Dear Parents/Guardians,

COVID CASE UPDATE
Since our update last Friday, the College has been notified of a further nine cases of COVID-19: one in Year 1 (1A), one in Year 4 (4A), one in Year 6 (6B), three in Year 7 (one each in 7A, 7B, 7D), two in Year 8 (one in 8B and one in 8C) and one in Year 10 (10B). Please note that many of these cases were not at school during their infectious period. Identified close contacts have been notified individually.

This brings our total current confirmed cases for this week (since last Friday) to:

Year 1 – 1
Year 4 – 1
Year 6 – 1
Year 7 – 3
Year 8 – 2
Year 10 – 1

The College, through direction from the Department of Health and AISWA, will continue learning as normal this week. College activities may adjust subject to instructions from the Department of Health and AISWA and may change in response to increased community spread.

COVID REMINDERS AND RESOURCES
For COVID resources and reminders, please see the COVID-19 Resources page on the College website.

Reporting a Positive Student Test Result: email covid@mbc.wa.edu.au
Reporting a Student as a Close Contact: email covidiso@mbc.wa.edu.au

Advice for all families and staff:

  • The school remains open.
  • The College will continue our enhanced cleaning regime.
  • As for everyone in Western Australia, we ask that you monitor your student/yourself for symptoms of COVID-19 and get tested and isolate until you receive a negative result, if symptoms develop.
  • Please note that the Omicron strain can present with less typical symptoms such as diarrhea, particularly in children.
  • If you have queries or concerns, please contact WA Health on 1300 316 555

Kind regards,


Rob Gratton and Matt Dusci

Principals – Mandurah Baptist College