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Proof of Vaccination Protcol Information

On Monday, October 4, the Provincial Proof of Vaccination Protocol will be implemented in Nova Scotia. This protocol applies to school-related extracurricular events and activities that happen outside the regular school day, including sports. You may have questions about what this means for students involved in extracurricular activities at our schools. We encourage you to follow this link for more information: Proof of Vaccination Protocol Information - Q&A.

Please note that volunteers and spectators, including parents and guardians, will be required to show COVID-19 proof of vaccination along with an additional form of identification when attending extra-curricular activities outside the school day. This applies to both indoor and outdoor activities. For information about the provincial Proof of Vaccination Protocol, follow this link ( Coronavirus (COVID-19): Nova Scotia COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination - Government of Nova Scotia, Canada )

School guidance: COVID cases

Mental Health and Well-being

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Road to Resilience Webinar Series

Intended for parents, caregivers and families of school-aged children, the series tackles common issues that families should prepare for in advance of the school year. Visit the site

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Coping with the Covid-19 Pandemic: Social Stories and Video Aids

Autism Research Institute: resources aimed at reducing anxiety and restoring a sense of routine during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the site.

Public Health Measures

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Reduce the spread of COVID-19: Hygiene for kids (video)

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Be a hand washing hero (colouring page)

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Helping Children Wear a Mask (document)

How to wear your mask correctly

How to wear your mask correctly (video)

International and Domestic Students from Outside of Nova Scotia

The Government of Canada requires provinces and territories to ensure schools that wish to welcome international students have an approved COVID-19 readiness plan.

Private P-12 schools in Nova Scotia may accept international and domestic students from outside the province, so long as specific requirements are followed. It is the individual school’s decision to accept international students.

For public schools, the Nova Scotia International Student Program will delay further admissions for the 2020-21 school year. This will be revisited in the fall, in advance of the second semester.

P-12 Education Sector Readiness Plan: Requirements to Host International and Domestic Students from Outside of Nova Scotia