The Liverpool Letter

Liverpool Public School - July 2021

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Principal's Message

Welcome back to a very different Term 3.


Thank you to each and every one of you for your support in making the transition to learning from home a success.


We understand that learning from home is challenging. Staff have been working hard to make sure we are able to support our students’ learning in many different ways. Please reach out to the school if there is anything we can do to help at home. We are more than willing to try and assist where we can.


In line with current public health orders, the majority of staff are working from home. This means that the office is closed for on-site enquiries.


Following the communication plan we developed, if parents and carers are looking for information about learning from home or need to contact the school for a specific query, they can:



Our website is full of information and how to guides. It may be quicker to try some of the help ideas we have collated before contacting the school.


Please remember that it may take 24 to 48 hours for someone to respond to your request as staff will be busy supporting students with their learning.


We now have a dedicated number for use with our messaging service. This provides our community with confidence that any text messages you receive about learning from home are officially from Liverpool Public School. Our aim is to only use text messaging when information needs to be shared quickly. Normally Facebook and Skoolbag are our preferred communication methods.


Whilst we are unsure how long our current arrangements will last, I encourage our community to stay safe and keep up to date with the latest information from NSW Health.


Finally, on what is a special time for our Muslim families, I wish you all Eid Mubarak.


Regards

Mr Tapuska

Term 2 Book Award

Congratulations to our Term 2 Book Award recipients! They thoroughly enjoyed their trip to select their books and have morning tea with Mrs Alfaro.
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Excursion Update

All excursions have been postponed.


We are currently liaising with the different venues to select an alternative date for later this year.


We will update parents and carers once we have a clearer understanding of when learning from home and restrictions for school are due to end.


Refunds or credits are not being processed at the moment.

LPS Central News

Dear Parents and Carers,


On behalf of all the staff at Liverpool Public School we would like to say a big thank you to all the Parents and Carers who have been doing an amazing job at supporting your children with their online learning and trying to juggle life at the same time. You are all amazing!


Please remember to take care of yourselves as well as everyone else at home. Google some fun things to do at home for e.g. dance classes or cooking lessons. Play board games together, paint together! Enjoy time at home together with things that make you laugh!


Yes we are all in this together and it is a time of worry and stress...but let's focus on the good together. Enjoy finding out more about one another, I wonder how much your children know about you? Do they know what your favourite colour is? Do they know what your favourite activity was when you were their age???


Have fun learning new things together.


Take care everyone, and stay safe!


Anna Evangelista

Community Liaison Officer

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Parents and Carers, you are invited to our 'Mrs E and Friends' morning tea zoom sessions.


We meet every Tuesday 11:30 am. The zoom link is uploaded every week on the Skoolbag app. This is a great opportunity for our families to maintain a connection with the school staff. We talk about different topics every week.


There is an opportunity for parents and carers to chat and ask any questions.

Parents and Carers, please find a list of local community agencies which may assist you and your families.


It may be worthwhile to call your internet providers, electricity providers etc, and ask if you are able to receive any discounts during these uncertain times.

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If you would like to chat with me regarding difficult circumstances, please email the school on liverpool-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au and ask to contact Mrs Evangelista.

Learning and Support News - (LaST)

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Liverpool Public School Student Links Webpage


Mr Prica our IT Administrator has created an amazing webpage for the parents and students at Liverpool Public School. This webpage provides you with quick access to useful educational websites when at home.


https://tinyurl.com/lpsstudent


Bookmark the website link above to your favourite desktop / tablet web browser and you will be able to access;


· Department of Education – Student Portal

· Liverpool Public School Library

· Google Classroom

· Reading Eggs

· Mathletics

· Plus, many more useful educational websites

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The online world is an awesome place. To stay safe, remember to explore together with an adult and ask for help. For more information visit esafety.gov.au/kids
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COVID-19 - Good Hygiene

The best way to protect yourself from COVID-19 is the same way you would protect yourself from catching flu or other respiratory illnesses. Remember there are simple steps to help stop the spread and good hygiene is in your hands. We have some pictures below to help stay safe during this time.

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Facebook

Facebook

Liverpool Public School has an official Facebook page which is for the school to inform parents and carers of events going on each and everyday, as well as to positively promote the school within the community. You can locate us at:


https://www.facebook.com/liverpoolpublicschool/


'Like' us on Facebook by clicking on the like button.

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Update Skoolbag Information

Dear Parents and Carers,


Please ensure to have the latest Skoolbag app on your mobile phone or computer so that you receive all information necessary for your child or children.


It is important that you select the grade each of your children are in as specific information will be sent to grades. For example, 1V, 1S, 1K will be sent to Year 1 only.


Following the steps below will ensure your family stay connected and up to date with all the latest information.

https://www.moqproducts.com.au/skoolbag/installation-instructions/?fbclid=IwAR3lwOwfo77rmOo5ZyU8heZx2lMpasQqnEm-03-YvMmpJ78Sb5D9dWAzXNo


https://www.skoolbag.com.au/parentinstructions.pdf

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