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What are the start/finish times for school?

Start - 8.30am

Recess 11.00am - 11.20am

Lunch 12.50pm - 1.40pm

Finish 3.10pm

Kinder 8.30am - 3.00pm

Prep - Grade 6 8.30am - 3.10pm

What are my responsibilities as a Parent / Carer if my child is absent from School?

If your child is unwell, you are required to notify the School by 9.30am. If your child is going to be absent for any other reason (i.e a scheduled appointment or holiday) you can send a note into the class/care teacher prior to the absentee day or call the School prior to 9.30am.

If the School has not received an explanation for your child's absence, a phone call will be made requesting an explanation.

A Doctor's certificated is required if your child is absent for more than 5 days.

What are the School's guidelines if my child has gastroenteritis?

If your child has been vomiting or suffering from diarrhoea it is requested that they stay away from school for at least 48 hours after vomiting/diarrhoea has stopped.

What are the School's guidelines if my child has headlice?

Notify the school immediately. If your child has head lice, they must remain at home until an initial application of head lice treatment has been completed and all eggs (nits) removed.

What if my child is late to School?

If your child arrives at school after 8.30am they are required to be signed in at the Office before proceeding to class. This ensures that your child's arrival is recorded.

What if I need to collect my child early?

If you are collecting your child early please advise the class teacher beforehand. This can be verbally or by written note. When you arrive to collect your child please sign them out at Reception before leaving.

When is student banking day?

Wednesday

When can I purchase uniform?

Uniform sales isheld at the beginning of each year. During the year uniform can be purchased from the School Office Mondays to Friday 8.15am to 3.30pm..

Where can I find Lost Property?

Parents are encouraged to clearly name all student possessions. Named articles will be returned to students immediately that they are found. Other items are kept in the Lost Property box, located in the front office.

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