Coronavirus Emergency

Ascot Kindergarten Committee of Management are committed to providing a safe environment for our students, families and staff. With our educators, we are busy planning and preparing to ensure we can best keep our community safe and provide support to our students and families. Refer to our COVIDSafe Plan for more details as well as our Infectious Diseases Policy and Emergency Management Plan.

With the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the resulting social distancing measures, our way of life has changed dramatically. The many changes and uncertainty makes this a difficult for families. Here we have compiled some resources and links that may help during this time.

Family Wellbeing page

This page on the Raising Children website is a great resource for families and provides:

  • ideas on how parents can communicate to children about Covid-19,
  • information on how to stay safe and well,
  • activity guides to inspire some fun playing and learning at home.

Victorian Coronavirus Updates

Check out the latest updates about coronavirus disease from the Victorian State Government.

Play based learning ideas

The Department of Education and Training have developed some suggestions for play based learning.

Tips on how to stay safe online

Resources to help you and your child understand how to be safe online. There are great resources that you can do at home with your children, working out screen time rules and what to do if a problem occurs. Helping children learn safety with the web will hopefully help them seek out solutions and ask for help.

Learning from home resources

Department of Education learning from home FUSE site.  There are some great activities and resources that parents and carers can try at home with children.