Home Learning from Monday 9th August:
We encourage our families to keep up to date with the daily schedule for your child/children.
All teachers are conducting multiple online sessions per day for your child to join. The timing and focus of these is included in the schedule posted on Seesaw or Teams by 5pm each day ready for the following day.
During this round of Home Learning families will be aware that our Specialist program has been organised differently. Please check the nightly schedule to see the activity the Specialist has provided for your child/children for the week.
This reconfiguration of the specialist activities, enables the Specialist teachers to take on a greater share of the roster to supervise students on-site. We thank our Specialist teachers for their support. This approach reduces the load for classroom teachers onsite, who are managing on-site supervision as well as meeting with their students, planning and preparing lessons, providing feedback to students and contacting families to support them through various matters that arise with their children.
If your child is currently involved in the Tutor program, they have been provided with additional learning tasks to date by their tutor, and their program will also include additional online sessions with their tutor.
Thank you to all families for your ongoing support. We appreciate everything you do to help your child with their learning at home.
If you need to borrow a device for Home Learning please email the school, email address below, and indicate your child's name and class and your request for a laptop or an ipad.
Please remember to check in, adhere to social distancing and wear a mask when entering the office area..
On site supervision:
Current arrangements will continue. An authorised worker permit will be required for authorised workers to attend a workplace, and parents and carers can only request on-site supervision at school for their child/ren in the below categories.
Children where both parents and or carers are considered authorised workers who cannot work from home, work for an authorised provider and where no other supervision arrangements can be made. Where there are two parents/carers, both must be authorised workers, working outside the home in order for their children to be eligible for on-site provision at school.
For single parents/carers, the authorised worker must be working outside the home in order for their children to be eligible for on-site provision at school. Parents and carers who are authorised workers will need an authorised worker permit from their employers to access on-site supervision for their child/ren in Category A.
For those requesting on-site learning under Category A, a copy of your authorised worker permit or permits must be submitted to our school as soon as practicable after it is issued.
Children experiencing vulnerability, including:
o in out-of-home care
o deemed vulnerable by a government agency, funded family or family violence service, and assessed as requiring education and care outside the family home
o identified by a school or early childhood service as vulnerable, (including via referral from a government agency, or funded family or family violence service, homeless or youth justice service or mental health or other health service)
o where a parent/carer indicates that a student with a disability is vulnerable because they cannot learn from home, and/or informs the school the student is vulnerable due to family stress, the school must provide on-site supervision for that student. This may apply to students enrolled in specialist schools and students with a disability enrolled in mainstream schools.
An authorised worker permit is not required for accessing on-site supervision under Category B.
Please contact the school office by email, if you require onsite supervision for your child for any dates until the end of Term 3.
I trust our school community will ensure we do the right thing at this time, by complying with the restrictions in place and making careful and supportive decisions that limit movement through the community.
Thank you again, for supporting your child’s learning during this time.
Sheryl M. Skewes