Please click here to view: FAQs Primary Schools and Masks
Please click here to view: Isolation Quick Guide for Under 13s (Updated January 2022).
Please click here to view: Chief Medical Officer’s Letter to Schools regarding face coverings for primary school children.
Please click here to view: Face Covering for Primary Pupils poster for guidance on wearing face coverings in school.
Please click here to view: Antigen Testing Info from DoE. The Department of Education have issued a letter to parents regarding testing for children in primary schools.
Please click here to view: St. Mary’s NS Covid 19 Response Plan Feb 2021
Please click here to view: Feb 2021 Logistics of Covid-19 Response Plan- Information for Parents and Staff
Please click here to view: St. Mary’s NS Covid-19 Risk Assessment– Reviewed February 2021
There is a wide range of information materials available for parents and pupils that re-inforce public health messaging. These include video messages from public health doctors on the safety of schools, posters and digital animations and videos. You are urged to view these materials here:
Click on the links to view the following important documents:
The following is a link to advice provided to parents by Dr Abigail Collins, HSE, on what to do if your child has been in close contact with Covid-19 in school. Please click on the following link https://youtu.be/x2Vur9Dx4dk to view.
Remote Learning – Provision of Support for Various Scenarios
Updated procedures when a member of the school population tests positive for Covid 19
Covid 19: Who is Responsible for What and When
Isolation Quick Guide- 3 months up to 13th birthday
What happens when a child becomes ill at school and displays symptoms of Covid 19
Updated information for parent collecting a pupil with Covid 19 symptoms
Schools Pathway for Covid-19, the Public Health approach
St. Mary’s NS’s Plan for Reopening the School– August 2020
Covid-19- Please click on the link to view up to date information from HSE in relation to what to do if your child has symptoms of Covid 19. It also outlines when it is safe for your child to go to school and when they should not. In addition it outlines when it is deemed safe for your daughter to come back to school after illness/ Covid test.
COVID-19 – Getting ready to go to the Test Centre: Please click on the link to view a child friendly explanation of the procedure when a child is called for a Covid 19 test.