On 31 January 2021, the Premier announced a five-day lockdown for Perth, Peel and South West regions (based on the Regional Development Commissions Act regions). A full list of schools to which this applies is available here: https://www.education.wa.edu.au/current-schooling-arrangements. 
This is effective from 6.00pm Sunday, 31 January 2021 until 6.00pm Friday, 5 February 2021.
People in these regions must stay home unless:
Masks must be worn at all times outside of the home, including in the workplace, during exercise and on public transport.
Schools in the affected zones of Perth metropolitan, Peel and South West regions will be closed until Monday, 8 February 2021. This means, the school holiday period has been extended for one week for schools in these zones.
These schools are not open. Staff will not be on site or available to provide supervision to students. They are also not expected to provide remote learning to students during the week of lockdown.
Schools outside these regions remain open and will commence the school year as normal on Monday, 1 February 2021.
Students who live in a lockdown area but attend a school located outside of this area are not required to go to school. These students should be marked with an ‘E’ attendance code.
Staff who reside in a lockdown area but work at a school located outside the lockdown zones are able to travel to work, provided they have not visited any of the identified locations. Staff who have visited identified locations. should remain home and be tested: https://www.healthywa.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/COVID-clinics 
Staff who are required to travel outside the lockdown zones will need evidence of employment. Principals can request this through email@example.com.
Principals should enact their planning related to the COVID-19 response.
School staff working from home may use this week to prepare for the possibility of a move to remote learning should the need arise in the future.
Essential Central Services staff, for example Payroll, ICT and Directors of Education will continue to service schools.
For students who remain in residential and boarding facilities, supervision will be provided.
This information is provided by Recovery Coordination This information can be found in these topics -COVID - Health and hygiene, COVID - Workforce , COVID - Curriculum and learning, COVID - Principal / line manager support and advice, COVID - School operations 
Coronavirus support for principals and senior staff
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Department of Health.
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