COVID19 Stage Three
What does this mean for Parents and Carers of Primary School Children?
As of Monday June 8, parents will once again be permitted onto the school site to drop off and pick up their children. At this time, we will revert to KISS AND DROP AT THE CLASSROOM DOOR.
The Department of Education guidelines state that “the total number of parents on the school site cannot exceed 100 and physical distancing of one person per 2 square metres and good hygiene practices apply”.
With this in mind, we encourage parents where possible, to drop off children at the gate. If you do need to drop off at the classroom door, please limit your time on site where possible. Parents are asked not to enter classrooms.
This term, teachers and many parents have noticed the improvement in the independence of their students/children. Separation anxiety (although an early issue initially for some), has all but disappeared. That is, they can go to class, unpack their bags and get ready for the day without the specific assistance of someone doing it for them. This independence in general has had a positive impact on the start of the day across all of our classrooms. It has been a much quicker and smoother start to the day. So, before you rush back to doing everything “school” for your child, please consider their circumstances and independence.
The latest advice allows for pre-arranged face to face meetings between parents and staff to take place provided physical distancing measures are in place. ‘Classroom door’ meetings will not take place. You can arrange a face to face meeting with staff using the class app - Dojo/Seesaw or by contacting our office to make an appointment.
Thank you for your consideration and support