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School hours

Arrival at school

All students should be ready for school by 8.40am each morning.

Bags, hats and extra clothing must be stored in the racks provided at each classroom. Bicycles are to be parked in the bicycle compound, which is locked daily at 9.00am and reopened at 3.00pm. Class work begins at 8.40am.

There are risks associated with students arriving at school too early.  Parents are to ensure that children are safely supervised.  Students in years 1 - 6 must wait quietly in the senior covered games area until released by the ringing of a bell at 8.30am.

Staff accepts no responsibility to supervise children before 8:30am. Prep students are to wait with parents, carers or older siblings in the junior covered area located near the prep classrooms.

The school day

8.30am     Bell for students to move to classrooms to get ready for school.

8.40am     Bell for start of first session.

10.45am   Bell for start of first break. Move to eating areas.

11.00am   Bell for students to be released from eating areas.

11.25am   Bell to signify first break will end in five minutes. Move to classrooms.

11.30am   Bell for start of middle session.

1.00pm     Bell for start of second break. Move to eating areas.

1.15pm     Bell for students to be released from eating areas.

1.40pm     Bell to signify second break will end in five minutes. Move to classrooms.

1.45pm     Bell for start of afternoon session.

2.57pm     Bell for bus students only to move to bus stops. 

3.00pm     Bell for end of school day. Move to bus / pick up zones or return home.

At dismissal

Children should leave the grounds promptly after dismissal from class.  Staff is rostered to supervise the students catching buses. 

Traffic lights operate at the intersection of Old Northern Road and Keong Road.  Parents collecting children should do so before 3.15pm.  Any children still on the school grounds after this time should be collected from the administration office. Staff accepts no responsibility to supervise children after 3:15pm. Parents who are unable to meet this requirement are to use OSHC (outside school hours care).

Parking in the school grounds is restricted to “authorised personnel only” and includes staff, delivery vans and tuckshop workers.

The school gates are closed to traffic from 8.30am to 8.50am and from 2.50pm to 3.15pm to allow students to arrive and depart safely.

The school office opens at 8:00am and closes at 3:30pm.