SATELLITE TO PARENTS & GUARDIANS 

SATELLITE TO PARENTS & GUARDIANS  
#04/20 – Friday, 26th June 2020

 

Dear Parents/Carers and Students and Staff,

In accordance with Ministerial Statement No. 5 of 2020 dated 5 June 2020, and Secretary’s Instruction No.7 of 2020 dated 9 June 2020, we will continue with all our Preventative/Precautionary Measures/Guidelines and Health Practices implemented during the SOE period at our College.

Let us   encourage   each other and all   continue to practice personal and social hygiene practices to protect against infection and prevent the COVID-19 spreading now that there are three new reported    cases of COVID-19 in the National Capital District. 

 

Wearing masks 
Wearing masks is still compulsory for all our students, staff (teaching and support), parents, relatives, and visitors. This also applies to all our Service Delivery vehicles staff.

No Mask, No Entry at the three entry gates   must be followed by all entering the college premises during the official daily school hours of operation.

For both Primary and Secondary School Students

  •  Morning Drop off your child/ren at ALL the gates between 7.30am-8.00am

 

Stop at the gate and allow your child/ren to enter the gate:

o    to get a body temperature check (students with temperature readings over 37.6° will be sent home after contacting their parents immediately), and 

o    to have their hands sanitized at the respective gate by our Duty Teachers and Security Staff

 

No entrance/access to any Primary School classroom by parents/relatives/friends between 7.30am and 8.00am to leave your child, and also during our  daily  teaching and learning hours to deliver your child’s lunch.

For both Primary and Secondary School Students

  •  Mavaru and Church Gates are locked at 8.05am daily.

Late arrivals are to use  Vaivai Gate Entrance, and to follow the hand hygiene practices at Vaivai Gate carried out by Security Staff and Support Staff.

For both Primary and Secondary School Students
 Afternoon Dismissal and Pick Up at the gates between 2.55pm to 4.00pm at ALL the gates.

  • Stop at the gate and allow your child/ren  to move to the gate entrance

  •  No entrance/access  for parents/relatives/students/staff to the Canteen at 3.00pm

  • No Entrance for parents/relatives/friends to our Primary School classrooms, including Music Room and Primary Resource Centre between 2.55pm to 4.00pm.

Primary School children without siblings in the Secondary School

Please collect your child by 3.15pm daily.  Our Duty of Care finishes at 4.00pm daily.


Primary School children with siblings in the Secondary School

 

Please collect your children by 3.15pm on Wednesday and Friday.
Collect your children by 4.00pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.  Secondary School dismissal time on these three days is 3.40pm.   Our Duty of Care finishes at 4.00pm daily.


For both Primary and Secondary School Students
Placing your child’s lunch order at our College Canteen 

Parents/relatives/visitors will not be allowed to go to the Canteen to place a child’s lunch order before school starts, during the day and after school.


For Primary School students only
Placing your child’s lunch order at our College Canteen for Primary School

  •  Your child will bring his/her lunch order to school in the morning. 

  • Please write and put your child’s   lunch   orders   in his/her lunch box with your child's name, class, and amount of money enclosed clearly  labelled in your child’s lunch box.  

  • Our Canteen Price list is below to download

Our Canteen Staff collect all our students’ lunch orders between 8.00am and 8.30am daily.  They deliver the lunch together with any   change   to their classrooms for class teachers to check and then  give the lunch ordered and any change  to the students.

 

For both Primary and Secondary School  Students
Packed Lunch from Home
All students are encouraged to come with their home prepared lunch packs, fruit drinks and water bottle to their classroom in the morning.

 

 

For both Primary and Secondary School Students
Personal and Social Health Guidelines/Practices

 

Our Personal and Social Health guidelines  and  practices implemented during the State of Emergency period namely:

 

Hand Hygiene:  

  • Maintain hand sanitizing practices in the classroom and washing hands thoroughly with soap and water before eating and after eating.  

  • Wash both hands thoroughly using soap and water after using the toilet.

  • Use the four hand washing sinks with soap dispensers located around the college grounds during the day to wash hands.   

    

Personal Hygiene Reminders in the classrooms on hand shakes, covering their mouth with elbow bent when coughing/sneezing or using tissues to cover their mouth and dispose of the used tissue immediately, no sharing of food and drinks etc

 

  • Daily Classroom Cleaning and Sanitizing surfaces inside and outside the classrooms, including toilets and all buildings.

  • Social Distancing and Afternoon Dismissal procedures at the Waiting Areas after school.

  • Social Distancing during Recess and Lunch times at the designated areas.

 

For both   Primary and Secondary School Students
Sick Children

 

Please help us by keeping your child at home if he or she falls sick the night before or early the next day.  You can send an e-mail to your child’s teacher on the same day, or write a note in his/her Home Diary when she returns to school.

For both Primary and Secondary School Students

 

Communication and Access to our Administration Building

 

Communication and Access to our Administration Building procedures implemented during the State of Emergency period namely:

•    Parents wishing to see the Executive Director, the Principals and the Deputy Principals or to attend an organized meeting with a teacher, or one of the Principals/Deputy Principals: 
 
o    Report to the Security Gate for Security to guide you to access the Reception Area,  Administration Building, and not to any other building/area of the college.

 

 

We thank you all for your understanding, support and co-operation   following our Safety and Health Protocols/Guidelines implemented during the   State of Emergency (SOE)  period and anticipate your continued support, co-operation  and understanding  for the rest of the school year. 

 

Thank you
 

       Sr Angela Taylor, OLSH, ML                                      George Swamy                                                        Hua Igo
                  Executive Director                               Principal - Secondary School                             Principal - Primary School
                                                                                                       

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