NI school plea not to send Christmas cards this year

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An NI primary schools has asked parents not to send Christmas cards to teachers and pupils this year.

St. Anthony’s Primary School, Craigavon made the plea on Facebook in a bid to keep the school and wider community safe.

The school, which caters for almost 700 pupils, has asked for support in keeping staff and children safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Facebook post states: “Parents, St Anthony’s would ask for your support in NOT sending Christmas Cards into school to be handled by our staff or children.

“It is indeed strange times we are living in and we feel it is very important that we do everything we can as a community to keep all pupils and staff safe.”



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