Returning to school - Foster Care

After a prolonged period of support to remote learning or reduced attendance onsite, carers are planning for the return to school sites of all students in their care by the end of October. 


This Monday, October 12th 2020 all primary school students, Year 7, VCE and VCAL students, and those attending specialist schools will return to face-to-face learning in Melbourne.
From Monday, October 26th Students in years 8-10 in Metro Melbourne return to face-to-face learning. 


As always this year, the pandemic response is ever-evolving for schools, work and staged return and we recommend the DHHS website for up to date information:

For information on COVID-19 including restrictions and relief packages visit:


Please find an updated Return to School guide developed by Fostering Connections which may be useful for all foster carers preparing themselves and their families, including students in their care for a return to face-to-face learning next week or in 2 weeks time. 

Read the guide: Returning to School