Sutton Park School will open on Monday 22 November
We have worked together with the Ministry of Education and the Health Authorities and ascertain that it is safe to return to school.
Please get vaccinated
If you and your whānau have not yet been vaccinated, please get vaccinated as soon as possible.
- Well done on the efforts to lift our vaccination. Current full vaccination data: Asians 98%, Indians 97%, Pacific 76%, Maori 61%.
- Vaccination Pop Stations this weekend:
- Mangere Town Centre 9:00-6:00.
- Ian Shaw Park, Panama Road Otahuhu 9:00am-4:00pm.
- Otara Carpark Newsbury Street. 8:30am-5:30pm
- There may be the opportunity to have a vaccination pop-up station at our school.
Preparedness to return
- All of the staff who were at risk of infection were identified as Casual Contacts, and have been given written instructions of what to do. All are assessed to be safe to return to school.
- All staff will need a negative covid test result to be at school next Monday and only those who are fully vaccinated will be at school.
- Students twelve years and over need to be fully vaccinated.
Please watch for symptoms of COVID-19
If you develop any of the following symptoms, no matter how mild, ring Healthline on 0800 358 5453 or your doctor, and get tested. Healthline is a free, 24/7 service with interpreters available.
Common symptoms of COVID-19 are like those found with illnesses such as a cold or influenza.
- new or worsening cough
- sneezing and runny nose
- temporary loss of smell or altered sense of taste
- sore throat
- shortness of breath
Less common symptoms of COVID-19 may include diarrhoea, headache, muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, malaise, chest pain, abdominal pain, joint pain, or confusion/irritability. These almost always occur with one or more of the common symptoms. For more information about COVID-19, see www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-health-advice-public/about-covid-19.
Please contact the school office or ring me if you have any questions.