Remember that if you are unwell with a temperature, cough or cold and flu symptoms, it’s important that you stay at home and practice social distancing.
The Victorian government has brought forward the school holidays in Victoria to start from Tuesday 24 March. Term 2 will commence for staff on Tuesday 14 April (pupil free day) and for students on Wednesday 15 April. Further advice will be released about students transitioning to flexible and remote learning before term 2 starts.
For more information, you can visit the Department of Education website here:
If you go to a private or independent school, they can make their own decisions about whether your school can stay open or not. We recommend that you contact your school directly and ask if they are open.
If you’re feeling stressed or worried about what is happening you can contact:
See the Australian Government recommendations here: https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert
See the headspace factsheet on coronavirus here: https://headspace.org.au/young-people/how-to-cope-with-stress-related-to-covid-19/
See Reach Out’s tips for taking care of yourself here: https://au.reachout.com/articles/10-ways-to-take-care-of-yourself-during-coronavirus
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