The Back to School Plan for 2020 impacts students, staff, parents and caregivers. The information in the following fact sheets is taken from the Public Schools Branch Guidelines for Return to School that provides the parameters needed for individual schools to plan for September 2020.
Parents and caregivers will play an important role in helping children.
Download the Information for parents fact sheet
Download the COVID-19 colouring book for younger children to help them learn things they can do to contain the virus.
The ideal environment for teaching and learning is when students are in-class with trained staff. Students will return to school with new health measures in place.
Download the Information for students fact sheet.
Keeping schools safe
Health measures are in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 and to help contain the virus if a student or staff becomes sick.
Download the Keeping schools safe fact sheet.
Enhanced cleaning measures
Students, staff and anyone visiting the school will be required to follow good hygiene practices.
Download the Enhanced cleaning measures fact sheet.
The arrival and departure of students will be staggered. This may cause delays in transportation and at the beginning and/or the end of the school day.
The Department of Education and Lifelong Learning and Chief Public Health Office have developed an outbreak management process to ensure that roles and responsibilities are understood when there is a positive COVID-19 case identified in the school system.
Download the Outbreak Management fact sheet.