Our Take on COVID-19
Latest Update: 07/08/2020
During these crazy times, We are doing everything in our power to keep our students safe and secure. Here’s an update on what the COVID-19 situation in Wales is like and what we are doing about it:
What are the Quarantine rules on arrival at Wales?
Students arriving from these countries will not need to quarantine for 14 days on arrival in UK as per the government guidelines. The students from countries not included in this list will need to self isolate themselves for 2 weeks.
Our staff will provide all the help to the students who may feel unwell or need advice regarding the COVID situation.
When will the face to face classes begin?
Our face to face classes are beginning on 7th of September, 2020. UK is comparatively safer than before and due to which it’s safer to start the one on one classes. We will be following all the social distancing guidelines by the UK government and we are taking the essential precautions to maintain the safety of our students. Although, if the situation worsens, we have Google Smart Classroom to reach the students at every corner of the world via Online live classes, webinars and Videos.
What are the precautions being taken by Cardiff Academy to reduce the virus transmission?
- Hand sanitizers and sanitizing wipes in every classroom, reception and staff desk.
- Screen at the reception between the staff and the students.
- Online Schoolpod system so there is no unnecessary interaction.
- One way entrance and exit to the building so as not to crowd the entrances, stairwells and corridors.
- A smaller batch of just 10 students at a time to meet the requirements of keeping 2m distance.
- The Academy’s building is sanitized at regular intervals.
What is the current environment in Cardiff and what are the rules to be followed?
- All the current social activities are open for our students to enjoy in Cardiff. We have Cardiff Castle, Bute Park, Principality Stadium, National Museum, Cardiff Bay etc at a walking distance.
- The public transportation is working at a reduced timetable so the students will need to follow the train/bus schedule and plan their journey accordingly.
- Face coverings in England and Wales is mandatory at all indoor spaces and public transport.