From the General Office
General Office Hours
8:15am to 4:15pm
Any important information will be sent to parents and families via the Compass News Feed. Parents are asked to ensure that they have access to Compass.
General Office Payments
Preferred method of payment for School Events and Curriculum Contributions is via the Compass school management system. Parents will log in to this system using their allocated unique User ID and a temporary password. Payments can be made through the Action Centre from the home screen. Please contact the General Office on 9366 2555 should you need further information.
Students are reminded that they require their ID cards with them when they present to the front office.
Lost or Damaged Id Cards
All students at the school will be provided with a student id card following school photo day, However, if your child has lost or damaged their student id card, you are able to order and pay for a replacement card by logging into your Compass portal.
To order a replacement CompassIdentity card (for students during the school year), log on to your Compass Account and:
- go the ‘Organisation’ menu (grid icon)
- select ‘Identity Cards’.
- in the ‘Orders’ section, click ‘Individual Orders’.
- complete the details to order the card
A payment will be required when placing your order.
When the card arrives, it will need to be activated. Follow the steps below to activiate the card.
- go the ‘Organisation’ menu (grid icon)
- select ‘Identity Cards’
- click on ‘Individual Activation’
- complete the information on the screen to activate the card.
The office will no longer be taking payment for replacement cards. Please contact the office on 9366 2555 if you have any queries.
Student Lunches at the General Office
Families are advised that the General Office is unable to accept lunches for student collection. Please discuss and prepare for a different course of action with your child, should they forget to bring their lunch to school.
If your child has forgotten their lunch at home, parents can leave money in an envelope for their student to collect at the office. The canteen has an array of choices for your child to purchase their lunch.
Attendance, Uniform, Punctuality
We greatly appreciate the support we receive from parents to make sure that your child attends school regularly and punctually, is in full uniform, and is well prepared for all classes with books and equipment.
Students must have a minimum of 90% attendance in all classes at each year level.
Full uniform must be worn to and from school, at school and on all school excursions, including interschool sports.
Students are expected to be punctual at the start of each day and for all classes. Any student who is late more than 4 times will have a Friday detention from 3:20pm to 5:20pm.
Sustainable School Shop
The Sustainable School Shop website is available to purchase and/or sell second-hand uniforms and used textbooks.
Parents can log in or register at any time at www.sustainableschoolshop.com.au
When selling items, click the Sell Uniforms button and follow the prompts. Assistance is given to construct your “For Sale” ads including a pricing guide.
To see the ads for items currently on sale or to obtain the seller details, you will need to log-in to the Sustainable School Shop website, click the blue Stocktake button and then click the item you need. Buyers contact the seller directly.
Sellers are asked to delist For Sale Ads as items sell.
Parents and guardians are now able to leave student absence messages directly with the relevant Sub School.
Follow the telephone prompts to be connected to the Sub School needed.
- Wait for the beep before leaving a message
- State who you are, eg: I am the parent of …….. and clearly state your child’s name and home group
- Clearly state the reason for your child’s absence and how long they will be absent for
Please ensure that your message is audible (not on speaker phone) and there is no background noise.
Camps, Sports, Events Fund (CSEF)
Parents with a valid Health Care Card may be eligible to apply for the CSEF. The CSEF is a yearly payment for each child in the family attending our College. This payment is to assist with the cost of Camps, Sports and Excursions for your child to attend. Applications for 2023 are now closed.
State School Relief (SSR)
Should you have a valid Health Care Card and require assistance to purchase school uniform and/or school shoes; you may be eligible for SSR. Health Care Card holders with students enrolled in the VCAL program may also be eligible for assistance with the purchase of personal protective gear. Please enquire at the General Office.