Please read the latest information from our Principal regarding upcoming school activities and events.
Please see attached letter from Hon Sue Ellery MLC Minister for Education and Training
Dear Parent /
As many of you
will be aware, The Minister of Education, Ms Sue Ellery today announced that
all public schools in Western Australia will remain open until the end of term
– Thursday, 9 April 2020.
However, families are now encouraged to
keep their children at home if they have the capacity to do so.
Primary School this means:
- From next week (Monday, 30 March to Friday, 3
April) all children who attend school will be taught as normal.
- The following week (6 to 9 April) teachers and
education assistants will prepare teaching programs for Term 2.
- During this time (6 to 9 April), students who
attend school will be supervised only. There will not be a teaching program in
At this stage the
arrangements for Term 2 in schools are yet to be determined. These arrangements
will be communicated to you as soon as they are finalised. As mentioned above,
teachers will be working on teaching programs for next term in the last week of
meantime, for those who have access to the internet, you may wish to have a
look at the Department’s website Learning at home which contains many
resources for parents to use with children from Kindy to Year 6.
It can be found
Thank you for
your ongoing support during a very difficult time for all in the community. I
wish you and your families well.
26 March 2020
Edu-Dance Concert, Easter Hat Parade, 3-Way Conferences, ANZAC Ceremony, Bingo and Canteen
with updated advice we regretfully advise that the following Spearwood Primary
School events are cancelled: Half day close for Three-Way Conferences, ANZAC
Ceremony. Last week the school also
cancelled the Edu-Dance Concert and the Easter Hat Parade. Weekly Bingo and Friday Canteen are all cancelled
for the rest of Term One and for Term Two.
try to minimise how much exposure your children have to all the
information. Let’s work together to
lessen their anxiety. Children need to
know about hand washing and hygiene habits that will lessen their chances of
getting flu or Covid-19. They also need
to know that they are safe.
child is unwell please keep them at home.
Everyone is going to be more anxious about every cold and flu this
year. Please inform the school and get
well at home.
It is a
stressful time and a lot of information coming at all of us every day. Principals’ and schools receive updated
information and instructions after midday on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I will keep the school community updated when
anything changes for students and families.
I will send home paper notes like this for important information and it will also be put onto the website and Connect Notices. Please check student bags daily and other electronic sources for school information.
Monday 23rd March, 2020