First Day info

Children are welcome in their hubs and the playground from 8.30am.

School starts at 8.55am.

Feel free to accompany your child into class, help them settle in and hang their bag up etc.

Remember to bring:

  • stationery

  • lunch and morning tea snacks

  • drink bottle

  • sunhat

  • a book for independent reading

Please make sure all belongings are named!

If your child is in Y4-6, please don't bring any digital devices for the first few weeks. Teachers will talk more about this in class and your child will bring home a Digital Citizen Agreement for signing.

See the school map/structure here

Stationery requirements for first day of school

All stationery requirements can be found at

Please bring your child's stationery to school on the first day. They can name their books, and you can cover them, although this is not a requirement. All other labeling will be done together at school.

Y4-6 BYOD 2021 forms due asap

We still have about 80 students between Year 4-6 who haven't completed the BYOD form.

We need to start the process of assigning devices to children that need them, so please fill in this form asap. A reminder that all children need a form filled in for 2021, not just kids who are new to BYOD. Many thanks!

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