VPS Update #6 relating to COVID-19

This is the latest update on our status and plans related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Additionally, we have created a form to submit questions so we can ensure we are addressing the things you want to know. You are still welcome to email me ([email protected]), especially if you have questions about a situation very specific to you or your family, but all questions are welcome on this form. We will do our best to respond individually.

Submit your questions at https://forms.gle/BAEbuB5e5MDMGaZ79

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Coordinated learning programs cease on Friday 3 April for students.

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The school has received information from the Government today that all public schools in Western Australia will remain open until the end of term – Thursday, 9 April 2020. However, they will now transition into the provision of education for as many students as possible in an online environment. Families are now strongly encouraged to keep their children at home if they have the capacity to do so. 

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This information comes from Department of Education in conjunction with Department of Health and comprehensive review of all available factual information. Each decision we make is based on analysis of all of this information, consultation with experts, and coordination with local and state agencies.

This page was last updated and is current as at Friday 3rd April, 2.30pm and will be updated regularly.  Additional updates will be provided as required.

New information re school closure:

  1. The following week (6th to 9th April) teachers will continue to prepare at-home learning programs for Term 2. Schools will not provide work for students who are not in attendance for the balance of Term 1 as staff are preparing for online working for Term 2.
  2. During this time (6th to 9th April), students who attend school will be supervised.
  3. The Government has recognised there will still be families who need to send their children to school for supervision only during this period.

All other information as per previous advisories.

Sinan Kerimofski PRINCIPAL 
Vasse Primary School
17 Kaloorup Road, Vasse WA 6280                                                                   

p (08) 9746 3700