enrolment

Enrolments to our school can be made at the school office. The office is open on Thursday & Fridays only, during school hours.

 

enrolment requirements

When you come to the school to enrol, you will need to bring your child's :

  • Proof of Age (Birth Certificate)
  • Immunisation Certificate from The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register

 

For more information click here to go to the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register website. Parents can legally defer enrolment for their child until the child is six years old. Your child needs to have turned 5 on or before the 30th April before commencing school.

 

camps, sports, excursion fund (csef)

Parents / Guardians who hold a current Commonwealth Health Card will be entitled to claim for each child attending our school. Forms will be available from the office in term 2, 2016.

 

 

school requisites

Essential Requisites

Children will only be supplied with requisites, at the commencement of the school year when they have been paid for in advance.

Parents are asked to provide the following materials for each child:
Art smock - a man’s shirt with shortened, elasticised sleeves makes an excellent, economical smock.
School bag - one that is easy to handle.
Drink bottle
Lunch box

We ask that all personal items, especially lunch boxes, drink bottles and removable clothing be clearly marked with your child’s name. 

Please label school bags inside with family name, address and phone number. It also helps identification if a plastic tag holder containing your child’s name is clipped onto the handle ring.

Optional Requisites/Activities

Students will only attend these activities when full payment is received prior to the activity. Activities include swimming, camps, excursions, etc.

Please click here for information about excursions permission and rules.

 

school uniform

The schools uniform colours are red shirt with navy blue pants. 

School uniforms can be at purchased from JSM, Best and Less, Target, Kmart, etc. Children are expected to wear uniform and to bring a note if unable to do so.

Sun Hats

Sun-smart hats are compulsory from September to the end of April AND when the UV is higher than 3.

Hair & Jewellery

Hair shoulder length or longer must be tied up.
Jewellery (other than studs) is not permitted.

See the School Uniform and Sun-Smart Policies for more detail.

 

special needs

Children requiring more than the basic classroom program will be referred initially to the Principal. Parent involvement and permission is required prior to child being referred. Children may be referred to school medical service, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Psychologists, Welfare Services, Integration Support Group procedures and other in-school support.

See the handbook for further information

 

medication at school

Parents must send a note requesting the teacher's assistance to give a child medication, detailing what is to be taken, how much to be taken and when. This is for the safety of students. We cannot provide your child with any form of medication.

 

food at school

School Lunch Orders

The school works with the local Sanctuary Café to offer students a lunch order program once a month.  The school is also currently offering an in-school lunch order program which is available on a fortnightly basis.  A small group of students are selected for each session to prepare and cook lunches for the rest of the school.

Eating Lunch

Children will eat their lunches in the classrooms from 1.00pm to 1.10pm or on the deck under each class teacher's supervision. Students must sit and eat lunch. Teachers will supervise students to ensure students eat lunch and if student does not like lunch they must take it home. 

Brainfood

Brainfood is a program that allows students to enjoy a nutritious snack with minimal disturbance to their school work. 

*If a student has an allergy to food or other, it is up to parents to inform the school, and the school will endeavour to meet the students allergy needs where possible.

Click here for information and list of acceptable Brainfood.

conveyance allowance

If you reside more than 4.8 kms from the school, you are entitled to claim an allowance for each student at your address that attends this school.  A form must be filled out when they start at this school and carries on until they leave this school. (Do you have a conveyance form for this that can be linked here?)

community playgroup

Playgroup is offered at the school each Thursday from 10am to 11:30am. This is not a kinder program, and is offered only during school terms. Children are welcome any age up to preschool.  Children and parents will enjoy songs and stories.

bookclub

The school participates in the Scholastic Book Club Program which offers students books to purchase at competitive and sometimes greatly discounted prices.