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So far Deb Gibson has created 14 blog entries.

Lockdown extension

Dear Parent/carers, The Premier of Victoria has announced an extension of the current lockdown.  Remote and flexible learning will continue until the end of this term. There are five reasons to leave home and the curfew from 9pm -5am remains in place. The reasons to leave home are: Essential shopping within 5 km of home [...]

2021-09-01T17:11:32+10:00September 1st, 2021|

ELC new restrictions

Dear Parent/carers, The Premier of Victoria has announced some further restrictions in addition to those already in place in the current lockdown. Early Learning Centres are now only open to children who have authorised parents/carers and those who are vulnerable. Parents/carers who are authorised workers must provide a copy of their authorised worker permit in [...]

2021-08-23T06:57:20+10:00August 23rd, 2021|

Lockdown Extended

Dear Parent/carers, The Premier of Victoria has announced an extension of the current lockdown.  The lockdown period is now due to end at 11:59pm, Thursday 2 September In addition to the five reasons to leave home, there is now a curfew between 9pm and 5am. The reasons to leave home are: Essential shopping within 5 [...]

2021-08-16T18:35:41+10:00August 16th, 2021|

Remote Learning – July 2021

Dear Parent/carers, The Premier of Victoria has announced a 5 day lockdown. This means that there are only 5 reasons to leave home Essential shopping within 5 km of home (one person per household, once per day) Exercise (2 hours/day) within 5 km of home Caregiving/compassionate/medical Authorised work or permitted education To get vaccinated Advice [...]

2021-07-15T19:26:06+10:00July 15th, 2021|

Update – return to onsite learning

9 June 2021   Dear parents and carers, The Victorian Government has announced changes in the restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne from 11:59pm on Thursday 10 June. Based on advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer, all students in metropolitan Melbourne will return to school on Friday 11 June Masks must be worn indoors by all [...]

2021-06-14T13:09:06+10:00June 14th, 2021|

9th September

9 September, 2020 Dear parents, carers and students, On Sunday the Victorian government announced the plans for the staged easing of restrictions across Victoria in response to the COVID19 pandemic. There is a lot of detail to these plans, with significant impact in the community.  Details can be found at https://www.vic.gov.au/coronavirus-covid-19-restrictions-roadmaps Metropolitan Melbourne is still [...]

2020-09-10T15:10:37+10:00September 10th, 2020|

3 August 2020

Dear parents, carers and students,   Yesterday the Victorian Government announced that, on the advice of the Victorian Chief Health Officer, metropolitan Melbourne will move to Stage 4 restrictions to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This means that you must stay at home and there are only very limited reasons to go out. A [...]

2020-08-03T17:40:52+10:00August 3rd, 2020|

17 July – Remote Learning beginning Monday 20 July

Dear Parents/Carers, Remote learning begins for all Doveton College school students on Monday 20 July. We have updated our programs based upon feedback from the remote learning in Term 2.  Students will have two live literacy and two live numeracy lessons each week, which will enable them to keep contact with not just their teachers [...]

2020-07-17T17:30:36+10:00July 17th, 2020|

Update July 14

14 July 2020   Dear Parents and Carers,   As you would be aware, the Victorian Government has made some significant announcements in relation to arrangements for schools in Victoria for Term 2.  If you live in Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire you need to Stay at Home. There are four reasons that you can [...]

2020-07-14T10:18:11+10:00July 14th, 2020|

Changed processes for return to Doveton College

RETURN TO FACE TO FACE TEACHING and LEARNING As we begin to look forward to seeing all children returning to the College over the next few weeks I would like to thank you for your ongoing support during the period of remote and flexible learning.  It is fantastic to belong to a community that works [...]

2020-05-21T17:38:23+10:00May 21st, 2020|
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