DSB International School is taking a number of measures to ensure the safety of our community as in-person learning resumes. We have developed a number of protocols and procedures, which are compliant with government regulations and international best practices. We will brief our staff and students on these before they enter the campus.
- Staff and students may not come to school if they have tested positive for COVID or have COVID symptoms.
- If a staff member or student - or one of their family members - has COVID, they must remain away from school for 10 days.
- All staff and students must present COVID-negative tests at least every week to enter the school.
- All staff and students have their temperature and blood oxygen levels tested before being allowed to enter the school.
- Anyone with COVID symptoms will be put into isolation immediately and sent home.
- All students of a year group with a suspected case will be asked to remain out of school until the suspected case proves negative. If a suspected case has a positive test result, the entire year group will be kept out of school for five days, or they have their next negative test, whichever is longer.
- Everyone entering the school building must wear a mask at all times.
- Nobody but staff and students will be allowed to enter the school building during the school day.
- Signs will be placed all over the building to remind community members of safe practices.
- Staff training and hygiene protocols have been provided by industry leaders Bureau Veritas, who will also monitor and accredit COVID safety practices.
- Hand sanitising stations will be provided on all floors.
- Community members will receive regular reminders to wash their hands and close toilet seats before flushing.
- All rooms will be sanitised between lessons in accordance with government guidance.
- All rooms will be ventilated between lessons.
- Ozone-free UV lights will be used to sterilise rooms overnight.
- Entry and exit times for community members will be staggered to reduce interactions among people in the school building.
- Students will form socially distanced queues to enter the building.
- Students will stay in year group bubbles for lessons and recreation times.
- Students sit 1.75m apart in class.
- Teachers will remain at the front of the class.
- Hybrid teaching will allow students to study from home if required.
- Some groups will remain at home on some days to ensure social distancing.