News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Minister of Education, Diallo Rabain was pleased to announce yesterday to school Principals and Administrators that schools have now been shifted into Phase 3 of the COVID-19 Phases for School Protocols, effective Wednesday, December 8th, 2021.

The Minister said:“We are pleased to see that the work undertaken to get our students back to a normal learning environment is progressing. School staff, principals, parents and students must be commended for their efforts in creating a safe learning community.”

The Minister noted that changes introduced in Phase 3 include Parent and Visitor Entry, minor changes to Class Bubbles, Staff Socializing, Assemblies, Meetings, Small Group Play, Physical Education Classes, Christmas Plays and Field Trips.

Full details of the COVID Return to School Guideline Phases and highlighted changes between Phases 2 and 3 can be found here  Phase 3 – COVID-19 PHASES FOR SCHOOL PROTOCOLS 2021-2022.pdf (

The Ministry of Education would like to remind the public to continue to adhere to public health guidelines, this includes practicing hand washing, wearing a mask and physical distancing.