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Covid update

Face Masks

From 11:59 pm Friday, 22 April, face masks, while recommended, are not required in any school setting. Any student or staff member who wishes to wear a mask may do so, including those who are medically at-risk.

Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) Screening Requirements

Students who have tested positive for COVID-19, and have completed their seven day isolation period, now do not need to undertake rapid antigen test screening for twelve weeks after their release from isolation. This was previously eight weeks.

Household Contacts

Students who are household contacts of a COVID-19 case are not required to quarantine. They may return to school as long as they undertake rapid antigen tests five times during their seven-day period.

Please note: You are required to notify the school if your daughter is a household contact.

Students aged eight years and above who are household contacts are required to wear face masks when indoors at school (and at home) unless they have a valid exemption.

If a student household contact returns a positive RAT result, they must isolate for seven days.

Vaccination Requirements for Visitors to Schools

Parents, carers and other adult visitors (not performing work) are no longer required to show evidence of two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

RAT Screening Program Reminder

RATs will continue to be supplied for the first four weeks of Term 2 to support the early detection of COVID-19 in our school.

The testing recommendations will remain the same this Term for students and staff, with students and staff testing at home twice a week (Monday and Thursday).

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.

If you have any concerns about getting your child vaccinated, please contact your GP or another health professional who can answer your questions.