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Alert Level 2 Information – Friday 5 March

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Alert Level 2 Update – Friday 5 March

Kia ora, Talofa, Malo e leleli, Kia orana, Fakalofa lahi Atu, Taloha Ni, Ni sa bula, 你好, Namaste, 안녕하세요, Hola. 

Alert Level 2 Health and Safety Procedures 

If you are unwell

  • If you’re sick, stay home. Do not go to work or school. Do not socialise.
  • If you have cold, flu or COVID-19 symptoms, call your doctor or Healthline and get advice about being tested.
  • If you have been told to self-isolate you legally must do so immediately.

Get tested if you have cold, flu or COVID-19 symptoms. Tests are free.

For more information on alert level 2 go to

School is open for all students from Monday 8 March. Our last day of distance learning was Friday 5 March.

Alert level 2 schooling requires no bubbles. 

Our school times will not change.

No one is on site until 8.30am, after 8.30am only students on site.

8.30am – Bell

8.55am – Block 1 

10.55am – Playtime eating (in the classroom)

11.05am – Play time 

11.25am – Block 2 

12.55pm – Lunch eating (in the classroom)

1.05pm – Lunchtime 

1.50pm – Block 3 

2.55 pm – Bus chn to the library

3.00pm – Home

No one will be allowed on site at school before 8.30am unless they are enrolled at Kelly Club. 

All visitors to school will have to report to the office to sign in using the Covid Tracer App. If visitors can’t use the Covid Tracer App then visitors will complete the “Contact Tracing Sign-in Register”.

Pick Ups at Metro Park Carpark by the cricket nets for Children in Team Tui

Team Tui will be walking down to Metro Park Carpark by the cricket nets at the end of each day so parents/caregivers can pick their children up. Pickups can be made via the car or on foot. Parents/caregivers picking their children up in the car will wait in the car and the children will go to the car. Parents/caregivers waiting at Metro Park Carpark by the cricket nets will maintain social distancing of 2m.

The plan for the Team Tui children who are being picked up from Metro Park Carpark by the cricket nets will be that some teachers will walk them down to Metro Park Carpark by the cricket nets, leaving school at 2.45pm. The children who aren’t being picked up from Metro Park (the ones who bike, scooter or have pre-arranged pick up points off site not at Metro Park) will be supervised in a classroom by one teacher and dismissed at 3pm to go home.

Team Tui children who have younger siblings will go to the classroom and collect their younger siblings at 2.35pm/2.40pm in time to all walk down to Metro Park together with the teachers and the rest of Team Tui. 

Pick Up and Drop Off of Students

Drop off in the morning.

  • Parents/Caregivers are not to come on-site unless it’s an emergency. 
  • The school gates will be closed until 8.30am. 
  • Parents/caregivers who are dropping off children in their cars will use the stop, drop and go area and not get out of their car.
  • No one will be allowed on site before 8.30am.
  • At the 8.30am bell students will be allowed on site and they must go straight to their classroom.
  • Parents who have walked, biked, scootered with their children will drop them off at the gate and not come on into school. There will be three entry points for children on foot or wheels to enter the school from, Gate 1, Gate 2 and the gate by the dental clinic. (Please see map). Parents waiting at the gates will maintain social distancing of 2m. 
  • There will be two staff members at each gate to support any child who needs support to get to their classroom.
  • Children who catch the bus, the bus will drop off the children at school as per normal before the lock down. 

Pick up in the afternoon.

  • Parents/Caregivers are not to come on-site unless it’s an emergency. 
  • Parents/caregivers will wait at the gate they dropped their children off in the morning. Parents waiting at the gate will maintain social distancing of 2m.
  • Children who have walked, biked or scootered to school will be released from their classroom at 3.00pm as per normal and walk straight to the same gate as they were dropped off in the morning. 
  • Team Tui will be walking to Metro Park to be picked up by parents/caregivers in cars or on foot. If the children have a younger sibling they will collect their younger sibling from their class and walk them to Metro Park. 
  • If parents/caregivers have a pre-arranged pick up point that is off site, these children will be dismissed from school at 3.00pm and will go straight to the pre-arranged pick up point.
  • Bus children will be walked to the bus by a staff member. 
  • Any changes to pickups will need to be communicated to the Office by 2.00pm.
Cameron Lockie

Walking School Bus and Cycle Train

We would like to get a Walking School Bus or Cycle Train started from the Bonair Cres area. If you would be interested to come to a school meeting to find out more, please email to register your interest.

We have one family keen to get this running, we just need one more family to run this in con-junction to get it off the ground!

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March 2021 Silverdale School Alert Level 2 Procedures.pdf