Frequently Asked Questions
Peace Lutheran College has prepared a COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions document for your information.
Additional FAQs are also noted below.
Q: Will Peace Lutheran College close the school?
A: The College is now supporting the online learning of its students. Students will be able to access online support material through Student Cafe. Parents will also be able to access their child's school work, set by their teacher, via the Peace Parent Portal.
The College is currently open for students in Prep, Year 1, Year 11 and Year 12 and for students of essential workers only. All other students will learn from home up until Friday, 22nd May 2020, returning to school on Monday, 25th May 2020, providing we do not receive advice to the contrary from the relevant Government authorities.
Q: What will happen if the College has to completely close?
A: You will be notified by an alert that will be sent via email, the School App, posted to the College’s social media pages, as well as our website.
Nobody will be permitted to access the College grounds or student lockers if the school is closed.
Supported online learning will continue for all students.
Q: What do I do if any member of our family has come into contact with someone who has been confirmed positive for COVID-19?
A: You need to contact the College Administration immediately by phoning +61 7 4039 9000.
You, your family members and anyone living in your house needs to self-quarantine for 14 days.
If you begin to feel unwell and experience symptoms as outlined by Queensland Health, including fever, a cough, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath, seek immediate medical attention. Phone ahead to your doctor or hospital emergency department and advise them you have been in contact with someone who has been confirmed positive for COVID-19.
Q: Do I need to self-quarantine?
A: If you or a member of your family who lives with you has been overseas in the last 14 days, or you have been in contact with someone who is confirmed positive for COVID-19, you will need to quarantine by self-isolation.
To self-quarantine you must not go to any public places and you must not accept visitors to your home. If you become unwell during your period of self-isolation, seek immediate medical attention. Phone ahead to your doctor or hospital emergency department and advise them of your travel history.
Q: What are the symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
A: Symptoms can vary but the most common symptoms include:
- A cough
- Sore throat
- Shortness of breath
If a member of your family is suffering any of these symptoms and is undergoing a test for COVID-19, please notify the College Administration or College Nurse immediately by phoning +61 7 4039 9000. We ask that all members of your family remain off campus until you have received the results of your test and have provided this information to the College.
Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact College Administration by phoning +61 7 4039 9000 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.