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COVID-19 Protocols — Attending the School

ALWAYS CHECK BACK AS THIS WILL CHANGE . FALL - STAGE 3 COVID - ATTENDING THE SCHOOL

ALL PARENTS, STUDENTS & TEACHERS ATTENDING THE SCHOOL. 
Thank you for attending the school, either limited in-school classes or online. As we navigate through a challenging year, with a limited staff. Below are some details to help with that process

SECTION 1- MASKS INFO
SECTION 2 - BEFORE YOU ATTEND
SECTION 3 - WHAT MEASURES DO WE HAVE IN PLACE

SECTION 4 - ARRIVING AT THE SCHOOL  - DROP OF AREA 
SECTION 5 - PICKING UP AT THE SCHOOL - PICK-UP AREA

SECTION 6 - CLEANING
SECTION 7- TAKING ONLINE CLASSES /OR
YOU ARE SICK / CAN’T MAKE IT/ PANDEMIC CLOSURE

 

SECTION 1- MASKS INFO:
FROM SEPT 1ST 2021 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

  • KIDS 0-5YRS NO MASKS/ WEAR THEM IF YOU CAN
  • KIDS 6-11 YRS MASKS MANDATORY
  • ALL ADULTS & CHILDREN OVER 12 YEARS MUST WEAR MASKS IN THE SCHOOL AT ALL TIMES, UNTIL OUR STAFF HAVE BEEN FULLY VACCINATED. NO VISITORS, OR EXTRA ADULTS IN THE SCHOOL PLEASE.

SECTION 2 - BEFORE YOU ATTEND

DO NOT ATTEND IF:

  • YOU, OR SOMEBODY IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD IS SHOWING ANY SYMPTOMS OR FEVER, OR HAD ANY CONTACT WITH COVID
  • ALSO STAY HOME FOR 10 DAYS IF YOU HAVE TRAVELLED OUT-WITH BC OR CANADA
  • REPORT TO THE ADMIN IF YOU ARE NOT ATTENDING OR ARE IN QUARANTINE - USE ZOOM

  • PLEASE HAVE GOOD HAND HYGIENE AND USE SANITIZER 
  • HAVE A BAG TO PUT SHOES, BOOKS AND PERSONAL ITEMS IN

SECTION 3 - WHAT MEASURES DO WE HAVE IN PLACE:

  • CLEANING ALL AREAS & FLOORS, BEFORE AND AFTER CLASSES
  • 6 SOCIAL DISTANCED LEARNING AREAS & TEACHER AREA
  • ALL PRIVATE STUDIOS ARE DISTANCED WITH HEPA FANS RUNNING

  • NO SHARED INSTRUMENTS, WE HAVE MUSIC BAGS FOR SALE/ BRING YOUR OWN SMALL PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS

  • HEPA AIR PURIFIERS AND HUMIDIFIER RUNNING ALL DAY
  • WINDOW & DOOR VENTILATION 
  • PLASTIC SCREENS AND SANITIZERS IN SCHOOL AND WASHROOM
  • ALL ADULTS, TEACHERS AND KIDS 6 YEARS + MANDATORY MASK WEARING

  • LIMITED ACCESS FOR PARENTS, WE HAVE MARQUEE TENTS OUTSIDE DURING BAD WEATHER - ALSO CAFE MELO IS ACROSS THE STREET.

