This page provides some important information regarding how Yanchep Beach Primary School are monitoring and managing the current challenges created by COVID-19. We have also provided links to other websites with useful information for our school community.
What is the expectation for how many hours they need to do? A normal day is 6 hours long, however, this includes, break times, moving around the school and working in pairs or teams and so on. 3-4 hours per day is a minimum expectation depending on their age.
I have to work. Why can’t you upload a video of explicit instruction for maths? We are developing our online learning solutions and these will be available by the start of term two. Explicit teaching is just one approach we use, trying to replicate a normal classroom will not be possible and we are taking this into account to create a what will hopefully work within your home.
If I am not at work and can keep my kids at home, should I? Yes. This is what the PM, Premier, Minister for Education and Director General of Education have all reiterated. Please refer to the letter from the Minister posted to our FaceBook and Website.
Can I get the student stationery from my child’s classroom to take home? Yes. We will let you know when you can over the next week or so.
What am I expected to do with the department’s website? We are mixing it in with what we will advise, it has been designed for parents to use how they see fit.
How worried should I be about my child’s education for the remainder of this term? These are extraordinary times and we will make every effort to limit the impact. Please be reassured YBPS is working very hard to limit the impact.
Where can I find updates from the school? We will use Special Edition Newsletters, SMS system and our social media options to communicate as we need.
Is my child safe at school? Are you making them wash their hands? Our cleaning regime has always been very strong and well managed. We have soap dispensers in our students’ toilets and always have had. We have been teaching students hygiene as often as possible. Social distancing measures have been in place for two weeks since first announced.
I am keeping my child home but if I am called into work as I am a casual worker can I bring my child to school? Yes. This is the reason why schools are remaining open.
Can I have my child’s log in to Mathletics etc? Yes, we will redistribute log in’s next week.
My child is at home with me but is anxious about not being at school. Can I bring her in for a day or two? No. Health services, allied health services and students whose parents must go to work only.