The Education Department is working closely with the Department of Health, particularly Dr Andrew Robertson, the WA Chief Health Officer. We will continue to follow their expert advice.
The Australian Health Protection Committee (AHPPC) releases regular updates. The latest can be found here.
On 22 March State Premiers and Chief Ministers agreed that at this time schools will remain open through to the end of the current school term to support students whose parents choose to send them to school.
Teachers are not expected to provide work packages for students whose parents have chosen to keep them home without seeking medical advice, before the end of Term1. The priority for staff is to maintain focus on classroom learning programs.
If you have chosen to keep your child/children at home below is a list of resources which you may wish to use to ensure that there is minimal disruption to your child’s/children’s learning.