Archive for August, 2020

While We Can’t Hug

It’s been a strange return to school, so in first class we’ve been reading the book ‘While We Can’t Hug’. A beautiful book that shows us different ways we can show people that we care about them, while keeping our distance. The girls put these into practice today. Some of the things we can do […]

Mercy Primary School Covid -19 Response Plan

Please see our Covid-19 Response Plan in the Forms and Policies section of this website.

Logistics Plan

• Underlying Principles: The school has a responsibility to make effort to ensure the safety, health and well-being of all members of our school community – children, parents and staff. This plan has been formulated to better ensure that the school can exercise that duty of care. • Assuming it is in keeping with public […]

Covid 19 Policy Statement

Mercy Primary School COVID-19 Policy Statement Mercy Primary School is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all our staff and a safe learning environment for all our pupils. To ensure that, we have developed the following COVID-19 Response Plan. The BOM and all school staff are responsible for the implementation of this […]

Re-opening of Schools Letter 2

Dear Parent / Guardian, Staff Member, RE: Physical Distancing and Safe School Attendance We are currently working on upgrading our procedures and routines within the school to ensure that there is as much Physical Distancing as is possible in our building. We will apply physical distancing in a practical and sensible way, recognising that the […]

Re-opening of Schools

Mercy Primary School Dear Parents & Guardians, I hope this letter finds you and your families safe and well. As you are no doubt aware, the government has issued comprehensive guidelines on the reopening of schools in September. I want to take this opportunity to assure you that preparations are ongoing to ensure that Mercy […]

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