The coronavirus (COVID-19) has created rapid developments across the nation, the commonwealth, and our local area. To ensure the health, safety, and well being of our students and faculty, while at the same time delivering the superb educational experience we all expect, the School transitioned to distance learning on March 23. More information on the School's response to this pandemic may be found below, and this webpage will continue to serve as the School's central location to share updates and information. Please bookmark this page so you can easily find the latest updates on COVID-19 related to St. Anne's-Belfield School.
Close monitoring of the virus through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Virginia Department of Health, the World Health Organization, the U.S. State Department, the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and other external resources.
Communication with School families in countries where there is a travel alert.
Additional cleaning and disinfecting of all areas.
Community reminders regarding good hygiene and preventive practices such as washing hands frequently.
Recommendations of social distancing when possible.
Prior to Spring Break, limiting visitors to campus from areas impacted by COVID-19.
Following Spring Break, closing campuses and cancelling events until April 3. Distance learning began on March 23. Administrative work will be carried out remotely.
Following Spring Break, closure of dorm facilities. Students will return to families or be housed long-term with host families and continue distance learning with their classmates.