School Hours & Term Dates
The School Office is open 8.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday.
The school hours are from 9am to 3.30pm. Children are expected to be in class, settled and ready to learn by 9am. Punctuality is important.
The day will be broken up in the following ways:
8.50am-9.00am Enter classrooms and prepare for the day’s learning
9.00am-10.40am Morning session
10.40am-11.10am Morning recess
11.10am-12.50pm Middle session
1.50pm-3.30pm Afternoon session
Students usually have 10-15 minutes before recess and lunch to eat their food before going outside.
2023 School Term Dates
Term 1: Monday 30th January (Year 1-6 students start) to Thursday 6th April (Last Day of Term 2.30pm finish)
Term 2: Monday 24th April to Friday 23rd June (Last Day of Term 2.30pm finish)
Term 3: Monday 10th July to Friday 15th September (Last Day of Term 2.30pm finish)
Term 4: Monday 2nd October to Wednesday 20th December (Last Day of Term 1.30pm finish)
Families will be notified of any changes to the following:
Preps for 2023 will commence school on Tuesday 31st January 2023.
We will be having SET TIMES for prep students to arrive on the Tuesday morning, to allow for an easier transition for each child, as follows:
Student’s last names starting with A - G, are asked to start at 9.20am
Student’s last names starting with H - N are asked to start at 9.40am
Student’s last names starting with O - Z are asked to start at 10.00am
Please adhere to the above timetable to enable this transition to work effectively.
Please Note: School will finish at 3.30pm each day. To collect your child at the end of the day, please wait outside your child’s classroom. The teacher will permit students to leave once their parent/guardian has been sighted. Every other school day starts at 9am. Students will have the first five Wednesdays off, the last one being Wednesday the 1st of March.
As of the week starting the 6th of March, Preps will be full-time.
Australia Day Thursday 26th January
Labour Day Monday 13th March
Good Friday Friday 7th April
Saturday before Easter Sunday Saturday 8th April
Easter Sunday Sunday 9th April
Easter Monday Monday 10th April
Anzac Day Tuesday 25th April
King's Birthday Monday 12th June
Friday before the AFL Grand Final Friday 29th September
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 7th November