Return to School

 

Dear parents/caregiver,

The start of the 2022 school year has been adjusted to help minimise the peak of COVID-19 cases in South Australia.

There will be a staged return to school and preschool over the first two weeks of term that balances every child’s learning entitlement with safety and risk management concerns.

Face-to-face learning has been prioritised for our youngest learners and for specific year levels that are transitioning. Remote learning will be provided for all other year levels.

The dates for the start of Term 1 are:

Monday 31 January – preparation day

Tuesday 1 February – preparation day

Wednesday 2 February – school is back

                Face to face learning for: preschool, reception, year 1, year 7, year 8 and year 12 students

                Remote learning for: years 2 to 6 students and years 9 to 11 students.

Monday 14 February – planned return of face-to-face learning for all year levels.

Face-to-face learning:

Will be provided for preschool, reception, year 1, year 7, year 8 and year 12 students, starting Wednesday 2 January.

If you choose to keep your child at home, or if they are required to isolate, a school based remote learning program will not be offered.

The Department for Education is developing online learning for reception to year 10 students that your child can access online. More detail will be provided before the school term commences.

Remote learning provided for:

Years 2 to 6 students and years 9 to 11 students, starting on Wednesday 2 February.

If you are required to attend your workplace and do not have any other appropriate supervision for your children, they can come to school. We will supervise them as they complete their remote learning program.

Preparation days (31 January and 1 February)

These days will be used by our staff to prepare for remote learning and the change to the start of term 1.

If you are required to work and who do not have appropriate supervision for your child, you can choose to send them to school to be supervised on these days. No formal learning programs will be provided.

Minimising the spread of COVID-19

To ensure that our students and staff are as safe as possible at Le Fevre Peninsula PS, we will be implementing the following measures as advised by the Department for Education and SA Health:

  • Please keep your child home if they are unwell, even mildly
  • Masks are required for:
    • All adults when indoors (except if it’s impeding our staff’s ability to communicate while teaching)
    • students in years 7 to 12 when indoors
  • Masks are strongly recommended for children in years 3 to 6 when indoors
  • Natural ventilation will be maximised by leaving doors/windows open, continued use of air conditioning (set to fresh air intake where available) and fans where possible
  • Outdoor learning where appropriate
  • Physical distancing where possible
  • Minimise student intermingling indoors, for example across class groups
  • Limit non-essential visitors on site. We will work with parents of students who are starting preschool or school to make sure you are able to come on site to be part of your child’s transition (in a COVID safe way).
  • An extra daily site clean (funded by the department)
  • Temporary postponement of the following activities (until week 4 of term):
    • camps, excursions and incursions
    • interschool sport trials and competitions
    • large gatherings such as assemblies, events and concerts.

Out of school hours care will continue as normal.

We appreciate you might have some questions about these changes. We’ll do our best to start planning a smooth start to the 2022 school and preschool year.  More details will be provided as we get closer to the start of term.

We look forward to seeing your child face-to-face or online to start the school year.

 

Bob Bowden

Boardies Day - This Friday

Join us for our Boardies Day fundraiser on Friday November 19th!

Saving lives costs money, and we need your help to keep South Australians safe on our beaches.

After a hugely popular inaugural boardies day last summer, we thrilled no announce we’re running it again in the lead up to this summer!

To help support Surf Life Saving SA and raise vital funds for the organisation, we’re encouraging you to wear your boardies in the classroom on Friday, November 19th!

Receptions 2022

Attention Families of Reception Students in 2022. 

Enrolment forms have now been posted or sent home with an older sibling. Please return these by as soon as possible. 

We look forward to seeing our new students again for transition on Tuesday 16th of November, 9-11:30am. 

School Fun Run today from 2:15pm

Yahoo! We reached our target of $20000! What an amazing effort. Remember white or light coloured shirt. Be prepared to be coloured.

Colour Fun Run

Tomorrow is our Colour Fun Run!

Reminders
• Please remember to bring hat, sunscreen & water bottle for the Colour Day tomorrow!
• We will assemble in front of the hall to start our run @ 2:15pm
• The run will conclude at about 2:45pm
• While any colour powder we use is non-toxic, it’s not very nice to breath in so we suggest wearing scarves or bandanas around noses and mouths. We will also provide masks if required.
• Please wear old, white/light coloured shirts and old running shoes. The powder is made from food colouring, so it can stain.
• If your child does not want to be colour bombed, there will be a bypass track.
• Your child may also get wet! Please ensure that your child has a shirt that they can change into after the event.

Parents are welcome to spectate, however please do so in a COVID Safe way. Maintain social distancing and QR code on entry to the yard.

COVID-19 Update

Parents and visitors on site

Parents, volunteers and visitors are welcome in schools and preschools providing COVID safe measures are followed.

 

All parents and visitors are required to COVID-SAfe check in when entering buildings, and practise physical distancing from other adults.

 

It’s recommended that parents and other visiting adults wear masks when entering school or preschool buildings. This includes volunteers. Masks are not required outdoors if adults can physical distance. This is consistent with community mask use requirements.

 

We look forward to having parents on site and attend our Colour Fun Run on Friday.

 

Parents are welcome to attend assemblies if COVID safe  measures are followed.

Bob

School Fun Run

Thank you all for your efforts so far. Next Friday is our Crazy Colour Day!

The event will kick off 2pm on the school oval. We look forward to seeing students get involved. We will be able to invite parents to watch, however parents will be required to follow COVID requirements by QR coding on entry to the school, wearing a mask and social distancing away from the students who are participating. We’d love to see you down there on the day cheering the kids on!

Please remember to keep collecting donations. Please keep sharing your link and getting those donations through to your personal fundraising goal, Make sure your children have a bottle of water, a change of clothes and runners on for the Fun Run.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

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