On this page, you will find information about COVID-19 testing kits for use at home. You will also find guidance on how to register your child’s test on the government test website.


The Home Testing Kits and Recording Results.

  • Your child will be issued a self-test kit from school.
  • The self-test kit contains everything you need to be able to complete a test and record the results at home.
  • Each student is required to complete 2 tests per week.
  • A video to help with the contents and process is below:

Recording Results:

Please record all results via tab 1 below, positive, negative or void.

If your child tests positive please contact school on 0121 729 7310 and inform us, we will advise you on the next steps.

You can record your results via the government website via tab 2 below.


Inside your rapid COVID-19 self test:

  • Clear Plastic Bags
  • Extraction Fluid
  • Vials
  • Swabs
  • Lateral Flow Device – You will need the Barcode from this when recording the result.
  • Instruction booklet.

How to complete your COVID-19 test



Video Demonstration for Home Testing

Please contact Mr Newman if you have are unsure or have any difficulties in completing the test.


Arena Academy’s latest COVID-19 risk assessment can be downloaded here.