The latest from Melbourne Archdiocesan Catholic Schools about the return to school.
Phase A is planned to begin on 5 October.
In metropolitan Melbourne:
students in metropolitan Melbourne will return to sit the GAT, if required
from 6 October onsite learning for VCE Units 3/4 and final year VCAL & IB students
from 18 October, prep students return three days a week (anticipating this to be Mon–Wed), years 1 and 2 students return two days a week (anticipating this to be Thur–Fri).
In regional Victoria:
schools continue to be open in regional Victoria for onsite learning for VCE Units 3/4, final year VCAL & IB students, Prep and Year 1 and 2 students
further advice on the return to onsite learning for remaining year levels will be provided by the Victorian Government by 30 September.
All school students will return on-site at least part-time as part of Phase B in a similar manner to P–2 students in the earlier phase, which is planned to commence on 26 October.
As part of Phase C, expected to begin on 5 November:
early childhood education and care is open
all students will return to school with additional safety measures in place.
This advice will be further informed by Health advice as the weeks progress throughout Term 4 and we will keep you updated accordingly. We anticipate there will be more detailed advice available specifically for Phase A later this week.