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Bakewell Primary School Update : Information for parents and carers about Northern Territory Government schools for Term 2, 2020



Bakewell Primary School Update : Information for parents and carers about Northern Territory Government schools for Term 2, 2020


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Northern Territory Government

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Bakewell Primary School Update


Update, 20 April 2020

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Northern Territory Government



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Parents and carers are encouraged to access the eSafety.gov.au for specific advice regarding COVID-19 including: o an online safety kit for parents and carers o an online safety booklet for parents and carers o advice for school leaders keeping schools and learning safe online Outside school hours care Outside school hours care (OSHC) services will continue to operate. This will include onsite OSHC or other services off site that cater for school age children, such as long day care or family day care. Please check with your local service. School transport School buses will continue to operate. Additional cleaning practices, physical distancing and hygiene practices will be in place. Talking to your child about COVID-19 Listen to your child; answer their questions as honestly as possible and correct any misunderstandings. This will help them feel informed and understand what is happening. Stay up to date with the facts from reliable sources so you can keep conversations calm, considered and constructive. Provide information in words that are appropriate to the age of your child. Children can be distressed by hearing repeated stories so monitor how much your children are being exposed to television and social media and encourage them to talk about what they are seeing and hearing. Tips for talking to kids about coronavirus (COVID-19). Advice on keeping children healthy Remind them to cover their nose and mouth when they cough or sneeze (catching their cough or sneeze in their elbow), keep their hands clean by washing them regularly with soap and water, and try and avoid them touching their eyes, nose and mouth before washing their hands. If your child is required to stay at home, it is important that they maintain a healthy lifestyle, including a balanced diet, good sleep and social contact at home and by email and phone with family and friends. Advice on wellbeing support for children Contact the school if you are concerned about your childs wellbeing to discuss the most appropriate support. You can also seek support from: Kids Helpline 1800 551 800 kidshelpline.com.au Headspace 1800 650 890 eheadspace.org.au https://www.esafety.gov.au/key-issues/covid-19 https://www.esafety.gov.au/about-us/blog/covid-19-online-safety-kit-parents-and-carers https://www.esafety.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-04/aus-global-parent-online-safety-advice.pdf https://www.esafety.gov.au/about-us/blog/covid-19-keeping-schools-and-learning-safe-online https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/community-advice/life-at-home/talking-to-kids

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