Return to School for Years 3-6

Here you will find information and guidance about Brighton Grammar’s plans for Years 3–6 for the start of Term 3.

Following the Victorian Premier’s announcement that we will move to Stage 4 restrictions, the School will move to distance learning for the remainder of Term 3.

Please be assured we are taking a measured and considered approach to learning, as the health and wellbeing of our boys, staff and families is paramount.

Please visit the Distance Learning page for further updates.

Please be assured we are taking a measured and considered approach to a return to learning at school, as the health and wellbeing of our boys, staff and families is paramount. For the start of Term 3 please visit our Junior School Distance Learning Page

Please visit this page regularly for updates.

 
 
 

 

 

Important dates

Monday 13 July Staff Planning and Preparation Day (no students at school). No distance learning classes or on-site supervision to occur. 
Year 5 students will be required to visit their classroom via front reception to collect resources between 12.00 – 2.00pm
Year 6 students will be required to visit their classroom via front reception to collect resources between 2.00 – 4.00pm
Tuesday 14 July Teaching Staff Planning and Preparation Day for Distance Learning 3.0 (no school for Prep–Year 9 students).
Year 3 students will be required to visit their classroom via front reception to collect resources between 9.00 – 10.00am
Year 4 students will be required to visit their classroom via front reception to collect resources between 10.00 am– 12.00pm
Wednesday 15 July Year 3 to Year 6 students will commence Term 3 by Distance Learning 3.0.

Thursday 16 July onwards Year 3 to Year 6 students continue to study by Distance Learning 3.0.
Tuesday 4 August Staff Planning and Preparation Day (no students at school). No distance learning classes or on-site supervision to occur.
Wednesday 5 August onwards Year 3 to Year 6 students continue to study by Distance Learning 3.0 until further notice.

From midnight on Wednesday 22 July, it will be mandatory for all Brighton Grammar Junior School boys, who are 12 years and older, and staff who are on-site, to wear a face mask.  This includes to and from school, during class time as well as recess and lunch breaks.  As a greater percentage of our Year 6 cohort have turned 12, all Year 6 boys are required to wear a mask.

General guidance can be found on the DHHS website.

Our on-site supervision of students undertaking distance learning, whose parents are essential workers or whose families cannot provide appropriate study conditions at home, are welcome to return to school for on-site supervised distance learning. To apply, please contact Peter Tellefson.


Safety and hygiene

Parents and guardians should continue to remind students about healthy hygiene habits and reinforce precautions taken regularly to prevent the spread of germs, like washing hands and covering their coughs and sneezes.

If you are concerned that symptoms may be in common with those of COVID-19, call the hotline on 1800 675 398. Please keep your son at home if he is unwell.

Six ways to reduce your risk of coronavirus 

  • Wash hands often with soap and running water, for at least 20 seconds. 
  • Dry with paper towel or hand dryer
  • Try not to touch your eyes, nose or mouth
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. If you don’t have a tissue cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve or elbow
  • Isolate yourself at home if you feel sick. If you take medication ensure you have adequate supplies
  • Phone your doctor or the hotline – 1800 675 398 – if you need medical attention. They will tell you what to do.
  • Continue healthy habits: exercise, drink water, get plenty of sleep
  • Don’t wear a face mask if you are well
  • Buy an alcohol-based hand sanitiser with over 60 per cent alcohol
  • Consider getting the flu shot (available now)

Download the slowing the spread of coronavirus poster (PDF)