9 June 2020
Program Service Provision Updates – COVID-19 Phase 3 restrictions
As you will be aware, a number of restrictions previously imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have been eased this week with the implementation of Phase 3 restrictions. Accordingly, I am happy to report that several of the restrictions on school operations have been lifted; and provide the following for your information.
In-School Therapy Services
In-school therapy programs are now able to resume onsite.
Tania, our Therapy Coordinator has now contacted all therapy providers, and she has established that most therapy service providers will return to the provision of onsite therapy. This excludes Visability, which will reassess their onsite therapy provisions in Term 3. Therefore, most in-school therapy will progressively resume for Kenwick students on a case-by-case basis.
We will still of course need to ensure social distancing measures are in place and that there is available space in the school to facilitate these face-to-face services. It follows that families that have accessed therapy at home during school hours due to the previous restrictions, will no longer be required to continue these arrangements.
On site work experience in the Smiling Sun Café will continue as per usual. Unfortunately, Activ and Work Power, who currently facilitate our off-site work experience, have notified the school that due to the current social distancing regulations, our off site work experience will remain on hold until further notice.
Schools are now able to resume with Excursions and Incursions, provided there are no more than 100 people at indoor events and no more than 300 at outdoor events. We have opted to take a cautious approach of limiting excursions to students in Years 11, 12 and 13 over the next few weeks. We hope to have all classes, as appropriate, engaged in community excursions towards the end of Term 2.
Class teachers will notify parents in respect to excursions and incursions, of any up-coming event these arise.
We look forward to moving back to a sense of normality after the restrictions we have faced over the past couple of months. If you require any clarification regarding the above, please contact the school on 459 1888.
COVID – 19 Previous Updates
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