School Closure Support
Information for Parents
How to contact the school in case of emergency
Evening/weekend: firstname.lastname@example.org (Principal has direct access to this email)
The above email is for Covid19 concerns only. All other conatct to the school must through the school email: email@example.com
School Covid-19 Newsletters (from principal)
HSE Letters & Department of Eductaion
The Department of Education and Skills has updated information for schools, preschools and third level institutions on Covid-19; provided by the Department of Health and HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre following a meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team. Please see the Department of Education website for the latest information here: Depertment of Education Advice
Public health doctors are available to liaise with schools and advise on precautions if staff and/or students have any concerns.
Anyone who has been to affected regions in the last 14 days and has a cough, shortness of breath, breathing difficulties or fever should self-isolate and phone their GP immediately.
Anyone who has travelled from the affected regions and has no symptoms should visit http://www.hse.ie/ for advice.
The most important action we can take to protect ourselves from Covid-19 is regular hand-washing and good respiratory hygiene.
As further advice or information is provided, it will be issued to schools and posted on the Department’s website.
Curriculum Supports for Parents
Here are some resources that can help chidren who like to work on their creative side. Creative Resource for Parents
Our school uses Twinkl to provide us with access to resources. They are now providing free resources to parernts also for the next month. It is available here: Twinkl
The offer code is: IRLTWINKLHELPS
This is a list of some excellent resources which was assembled by a teacher. It gives you some ideas of what you can do with your child at home: resources list
The list is added to frequently, so come back again in a few days and check for more
Another great list of ideas here, shared from Padlet