COVID19 - Information and Learning 2022

What does being at the Covid 19 traffic light setting of RED mean for Education in NZ?

  • All students in Year 4 and up MUST wear face coverings indoors and when in close contact with others. This includes classrooms, assemblies, and any other public venues.

  • All staff and teachers must wear face coverings when teaching and supporting children in Years 4 and up.

  • All students 12 years and older must wear masks on Public Transport.

  • All parents, whānau and visitors to school must wear a face mask on site.

  • All our Teachers and Staff are fully vaccinated as per the Government requirement.

  • Students cannot be prevented from attending school regardless of their vaccination status.


For the full details as outlined by the Ministry of Health please click on the link below.

https://covid19.govt.nz/traffic-lights/life-at-red/education-at-red/


PLEASE NOTE THESE RECOMMENDATIONS ARE BEING UPDATED DAILY SO PLEASE KEEP CHECKING BACK

CLICK on the STAR to access Waltham School Home Learning for 2021

Useful Information & Links

Salvation Army - Food Bank assistance

Food banks are still operating - give your local Salvation Army or the City Mission a call for phone assessments and to arrange food delivery.


Mana Ake

Mana Ake - Stronger for Tomorrow provides support for children aged five to 12 years old across Canterbury. Mana Ake kaimahi work with schools to support teachers, families and whānau when children are experiencing ongoing issues that impact their wellbeing such as anxiety, social isolation, parental separation, grief and loss and managing emotions.


Click on the following link to go directly to the Ministry of Health website for up-to-date information.


The following link from the Ministry of Education website has useful information about talking with children about the Coronavirus.


For information from the Mental Health Foundation about looking after your mental health


Stay-At-Home Care Package by Big Life Journal.pdf