12 May 2020 Catherine Player | News | Whole School   Coronavirus  

Students begin partial return to school from 11 May 2020 in accordance with the plan announced by the NSW Premier of a phased resumption of normal schooling.

This Information Booklet has been designed to give you important information and answer some questions you may have about the arrangements in Phase One. Click here or on the image for the information booklet. Information in the booklet includes:

 

  • Timetables for phase one
  • Department of Education information on the phases
  • Important information about school procedures during phase one
  • Frequently asked questions and answers.
  • Wellbeing Information.

Please do not hesitate to contact the school if you have any further questions or queries about arrangements.

11 May 2020 Catherine Player | News | Whole School  

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR ALL YEAR 7-10 STUDENTS
As you know, students began a partial return to school today.

All students need to bring their own device to continue their on-line learning whilst at school.

Please ensure that your laptop is fully charged for the start of the day and bring your charger in case you need it.
Students are reminded that mobile phones are not to be used whilst on school grounds.
Students will continue their online lessons that have been created by their teachers and will be supervised in a classroom of no more than 15 students.
 

08 May 2020 Kevin Elgood | News | Whole School   Coronavirus  

Safety

Safety is a priority during the COVID 19 pandemic. Students will be expected to behave in a responsible way, which recognises the importance of protecting the health of themselves, their peers, and staff, who are at higher risk of COVID 19. A few teachers will be working from home due to higher levels of vulnerability to COVID 19.

Students will be expected to:

  • Stay  home  when  unwell.  Parents  must  not  send  students  to  school  if  they  are feeling unwell. If a student is unwell during the school day, they will not be able to remain in the clinic. Parents will be expected to collect unwell students from school.
  • Assist in keeping classroom desks and school equipment clean as directed by the teacher
  • Engage in regular handwashing and sanitizing their hands, especially before eating during breaks
  • Not share drinks or food – bring a water bottle as bubblers will be out of action
  • Follow teacher’s direction about where to sit and staying safe distances apart at all times inside the classroom and in the playground.
  • Maintain  social  distancing  in  corridors  and  when  queuing  –  floor  markings  have  been created to assist.
  • Bring all their own equipment including pens, calculators, BYOD with charger, glue and anything else needed as there will be NO sharing amongst students or provided by staff
  • Cough  or  sneeze  into  their  elbows  if  necessary  to  avoid  spreading  infection.  Avoid touching face.
  • Use  soap,  sanitisers  and  other  health  items  in  a  responsible  manner  –  we encourage students to bring their own sanitiser.
  • Not participate in ball games during break times due to infection risk.
  • Come directly to school each morning, and after school go directly home – do not go home via the local shops or park

If we all adhere to these guidelines we can be confident in this phased return to school. In addition, we have hand sanitisers in each classroom. Furthermore, additional cleaning is being undertaken with special attention to cleaning of desks, doorknobs, bathrooms and other surfaces.

Students who do not adhere to these health and safety requirements will be reminded of our expectations and the school discipline procedures will be implemented.

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