How to HomeschoolMarch 26, 2020
Dear Parents and Guardians,
From the night of Sunday, March 15, 2020, we
have heard from parents who have been affected by the social directives and travel
advisory that followed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s message to the nation. We are all affected with many of our parents feeling the psychological strain with no
clarity on how the situation will evolve in the coming months. We
understand how difficult your situations are and the challenge of
We write now
with the Schools response to the latest developments.
- We had previously communicated our
intention to review small scale parent activities that we can support
on campus. However, the recent guidelines on social distancing mean we are
once again asking parents to come on campus only when necessary, for
example, to an agreed parent-teacher conference or meeting.
- We remind you that if you are
coming on campus you must have your temperature taken at one of
the security points.
- Please do not come to the School if you
suspect that you have any symptoms of Coronavirus (a new continuous cough
and/or a high temperature) for at least seven days from when your symptoms
started or while they persist. Government policy is that you should
self-isolate at home during this period.
assures parents that students will receive lessons, assignments or projects
that they are to complete during their time away from school via platforms such
as class dojo, and emails
campus will deliver Term 2 reports to all parents and guardians at the end of
the Term. Osu Campus has historically never provided Term 2 reports as Parent
teacher conferences are held in lieu of reports.
- Parents will
also get regular updates on any review that the government will make concerning
re-opening, via our official communication channels i.e.
our website (lsis.edu.gh), designated WhatsApp platforms, Social Media Pages,
- Prevention procedures
i.e. washing of hands, provision of sanitizers will continue to be in place
after re-opening of both schools
- As you know, we have cancelled most
large gatherings and are controlling any that are going ahead by reducing
the number of attendees and doing additional screening, among other measures.
We ask our parent community to help us by applying a similar approach to
events and activities they attend off campus. If you are not sure that the
event or activity is well-controlled, please consider not attending. This will
help to keep our community safe and well.
- Please ensure you continue
to update us on any student travel plans.
You should update all recent travel history as well as future plans
and complete ASAP. This is critical to fulfill our responsibilities
to the Ministry of Education.
- We are continuing with our scenario
planning, looking ahead to Term 3 events and activities with the
primary goal, being our children’s health and wellbeing. We are
considering measures to further enhance social distancing on campus, and
planning Term 1 of next year and beyond. It’s a constantly changing
environment but we will keep you informed of relevant developments as they
As always, thank you for your understanding and support.
Sophia Amarteifio, Head of LSIS Osu
Yvonne M. Young, E.D., Head of LSIS Adjiringanor