TIPTOE COVID RULES AND REGULATIONS

STUDENTS AND STAFF MUST MAINTAIN A 2 METRE DISTANCE FROM ANYONE NOT LIVING IN THE SAME HOUSEHOLD WHERE POSSIBLE. 2 METRE DISTANCE SPOTS WILL BE PROVIDED IN MOST CLASSES. ALL STUDENTS HAVE BEEN DIVIDED INTO WORKING ‘BUBBLES’ AND ALLOCATED A COLOUR. THEY WILL REMAIN IN THIS BUBBLE DURING THEIR LESSONS ON THAT DAY. (UNFORTUNATELY THERE WILL BE NO OPPORTUNITY TO DOUBLE UP CLASSES AT THIS TIME FOR GRADE 3 STUDENTS AND BELOW).

CHANGING ROOMS ARE NOT TO BE USED. STUDENTS MUST ARRIVE AND LEAVE IN THE SAME CLOTHES (YOU ARE PERMITTED TO CHANGE YOUR SHOES, EXCEPT ROSETTE STUDENTS WHO WILL REMAIN IN BALLET SHOES ONLY.

ALL STAFF AND STUDENTS OVER THE AGE OF 11 (FROM SENIOR SCHOOL AGE UPWARDS) MUST ENTER THE BUILDING WEARING A MASK.
EVERYONE ENTERING THE BUILDING MUST USE THE HAND SANITIZER PROVIDED.

THERE WILL BE SEPARATE ENTRANCE AND EXIT AT ALL VENUES. PARENTS WILL BE ASKED TO REMAIN IN THE CAR IF RAINING OR QUEUE OUTSIDE. STUDENTS WILL BE GREETED BY THEIR CLASS TEACHER/ASSISTANT.
STUDENTS WILL BE ESCORTED IN AND OUT OF THE BUILDING. (MELODY BEAR AND ROSETTE STUDENT PARENTS MAY ENTER THE BUILDING).

ALL PAY AS YOU GO FEES MUST BE PAID IN A NAMED, SEALED ENVELOPE. TEACHERS MUST RECEIVE THESE DIRECTLY INTO THEIR ZIPPED WALLETS. ANY LATE PAYMENTS WILL INCUR AN ADMIN FEE. ALL FEES WILL BE CLEARLY DISPLAYED AT ALL VENUES.

 ALL CLASSROOMS WILL BE SANITISED AND THOROUGHLY CLEANED BEFORE AND AFTER YOUR ‘BUBBLE’ LESSON. GOOD VENTILATION IN ALL CLASS ROOMS WILL BE OBSERVED WHEREVER POSSIBLE. THERMOMETERS WILL BE USED IF NECESSARY.

 THE TRACK AND TRACE SYSTEM WILL BE OBSERVED AND IF ANYONE IN YOUR ‘BUBBLE’ TESTS POSITIVE YOU WILL BE INFORMED.

 WE AIM TO AVOID FACE TO FACE CONTACT WHERE POSSIBLE, THEREFORE BACK TO BACK AND SIDE TO SIDE TEACHING WILL BE OBSERVED.

PLEASE NOTE STREET AND ACRO WILL BE MOST AFFECTED BY THE ‘BUBBLE’ SYSTEM. THERE WILL BE DEFINITE CHANGES TO THESE CLASSES. (ALL TIMETABLE CHANGES WILL BE EMAILED OUT), PLEASE BEAR WITH US.

 PLEASE CAN WE REITERATE THAT IF YOUR CHILD IS UNWELL IN ANY WAY, PLEASE DO NOT SEND THEM TO CLASS.

 FIONA CARRATU

TIPTOE RISK ASSESSMENT FOR COVID-19

Covid-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It is caused by a virus called Cornonavirus.
Symptoms can be mild, moderate, severe or fatal.

WHAT ARE THE HAZARDS

Spread of Covid-19

WHO MIGHT BE HARMED

Staff, Visitors to the premises, (Pupils, Parents)

 

CONTROLS REQUIRED

Hand Washing

• Hand Sanitizer to be provided
• Stringent hand washing taking place
• Drying of hands with disposable paper towels
• Gel sanitizers in any area where washing facilities not readily available

ADDITIONAL CONTROLS

Everyone to be reminded on a regular basis to wash their hands for 20 seconds with water and soap and the importance of proper drying with disposable paper towels. Also reminded to catch coughs and sneezes in tissues – follow catch it, bin it, kill it and to avoid touching face, eyes, nose or mouth with unclean hands

To help reduce the spread of Coronavirus (CoVID-19) reminding everyone of public Health advice
www.publichealth.hscni.net/News/covid-19-coronavirus

 

Cleaning

Frequent cleaning and disinfecting objects and surfaces that are touched regularly
particularly in areas of high use such as door handles, light switches, using appropriate cleaning products and methods.

Social Distancing

Social distancing – reducing the number of persons to 15 in a bubble.

ADDITIONAL CONTROLS

Staff to be reminded of the importance of social distancing in the workplace and for pupils

 

Symptoms of Covid-19

If anyone becomes unwell with a new continuous cough or a high temperature in class they will be sent home and advised to follow the stay at home guidance. If advised that a member of Staff or public has developed Covid-9 and were recently on the premises, the Management Team will contact the Public Health Authority to discuss the Case and identify people who have been in contact with them and will take advice on any actions or precautions that should be taken.

ADDITIONAL CONTROLS

If anyone within your bubble is unwell during class, all members of the bubble must be informed.

 

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