Bell times & Term Dates

Bell times

 

9am                 Session 1
11am               Recess break
11.30am         Session 2
1.30                Lunch time – children eat in class
1.45                Lunch break
2.30               Session 3
3.30pm           School dismissed

 

The School yard is supervised from 8.50am in the morning. Please do not drop your children at the school before this time. Teachers meet each morning for a whole staff briefing from 8.30-8.50am and are unavailable before 8.50am. An Out of School Hours program exists for those parents needing care before and/or after school Out of School Hours Care for their children.

Note:  During February Prep children do not attend on school on Wednesdays

 School Assembly is held each Monday morning at 9am – Parents are encouraged to attend.

 

School term dates

 

 

2017

Term 1: 30 January (school teachers start) to 31 March *

Term 2: 18 April to 30 June

Term 3: 17 July to 22 September

Term 4: 9 October to 22 December


2018

Term 1: 29 January (school teachers start) to 29 March *

Term 2: 16 April to 29 June

Term 3: 16 July to 21 September

Term 4: 8 October to 21 December

 

 

* Each year government schools are provided with four student-free days for professional development, school planning and administration, curriculum development, and student assessment and reporting purposes. The first day of Term 1 is a student-free day in all government schools to allow for appropriate planning to take place for the arrival of students. The remaining three student-free days are determined by each individual school.