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UPDATED PLANS FOR REOPENING SCHOOL TO STUDENTS ON 12TH AUGUST
I hope that you and your families are well and that you have managed to enjoy the summer, despite the poor weather. Of course, this is about to improve just as schools are due to start back.
We have now received confirmation from the City of Edinburgh Council regarding the phased return to school for all students. You will also have received a letter today from Alistair Gaw, Executive Director for Communities and Families, explaining how schools will manage a safe return between Wednesday and Friday of next week.
Our phased return involves students attending two year groups at a time as per the table below:
Wednesday 12th August S1 and S2 only
S1 should arrive at 8:45am and will be met at the main student entrance.
S2 should arrive at 8:25am and go directly to Daily Morning Tutor
Thursday 13th August S3 and S4 only
S3 should arrive at 8:25am and go directly to Daily Morning Tutor
S4 should arrive at 8:45am and go directly to Daily Morning Tutor
Friday 14th August S5 and S6 only
S5 should arrive at 8:45am and go directly to Daily Morning Tutor
S6 should arrive at the Office Entrance at 8:45am and go directly to Daily Morning Tutor (more…)
The situation regarding Coronavirus continues to change very rapidly and the list of designated risk countries has expanded. The most up to date list is at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public
This site has general information for the public and is updated daily.
The risk to people in this country remains low.
Across the UK, some pupils (and staff) may have returned from China or other designated risk areas after half term. Unless from Wuhan or Hubei province, pupils (or staff) who have returned from these designated risk areas and who have no symptoms may attend school as usual.
Any pupil who develops respiratory symptoms including cough, fever or shortness of breath within 14 days of return from one of the designated risk countries should stay at home and seek medical attention by phone with their GP (in hours) or NHS 24 on 111 (out of hours).