6 September 2021
Kia Ora Tatou
As you will be aware the Prime Minister, Jacinda Adhern has announced that the regions, excluding Auckland , will return to Alert Level 2 at 11:59pm on Tuesday 7th September. School will reopen on Thursday 9th September.
At this stage I am waiting for information from the Ministry of Education around the specific requirements for us to open. For example, there has been a lot of comment around the wearing of masks. What we have already planned is that tomorrow, Tuesday, the school will be fogged with a sanitizer, the same as what is used in hospitals to protect the staff and students for the next 30 days.
It is most likely that I will hear from the Ministry of Education late tonight. I will meet with the Senior Leadership Team at 8:30am tomorrow, then I will send you all the necessary information.
As originally planned, tomorrow the teachers will not be using Zoom lessons as they will be using the day to prepare for the return to school.
I look forward to school resuming again and having the staff and students on site,