • complete a passenger locator form– to be completed in the 48 hours before you arrive in England.

Check if you qualify as fully vaccinated

To qualify under the fully vaccinated rules for travel to England, you must have proof of full vaccination with a full course of an approved vaccine.  Under 18’s qualify as fully vaccinated even if they have not received a vaccination.

There are different ways to prove your vaccination status if you were vaccinated outside of the UK.
Check what proof is required for the country or territory where you were vaccinated.

If you cannot prove that you qualify under the fully vaccinated rules, you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated.

If you are not fully vaccinated

Before you travel to England you must:

After you arrive in England you must:

You must take the first test on or before day 2 and the second test on or after day 8. The day you arrive is day 0.

Red list countries and territories

There are different rules if you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England. If you need to follow red list rules, you must do so if you are fully vaccinated or not.

Check which countries and territories are on the red list and read the red list rules.

If you have been in a country or territory on the red list in the 10 days before you arrive in England, you will only be allowed to enter the UK if you either:

  • are a British or Irish National
  • have residence rights in the UK

Before you travel to England – Red list rules

Before you travel to England you must:

You must do this even if you are fully vaccinated.

Please check the UK government website for the latest guidance on travelling to the UK:
Travel to England from another country during coronavirus (COVID-19) – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

How can I safely get from the airport to my homestay?

There are four options:

  1. Anglo-Continental Car Transfer
  2. Anglo-Continental Coach Transfer (May to August 2022)
  3. National Express Coach
  4. National Rail

The Anglo-Continental Car Transfer Service offers a personal ‘meet and greet’ service.  The vehicle will be sanitised and if you wish the driver will wear a mask.

The Anglo-Continental Coach Transfer operates for students arriving in the UK every Sunday between 0800 and 2000 hours between 5 June and 7 August, 2022.  For students departing the Anglo-Continental Coach Transfer operates every Sunday between 0500 and 1600 hours between 19 June and 21 August, 2022.

For public transport, you must follow their safety procedures. 

Your first day

All students will be asked to complete and sign a declaration about their health in the last 14 days.

Students will take the entry test in our 100 seat lecture room or an alternative space where seats will meet the social distancing guidelines.

Orientation will take place in our 100 seat lecture room or an alternative space where seats will meet the social distancing guidelines.

What accommodation options do I have?

All our accommodation options are available to you.

Homestay accommodation Options:

  • Standard (single room only)
  • Standard with Private Bathroom
  • Executive

Other Accommodation Options:

  • Student Hotel Accommodation
  • Hotel
  • Guest Houses
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Flats and Apartments

How will I be safe in my homestay accommodation?

Homestay families will follow UK Government guidelines.

The communal areas will be regularly sanitised.

Social Activities Programme

A revised Social Activities Programme will take place in accordance with government guidelines.

How will I get food and drink?

Anglo-Continental’s Student Centre offers drinks as well as hot meals so you do not have to leave the campus.

Our staff strictly follow hygiene guidelines.

Seating will be apart and meet the social distancing guidelines.

Tables and chairs will be sanitised at regular intervals.

If you have any concerns, please contact us for more information before your arrival into the UK:

Telephone:+44 (0)1202 55 74 14
Email:        english@anglo-continental.com

We will regularly monitor the situation and make updates and amendments when appropriate.