Primary and secondary schools
Remote learning, including for Year 11 and Year 12 students, will return from Wednesday 5 August. Specialist schools remain open for all children and there are exceptions to remote learning for vulnerable children and children of permitted workers. Pease refer to your child’s school for further information.
Surf Coast Shire kindergarten/occasional care/family day care
Kindergarten/occasional care/family dare care will remain open for all children. For safety, additional precautions are in place including staggered drop-off and pick-ups, staff greeting children at the gate, children washing hands before interactions and play, some changes to room layouts and activities. As always, rooms will be cleaned after use and equipment disinfected.
Maternal and Child Health
The Surf Coast Shire Maternal and Child Health service remains available to provide support to our community. To limit the spread of COVID-19 in the community, the service is adopting alternative modes of service delivery. These include consultations taking place via the phone, and nurse visits to the home for families with young or vulnerable infants. All Maternal and Child Health Centres are closed until further notice.
New Parent Groups
We know how important first time parent groups are to new parents. To keep you connected, we have moved our groups online. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our parent education calendar of events has been suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. We are exploring ways to continue providing support to our community. Please email email@example.com if you would like to be kept up to date. The Maternal and Child Health Service continues to operate via alternative modes of service delivery
Kurrambee Myaring Community Centre and Torquay Children’s Hub
Venue hire and activities at Shire facilities have been suspended until further notice. Council will continue to update hirers who use these facilities.
We thank you for your understanding at this time.
DHHS COVID-19 information for parents with infants and young children
Tips for self-isolating with kids.