What a tumultuous start to term 3! Who could have predicted that just after two days of school we would go into a 7 day lockdown? Fortunately our staff responded quickly as they were well prepared to switch to online learning and we thank them for their superhuman efforts. Many of them had children of their own to support while running their classrooms in the virtual space. We recognise that it was complex for everyone involved but we averaged 94.8% of our student cohort accessing online learning which is a huge achievement. We also want to acknowledge the teachers who bravely came to supervise the children of essential workers as we had much larger numbers than anticipated, larger than any other school, and they were kept on their toes.
The Communication Action Team met to think about and give feedback on online learning. They provided some interesting insights: