Kensington Academy

Re-Opening COVID FAQ's


We are open and all our classes are taught Face-to-Face.

See our guidance below for more information.

For the latest UK travel advice please visit:

If you have any questions, please contact us on and a member of our team will advise you.


Q: What are the new safety measures at KAE?

A: To ensure the safety of our students and our staff, we have the following safety measures in place:

Hand sanitizers & cleaning spray in each room and hand sanitizers throughout the school building

There will be additional cleaning throughout the building and classrooms will be sanitized at the end of each session

Doors to hallways and classroom windows will be kept open to provide additional ventilation

Masks are not required within the school building but you may choose to wear a mask

Students should inform a member of staff immediately if they feel unwell

Q: Will KAE run a social programme?

A: Activities are offered on most days. They will be posted on our school noticeboard at the start of each week.

Q: What happens if I get Covid-19 symptoms while studying at KAE?

A: You must inform the school immediately if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • New or continuous cough
  • High temperature
  • Loss of taste or smell

You should apply for a test if you have the symptoms of coronavirus, or live with someone who has the symptoms of coronavirus. You can register for a test on the NHS website. If you have no internet access, you should call NHS 119 to arrange for a test.

For more details, please visit:

Q: What are the new safety measures in our accommodation?

A: To prevent the spread of the virus and ensure your safety in our accommodation we have introduced the following new measures:

  • There will be hand sanitizers at the entrances
  • We will provide you with your own plate, cup, glass and cutlery*
  • We will provide you with a clean bedding set
  • We will change your bedding every other week*
  • Posters reminding you of how to keep safe will be widely available in the building
  • Rooms will be disinfected before/after each booking
  • We will provide professional cleaning of each room once a week*
  • Although twin rooms will still be available, you will only be able to book this option after you have stayed in a single room for at least 2 weeks
  • Cleaning products will be available to you, so that you can wipe down surfaces before/after each use *

*DG residences only

Before your arrival, we will send you detailed guidelines of all of our safety measures for the residence that you have booked.

Q: What do I have to do before I travel?

A:Please, see the latest travel advice and guidance

Q: Do I have to quarantine on arrival to England?

A: Please, see the latest travel advice and guidance

Q: What should I bring with me?

A: We suggest you bring a supply of face masks or face coverings and hand sanitizer for personal use.

Please be aware that face masks or face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in London after 19th July 2021.

Some shops and supermarkets may also still require you to wear masks.

Q: Will KAE continue to offer online courses after the school reopens?

A: Yes, we will still be offering 1-2-1 lessons online.  Our online courses are perfect for those unable to travel to the UK or for those who wish to continue learning once they have returned to their home country.

Q: Who do I contact if I have more questions?

A: Our team is available, Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm. We are happy to arrange meetings to discuss individual circumstances. Contact us via or call us on 0207 221 6665 for more information.

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