Access a range of College policies covering attendance, access, uniforms, communication, reports and more.
Parents are legally responsible for the continuing attendance of their child at school. Attendance is compulsory during the normal school hours and absences can greatly affect your child’s progress. Students are not permitted to leave the school premises during school hours without parent approval.
Absences or Late Arrival
Parents/carers are asked to contact the College before 9.00am on 03 9223 1400 if your child is going to be absent from school. Text messages are sent at approximately 10.00am each morning to parents/carers of absent students.
For longer term absences parents/carers are required to submit a note to the general office and inform the tutor group/classroom teacher.
Students are expected to be on time at the beginning of the day and to attend all classes. Students arriving late are disruptive to the class and interfere with other students’ leaning. Students who are late to school must collect a late pass at the office.
Canteen and Healthy Eating
The school has a canteen that is open every day at recess and lunchtime. The School follows DET guidelines in regard to promoting healthy eating and encourages students to bring healthy food to school. Food served at the canteen, available for students to purchase, is in line with DET guidelines.
Permission forms must be returned to the teacher responsible for the excursion at least three days prior to the event. Students without the appropriate approval may not attend.
Home School Partnerships
The school primarily communicates with Parents and Carers via the Compass portal. Parents/carers are asked to check the Compass portal daily for emails. If you forget your username or password please contact the College on 9223 1400 for assistance.
Lockers are allocated at the start of each year. Students pay a deposit when they first enrol at the school and receive a refund when they return the lock. Bags are not permitted in class. Students are responsible for keeping their lockers clean.
Money & Valuables
The school, takes no responsibility for and does not replace lost or stolen money, valuables or belongings. All money, valuables and belongings are brought to school at the owners own risk.
Schools are not allowed to administer medication. If your child requires medication during the course of the day please notify the classroom/tutor group teacher.
Formal reports are written at the end of each semester and are available each in Compass. Details of students’ participation in extra-curricular activities and extension programs are also included. Progress reports are distributed at the end of Term 1 and Term 3. Parent / Teacher interviews are conducted at this time, with dates published in the Compass Portal Calendar.
Textbooks & Booklists
Textbooks are required for most secondary school subjects. Booklists are distributed at the end of each year and give you a detailed list of all class equipment required.
Students are expected to be in full school uniform every day. Sports Uniforms are required for Sport and PE classes. Learn more about our Uniform Policy.