In accordance with official guidance our school reopened as normal. The school opened on Tuesday 18 August and the preschool on Wednesday 19 August with the normal teaching schedule, student groupings and regular school opening times.
New School Coronavirus Hygiene Plan: in line with the state requirements DIS implemented a new Hygiene Plan at the start of the new school year. This is intended to provide the best health and safety measures in the current public health environment. The new plan was distributed to parents.
Please note that it is not permitted for any staff, student, or visitor to enter the school who:
has a SARS-CoV-2 infection,
had contact with an infected person during the past 14 days. Proof of a negative SARS-CoV-2 test within the 14 day period would enable a person to enter the school.
currently shows symptoms (e.g. cough, fever, vomiting, diarrhea). Proof of a negative SARS-CoV-2 test would enable a person to enter the school.
has returned from the countries or regions classified as a risk area according to the Robert Koch Institut (RKI) within the last 14 days. Proof of a negative SARS-CoV-2 test within the 14 day period would enable a person to enter the school. Details on the specific countries or areas defined as risk areas can be found on the RKI website (in German and English - scroll down to the archive section for the English version) using the following link: (https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Risikogebiete_neu.html).
We remain in contact with the responsible German and Saxon authorities. Information displayed on this page will be updated regularly as new data is received. DIS families are recommended to monitor their email accounts for further updates.