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Coronavirus information for parents

This page provides advice to parents and school communities about Catholic education’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

The first priority of Catholic schools is the health and safety of the students in their care.

Latest advice

Students and school staff in all Catholic schools across Victoria should attend their school in accordance with normal arrangements from and including Friday 11 June.

Students and staff who live in metropolitan Melbourne and are enrolled in or work in a school in regional Victoria can attend on site. Students and staff who live in regional Victoria and are enrolled in or work in a school in metropolitan Melbourne can also attend on site.

Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) programs operating in schools will also resume full operations from and including Friday 11 June.

Secondary school students aged 12 or older must always wear a face mask when at school, both indoors and outdoors, including when attending an OSHC program, unless an exception applies. Children under 12 years of age and students at primary school are not required to wear a face mask when at school, or when attending an OSHC program.

Resources

Information for the education sector about coronavirus: www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/education-information-about-coronavirus-covid-19

Translated information about coronavirus: www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/translated-information-about-coronavirus-covid-19