St. Ingbert is preparing to resume school operations

Heike Haberer, deputy headmistress of the Rischbach school, informs the deputy Nadine Müller about the organizational measures in the Rischbach school.
Heike Haberer, deputy headmistress of the Rischbach school, informs the deputy Nadine Müller about the organizational measures in the Rischbach school.
From Monday, May 04th, school operations in St. Ingbert will be partially resumed. The fourth class is currently in focus. St. Ingbert sees himself well prepared.

"The health of students, teachers and employeeseThe school comes first", Emphasizes St. Ingbert's Mayor Dr. Ulli Meyer.

For this purpose, a basic agreement took place between the school principals of the St. Ingbert primary schools and all those involved. During a final inspection, Nadine Müller, deputy for the children and education division, Michael Sommer, managing director of GBQ St. Ingbert (provider of voluntary afternoon care), and Andreas Güngerich, new department head for the schools department, visited the various facilities. In a joint effort, the premises were adapted to all regulations. In addition to the main subjects and the explanation of the new rules and measures, the subject of “feelings” should play a role in the teaching in order to counteract fears in children and parents.

The nationwide model hygiene plan and the associated hazard description of each building include, among other things, wearing mouth-to-nose covers on the way to and from school (not mandatory in class), washing hands or using disinfectants when entering school, and using separate ones Toilets, entrances / exits and paths in the school building.

Meeting points and entrances were agreed with the individual learning groups so that there are no accumulations in front of the building when they arrive. Here also the urgent request to the parents not to gather in groups in front of the school building either.

In all schools in St. Ingbert, several learning groups with a maximum of 10 children and emergency care groups with a maximum of 5 children were set up, with each group receiving a fixed room with assigned tables at a distance of two meters each. The classrooms were emptied and converted for this purpose, reports the city of St. Ingbert.

Individual corridors in the school buildings were identified with arrows for the direction of travel or the delimitation of distances, and the break times were also staggered and schoolyard areas were limited. Guidelines have been drawn up for the parents, information has been bundled and communicated by means of a letter to the parents.

The city of St. Ingbert provides long-lasting cloth masks in child size for free. 1100 child masks were procured for this. The increased cleaning with appropriate disinfectants by city staff is guaranteed.

Michael Sommer from GBQ, which provides forces, stated: "The teachers receive support in the morning and at noon from the staff of the volunteer all-day schools in emergency care."

Emergency care was regulated

The emergency care for grades 1 to 3 is currently busy. The city of St. Ingbert announced that future applications must be reorganized. "This is then done taking into account the known system relevance, capacity of personnel and verifiable premises“, Announced the city administration.

All parents with children in grades 1 to 3 will continue to be provided with teaching material by the teachers. No further details on opening steps are known to date. As soon as new information is available, all parents receive information about the school in good time.

The grouping of the schools in detail:

Pestalozzi school Rohrbach

  • Rohrbach: 5 groups
  • Hassel: 2 groups
  • Emergency care (current status): 5 groups

South school:

  • 8 groups
  • Emergency care (current status): 6 groups

Rischbach School:

  • 7 groups + 2 groups (Wiesentalschule)
  • Emergency care (current status): 2 groups

Albert-WEisgerber school:

  • 6 groups
  • Emergency care (current status): 3 groups

Picture sources:

  • Rischbach School: G. Faragone