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Are you enforcing social distancing within the key worker bubble or not?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Biggrizzleybear, Jun 4, 2020.

  1. Biggrizzleybear

    Biggrizzleybear New commenter

    Are you enforcing social distancing within the key worker bubble or not?
  2. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

  3. Biggrizzleybear

    Biggrizzleybear New commenter

    I agree it shouldn't be enforced within the key worker bubble.

    In our local school children in the key worker group share resources, play together and eat lunch in the dining hall with staff and staff don't try to distance if children try to hug them.

    My friend has to send her child there as she is a key worker. My two children will have to go back next week as I work for the NHS and I am going back from night shifts to day shifts.
  4. Biggrizzleybear

    Biggrizzleybear New commenter

    Can anyone else share what is happening at their primary school?
  5. Biggrizzleybear

    Biggrizzleybear New commenter

  6. rararasputin

    rararasputin Lead commenter

    Primary school teachers are probably at work.
  7. Biggrizzleybear

    Biggrizzleybear New commenter

    They can reply later then.
  8. Ivartheboneless

    Ivartheboneless Star commenter

    In the past we have had "posters" that have had conversations with themselves by having more than one, indeed several, posting identities, but not one where the OP answers him/herself!
  9. LiamD

    LiamD Occasional commenter

    We do enforce social distancing in our secondary school, I wouldn't be there if we didn't.
    agathamorse likes this.
  10. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    This is a thread to advertise your stupidity.

    Fill your boots people.
  11. SparkMaths

    SparkMaths Occasional commenter

    It's impossible for key workers in hospitals to socially distance, the buildings are too cramped. That's why they have access (in theory) to testing.

    My wife has been redeployed to a hospital and she's been told off by busybodies for eating lunch with people she's been inside 2m of all day anyway.
  12. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    They also have PPE. Or should have.
    Sally006 and agathamorse like this.
  13. Laphroig

    Laphroig Lead commenter

    If you are concerned, why not contact your children’s school as a more appropriate source of information?
  14. ACOYEAR8

    ACOYEAR8 Star commenter

    When we open on 15th there will be rigorous SD in place. There will be zero SD in place on the buses and on the roads to and from school. None whatever.
    needabreak, agathamorse and Laphroig like this.
  15. dumpty

    dumpty Star commenter

    Same as above - they are in the hall all day and social distance where possible. Lots of hand washing.

    I think it will always depend on the nature of the bubble. If you have (as at my local school) most of the kids being year 6, then they will probably be good at helping the younger kids keep distance as they will (should) set a good example.

    If the bubble is more infant school based there will be.....trouble.
    ajrowing likes this.
  16. agathamorse

    agathamorse Senior commenter

    I'm secondary and our KW children are socially distanced in school, where they do the work the others are doing at home.
    needabreak likes this.
  17. dumpty

    dumpty Star commenter

    Are you working all days? I don't know if this is standard practice but the local school tells keyworker parents they can only use the service when at work, rather than because you are a keyworker.

    This led to friction as a doctor explained he does 3 x 12 hour shifts but never turns down a call to help the other two days, which he invariably does. He wanted the kid cared for so he could do that.

    Not sure how they resolved it, will try to find out.
  18. Biggrizzleybear

    Biggrizzleybear New commenter

    Yes we do have PPE.
  19. Biggrizzleybear

    Biggrizzleybear New commenter

    I am currently working 5 days a week.
  20. Biggrizzleybear

    Biggrizzleybear New commenter

    I have.

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