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.
Schools in Western Australia are still open, however the school break has been moved up and the last day of classes will be on April 3.
If your parents need to go to work, you cannot be safely looked after at home, or you cannot access online teaching resources you can still go to school to be supervised up until April 9, but your classes won’t run like normal.
For students at home, learning resources are available here: https://www.education.wa.edu.au/learning-at-home
For more information, you can visit the WA Department of Education website here: https://www.education.wa.edu.au/coronavirus-school-update
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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