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Winter 2019/20 Respiratory Illness

Key advice for parents and carers
In the home the risk of catching or spreading flu/cold like illness can be reduced by:
• Regular hand washing with liquid soap and running water
• Covering nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing
• Using a disposable paper tissue, disposed off immediately after use.
• You can teach your child to sneeze into the ‘crook’ of their arm rather than their hands, if they don’t have a tissue. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQINuSTP1jI
• Good general cleaning of surface that everyone touches often e.g. TV remote, light switches, door handles, toilet flushes and tap heads.
• https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/common-cold
• https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/flu
Children should not return to school until completely well and 48 hours after symptoms have gone.

ACTIVITIES WEEK S1-S3

Please select your options for activities week. Please be aware that you must select your options according to year group. It is a first come first serve basis and once you have selected your options you will be unable to change them.

Due to a change in the payment system, trips will have to be paid in full by 31st May. We will not be taking payments until after the Easter Break and these must be done online. Further details about payment will be released at a later date.

Please see the links below:

 

S1 – https://forms.gle/LjQDR2Q1fTiLqHLJ6

 

S2 – https://forms.gle/x7qEULKS67resYry9

 

S3 – https://forms.gle/UViJQHdL3Aez1KxY7

Activities Week S4 and S5

Please select your options for activities week. Please be aware that you must select your options according to year group. It is a first come first serve basis and once you have selected your options you will be unable to change them.

 

Due to a change in the payment system, trips will have to be paid in full by 31st May. We will not be taking payments until after the Easter Break and these must be done online. Further details about payment will be released at a later date.

 

Please see the links below:

 

S4 – https://forms.gle/DxWA1HWQXXocr1Yh9

 

 

S5 – https://forms.gle/vsGhBP4gpSWR2L1AA

School Uniform – Price increase

Border Embroideries  School wear have advised us that there is a price increase to school uniforms from 1st April 2019 (price list attached).  There is a link to their website on our website under the parent zone menu.

 

They have also advised that to guarantee delivery of school uniforms being delivered before session 2019-20 orders should be with them no later than the middle of July.

 

https://www.border-embroideries.co.uk/schools/ross-high-school.html

 

Possible involvement of students in the Global Day of Action on Climate Change – Friday 15th March 2019.

We understand that some young people attending East Lothian schools may wish to take part in this global event on Friday 15th March 2019 which includes a rally in Glasgow. We want to  support our young people as global citizens to have their voice and to be able to express their views on important matters such as climate change. The safety and wellbeing of our young people is of paramount importance to us. We would therefore ask that any young person who wishes to attend this event first discusses it with their parent or carer before notifying the HT of the intention to be absent from school on this date.  Given that the young person will not be on school premises at this time, and therefore not the responsibility of school staff,  they will be marked as having had an unauthorised absence. Please note that an unauthorised absence will have implications for payment of the Education Maintenance Allowance for this day.