Parent/ Guardian Information

What should I do if…

In these times keeping our school community safe is really important. Part of this is knowing what to do if your child has symptoms of Covid-19. Click on the image below for a quick and simple guide on when I shouldn’t send my child to school, what if they develop symptoms at school, what if they have a test etc. We have translated the document into other languages please click Czech, Polish or Slovakian to view

If my child is returning to school following any absence – Return to Educational Facility Parental Declaration Form 

If your child is returning to school after any absence please complete the form in the link below. The Kerry ETB Return to Educational Facility Parental Declaration Form must be filled out and returned prior to your child returning to school. Please complete and email to

Click to download form (Word Version)

Click to download form (Printable PDF)

Coláiste Gleann Lí Covid-19 Response Plan

Please click on image to view our school Covid-19 Response Plan. This plan details the measures being implemented to keep our whole school Community safe.

Student Induction Booklet

Please click on image to view our student induction booklet. It details important information on how school has changed as a result of our response to Covid-19.

Advice to Parents


Neps Supports

“NEPS psychologists have developed guidance for parents supporting children to create new routines at home.  Having a Plan for the Day is key for children/young people to manage and stay well at this time.

They have also developed advice for parents and schools on talking to children and young people about Covid-19 here.

Updated- letter issued on 12/3/20 with reference to school closure.

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Symptoms of coronavirus

It can take up to 14 days for symptoms of coronavirus to appear.

The most common symptoms of coronavirus are:

If you have these symptoms and have been to a place where there is spread of coronavirus, read this advice.

Covid 19- Corona Virus- Please see links below to the advice on the Department of Education and Skills website, Health Service Executive website, Health Protection Surveillance Unit, World Health Organisation website and Department of Foreign Affairs website re: Coronavirus.

These websites are updated frequently therefore should be accessed on a regular basis to ensure you have up to date information.

Department of Education and Skills

Health Service Executive

Health Projection Surveillance Centre

Department of Foreign Affairs

World Health Organisation

The Health Service Executive

The Health Service Executive advises that having clean hands is the best ways to stop the spread of harmful germs.  The link provided below provides access to the Health Service Executive video on ‘How to wash your hands with soap and water’

Please Note:  The most important action we can take to protect ourselves from Covid-19 is regular hand-washing and good respiratory hygiene.