EducationLast update: 15/04/2021
The outdoor PE lessons will resume on Monday April 26, 2021.
Yes. Indeed, it has been decided that classes will be suspended in all schools in the Principality on Monday 17, Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 May.
These three days are added to Thursday 20 and Friday 21 May which were already days without school to allow the good organization of the Formula 1 Grand-Prix which takes place on Sunday 23 May.
Note that the Principality's air-conditioned center will be open again during these May 17, 18 and 19.
In this case, the school manager will contact the parents of the students considered as a contact case. They will be offered to submit their child to screening.
It will be a PCR test for the older ones, a saliva test for the younger ones.
Depending on how close your child is to the positive case in his class, you may be advised to place the child in preventive school eviction.
The following health measures have been introduced in schools:
- Masks must be worn by all staff and pupils from Year 2 (CP) upwards
- Hands are to be washed and sanitised several times a day
- Hand sanitiser is available at the school entrance and all appropriate locations
- Unless it is absolutely impossible, a safe distance from others is to be maintained at all times: classrooms have been reorganised and one-way systems and signage have been introduced, etc.
- Mealtimes have been reorganised to comply with health guidelines
- Increased cleaning and disinfection of premises is in place
- Raising awareness among educational staff with regard to identifying the symptoms of COVID-19 in order to implement the necessary measures immediately
- If a pupil or teacher is found to be positive, the whole class will be offered a PCR test
From Year 2 (CP) upwards, children will need to wear a mask all day.
Please wear a mask outside schools and sports facilities and avoid gathering in crowds; comply with barrier measures and ensure that children comply too.
If your child or a member of your family starts to show symptoms of COVID-19, and particularly if they have a fever (38°C or higher), do not send your child to school.
Call your usual doctor, who will advise you on what to do.