COVID Safety Measures

General Guidelines for All Visitors

  • All visitors must have an appointment with the relevant school staff or an invitation to an event.
  • Visitors will be required to submit their full names, mobile number and car license plate (if in-school parking is available) to the organiser, at least 1 working day in advance, which will be provided to security for verification on the day of entry.
  • Visitors will have to put on a face mask, show their green Health QR code and mobile travel history to the security guard prior to entering the campus.
  • Visitors will have to accompanied by the relevant school staff at the school’s main gate and at all times within the campus.
  • Visitors who have been to low-risk areas and cities in China (outside of Shanghai) in the last 14 days will be required to showcase a negative Shanghai COVID test result completed within 48 hours, prior to entering the campus.Visitors will be declined of entry if they have travelled to mid- or high-risk areas and cities in China in the last 14 days.
  • For the health and safety of the school community, visitors are requested to avoid close contact with other staff or students.

Guidelines for Existing SSIS Families

  • Parents will be required to declare for your child’s attendance for the following week of school by submitting the health declaration online.
  • Please click on the link here to submit the Weekly Health Declaration.
  • This has to be done by every Friday Noon for the following school week.
  • You are required to declare for each child, and you only have to do so once a week.

Please note that if you miss the online submission deadline, you’ll have to print and sign the paper form (download), and submit it to the bus monitor or teacher at Gate 1 for each day of the following school week. 

 

The health of SSIS community is our priority, and everyone plays a role in ensuring we are all safe. We strongly suggest both students and parents not to travel out of Shanghai during school term time. We would like to ask all parents to declare truthfully and inform the school if you or your child plans to travel out of Shanghai.

Parents have to inform school by emailing form teacher and divisional principal and complete the Travel Declaration Form to indicate details of your travel plan if you have an essential travel plan. School will provide you the guidelines regarding how to prepare for returning to school after your travel base on your situation.

 

Essential travel to low-risk areas

  • Submit a Shanghai negative Covid test report for student (taken within 48 hours after arriving back in Shanghai).
  • Submit the Covid test report for student to the Campus Safety Team at campus-safety@ssis.asia. Upon submission of the test result, you will receive clearance for your child to return to school or not.
  • Complete the 7-day Daily Health Observation Form after students’ return to Shanghai (if the health observation in the first 7 days cannot be completed before returning to school, parents can continue to complete the 7-day health observation for students after returning to school under the premise that students are in good health).
  • Parents will need to send the recorded form to the form teacher via email on the 8th day.

Parents who travelled to the low risk areas/cities but child did not:

 

Essential travel to medium/high risk areas and abroad (including Hongkong SAR and Taiwan SAR)

  • 14-day Centralized Quarantine Certificate + 7-day Community Quarantine Certificate + 3-day Home Health Observation (for abroad)
  • 14-day Centralized Quarantine Certificate (for high risk areas)
  • 14-day Community Quarantine Certificate (for medium risk areas)
  • 2 Shanghai negative Covid tests (within 7 days & within 48 hours) prior to returning to school
  • Green Health QR code
  • Students can only enter school after being notified by the school (email: campus-safety@ssis.asia) upon verification of all the required documents above

Parents who travelled to the high/mid risk areas/cities and abroad but child did not:

  • Parents will need to submit the Non-Travel Declaration Form (to declare child did not travel)
  • For household member(s) who travelled to abroad, students have to stay at home for 7 days if the household member(s) choose to undergo the 7 days community quarantine at home after the 14 days centralized quarantine.
  • Student will need to record the Daily Health Observation for the 7 days (7 days health record start from the day that parents arrived home after travelling. Parents will need to send the recorded form to the child’s form teacher via email on the 8th day)
  • Students can only enter school after being notified by the school after verifying all the documents.

 

Any student who fails to inform the school of their travel plans beforehand will be subjected to a series of consequences. Click and refer to attached info here for students who do not inform the school in advance of their out-of-Shanghai travel.

 

We advise your child to remain in Shanghai city during the school term. This guide applies to travels during short-term holidays, such as weekends. For long holidays like Chinese National Day, Summer vacation, Winter break and Chinese New Year holiday, the school will share relevant travel guidance according to the situation with the school community.

Accountability for Lack of Disclosure of Travel Information

  • Submit a negative covid test report within 48 hours before being allowed to return to school (Student has to stay out of school till report has been verified by Campus Safety)
  • Receive a verbal warning from school for failing to disclose pertinent travel information
  • Submit an apology letter to the principal
  • Submit a negative covid test report within 48 hours before being allowed to return to school (Student has to stay out of school till report
  • has been verified by Campus Safety)
  • Submit an apology letter to the principal
  • Student’s behavior will be recorded in the student’s school report
  • Submit a negative covid test report within 48 hours before being allowed to return to school (Student has to stay out of school till report has been verified by Campus Safety)
  • Submit an apology letter to the principal
  • Student’s behavior will be recorded in the student’s school report
  • Be suspended from school for further health observation for 3-7 days

Admission Guidelines for New Students

  • Submit SSIS Health Declaration Form (Indicate on the form if you have been on a trip out of Shanghai within 14 days prior to first day of attendance)
  • Student’s 14-day travel history code (If the student does not have a personal mobile phone, please provide travel history of both parents)
  • If student has travelled out of Shanghai to any low-risk areas, a Shanghai negative Covid test report is required (taken within 48 hours before reporting to campus)
  • Student’s Daily Self Health Observation Form for the 14 days prior to school (If the health observation in the first 14 days cannot be completed before returning to school, parents can continue to complete the 14-day health observation for students after enrollment under the premise that students are in good health)
  • Students can only enter school after being notified by the school (email: campus-safety@ssis.asia) upon verification of all the required documents above
  • Students from high risk areas and cities: 14-day centralized quarantine certificate
  • Students from medium risk areas and cities: 14-day community quarantine certificate 
  • 2 Shanghai negative Covid tests (within 7 days & within 48 hours) prior coming to school
  • Students can only enter school after being notified by the school (campus-safety@ssis.asia) upon verification of all the required documents above
  • 14-day localised quarantine and 7-day community quarantine certificate
  • 2 Shanghai negative Covid tests (within 7 days & within 48 hours) prior coming to school
  • Green Health QR code
  • Students can only enter school after being notified by the school (email: campus-safety@ssis.asia) upon verification of all the required documents above

Useful Links

Please note that the safety guidelines mentioned above are subjected to change according to latest directives given by the Minhang Education Bureau. If you have any enquiries, please feel free to email our Campus Safety Team at campus-safety@ssis.asia.