COVID 19 information for parents & students

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Mask wearing for children in 3rd to 6th class
Please find below the documents which we received from the Department of Education in relation to mask wearing for 3rd to 6th class pupils.
There is also a letter from CMO Dr. Tony Holohan for all parents of children attending Primary Schools

Antigen Tests
Please find attached a letter from the Department of Education with details of the use of Antigen tests if a child tests positive for Covid 19 in a class.  This new system will begin on Monday 29th November. Please email the school at info@scoilbhrideclane.ie if your child tests positive for Covid 19.

Isolation Quick Guide
Latest Isolation Quick Guide for children aged 3-13 years (updated 14Jan22)

Please see information sheet we received form the HSE. This sheet provides  information for parents on the changes to contract tracing and testing for children aged 3 years to 13 years.

I’m also adding the link below to a HSE video on the common symptoms of Covid 19. If a child has any new onset symptoms and feels unwell or seems off form, please do not send them to school and contact your GP for advice if necessary. 

Please find the links below to the updated advice from the DES

Video advice for parents and students at different levels

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/a04fc-advice-for-students-and-their-families/#returning-to-school

  • Posters/graphics advice for parents

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/a04fc-advice-for-students-and-their-families/#returning-to-school

  • Multilingual advice for parents

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/0cf46-resources-and-materials-for-parentsguardians-and-for-students-on-returning-to-school-multi-lingual/