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Term 4, Week 7 - 2021

The Ministers have agreed that all schools will retain their existing COVID-19 settings until the end of the 2021 calendar year. This avoids schools having to make changes to the way we are currently operating on site, especially for the short period of time left in the school year. This will give everyone time to settle to the red, orange and green settings under the new Covid-19 Protection Framework (CPF) ready for 2022.

SUN PROTECTION

We strongly encourage you to be proactive about ensuring that your child comes to school sun-blocked over the summer months. We are vigilant about hat wearing (wherever this is practical and possible), and we endeavour to hold outdoor events before the hottest part of the day, however we cannot avoid the sun’s rays at all times. If your child is prone to sunburn, we would also encourage you to have sunscreen available in their bags as well. Teachers will do their best to remind children about applying prior to break times.

With events involving swimming, we also strongly encourage a rash vest/top.

We are hopeful that the pool will be ready for use by next week, so please pack togs and a towel daily - we will be trying to get as much use out of the pool as possible when the weather is suitable.
Because we have solar heating and pool covers, the water temperature can be pleasantly warm. 

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