SCHOOL PROTOCOL FOR COVID-19 (INFANT AND PRIMARY)
All teaching and non-teaching staff in the school have received adequate training for awareness of the virus situation and preventative recommendations in this regard through the occupational hazards company “Valora Prevention”.
In addition, the school has a “Prevention, Action and Contingency Plan with the IMPLEMENTATION OF PREVENTIVE MEASURES TO REDUCE EXPOSURE OR CONTAGION TO COVID19, also developed by “Valora Prevention”. All teaching and non-teaching staff will be screened for Covid-19 a few days before the start of classes.
HOW THE GROUPS ARE ORGANIZED
All kindergarten and primary school groups will be organized by bubble groups. Bubble groups are stable coexistence groups of a maximum of 20 students. Students belonging to the same bubble group do not need to keep distance from security between them. They should keep a safe distance from other children who belong to another group of stable coexistence or bubble.
Infant: Infant children will not wear a mask. The teachers do.
Primary: the children and teachers will all wear a mask, except for snacks, lunch and drinking. In Physical Education, students will wear a mask during the explanations and activities of no physical effort. When activities of intense physical effort are carried out, the students will remove the mask.
For infants: when weather permits, all outdoor activities will be carried out, including daily crafts.
For primary: an outdoor classroom has been set up where the 3 groups of students will rotate during the day. When classes take place inside the classrooms, they will always be well ventilated.
Infants: there will be two classrooms, one per group with a maximum of 15 children per group.
Primary: four indoor classrooms and one outdoor classroom. The classrooms will be constantly ventilated and the groups do not share the indoor classrooms with other groups. The outdoor classroom, which will be shared by the 3 primary groups, will be disinfected properly before and after each use.
For infants and primary school, during the month of September each child will bring their own food in a tupperware. Primary school children will eat in their classroom with their teacher and with their bubble group or outside if the weather permits.
Infant and first grade children may eat some days in the same space, respecting the distance between the bubble groups.
Teachers in charge of the dining room will remind and reinforce the message of not sharing food, utensils or drink.
WATER AND FOOD
All school children should bring their own bottle of water each day (at school they may refill with mineral water from the dispenser). In primary school, lunch and snacks must be brought ready from home with their cutlery. (see dining room section).
Infants: they will be without Interpersonal distance within bubble groups. There will be a set time to go to the playground for the two groups of children and there will also be times where they coincide keeping the distance between groups, with two different patio areas.
Primary: they will have as until now three courtyards and will be without interpersonal distance within the bubble group, with rotating spaces for free play and the new outdoor classroom.
STAGGERED ARRIVALS AND PICK-UPs
There will be different entry and exit doors according to the groups, as well as different schedules.
Infants / Young Childrens Entrance
Blue Monika group 8:40
Yellow Monica group 8:30
Blue Monika Group 1:30 PM
Yellow Monica Group 1:20 PM.
Llúcia’s Group Door / Entrance / Exit
Entry Time: 8’30
Departure Time: 15’00
Elisa’s Group Door / Entrance / Exit
Entry time: 8:40
Departure time: 13:30 and 14:50 (for the first quarter depending on the day)
German’s Group Door / Entrance / Exit
Departure time: 15.00
ACCESS OF FAMILIES TO SCHOOL
At the entrances and exits to / from the educational center, families will accompany their children until the door on the outside of the school grounds, keeping an interpersonal distance at all times of 1.5m. Once families have left their son / daughter at the door, they will not be able to stay outside the centre to avoid crowds. With the exception of the families of 3-year old students, who during the adaptation period a companion of the child may access the playground. Only one member per unit will enter with a facemask and it is recommended that it always be the same person. Families may access the center in the following situations: – For administrative procedures by appointment. – In case your presence is required from school.
With infants, each bubble group will have its own bathroom. A new bathroom has been built in the new nursery classroom. In the primary bathroom the maximum capacity will be reduced to 2 people. Cleaning and disinfection in bathrooms will be increased during the day, as well as checking of the availability of soap, hand paper and toilet paper. Bins will be provided for hand drying paper.
Children and teachers will wash their hands at least 5 times a day with soap and water and we will dry them with paper, and in any case, always at the entrance and exit of class, after going to the bathroom, before and after eating.
The cleaning of the center will be reinforced, and will have cleaning shifts throughout the day. All the cleaning products used are found within the list of “cleaning products personal disinfection and cleaning against Covid-19 ” All the cleaning protocol that will be carried out is within the “cleaning protocol, disinfection and ventilation against Covid-19 ”and complies with all recommendations established against Covid-19.
At the moment the extracurricular activities offered by the School will be suspended until prior notice. It is also recommended that extracurricular activities outside of school be limited too, so that in this way, Stable Coexistence Groups or Bubbles make sense and can fulfill the objective for which they have been created, which is to minimize the risk of contagion.
The health of the child should be checked daily at home and before going to school. The same goes for any student, teacher and staff of the center, checking that they do not have a temperature for above 37.5 ° C or other symptoms that may be associated with COVID-19 (cough, discomfort, nasal congestion, diarrhea, vomiting …). In case of presenting any of these symptoms, you should not go to the educational center and you must contact the relevant health center. (Read responsible statement) The School will take the temperature of the student at the entrance of the center and will verify that it doesn’t exceed 37.5 ° C. If a child has a fever during the day, they will be accompanied to the infirmary following the established and recommended protocol and the family will be called for the child to be picked up. To return to class, a medical certificate must be brought indicating that the child is healthy.
POSITIVE AND QUARANTINE
In stable coexistence groups, the quarantine of the entire group will be recommended for 14 days after the last contact with the case and the appearance of new cases will be monitored. Thiswill produce the interruption of the educational activity for this group and we will proceed to distance teaching. A PCR test will be performed on all members of the test group. Cohabiting relatives of a suspected case (one in which PCR has been performed and is awaiting results) should stay home until the result is known. If the result is negative, the siblings can rejoin the educational center. In case of confirmation of infection (PCR positive), the siblings will quarantine for 14 days and, within the framework of the active search for cases, a PCR test will be performed.