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COVID-19 Update Tuesday 24 March


Tēnā koe Parents, Whānau and students

With yesterday’s announcement by the Government, we are implementing with urgency our plan to support your daughter’s learning from home. We appreciate this is a sudden and significant change, but one we have been preparing for.

We are open for students of essential workers both today, Tuesday, and Wednesday. We look forward to meeting your daughter at the school hall at 8.30am both of these days. We remind you that if your daughter will be attending, please email [email protected]

If you wish to check if you are considered an essential worker - https://covid19.govt.nz/government-actions/covid-19-alert-system/ however those roles include doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers and police. We continue to ask that children who are not well, do not attend school.

The school holidays have been brought forward and will commence on Monday 30 March through till Tuesday 14 April. Remote learning begins Wednesday 15 April.

For all students, we will be supporting their learning from your home in the following ways:

  • Through remote learning via Google Classroom. Teachers will begin to upload material to their Google Classroom - please remind your daughter to turn on her notifications.
  • Valuable and engaging learning opportunities where practicable will be provided.
  • If you daughter needs support with her learning, please ask her to email her classroom teacher.
  • If you daughter needs pastoral support, please ask her to email her dean.
  • If your daughter needs IT support to be able to access our systems, please email [email protected]
  • Students who have indicated they don’t have a device will be communicated with shortly.
  • Ministry staff will be available by phone or skype for parents of students with special needs

Parents, caregivers, whānau and teachers will have a particularly important part to play in reassuring students at this time. If you haven’t already done so, you may wish to read the information put together by the Ministry of Education to support your conversations with your daughter – Talking to children about COVID-19.

As noted by the Prime Minister these restrictions are our best chance to slow the virus in New Zealand and to save lives. We all have a clear role here to slow the spread of COVID-19. All informaion regarding restrictions can be found at the official COVID-19 website - https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

We will continue to communicate any changes as they come to hand. Please refer to our FB and Website also. Thank you for your ongoing support of our school staff and school community. Take care, be kind and be community minded.

 

Ngā mihi nui
Tara Kanji
Principal

 

SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES

A free phone number has been set up for the Western Bay of Plenty Secondary students (years 9-13) to continue to receive support from school health nurses during the COVID-19 Alert Level 4.

School Health Services are available from Thursday 26 March on 0800 515 919 and will be available Monday to Friday from 8.30am-5pm.

The phone will be run by two registered nurses and a GP when required. General health, mental health and sexual health will be covered.

Students who have COVID-19 health related questions should call Healthline on the dedicated COVID-19 number 08003585453.

TGC App

 

We now have a Tauranga Girls' College App Available for FREE download on Google Play (Android) or App Store (iOS).

Click on the links above or to the right to download the UPSCHOOl App - Choose your school - Tauranga Girls' College - Done, easy. Enjoy easy access to the TGC Events Calendar and Daily Notices plus quick links to the TGC website and parent login. You'll also receive newsletter notifications and can quickly send an absentee notification or phone the school.

 

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 Features:

• Absentee contact - direct dial or submit form
• Alert notifications
• Events Calendar Sync
• Daily Notices
• Newsletters
• Website Links

 

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Events Calendar

Today - Sat 4 Apr

Sat 28 Mar 2020 6:00am - Sun 5 Apr 2020 9:00pm

Cancelled-NZSS Rowing - Maadi Cup

Location: Twizel
15 students
LCH in charge

Sun 29 Mar 2020 - Fri 3 Apr 2020 12:00am

Suspended-NZSS Volleyball Champs

Location: Palmerston North
BTE, RBN in charge LCK as support

Senior A, B and Development Volleyball Teams - 30 students

Sun 29 Mar 2020 7:00am - Wed 1 Apr 2020 7:00pm

Cancelled-NZSS Futsal Champs

Location: ASB Sports Centre, Wellington
Teacher in charge VLT

Futsal Director Scott Harrison

Games on 30 - 31 March
Travelling Sun 29 March and returning Wed 1 Apr

Mon 30 Mar 2020 - Fri 3 Apr 2020 12:00am

Summer Tournament

Tue 31 Mar 2020

House Spirit Assembly

House Spirit Assembly

Batten Sports Hall
Freyberg Hall
Mansfield Old Gym
Rutherford Church

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Newsletter Articles due 9am

Tue 31 Mar 2020 8:00am - 4:00pm

NISS Rugby 7s U15 & U19

Location: Arataki Park, Mt Maunganui

Tue 31 Mar 2020 1:00pm - Fri 3 Apr 2020 8:00pm

Suspended-Basketball 3x3 Senior/Junior

Location: Pulman Arena, Auckland
JNS in charge
10 students

Wed 1 Apr 2020 3:20pm - 10:00pm

Cancelled - Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Fest

Location: MT College
In charge CSL

Yr9 - 13

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Waterpolo

Location: Toi Ohomai Pool complex
Senior comp in the evening

What's happening @TGC

 

 

𝗞𝗲𝗲𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮 𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗺 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗲𝗱 𝗳𝗼𝗰𝘂𝘀 𝗮𝘁 𝗧𝗚𝗖 Kia ora koutou, With so much information and misinformation swirling around about COVID-19, I wanted to share with you what will happen IF we were to have a case in our school community. We have been planning for this and are in a position to respond quickly. As soon as a case is confirmed in our school community (eg. a student, staff member, or member of their household), the Medical Officer of Health and Ministry of Education will inform me about this, and we will work together to get quick and clear messaging out to you IF there was a case confirmed of someone in our school, we will likely be asked to close temporarily by the Medical Officer of Health. This will allow time for close contacts to be traced, appropriate testing to be undertaken, and a careful clean of the school to be undertaken. If our school does need to close temporarily, we have a plan in place to support student’s learning. We use Google Classroom as our main platform. Please ask you daughter about this and ask her to show you what her 'google classroom' looks like. It will look different for different subjects. We know COVID-19 feels scary and of course people are concerned. This is normal, as we have not experienced such a pandemic like this one before. Please be assured that your daughter is safe here. Her learning can continue, she has teachers who are well and happy to teach and she has good access to good hygiene. Our cleaners are working longer to ensure they are extra vigilant with touch points. Good hygiene is a priority at our school, and we are reinforcing this regularly with all students and staff. We ask you to reinforce this with your daughter and ask you to keep her at home if she feels unwell. The diagram attached may help. We are getting the most up to date advice and guidance so that we can confidently make informed decisions about the safety and wellbeing of our school community. This information comes from the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education. Ngā mihi Tara Kanji Principal/Tumuaki