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Protecting Our School Community

COVID-19 Measures at Bellaire Primary School

Our school is responding to the often rapidly changing situation around COVID-19 in accordance with the Department of Education and Training guidelines. We endeavour to keep this page up to date with how these guidelines affect our school operations. Please note that written information will be updated as new guidelines come into place. As time goes on, some sections of video content may no longer be relevant to current practice.

Illness

Please ensure that you don’t send your child/rent to school if they appear unwell in any way. When at school, if we deem them to be unwell we will ask you to come and collect them immediately and keep them at home until they are fully recovered.

A MESSAGE TO PARENTS & GUARDIANS

We thank you for your patience and support to date, and ask that you continue to support us in the following ways:

  • Please maintain social distance when dropping off and picking up your child/ren.

  • Please do not come onto school grounds.

  • Please tell your child if you are meeting them at the front or back gate.

  • Please do not exit you car at the Kiss and Drop zone. If you child needs extra assistance entering the school, please park and walk them to the school gate where a teacher will greet them.

  • Please send your child/ren to school with a named drink bottle.

MORNING DROP-OFFS

The school gates will be locked until 8:45am when teachers commence supervision of students entering the school.

Prep-2: 8:45am to 9:00am (Larcombe Street entry preferred)
3-6: 8:45am to 9:00am
(Bellvue Avenue entry preferred)

If students need to be dropped off prior to 8:45am, they must be booked into OSHC in advance via My Family Lounge.

AFTERNOON PICK-UPS

Times have been staggered to ensure adequate social distancing for the adults collecting their children from school.

Prep – 2 & Siblings: 3:25pm
3 – 6: 3.30pm (Bellevue Avenue exit preferred)

HANDWASHING & SANITISER

Students will be required to sanitise their hands as they enter the gate and then again as they enter their classroom. They will be washing and sanitising their hands before and after food breaks.

RETURN TO SCHOOL VIDEO TOUR

This video tour of our school walks through the COVID-19 procedures for the return from Remote Learning on May 26th (Preps and Juniors), and June 9th (Middles and Seniors).

Frequently Asked Questions

The government has increased the funding to ensure the school will be cleaned regularly throughout the day. The playgrounds will also be cleaned before and after each break.

We are trying to create a safe and secure environment within the school. We ask that students do not bring any toys or sporting equipment to school. We will have plenty of equipment and resources at the school for the students to use.

For the safety of the our students and staff, the gates will remain locked to visitors throughout the day.

If you wish to contact the offie or enter the school grounds we ask that you call the office before entering the gate on (03) 5243 5203.

Keeping our school locked and limiting visitors to onto the school site ensures the safety of all students and staff as well as the wider Bellaire Community.

OSHC is still operating during their standard hours. They are also adhering to social distancing measures and frequent cleaning procedures.

The canteen is offering a limited menu on a Monday and Friday, but all food must be pre-ordered via Qkr!

Orders will be delivered to the classroom. No walk-up purchases will be permitted.

The uniform shop on site at Bellaire will not be available for the time-being. Uniforms can be purchased from Beleza School Uniforms at 136 Ryrie St, Geelong VIC 3220.

If your child is unable to find their lost property, please send a message via Sentral to their classroom teacher. Your child’s teacher will help them look.

Learning From Home

Resources

If your child is feeling unwell and will be away from school for a short period of time, and you would like them to engage in some learning tasks, please use the following resources:

PLU

Download Prep Learning Materials

JLU

Download Grade 1 Learning Materials
Download Grade 2 Learning Materials

MLU

Download Grade 3 Learning Materials
Download Grade 4 Learning Materials

SLU

Download Grade 5 Learning Materials
Download Grade 6 Learning Materials

COVID-19

News and Updates

Office Contacts

59-71 Larcombe St, Highton VIC 3216

Phone: (03) 5243 5203

OSHC Contacts

59-71 Larcombe St, Highton VIC 3216

Phone: (03) 5244 0567

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