All pupils in schools are urged to practise social distancing, and to minimise physical
contact with each other, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. This should include
minimising social contact, avoiding meeting up and keeping physical space between
them. Parents and guardians are urged to support their children to maintain this
HSE have defined social distancing as “keeping a space of 2 metres (6.5 feet) between you and other people. Do not shake hands or make close contact if possible.”
Schools are encouraged to continue to set work for pupils to minimise the negative impact of school closures on teaching & learning
Please adhere to advice from HSE & stay safe.
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