SGS Re-opens After Lockdown

Posted on : August 27, 2020

Summer 2020 was a busy time in SGS as our caretakers pulled out all the stops to get the school ready for the return to classes. Both the boarding and day schools have had to be re-organised, with a lot of changes made in order to adhere to Public Health Covid 19 guidelines. A huge thank you goes to the caretakers, management and office staff for the work they did right throughout the summer while students and teaching staff were on their school holidays. As well as lots of new hand sanitisers situated all round the school, there are temperature gauges at the main entrances, two isolation rooms, and a new matron’s surgery in the school block.  A one-way system has been laid out around the school and the classrooms have been cleared of all extra furniture with single desks replacing the double desks so that a one-metre distance can be maintained between students. Years 1 to 4 will now be in base classrooms in order to restrict movement and maintain as much social distancing as feasibly possible. In order to enable this the Library and Khansama have been converted into classrooms for the year. For the good of our mental health – and education, of course – we all need to get back to school and to some measure of normality. We wish all our staff and students all the best for the coming year.    Some photos of the school can be seen HERE





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