Attending school during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Interview with Maisy Hilden

Watch this short interview by Maisy Hilden, a Year 6 student at St. Nicholas College, Rabat Primary School. Maisy talks about how she feels safe attending school, as the Covid-19 health protocols are being adhered to by everyone. She invites those children who are still unsure whether to attend school or not to put aside their fears and join her and the rest of the students at Rabat Primary School.

L-Iskola tagħna fi żmien ta’ Pandemija: Intervista ma’ Tai Mifsud

Segwi din l-intervista ma’ Tai Mifsud, li jattendi is-sitt sena fll-iskola primarja tar-Rabat (Malta) fi ħdan il-Kulleġġ San Nikola. Tai jitkellem dwar kif huwa jħossu sigur waqt li jkun ll-iskola, u li il-protokolli maħruġa mill-Minsiteru tas-Saħħa qed jiġu osservati. Tai jħeġġeġ lil sħabu li għadhom qegħdin jaħsbu jekk jidħlux lura jew le sabiex huma wkoll jingħaqdu miegħu u mat-tfal l-oħrajn li daħlu lura f’Ottubru li għadda.

St. Nicholas College Schools receive Certificate of Compliance

All of our schools at St. Nicholas College have been found to be compliant with regards to the Advice and Guidelines issued by the Superintendent of Public Health to the Educational Sector for the re-opening of Primary and Secondary Schools in Malta.

Click on the slide-show below to view each school’s certificate.

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Minister for Education Visits Rabat Primary School

The Minister for Education, Dr. Owen Bonnici, and the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Francis Fabri, visited Rabat Primary School to view how the school and staff have been implementing over 50 security measures aimed at limiting the spread of Covid-19 amongst students and staff. The Head of School, Ms. Antonella Ferrante provided a short tour of the school and the measures being undertaken, such as the need for all staff and visitors to sign in upon entering the premises, posters on the noticeboards to remind students and staff to maintain proper hand hygiene, stickers on the floors to help maintain social distance, and the availability of santizing wipes and gel in every classroom. Ms. Josephine Mifsud, Head of College Network, was also present for the visit.

Both the Minister for Education and the Permanent Secretary praised the school’s efforts in striving to adhere to all safety measures, finding everything according to the published guidelines.

Click on the following link to watch a video of the visit: Minister Visits Rabat Primary School

Back to School 2020/2021: Safety Protocols

Educators and students will be screened prior to entering the school premises every day. Visors or masks must be worn by those entering the school, and temperatures will be taken daily. Students and educators will also be asked to sanitise their hands with alcohol gel which will be available at the entrance of the school. Click on the link below to watch the the explanatory video (in both Maltese and English) :

Video: Safety Protocols

New Measures for Scholastic Year 2020/2021: Arrival and Dismissal Times

In preparation for the re-opening of schools during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Ministry for Education has released information with regards to the students’ arrival times, breaks and dismissal. These will be staggered according to the different Year Groups. Watch the video below (in both Maltese and English) to learn about this new protocol, which includes strict measures that do not allow persons other than educators and students to be on the premises:

Video: Arrival and Dismissal Times