Everyone has a role to play in keeping our schools safe and helping to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Everyone should continue to:
wash hands regularly
cover coughs and sneezes
practice social distancing
follow the latest public health advice
What should I not do?
Don’t send your child to school if they have COVID-19 symptoms
Don’t allow your child to use public transport unless you have no alternative
Don’t gather at the school entrance/gate
Don’t allow your child to share food/drinks with friends
What should I do?
Do let the school know if your child will be absent due to COVID-19 symptoms
Do encourage your child to socially distance, if it is possible
Do encourage good hand hygiene
Do use alternative transport if you can
Do walk or cycle if it’s safe and appropriate to do so
Do use park and ride or other car-parking facilities (if available) and walk the remainder of the journey to school
Do avoid parking close to or at the school gates
Do encourage the use of face coverings on school transport
Further information, including Frequently Asked Questions for parents and carers, can be found on the Department of Education’s website at www.education-ni.gov.uk.