FAQs for COVID Manager


Just click the FAQ, or the cross alongside, to reveal the answer to the question:

Why Should I Not Just Use a Spreadsheet?

See more in this video:

Yes! Between SchoolScreener® COVID Manager and the NHS website, this is all you need from first registration of individuals and tests through to reporting test outcomes.

Yes! We’re running a series of live webinars, so you can see a quick demo of SchoolScreener COVID Manager. Each webinar lasts 30 minutes and you’ll get the chance to ask questions, too. There’s a choice of dates and times available in the next few days.

SchoolScreener® COVID Manager handles consent whether given by a parent or the student directly.

It also allows those that are unwilling or  unable to provide electronic consent to continue to use paper forms, by exception. It does require some input from school administrators in this instance, but this is minimised.

The short answer is YES.

While there’s a lot of evidence from around the world on the web, we also have a great example of how our version of eConsent has helped one NHS Trust, in particular. Read the Lewisham & Greenwich case study.

Yes. The content included in the templates provided by the Department for Education and the Department of Health and Social Care is included within SchoolScreener® COVID Manager.

Some of the content will feature as web pages, introducing the opportunity for parents to register for eConsent. Others will be send as messages direct to parents through the Parent Portal.

Then be sure to contact us, without delay. We can show you how, with a slightly different setup, you can consolidate activity across your group, for group-wide reporting and consolidation of administration. We’ve special prices, too.

SchoolScreener® COVID Manager is available now. Schools that have bought it were using it within a hours.

The earlier you get in touch with us, the sooner you’ll have it.

Yes, it’s used extensively by NHS Trusts that always demand this. We’re accepted by the Government’s Digital Marketplace, via G-Cloud 12, as well.

Yes, it’s fully auditable. No data is lost.

Apart from the range of SchoolScreener applications, as shown throughout this site, Thomson Screening also have a range of workplace-based health applications, under the WorkScreener banner. This includes COVID-19 Isolation Checker and COVID-19 Tracker.

We’re a UK based software development company, from London. Our software has been used over 2 million times around the world, from the USA to developing countries.

COVID Manager is a fully finished, online software solution that’s available for schools to use now. The first schools to use it went live in January.

It will save you up to 50% of the time currently spent on admin for the COVID testing programme.

Specifically designed for purpose with the aid of a Government grant, it’s way, way better than using spreadsheets and paper methods.

Costs are low:

  • For primary schools: £200 + VAT.
  • For secondary schools: £300 +VAT
  • For further education and sixth form colleges: £500 + VAT

To answer any questions, or to understand discounts for groups of schools, please contact us at

Order now, using the form at this link: order form

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