COVID-19

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Following a return to physical learning and teaching in August 2020, a number of changes have been introduced for students, parents & carers and staff.

Please find below just a few changes…

Changes to the School Day

Temporary Changes to School Day From Aug 2020

Breaks & Lunches

In addition to the changes made to the school day (see above), we have designated seating areas for our different year groups during their staggered breaks and lunches.  As with all aspects of life at the moment, these are regularly under review.  The latest version can be found here.

Break & Lunch Locations – October 2020

Risk Assessment

Inverurie Academy has a risk assessment that follows the template provided by Aberdeenshire Council.  This is regularly reviewed and updated.  The latest version of the Risk Assessment can be found below.

Plan F ECS RA for Inverurie Community Campus Recovery

Guidance is also issued to any temporary member of staff or visitor (exceptional circumstances only).  The latest guidance document can be found here.

Guidance Document

Plan B

It is important that we remember that a Plan B does exist and this remains an option should there be a local or national requirement to move to a blend of physical and virtual learning.  Although we will respond to the unique circumstances and continue to refine this offer over time, an overview of of our thinking (as at June 2020) for this blended learning model for Inverurie Academy can be found below.

Plan B Overview June 2020

Useful Safety Videos & Guidance

  • The Hands/Face/Space video clip is a really simple reminder of the importance of how we can keep ourselves and others safe.  This can be found here.
  • The NHS video about effective hand-washing can be found here.
  • Our screens in school regularly carry some of the messages below to remind members of our community on expectations.
  • Student Messages for Screens