Covid-19 Response

Dear SPM Community,

From the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak as a school, we have responded by educating our students, teachers and staff on the best practices of how to stay safe and healthy. Thank you everyone within the SPM community for working together for the benefit of our students.

As the situation develops we aim to keep you informed by updating the contents of this webpage.

Important Dates

(Updated 26 June 2020)

13th July Online Parent Information Day
14th July Online Classes Begin (Academic Year 2020-2021)


Drive-Through

(6 to 10 July 2020)

Dear SPM Parents,

We have decided to postpone the physical distribution of report cards during the drive-through service from the 6th to 10th of July. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.  This temporary step has been taken due to the high volume of the non-parent requested collection of report cards.

As your child's report card is a legal document, we do not wish it to be misplaced, damaged or used for unfit purposes. Therefore we will postpone distributing the report cards until it can be safely done so directly into parents hands.

You have already received the softcopy of your child's report card, and we hope that this can temporarily satisfy any need. If however you urgently need your child's report card for other purposes we can arrange a time when you (the parent) can come to school to collect and sign for it in person.

Your SPM Team


Students Returning to Studies at SPM

(The New Normal)


Transition of Jr. Sr. High School Principal


SPM's Response Stages

Therefore the school will expand our current best practices to improve the health and safety from Kindergarten to Sr High School. As of today, SPM is operating in the Red stage and will continue to do until further notice.

Green
  1. All school operations as per normal
Yellow

Focus on Education & Heightened Hygiene

  1. School timetable as per normal
  2. Educate the SPM community hand washing
  3. Educate the SPM community coughing & sneezing proper etiquette
  4. Educate the SPM community to reduce close contact with others
  5. Temperature checked at all entrance points
  6. 37.5°C and above not allowed admittance / sent home (checked twice)
  7. Parents and Guests are not allowed entrance to school grounds (past access doors)
  8. Disinfectant hand wash at school entrances
  9. General cleaning/disinfecting of all surfaces daily
  10. SPM community members coughing sneezing repeatedly checked by SPM Nurse (sent home when deemed necessary)
  11. Fieldtrips cancelled
Orange

Focus on Limiting Interaction & Sterilization

  1. Normal Class timetable - Reduction in school interaction
  2. Only Students & SPM employees allowed access to SPM
  3. Frontline staff & security wear surgical masks
  4. All SPM’s community must keep physical distance and wear masks in the school area.
  5. All wash hands at multiple points around the school + entrance
  6. Students Desks separated (Minimum 1 meter apart)
  7. Snack & Lunch in Classroom
  8. No Playground Usage for recess
  9. Face to Face Assemblies cancelled/postponed
  10. Face to Face Extracurriculars cancelled/postponed
  11. Face to Face Workshops cancelled/postponed
  12. Internal and External Competitions cancelled/postponed
  13. Building facilities closed outside school hours
Red - Current Stage

Focus on Isolation

  1. School closed until further notice
  2. Students study from home
  3. Student work is shared online
  4. Staff and Teachers work based on Government Regulations
  5. No face to face meetings

Best Practices

  • Self isolate if any doubt
  • Wash hands regularly
  • Reduce close contact with others
  • Clean/Disinfect surfaces
  • Regularly check temperature
  • Eliminate non-essential travel

*If you, your child or a family member has any signs of sickness (flu-like symptoms), we kindly ask you to respect others and keep your child at home and only return to school when your child has fully recovered.

Students who are found to have any flu-like symptoms will be sent home immediately.

Moreover, we are carrying out daily ongoing cleaning/disinfecting of all school areas. This cleaning/disinfecting encompasses hallways, classrooms, tables, toilets, playground equipment, canteen areas, IT labs, reception, Gyms, PE Equipment and so on. This cleaning/disinfecting process will be ongoing and routinely done.

SPM's commitment is to keep calm, educate our community, be consistent in health and hygiene and base actions on facts.

These are the steps the school is taking to educate and maintain the health and safety of all. If any member of the SPM community is in any doubt then the course of action is Best Practice No. 1 (Self isolate if any doubt).


Thank you for your continued support.

Your SPM Team