Stay-at-home orders have been extended for Greater Sydney, including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Wollongong, until 11.59pm Friday 16 July. For full details on the restrictions, please visit the NSW Government’s COVID-19 website (available in 58 languages).
For the first week of Term 3, students in Greater Sydney – that is, those local government areas (LGAs) currently affected by NSW Health stay-at-home orders and including Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour – will be learning from home. This will stay in place until Friday 16 July.
For full details and the latest updates on school operations, please visit the department’s advice for families webpage.
Information and advice related to COVID-19 is available from the NSW Department of Education, NSW Health and Study NSW.
The wellbeing of our international students is our number one priority. To ensure our students have access to the support they need, we’ve partnered with Medibank to offer the DE International Wellbeing Support Service. In addition to providing continued access for our students to the Medibank 24/7 Student Health and Support Line, the service also provides new avenues for parents, carers and schools to seek help in supporting the wellbeing of our students.
More information is available on our DE International Wellbeing Support Service webpage.
The Australian Government Department of Home Affairs provides advice about restrictions on travelling to Australia.
To support our international students staying in NSW over the school holidays, we are offering the opportunity to join the DE International School Holidays Program. The program will run in June/July 2021 and allows students to choose from a range of study programs, trips and activities.
During Term 2 2020, international students enrolled in Years 9-12 at a NSW government school were invited to become Social Distancing Superstars and share their tips, activities and projects to inspire others! The competition ran throughout Term 2, with a new topic announced each fortnight and prizes awarded from our preferred OSHC provider, Medibank. See the winning and highly commended entries on our Social Distancing Superstars webpage.