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September 25 Newsletter

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Updated Guidelines form NSW Health

Dear Parents and Carers,
 
NSW Health have updated the guidelines please see attached Advice for families going into Term 4.
 
Regards,
 

Term 4 Advice for Families

Confirmed case of Parvovirus B19 (Slap Cheek)

We have had a confirmed case of Slap Cheek.

Please see attached the NSW Health fact sheet

Parvovirus_B19_Slap_Cheek_.PDF

Reminder -WPPS Promotional Video

Dear Parents and Carers,

If you received a letter regarding your child participating in the promotional video please return the permission form to the office by tomorrow Wednesday 23 September at the latest or your child will not be able to participate. 

Kind Regards, 

End of Term Sausage Sizzle

Our end of term sausage sizzle will be held on Friday 25 September on the day of the athletics carnival. Please visit school24 to place your orders. Orders will close on Tuesday 22 September at 3pm. 
The canteen will still be open for over the counter sales at both lunch and afternoon tea.
thankyou
P&C

Chicken Pox

We have had a confirmed case of Chickenpox. Please read the Health Department fact sheet below.

End of Term Sausage Sizzle

Our end of term sausage sizzle will be held on Friday 25 September on the day of the athletics carnival. Please visit school24 to place your orders. Orders will close on Tuesday 22 September at 3pm. 
The canteen will still be open for over the counter sales at both lunch and afternoon tea.
thankyou
P&C

Notice of Hazard Reduction Burn

Notice of Hazard Reduction Burn

Issued in accordance with the Rural Fires Act 1997 & Regulations

A hazard reduction burn is planned to take place at:

Avondale Golf Club, Avon Rd, Pymble NSW 2073

 

Date: Primary Date: Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th SEPT 2020

Back-up Dates: (Delays due to weather etc) Any days between 16th and 23rd SEPT 2020, and 23rd to 30th SEPT 2020

 

Up to date info including any changes: https://www.facebook.com/firesupportNSW

 

Times: Between 07:00 and 19:00 (may vary)

 

Location: Avondale Golf Club, Avon Rd, Pymble NSW 2073

 

Purpose: Reduction of Bushfire Fuels to Protect Life and Property.

 

Method: Bush fire hazard reduction, controlled burning.

 

Contact: Incident Commander/Burn Manager: Timothy Wainwright

 

Phone: 0413 229 347

 

Email: info@firesupport.com.au

 

Up to date info including any changes: https://www.facebook.com/firesupportNSW

 

 

Kind Regards,

 

Timothy Wainwright 

Diploma in Firefighting Management

Diploma in Workplace Health & Safety

Cert IV in Training and Assessment

FPAA - FPAS Accreditation Number: F046875A

 

Director - Fire Safety & Training

Fire Support NSW

Phone       0413 229 347

Email        info@firesupport.com.au

Web          www.firesupport.com.au

Facebook www.facebook.com/firesupportNSW

September 11 Newsletter

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eSafety Commission Warning

Dear Parents/Carers,
The following is a message just receive from the eSafety Commissioner via the Department of Education.
"The eSafety Commissioner is aware of distressing reports about a video of a suicide circulating social media platforms. eSafety has contacted social media companies about the reports and will continue working with them to monitor the situation.
 
Please refer to the advice below.
We are encouraging people who encounter this content to report it to the social media platform they’ve seen it on, or to eSafety at www.esafety.gov.au/report/illegal-harmful-content 
  • Please exercise discretion in any communication about this incident to students, parents, staff and your communities. In particular, we would encourage your staff to avoid raising the issue with students who may not have heard or been exposed to this video. Drawing undue attention to the issue may cause unnecessary worry or distress and increase exposure. 
  • For staff in schools, we advise that they monitor those students who are more vulnerable and at-risk, and check in with them about their interactions on and offline. If a young person is presenting with signs of distress, schools should follow their own procedures for managing and supporting students at risk. 
  • If a life is in danger call Triple Zero (000) right now. 
  • Please encourage anyone who may be at risk or experiencing emotional distress, including worried family and friends, to contact one of the following services: 
§  Kids Helpline. 1800 55 1800. Phone support is there all day, every day. Online support is open from 8am-midnight every day (AEST).
 
§  Suicide Callback Service. 1300 659 467. Phone support all day, every day, and follow-up calls.
 
§  eHeadspace. 1800 650 890. Open 9am-1am daily (AEST).
 
§  Lifeline. 13 11 14. Phone support all day, every day. Online support 7pm-4am daily (AEST).
 
§  Beyondblue. 1300 22 4636. Phone support all day, every day. Online support 3pm-midnight every day."
The Department has advised we share this message in its entirity with our community.  Please avoid bringing up this topic with your child/ren as it may result in them trying to go on line to access the content.  Please monitor your child/ren carefully and should you notice any signs of distress, contact the eSafety Commissioner on the above email link immediately.
Kind regards,
Ms B Wilson
Pincipal