School updates

21Mar

HOS Update – courtesy of Amy Boore. ( Thanks Amy!)

Dear all, Amy has been kind enough to send us further information following on from her presentation last Wednesday. I hope that you are all keeping well and that, if you are travelling, you do so without too much stress. Take care everyone. Best wishes, Mandy As promised, the number for the 24/7 EOC hotline is 0800203033.   Currently, the only way to get tested for Sars-CoV2 infection is to call the hotline, explain symptoms and risk factors (only those who are symptomatic and have either travelled...

19Mar

HOS Update

Dear all, I am sure that many of you either watched or listened to President Museveni’s address to the nation a short while ago. It will come as no surprise to you that we will, in compliance with his directive, close Ambrosoli International School for the required 30 days. School will close for the children at 2.45pm tomorrow afternoon ( Thursday 19th March). Giving our teachers Friday morning to make sure that our online learning is organised and ready for the children. Online learning (...

17Mar

HOS update 17.03.2020

Dear all, Not much to update you with today. Some of you will know that ISU have closed today and are beginning online learning with their students from tomorrow ( Wednesday). We, along with most other international schools in Kampala, are waiting to hear the President’s speech at 2pm tomorrow before making a decision about when to close the school. I am still hoping that we will be able to remain open until Friday but if the President says that we must...

16Mar

Parent Partnership and other information

Dear all, We are grateful to Amy Boore (Ambrosoli parent and also the CDC point of contact for the COVID 19 virus in Uganda and a member of the Ugandan Ministry of Health task force for this epidemic) who responded positively to my request to attend our Parent Partnership meeting on Wednesday ( 18th March). Amy will briefly share some guidelines with us and tell us what is currently known about the virus and its epidemiology. Recognising how extremely busy Amy must...

14Mar

Head of School Update

Dear Parents, Hopefully, you will all have read this week’s newsletter which was sent out by the class teachers. There is a lot of information in there but I also wanted to provide a reassuring update before the weekend.  Regular contact continues with the US Embassy, British High Commission and Ugandan Health officials.  The connections we have are invaluable for staying informed and able to communicate effectively. This week the Ministry of Health sent out an updated press release on COVID-19 and...