30 Aug, 2022

ISBC is following the provincial and the school district health and safety guidelines for returning to school. Health and safety remain the focus for the new school year. 

BC Guidelines: Back to School K-12: What you need to know provides an overview of the approach to the new school year. 

For more informatio​n see ​B.C.'s K-12 Back to School Plan website.

Based upon Provincial COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidance for K-12 Settings​ –Advice from the BC Centre for Disease Control, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education and WorkSafe BC

Student Daily Health Check Staff Daily Health Check Visitor Daily Health Check

Personal Measures

  • Daily Health Checks: Staff, parents and students are regularly reminded of their responsibilities to complete a Daily Health Check and are provided with resources on how to complete one (e.g., the K-12 Health Check app).
  • Stay Home When Sick / What To Do When Sick: Staff and students are regularly reminded to stay home when they are sick and are provided with resources on what to do when they are sick (e.g., the BC Self-Assessment Tool app).
  • Hand Hygiene & Respiratory Etiquette:
    • Masks: 
      • Staff, adult volunteers and visitors, and students in Grade 4 and higher in “bricks and mortar” schools wear a non-medical mask or face covering (a “mask”) according to the guidelines or applicable public health orders/recommendations.
      • Masks are available for those who have forgotten theirs.
    • Hand cleaning and sanitization