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Update: Arrangements for Term 3, 7 August 2020
07 August, 2020
ARRANGEMENTS FOR TERM 3 CLASSES, Update of 7 August 2020
(Please note that the information is updated on a regular basis.)

Centre Classes
  • As from 5 August all Centre classes from Prep to Year 12 (VCE) will be taught remotely until further notice. Teachers also will be working from home.
  • VCE courses will be delivered according to the published schedules and timelines of the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (check VCAA webpage) – our school will meet all of the timelines.
  • If students or parents need clarification about the dates they should contact the respective teacher or Area Manager.
Centre Classes - Health measures (when classes are operating)
  • As of 23 July all students will be required to wear a face mask or covering when going to school and at school.
  • All students will have a temperature check prior to entering the classroom - students should arrive earlier so that there is no delay to the start of classes.
  • All teachers and students are required to maintain appropriate social distancing, and students need to use hand sanitisers as they enter a classroom.
  • As of 23 July teachers are not required to wear face masks or coverings while teaching but should wear them at other times.
  • As canteens will not be operating, students need to bring a bottle of water and, if they require it, their own recess snacks – food must not be shared.
  • Parents are requested to maintain social distancing when they drop off and pick up their children and must not enter the school grounds.
  • All school-related VSL gatherings including excursions, concerts, student seminars and activities related to the school’s 85th Anniversary have been cancelled.
  • Parents must not enter the school grounds.
Distance Education Classes
  • All Distance Education classes will continue to be taught remotely, regardless of whether the students are attending their base school or working from home.
  • For new enrolments in Distance Education classes for Semester 2 contact the VSL Enrolment Officer on (03) 9474 0500.
  • Until further notice there will not be any Distance Education student seminars either at the Thornbury site or at the city location.
Distance Education Health Measures
  • All Distance Education staff are required to maintain social distancing and OHS measures.
  • As from 23 July Distance Education teachers are not required to wear face masks or coverings while teaching but should wear them at other times.
Finally, thank you to all parents and students for your understanding and cooperation during this challenging period of adjustment. A special thank you to all VSL teachers and administrators for their extraordinary work.

We must all continue to maintain our social distancing and hygiene practices and wear masks when leaving home, and we hope that we will return to normal school life in the near future.

We need to thank again the wonderful contribution made by our Health Workers.

Best wishes to everyone in our school community for a safe Term 3.

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