YCDSB: DPA happens on days where students don’t have Physical Education class. We have added additional DPAs to try and get students outdoors as much as possible. As mentioned by YRPH, it is great for physical and mental health, get fresh air and do physical activity. We will not restrict recess any further at this … Continue reading “Why can’t students stay indoors for recess to prevent mixing of cohorts? Why can’t students obtain their breaks through their daily physical activity (DPA) indoors?”
Proper mask care is an important safety measure York Region Public Health supports our method Students maintain sanitized masks by donning, doffing and storing in the classroom Also it is a good way to keep masks clean from sweat, bacteria and dirt Physical distancing is maintained at all times leaving and re-entering school
Students who do not adhere to the physical distance rule as mandated by the Ministry of Education will be asked to wear a mask, as they are putting other students at risk. If a student refuses to wear a mask and respect physical distancing, the school administrator will contact the student’s parents. If the issue … Continue reading “What happens if a student refuses to maintain physical distancing during recess?”
Recess and physical activity will occur under staff supervision to ensure safe practices and reduced contact. Recess times will be staggered to prevent the mixing of cohorts in hallways. During recess, all students must maintain a physical distance of 2 metres at all times within their cohorts and designated area in the school yard. Students … Continue reading “How will staff ensure physical distancing is maintained during recess?”
No. Outdoor recess provides Grades 4 to 12 students with a break from wearing a mask. Upon returning to the classroom, students will wash/sanitize their hands and put their mask back on. Students in grades FDK – 8 who wish to wear their masks outside for recess may do so. This is the preferred recess … Continue reading “Do students have to wear a mask during recess?”
Yes. However, we ask that students limit the number of food items brought to school and that they follow the teacher’s direction in terms of the timing of having a snack.
Physical activity is critical for student health and outdoor recess play time will take place. It will also provide a break from wearing a mask. Recess and physical activity will occur under staff supervision to ensure safe practices and reduced contact. Elementary students exiting and entering for recess do not need to wear masks, but … Continue reading “What is the plan for elementary recess and lunch supervision?”