NHS Fife can confirm an individual with links to Kirkcaldy High School has tested positive for COVID-19. 

The case is isolating at home with other household members. 

While there is no evidence of transmission within the school a small number of pupils have been identified as contacts. They have been contacted individually and asked to self-isolate for 14 days as a precautionary measure.

Anyone who develops any of the established symptoms of the virus, such as a fever; or a loss or change in taste or smell; or a new and continuous cough, should arrange testing using the UK Government Citizens’ Portal at:

https://www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test or by calling 0800 028 2816.

Fife Council has created a comprehensive list of questions and answers for parents and carers at:


There are a number of useful resources available for parents in Fife, with information on how best to reduce the chances of your family contracting the virus and what you should do if someone in the household develops symptoms. These can be accessed through our dedicated Coronavirus website, at: