This page has been created to provide a place for parents and caregivers to access information about the COVID-19 virus and the implications for our school. This page provides links to updates for parents/caregivers and information from the Government, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education.

Preventing the risk 
You can take some simple steps to help stop the spread of diseases like COVID-19:
~ Wear a mask
~ Avoid close contact with people with cold or flu-like illnesses.
~ Cover coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues or clothing.
~ Wash hands for at least 20 seconds with water and soap and dry them thoroughly: 
– before eating or handling food
– after using the toilet
– after coughing, sneezing, blowing your nose or wiping children’s noses

– after caring for sick people.

Go to the Ministry of Health website for more information about preventing the risk:


Healthline has a dedicated line for COVID-19 enquiries with translators and interpreters available 24/7 in 150 languages:
~ Free call 0800 358 5453.

Symptoms of COVID-19
~ A new or worsening cough
~ Sneezing and runny nose
~ A fever
~ Temporary loss of smell or altered sense of taste
~ Sore throat

~ Shortness of breath

Less common symptoms include diarrhoea, headache, muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, malaise, chest pain, abdominal pain, joint pain, or confusion/irritability.