The announcement by the WA Government of the details of the Phase 3 operating arrangements for Western Australian public schools will see the return of sport and recreation programs for school students. The changes came into effect on June 8.
As part of the Phase 3 operating guidelines - which are in line with the latest health advice - restrictions have been lifted to allow parents, carers and visitors inside schools for meetings and to drop off and pick up students, subject to physical distancing and hygiene measures. School events, school camps, sports training and competitions as well as in-term swimming classes can recommence within social distancing, group limits and good hygiene practices being applied. High frequency cleaning will continue throughout the school day at all WA public schools.
Students in secondary years are also able to get back to their work placements as long as schools make sure the employers are complying with WA COVID-19 Health Guidelines.
As per the WA COVID-19 Roadmap, all school activities will be reviewed again in preparation for Phase 4. Read more