All parents, carers, and other visitors attending schools, including for drop off and pick up must adhere to physical distancing, density limits, face mask requirements, and practise respiratory etiquette and good hand hygiene.
Parents, carers and other adult visitors (excluding students who visit a school to complete a secondary school subject) who enter school buildings must have had 2 doses of COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid medical exception with the following limited exceptions:
Parents, carers and other adult visitors not performing work need to be able to show evidence of vaccination when entering a school building. This would include activities such as tours and kindergarten transition.
Parents, carers and other adult visitors attending school sites for drop-off and pick-up who do not enter school buildings do not need to comply with vaccination requirements.
Parents, carers and other adult visitors attending a gathering at school, such as a fete, school play or other school ceremony, whether indoors or outdoors, need to be able to show evidence of vaccination on arrival.
When parents and carers do not meet vaccination requirements, the school should hold meetings and other discussions (such as Student Support Group meetings) virtually.
The Victorian Government has announced it is extending the RAT screening program for the first 4 weeks of Term 2. Thank you to all students and families who have played their role in regularly testing – we know that hasn’t been easy.
Your work has seen COVID-19 cases being picked up at the earliest opportunity, meaning less cases in our school and more time in the classroom for our students.
The testing recommendations will remain the same next Term for students and staff with:
As we approach winter and flu season, the vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 and booster shots for students 16+ remains the best way to ensure protection for students and staff. The Easter break is a good opportunity to get your child vaccinated ahead of this, with many options across GPs, pharmacies and the state run vaccination clinics.
If you have any concerns or worries about getting your child vaccinated, please get in contact with your GP or another health professional who can answer your concerns.