Health and Safety for Term Time

By Woodland, Woodland Pre-Schools
13 Aug 2020, 09:27 AM
Updated on
14 Sep 2020, 04:11 PM
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  • All staff entering the campus are to have their temperature taken. Any person with a temperature over 37.5C will not be allowed to enter the campus. 
  • Properly diluted bleach is used for effective disinfection. 1:49 for contaminated surfaces and 1:99 for general cleaning. 
  • All toys and equipment will be cleaned with Milton. 
  • All doormats must be sprayed twice a day with 1:49 diluted bleach. 
  • All door handles (especially main entrances, and exits), lift buttons, keypads, light switches, railings, etc are sanitized every hour using 1:99. 
  • Toilets and bathrooms are cleaned and disinfected with 1:99 diluted bleach. 
  • All electronic thermometers are wiped down with 70% alcohol or 1:99 diluted bleach and then air-dried and stored in a dry place. 
  • Liquid soap and disposable tissue towels are available at each sink for handwashing. 
  • All cleaning equipment is properly maintained and disinfected with 1:49 diluted bleach. 
  • All bins are covered and cleared once a day. 

For Staff

  • Staff will wear a full set of PPE that includes goggles, N95, gloves, disposable gowns at the entrance for a temperature check. 
  • It is mandatory for all staff to be wearing a surgical mask when entering the campus and at all times. 
  • Staff are reminded to properly wash their hands before and after caring for each child. 

 

For Children

  • All persons (parent, child, caregivers) entering the campus are to have their temperature taken. Any person with a temperature over 37.5C will not be allowed to enter the campus. If a child develops a fever after arriving at school, caregivers will be informed and will have to make arrangements to pick their child up as soon as possible. 
  • Children with a temperature of 37.5C or over will not be allowed to enter the campus and should be kept home for at least 48 hours after they have recovered. 
  • It is mandatory for all parents, caregivers and children to be wearing a surgical mask when entering the campus. 
  • Children are required to complete their Health Declaration Form before their first day and bring their Temperature Form every day to school. 
  • Children will need to bring at least one spare mask in a labelled Ziplock bag or container. 
  • Hand sanitizing gels are available at the entrance and are accessible in different areas of the school. 

For Staff

  • Staff are reminded to properly wash their hands before and after caring for each child.
  • Anti-bacterial spray will be used in class sessions to sanitise surfaces, equipment and toys between uses. 

     

For Children

  • All children have to clean their hands upon arrival on campus before entering the classroom.
  • For hygiene reasons, students must not share snacks/drinks. Please pack a nut-free snack and a full water bottle for your child. 
  • Staff will help the child change to their spare mask if the one they are using is wet or soiled. 
  • Children will have staggered playground time so less people cross paths. 
  • Children will have access to their own working stations or work together in smaller groups.
  • Any materials that cannot be disinfected will be disposed of after the activity (ex. playdough, sand, flour)
  • Children will not sit in face-to-face settings.
  • Floors will be marked for appropriate distancing.
  • Air-conditioning systems are well-maintained with air-filters cleaned regularly.
  • The school will have biohazard bags and bins specially for contaminated consumables such as gloves, aprons, masks, etc. 
  • Staff have been trained for proper handling and disposal of biohazard bags.
  • Staff will ensure the flushing system of the toilets is working properly. 
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