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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Key workers children can return to school on Monday ‘only as a last resort’ says Department

The Department of Education is advising parents that fall into the category of ‘key workers’ to only send their children to school on Monday as a ‘last resort’

The department has the following advice for ‘key workers’:

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“Limited education supervision is available in schools from Monday 23 March only as a last resort option for the children of key workers who are crucial to the Covid-19 response.

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“Only send your child to school if you are a key worker who has no other viable option. If you can make other arrangements do not send your child to school.

“Principals/school staff are working hard to manage this very difficult situation and to ensure that children are safe.”

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