Our General Expectations:

  • Put your health and your family first and continue to follow all Government advice in order to stay safe.
  • Check your school emails at least once a day and reply if necessary.
  • We will use one consistent platform (Microsoft Teams and OneNote) for sharing learning activities and one consistent platform for meet ups (Teams).
  • It is essential that you continue with your learning and working towards NCEA assessments where possible.
  • Remember teachers will be with their families as well so know they will respond to your emails and give feedback when they can.
  • Your “attendance” and engagement will be monitored so please ensure you are taking an active role in your lessons.


    Wellbeing:

Over this period of lockdown, it is vital that everyone’s wellbeing is prioritised, Learners and Staff.
You will be feeling a range of emotions and many of these emotions will be based on your previous experience in lockdown. How can you take care of your wellbeing over this second lockdown?

  • Emotions – do not suppress and ignore these. Name your emotions → acknowledge why you feel this way → validate these feelings and use the emotion to motivate how you respond.
  • Be active! Exercise and get out of the house every day.
  • Do things that boost your mental health (happiness) and avoid things that don’t.
  • Get enough sleep.
  • Prioritise work and make achievable to do lists/goals.
  • Stay connected to your friends and family. Share your worries → Learners get in contact with your Tutor teacher.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with your Tutor teacher to make a plan if learning from home is a challenge in any way.

Remember…
Be kind.
Stay safe.
Stay home.
Wear a mask if going out!

Contact Information:

First point of call → contact your tutor teacher via email.

Concerned about your specialist subject → contact your subject teacher via email.

Concerned about your wellbeing → contact the Counsellors via counsellors@bdsc.school.nz. If you are already working with a BDSC Counsellor, please continue to do so remotely via the already established channels.

Concerned about your Health → contact Healthline:

  • Coronavirus related 0800 358 5453
  • General Health related 0800 611 116

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