Precautionary measures

  • It is mandatory for all staff, parents and visitors to fill out travel declaration forms. All visitors who have visited Mainland China, Italy, Republic of Korea, Iran, Japan, E.U. Countries, USA, UK within the last 14 days are not allowed to visit the school. 

  • School tours are limited to 2 – 3 families a day. Families on school tours are not to enter classrooms and are requested not to touch anything. For group tours, there can only be a maximum of 2 families in a group. Please contact us in advance if you would like to schedule a school tour.

  • We are closely monitoring the health of our staff and children and ensuring a high level of hygiene and sanitation. Apart from our regular cleaning, we have put into place extra cleaning and sanitisation procedures during the week of 16-21 March 2020 term break. This is especially so for areas that have higher risk due like door handles, entrances, etc.

  • Our school has been stocked with thermometers and surgical masks since January 2020. All staff, parents, children, caregiver and visitors who are entering school premises to be checked for their temperature and to have their hands sanitized.

  • Individuals (children and or staff) who do not feel well at any time are to seek medical attention immediately.

FAQs

1. What is the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19)?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).  The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) is a new strain that has not been previously known in humans, has been identified in China. The Covid-19 has caused cases of severe pneumonia in China and cases have been exported to other cities and countries.

2. What are the common signs of infection for Covid-19?

Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.

3. If I transit in China without leaving the airport, am I considered to have traveled to China?

No. With reference to Singapore’s Ministry of Health’s (MOH) circular 15/2020: “transit only in an airport located in mainland China is not considered as having travelled to mainland China.”

 

3. If I transit in China without leaving the airport, am I considered to have traveled to China?

No. With reference to Singapore’s Ministry of Health’s (MOH) circular 15/2020: “transit only in an airport located in mainland China is not considered as having travelled to mainland China.”

4. What is the Hotline Number for Covid-19 in Indonesia?

You can call Indonesia’s Ministry of Health for COVID19’s 24 hour hotline (021) 5210 411 or 0812 1212 3119 or 119 Ext. 9 or their website https://www.kemkes.go.id

5. What is considered close contact?

Singapore’s Ministry of Health’s Director of Communicable Diseases, Associate Professor Vernon Lee, said that  “To be a close contact, you have to spend a reasonable amount of time in really close proximity – usually around 2m – of the person. You need distance and time, it is not just casual contact like brushing past or walking by, in a transient kind of moment.”

Source: The Straits Times