Five tips for parents to support learning at home
Educator Karen Green provides expert advice for parents on supporting learning from home for their primary and early secondary school children. Plus our list of more resources.
This advice is aimed at a primary-aged child, however much of it is applicable to a younger secondary-aged child.
Please access this useful information by clicking on the link.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for parents, carers and guardians
Advice for parents about the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Please follow this link for important information provided by the Department of Education.
Resources to support the mental health and wellbeing of your child
Support the mental health and wellbeing of your child during remote and flexible learning with new resources from the Department of Education and Training. There are tips to kick-start conversations, ideas to stay active, advice about being safe online, as well information to help you take care of yourself during flexible and remote learning.
To download these resources and for more information, visit the Family Health section of the Department website.
Please ask if there is anything the school can do to support your child's mental wellbeing during remote learning also. We are only too happy to help.
Rollins Primary School is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. Our school community recognises the importance of, and a responsibility for, ensuring our school is a safe, supportive and enriching environment which respects and fosters the dignity and self-esteem of children and young people, and enables them to thrive in their learning and development.
Further information & resources www.education.vic.gov.au/protect
(Parents please read and view the video)
The internet is essential in 21st century life for education, business and social interaction. As children move up through the school their access to various types of technology increases and it stands to reason that their exploration and curiosity increases too. The positives of the digital world overwhelmingly outweigh the negatives but children, schools and parents all need to be aware of various online risks.
What to do when your child sees something disturbing online
(click the pic or link below for advice)
For warnings about particular apps, please click below.