Updated COVID-19 Guidance to Schools following the mid-term break 2022:
Schools have been informed by the Department of Education of new public health advice from 28/2/22:
In general, schools should now resume normal school routines and normal teaching and learning activities.
Staying at home if you have symptoms:
The requirement to stay at home if you have symptoms remains – for students and staff alike. One of the key messages to manage the risks of COVID-19 is to do everything practical to avoid the introduction of COVID-19 into the school. If infection is not introduced it cannot be spread.
Schools should continue to promote good hygiene. Hand hygiene can be achieved by hand washing or use of a hand sanitiser (when hands look clean).
Face coverings/mask wearing:
It is no longer a requirement for staff or pupils to wear a face covering/mask in school. Staff and pupils can continue to wear a face
covering/mask if they wish to do so on a personal basis.
As the general requirement for physical distancing in society no longer applies, schools are no longer required to maintain class pods
I would like to thank all parents and pupils for their cooperation with previous measures which kept our school safe during the pandemic and look forward to your continued support as we move forward with our normal school routines.