SECTION 4 - ARRIVING AT THE SCHOOL  - DROP OF AREA 

ALL TEACHERS & ADULTS MUST WEAR A MASK WHEN ATTENDING CLASSES AND ADULTS WITH YOUNGER CHILDREN & IF ENTERING OUR SCHOOL 

KIDS CAN WEAR MASKS IF THEY ARE ABLE, AND WE RECOMMEND MASK WEARING FOR ALL STUDENTS 6YRS AND, ABOVE 12 YEARS PLUS MANDATORY

WE ARE LIMITING THE ACCESS OF ADULTS AND PARENTS INTO THE SCHOOL 

DO NOT ENTER THE SCHOOL, WE WILL HAVE COVERED AREAS FOR YOU TO WAIT OUTSIDE AS WE HAVE CLEANING BREAKS BETWEEN CLASSES

THIS WILL ALLOW US TO START CLEANING AND ORGANIZING THE NEXT WAITING CLASS 

LINE UP  ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE MAIN DOORS PLEASE, KEEPING SOCIALLY DISTANCED (6FT / 2M) THE AREA WILL BE FULLY SIGN POSTED AND MARKED OUT ON THE GROUND

DO NOT TRY AND OPEN THE DOOR

WASHROOMS ARE FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY

THE ADMIN ASSISTANT (IN MASK) WILL HELP WITH YOUR ARRIVAL  

USE THE HAND SANITIZER STATION AT FRONT DOOR

REMOVE SHOES AND JACKET READY FOR CLASS

PLACE THEM IN THE SANITIZED CUBBIES

NO OUTSIDE DRINKS OR FOOD 

FOLLOW DIRECTIONS INTO THE CLASS AREA WITH YOUR BAG

CLASSROOM WILL BE DIVIDED INTO SEPARATE AREAS (AREA MARKED ON FLOOR) FOR 6-8 STUDENTS MAX PER CLASS, WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING

AND A TEACHERS AREA (IN MASK)

THERE IS NO PARENT WAITING IN THE LOBBY OR CLASSROOM

SHOP AREA IS ADMIN STAFF ONLY

VENTILATION/ WINDOWS/ DOORS WILL BE OPEN/ AIR PURIFIER RUNNING/ HUMIDIFIER RUNNING

HAVE FUN !!!

  

SECTION 5 - PICKING UP AT THE SCHOOL - PICK-UP AREA

ALL ADULTS MUST WEAR A MASK WHEN DROPPING OFF/ PICKING UP IN THE SCHOOL  

LINE UP ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE MAIN DOORS PLEASE, KEEPING SOCIALLY DISTANCED (6FT / 2M) THE AREA WILL BE FULLY SIGN POSTED AND MARKED OUT ON THE GROUND

DO NOT TRY AND OPEN THE DOOR, PLEASE KEEP THAT AREA CLEAR

WASHROOMS ARE FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY

THE ADMIN ASSISTANT (IN MASK) WILL HELP WITH YOU PICK-UP

USE THE HAND SANITIZER STATION AT THE FRONT DOOR

KIDS PUT SHOES AND JACKET READY TO LEAVE

KIDS FOLLOW DIRECTIONS TO LEAVE FROM ADMIN AND TEACHER 1 BY 1 

THERE IS NO PARENT WAITING IN THE LOBBY OR CLASSROOM

KIDS WILL COME TO THE FRONT DOOR IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING.

THIS WILL ALLOW US TO START CLEANING AND ORGANIZING THE NEXT WAITING CLASS 

SECTION 6 - CLEANING

All areas, floors and chairs, high touch areas, washroom, doors will be disinfected opening and between classes.

The teacher will remain in the teaching area and we will have an admin assistant at the front of the school.

SECTION 7- TAKING ONLINE CLASSES /OR
YOU ARE SICK / CAN’T MAKE IT/ PANDEMIC CLOSURE 

ZOOM LIVE LINK & PASSWORD
Will be sent to you 


MUSIC INSTRUMENTS - WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE TO BUY ONLINE 

We will have "music bags" available, prepared with care and they will come in a large zip lock colourstrings bag for $19. They are all new instruments, that can be used by child and parent, and cleaned at home then re-used. Everything you will need and more. We will not be handing out any instruments for multiple use, so you can bring something small this week for something to shake, to tap, to wave (scarf) and a small teddy to cuddle. 

Thank you from Laura and Colourstrings Conservatory of Music