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COVID-19 Advice and Guidance

While we are aware that the news and social media is full of advice and guidelines on preventing the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we wanted to create a hub of information that is relevant for the families of our school.

 

The most important thing to remember is that as a school, it is our priority to keep your child safe and all the decisions that are made during this ever changing situation, are made in the best interests of your child. Any new actions made will be updated on this page of our website and on our Twitter page. You can also email info@killowenps.lisburn.ni.sch.uk if you need to contact us.

 

See below for some helpful support and guidance.

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 NSPCC Guidance Advice and Support - May 2020.pdfDownload
 What to do if your child is unwell or injured.pdfDownload
 Update from Education Welfare Service.pdfDownload
 ASCERT Parent Carer Support Sessions.pdfDownload
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How you can help to slow the spread of Coronavirus:

  • Wash hands often – with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or an alcohol-based sanitiser if soap and water aren’t available.
  • Children should be sent to school each morning with washed hands and we encourage you to wash their hands on their return home.
  • Create good habits encouraging your child to avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • If your child feels unwell, as you would normally, contact the school office and keep your child at home.
  • Cover coughs or sneezes with a tissue, then throw the tissue in a bin.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces in the home.

 

If you’re worried about your symptoms, please call NHS 111 – do not go directly to your GP or other healthcare environment.

 

"A member of our family has been asked to stay at home or 'self-isolate' What should we do?"

The school would appreciate your full transparency, if through work or travel someone at home has been asked to self-isolate. This will facilitate suitable and safe decision making under the guidance of the Education Authority. In this situation, you should speak directly to Mrs Douglas or Mr Mulligan or email the school info account on info@killowenps.lisburn.ni.sch.uk 

 

Online Learning

The 'Online Learning' page (link below) has been set up for teachers to make work available to pupils and their families now that our school has been closed. There is also a 'Home Learning' page with lots of activities for Nursery pupils.

Your child should continue to do their homework as set by the class teacher, ensuring to wash their hands before and after their work.