What happens at each ALERT Level

What happens at each ALERT Level, Paparangi School

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What happens at each ALERT Level, Paparangi School

School operates as per usual.

Students are expected to attend school unless they are unwell or awaiting a Covid-19 test result.

Staff, students and visitors follow hygiene measures eg hand-wash and sanitise; cough and sneeze into the elbow. Everyone who is unwell stays at home.

Visitors sign and scan in using the QR code.

What happens at each ALERT Level, Paparangi School
  • Students are expected to attend school unless they are unwell or awaiting a Covid-19 test result. Stay at home if you are unwell.

  • Students with other health conditions are encouraged to take extra precautions. Some students may continue to learn at home.

  • If a child becomes unwell at school, parents or caregivers will be contacted to collect them from school.

  • School drop off times and pick up times are staggered to allow physical distancing.

  • Staff and visitors sign in and scan using the QR code. Enter down the pathway and exit up the driveway to allow for physical distancing.

  • Teams have designated play areas apart from each other. 

  • Face coverings are not required at school, but anyone who chooses to wear a face-covering will be supported to do so.

  • Students, please bring water bottles to school as the drinking fountains are not in use. 

  • Some events may be postponed or cancelled. We will let you know as we are contacted by event organisers.

NEW in Level 2: 

  • The shared pathway with the kindy is closed. Everyone is to use the main entrance.
  • Parents may not enter school grounds without prior arrangement*. Please call the office or contact your child’s teacher. (*There are some exemptions to this rule eg children starting school on their first day.) 
  • Drop off will be at the driveway and top gate. There will be teachers there to greet your child from 8:20-8:55. Please allow extra time to find a park. 
  • Pick up your child from the top of the driveway. Please allow extra time to find a park. Teachers will escort the children and wait with them until they are collected.
  • Pick up times:

2:45

Uenuku

If a Uenuku student has siblings in another team they will be released at
2:45 as well.

2:55

Pounamu

If a Pounamu student has siblings in Rākau Nui they will be released at
2:55 as well.

3 pm

Rākau Nui

Time for the remaining children from Rākau Nui to go home.

All children are to be collected by 3:15. Grounds are closed after school.

What happens at each ALERT Level, Paparangi School

School is open for children of essential workers. 

There will be two working days between moving from Alert Level 4 to 3 to allow time for cleaning and preparation for opening classroom bubbles.

Learning at Home programmes will continue for students who remain at home.

Children who are in a school bubble will also follow their Learning at Home programme. They will be supervised by a staff member, who may not be their usual home class teacher. Other children in their bubble may be from other classes across other year levels.

Children may not attend bubble school without prior arrangements. Notify the Principal and/or class teacher if your child requires supervision at school under Alert Level 3.

There will be up to ten children and 2 staff members per school bubble.

Staggered drop off and pick up times will be in place for school bubbles. 

Access to school grounds and buildings is limited to staff and students. No entry for parents and whānau.

Hygiene measures will be in place eg handwashing; sanitiser; physical distancing and if children are unwell they must stay home. 

There is no requirement to wear face coverings and those who choose to wear face coverings will continue to be supported to do so.

Regular updates will be provided using emails, the school’s digital newsletter, the app and the website.  Teachers will mostly use email to contact families. L3 families may be contacted by phone by bubble teachers.

Contact staff using email eg principal@paparangi.school.nz. The school phones are checked only occasionally under L3.

What happens at each ALERT Level, Paparangi School

Everyone stays at home as advised by the Government.

School grounds, playgrounds and buildings are closed.

Our Learning at Home programme will start after three days in Alert Level 4. A variety of learning activities will be available for families to opt in to; with a range of online and offline activities offered. 

With MOH approval, limited staff may organise and deliver devices to a small number of students.

Regular updates will be provided using emails, the school’s digital newsletter, the app and the website. 

Teachers will mostly use email to contact families. 

Contact staff using email eg principal@paparangi.school.nz. The school phones are not manned in L4.