The Burnaby School District has detailed plans for both health and safety, as well as the expansion of in-class learning. Students returning to school in June will notice significant changes from when they attended before Spring Break, including smaller class sizes and strict health measures. Returning to in-class learning is optional.
If you have changed your plans regarding sending your student to school since responding to the survey sent by your school at the end of May, please contact your child’s principal.
Health and Safety
Since Spring Break, schools have been operating successfully with protocols and guidelines provided by the Provincial Health Officer, Ministries of Health and Education, the BC Centre for Disease Control, the Fraser Health Authority and WorkSafe BC.
The health, safety and well-being of our entire community remains our priority. We will continue to adhere to strict health and safety measures. Anyone with illness symptoms must refrain from entering the school.
Click here to see details of how the Burnaby School District is supporting health and safety for students and staff, as found in the Health and Safety presentation made at the Burnaby Board of Education meeting held on May 26, 2020.
K-12 Restart Plans
The District has a restart plan for an expansion of in-class instruction for both Kindergarten to Grade 7 and Grades 8 to 12. Click here to see details – including sample schedules – in the K-12 Restart presentation made at the Burnaby Board of Education meeting held on May 26, 2020.
Families are receiving further details about their own child’s learning directly from their schools.
Additional information can be found here in the updates to families from the District, Provincial Government, and Fraser Health Authority.
School and district staff worked extensively together on preparations for the return of more students. While all buildings implemented district-wide protocols, here are just a couple of the unique and creative ways schools shared in advance with students and families what to expect.
Updated June 2020