CHMS BSB readies for students’ return

James Kon

Chung Hwa Middle School Bandar Seri Begawan (CHMS BSB), one of the largest private schools in the capital, is preparing for the return of students in Years 7, 9 and 10 in the third phase of the de-escalation plan, starting July 6.

A school memo to parents and guardians stated that Year 7 students will have their lessons at school on two days (Monday and Wednesday), and online lessons at home for three days (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) per week.

Year 9 students will have lessons in the classroom for three days (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) and two days (Thursday and Saturday) of online lessons at home per week.

Year 10 students will also have lessons in the classroom for three days (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday), and two days of online lessons (Monday and Wednesday) at home per week.

The entrance to the school with social distancing measures in place. PHOTO: CHMS BSB

Each classroom lesson must adhere to social distancing rules, and every class will be divided into two groups.

Temperature measuring stations will be set up at the secondary and primary blocks.

The school also has set up dedicated areas for the drop-off and pick-up of students by parents or guardians.

Parents are not allowed to get down from their vehicles or park in front of the administrative block when dropping off or picking up children.

Students are allowed to go to the canteen at different time slots. Parents are advised to prepare food for the children to eat in their respective classrooms.

Students are required to wear face masks when returning to school, and they are also encouraged to bring their own tissue paper and hand sanitiser.

If any of the students are unwell or show symptoms of fever, flu, coughing, sore throat and nose allergy, then they are allowed to stay home.