Owlets Nursery Closed

The Owlets Nursery will be closed until Tuesday, 26th January as a result of a confirmed Coronavirus case.

The Nursery, which is located at Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, has followed Public Health England advice in closing until the 26th January and all parents and guardians with a child at the Nursery have been contacted directly. This has included directions on the need for self-isolation for children that have been identified as close contacts of the positive case.

Should any child become symptomatic or test positive during the closure, please inform us immediately by contacting louisemclellan@exe-coll.ac.uk.

As per the guidelines, the first day the Owlets Nursery will open again will be the 26th January. We’d like to thank everyone for their support and understanding during this time.

Should there be any further updates regarding the closure, we will post them on this page.

Further information

Please see the link to: Guidance for contacts of people with confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection who do not live with the person:


Symptoms of COVID 19

The most common symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of:

  • New continuous cough and/or
  • High temperature and/or
  • A loss of, or change in, normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia)

If your child does develop symptoms, you can seek advice from the nhs.uk website at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/check-if-you-have-coronavirus-symptoms/

If you are concerned about your child’s symptoms, or they are worsening you can seek advice from NHS 111 at https://111.nhs.uk/ or by phoning 111. Further information is available at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/.