Procedures for returning to school after Covid related absence

If your daughter is absent for ANY REASON RELATING TO COVID-19 you must contact the school as soon as possible. This includes returning to school after Travel abroad.

If your daughter has COVID-19 symptoms they must self-isolate (stay in their room) and get a COVID-19 PCR test.

If your daughter is awaiting COVID-19 PCR test results, DO NOT send your daughter to school.

Inform the school of your daughter’s absence in writing by emailing

Please note:

Ms. Hopkins is the point of contact regarding COVID-19 related absences only. For all other enquiries regarding your daughter's subjects while she is absent please contact your daughter's class teachers directly.

  • Please ensure that your daughter has screenshots of the PCR results and HSE text messages on her phone.
  • If the absence was due to travel, please ensure that your daughter has screenshots, or a picture of the PCR tests result on her phone.
  • If you daughter is fully vaccinated and this information is required in addition to PCR test results, please ensure she has a copy of her vaccination certificate on her phone

Include in your email:

  1. If your daughter is symptomatic or a close contact
  2. Test Dates
  3. Test Results (attach screenshots of the HSE text message(s))
  4. How long your daughter will be absent for
  5. Proposed day of return to school

**This must be fully complete at least one full school day before the student plans to return to school**

Keep Ms. Hopkins up to date with PCR test results and the date the HSE advised your daughter to return to school.

On the morning of your daughter’s return, she must meet Ms. Hopkins in the GPA between 8.20am and 8.30am. This is to ensure that all HSE advice and the Return to School protocols have been followed.

If correct Return to School protocols are not followed, the student will have to return home until such protocols are followed.

Below are some helpful links relating to Covid-19:

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