SA Health has confirmed that Thebarton Senior College can reopen on Monday 17 August. This is because by Monday 17 August, all students and staff will have completed the quarantine or self-isolation period.
To make reopening the school run smoothly, each year level/group will start on a different day:
Anyone who was physically present on the site of Thebarton Senior College (including students, employees and contractors) during the following dates must either quarantine or self-isolate for 14 days from the date they were at the site:
All close contacts have been contacted by SA Health and are quarantining in a medihotel in the CBD.
All casual contacts must self-isolate at home.
SA Health has confirmed that no other schools are affected.
If a staff member or student from another school attended Thebarton Senior College on 29, 30 or 31 July, and then returned to their own school, no further action is required by the school they returned to.
Only the staff member or student who physically attended Thebarton Senior College must self-isolate, unless SA Health has advised them directly of additional isolation requirements.
Please see documents below for more information:
Information for community members from SA Health - 9 August
COVID-19 Self-Quarantine Advice
Frequently Asked Questions - Thebarton Senior College Isolation
For further information, please also visit:
SA Government Emergency Declaration - Thebarton Senior College
SA Health COVID-19 Information
Dear students, parents and caregivers
As the situation in regard to COVID-19 continues to evolve, the department continues planning and operating in accordance with advice from SA Health to support the safety and wellbeing of staff, students and the broader community.
Current advice on self-isolation and staying at home
In-line with Commonwealth advice, students are required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days if: