For the latest updates from the College regarding COVID-19 advice and guidelines, please see below.

The College will continue to update this web page with information from the Principal, if and when necessary.

Thank you.


Update Issued: Saturday 26 June 2021

This afternoon, the Premier of NSW announced a two-week lockdown for Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Wollongong, effective from 6.00pm today Saturday 26 June.

All on-campus activities cancelled or postponed or online

As a result of the stay-at-home order, all co-curricular activities during the holidays have been cancelled, postponed or moved online.

Cancelled:

  • Holiday Intensive Learn to Swim and Swim Squad programs
  • Northern Beaches Water Polo training on Monday 28 June
  • Athletics Camp and Mini Carnival in Week 3 of the holidays
  • Gymnastics training on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
  • Gymnastics NSW Border Challenge on the Sunshine Coast 
  • Regional Snow Sports. 

Postponed:

  • Gymnastics Australia’s National Clubs Carnival on the Gold Coast. 

Moved online:

  • RAD Ballet Workshop in Week 3 of the holidays.

Conde Library will also be closed until further notice. Senior School students will not be able to use the Library for private study during the holiday period, as previously planned.

Activities related to our ‘Love Over Hate’Community Project for Wayside Chapel have also been postponed. This includes packing sessions for donated items and tours of Wayside Chapel on Wednesday 30 June and Wednesday 7 July.

Limited access to the College

Gates 1 and 2 will remain locked, and there will be no pedestrian access through the College via Sufferance Walkway and Grey House Walk. 

In the current environment, visits to our campus are not encouraged. However, should students or parents/carers need to collect essential items required for home study, please enter the College via Gate 3, scan the Service NSW QR code on display and present to Security who will assist you.

Main Reception will be closed until further notice, however, should you wish to contact the College during normal operating hours, the phones have been diverted to staff who will be working from home and can assist you.

Holiday Program at OSHC

Fortunately, we can continue to operate our Out of School Hours Care Holiday Program on campus for children of essential workers only. Please note, all planned incursions and excursions for the Winter Holiday Program have been cancelled and children will remain on site at all times. 

Parents are asked to follow the COVID-19 guidelines for our Holiday Program which include:

  • Scanning the QR code at the entrance to Sunshine Square before signing in and out.
  • Wearing a face mask at all times on campus.
  • Observing physical distance as directed by staff.

We will provide further updates regarding the holidays and commencement of Term 3 as required. For now, thank you for remaining extra cautious and alert for any symptoms of the virus, following the advice from NSW Health and having a COVID test if you show even the mildest of symptoms. If the event that you, or someone in your family, test positive, please let us know via health@pymblelc.nsw.edu.au.

Please also remember to factor in time for self-care (and encourage this in your children) and to reflect on all the wonderful people in our lives who are trying their very best to keep our country and community safe.

Take care and stay well.

Dr Kate Hadwen