Thanks to parents/guardians who are are acting responsibly and keeping children home when showing signs of illness. We encourage all parents/guardians to do likewise.
In school we have introduced additional cleaning of frequently touched surfaces and staff are teaching children rigorous hand washing procedures.
We are very aware of the need to foster good mental health practices in children. Many rumours abound which can be fear inducing for children. We encourage families to turn off news. Speculation is not helpful for children or adults. Our best actions to wash hands frequently and keep in touch with updates from the HSE.
We are in the process of preparing for school closure – as we do when heavy snow or storms are predicted. We will keep you informed of changes.