Reopening – August 2020
British International School, Phuket will open for at-school learning in August 2020. We will also continue to provide online learning for those families who are unable to enter the country at that time or who are in quarantine.
With the aim of doing all we can to protect the health and safety of our students and staff, the school day may feature some changes to our usual day to day operations.
What are government requirements for reopening the school?
How will the school be supporting the wellbeing of its students?
Do students have to attend school, or can they continue with online learning?
Will you continue with temperature checks and emphasising hand washing?
What is the policy towards wearing face masks?
Will classrooms change to accommodate social distancing?
What social distancing measures will be in place throughout the school?
Will there be any additional precautions or changes to the facilities that students can use?
Can children play sport at school?
Will there be after-school, weekend activities or trips?
Will individual instrumental lessons be held in school?
Can children bring their own hand sanitiser?
Can parents and visitors go inside the school?
How do parents contact teachers?
How should children get to school?
Which typical events or activities will be cancelled?
Will libraries be open?
Will the refectory/Bake and uniform shop be open?
What happens if there's a case of COVID-19 at school?
How is the school screening students and staff who return to school?
How and when will the school be cleaned?
Will hand washing and hand sanitising stations be available?
How many students are likely to be in a class?
Will classes be split?
Will all year groups be returning to school?
Will all year groups start and end the school day at the same time?
Will BISP be operating the school bus?
Are face masks compulsory?
How will the school manage circulation and airflow?
What will the arrangements be for food and drink?
Should children bring their own water bottles and their own face-masks to school each day?
Who manages the COVID-19 response at the school?
How can you enforce social distancing in the Primary school?
Will there be changes to the dropping off and pick up arrangements for children?
Should my child bring anything in particular?
What is the minimum that should be in a pencil case?