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School Home Communication Information

There is a newsletter every second Thursday.  Newsletters are sent to parents via email or in paper form on a fortnightly basis thereafter to keep them informed about school matters and the dates of coming events.

LINC-ED will be our main way of reporting to parents online.  You can log in and view your child's progress by visiting the following website:

If the need arises, you may like to discuss your child’s progress with the class teacher firstly, then the senior staff member of the team, then the Principal.  You are welcome to do this, but it will be necessary to make an appointment to avoid clashing with meetings and other arrangements.

School wide issues should be discussed with the Principal.  If further communication is then required, a formal letter should be addressed to the BOT.

Parents are urged to take an active interest in school organisations and to attend school functions.  Small worries can often be ironed out then while teachers and parents work together to advantage the child’s progress.It is vital for the school to have up-to-date records of a home address, and home and work phone numbers.  Please advise the school promptly of any changes. 


It is necessary for parents to provide some phone numbers where they, or someone responsible can be contacted in the case of sickness or accident.


Any concerns about respective children’s learning should firstly be discussed with the classroom teacher … secondly with the senior staff member of the team … thirdly, if not totally satisfied, with the Principal.


Please notify the Principal, in writing or in person, when a withdrawal is to take place.  Time is needed for the return of library books and for a child to have all his or her books and other articles ready to leave the school.



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