News

2020
23/3

Learning at home – support

In the event of a site closure your school will communicate with you. Your school may move some or all your child’s learning into online spaces. They may also use offline strategies to make sure all students have learning access. For advice on how to support students please visit the Learning at home page

2020
20/3

Naplan testing cancelled for 2020

NAPLAN will be cancelled for 2020 so school leaders, teachers and support staff can focus on the wellbeing of students and prepare for the continuity of education. For more information read the announcement from Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training. 20 March 2020 Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training Supporting our children and…

2020
17/3

Supporting Tasmanian students and their families

17 March 2020 Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training The health and safety of Tasmanian students and staff is our highest priority and we will continue to act on the advice of health professionals in this evolving situation. I understand the community is feeling anxious right now, and is looking for guidance, which we…

2020
16/3

Talking to your child about Coronavirus

The Department of Education has developed a Fact Sheet on How to talk to your child about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). For support with your conversation please read the Fact Sheet on Talking to your child about COVID-19

2020
16/3

Novel Coronavirus – Update 16 March 2020

The Minister has announced Precautionary Coronavirus measures in Tasmanian Schools. Following the latest advice from Public Health, schools are to adopt social distancing measures. Schools will cancel the following gatherings: assemblies, presentation nights, excursions, travel, fetes or fairs, concerts (with audiences), sports carnivals,  camps (both local and interstate) and parent teacher meetings (consider using phone…

2020
5/3

Novel Coronavirus – Update 5 March 2020

Update: Thursday 5 March 2020 We are receiving regular advice from the Tasmanian Department of Health about the coronavirus and implications for our sites (schools, libraries, child and family centres and other offices). In accordance with current national advice, the following people should self-isolate and remain their homes for 14 days: Those who have been…