- Message from the Principal
- Term Dates, Public Holidays and School Closure Dates
- Important Dates Regarding Buses
- School Photos Wednesday 4th August 2021
- CAMPS, SPORTS & EXCURSIONS FUND & FEE CONCESSION/CONVEYANCE ALLOWANCE
- PAM access and Absentees
- To Access Semester One Reports via pam
- Scientist Day
- Canteen Roster
- COMMUNITY NOTICES
Our school is a place of faith and learning
Dear Parents and Families,
We would like to thank you for your support throughout the term and wish you all a very restful holiday.
Thank you for your response to the Parent/Teacher Interviews. Please know that if you would like to continue your conversations, please contact your child’s classroom teacher.
Term 3 will begin on Monday July 12th 2021.
Our swimming program will begin on Friday July 16th and we ask that all permission slips are completed by July 12th using the Parent Access Module (PAM).
Details regarding school camps will also be shared with you during the first week. Teachers have been finalising details and preparing risk assessments in readiness for camps due to take place in Term 4.
School photos will take place on Wednesday, August 4th 2021 and we will have a school incursion on August 10th.
Book Week will fall during the week beginning August 22nd: “Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds” will be the Bookweek Theme.
Foundation Sibling Interviews will take place via google meet on July 27th. Invitations will be sent out when we return to school.
Please know that we will return to having two exit points at the end of the day for all classes.
This will be Raglan St and the Gumnuts gate on Guthridge Pde. All classes will be dismissed at 3.15pm except for Country bus children. Foundation children are asked to make their way to either gate. The foyer gate will no longer be an option at the end of the day for Foundation families.
Enjoy your holidays.
Once again thank you for your support.
Anita and staff
IMPORTANT DATES FOR BUSES 2021
Monday 12th July First Day of Term 3
Friday 17th September Last day of term 3. Buses leave at 2.20pm instead of 3.20pm
Monday 4th October First Day of Term 4
Tuesday 2nd November Melbourne Cup Day NO BUSES RUNNING
Senior Athletics Carnival - Save The Date!
Students in grade 3-6 have begun training and preparing for the annual athletics carnival, which is set to take place next term on Thursday the 29th July. Over the past 3-4 weeks students have been practicing and refining the triple jump sequence and the key skills to an effective shot put. Athletics training and practice will continue into next term.
There is a lot involved in preparing and coordinating the athletics carnival. The success of the event will rely heavily on the support and help of parents. We will be seeking expressions of interest early next term for parents to assist on the day, please keep this date free.
Hoop Time Basketball CompetitionThe Bulla Hoop Time District Basketball Competitions will be held early next term. The senior competition will take place in week 3 on Friday the 30th July and the junior competition will follow in week 4 on Friday the 6th of August. Students wishing to participate will have the opportunity to try-out for the senior or junior boys and girls team early next term.
SSV Regional Cross Country Championships - NEW DATE
Thankfully this event has been rescheduled for Thursday 15th July. Students received updated event information today. Keep training runners.
School Photos 2021 – St. Thomas’ Catholic Primary School
Annual school photos including sibling photos will be taken at St. Thomas’ Catholic Primary School by Arthur Reed Photos on Wednesday August 4th, 2021.
There is no need to return any forms or money to school.
Unique image codes will be issued to all students on/after photo day so families can register online to view images when they become available in the webshop.
Registration is simple, just follow the 3 simple steps on your child’s personalised flyer once you receive it and remember to add the codes for all your children attending this school.
Even if you registered last year, it’s important that you do again this year using your child’s 2021 image code to link their images for the current year with your contact details.
When images are ready to view and in the webshop, all parents who have registered will be notified by SMS and email.
Once registered, please wait for notification that 2021 images are online to view before making your purchase.
CAMPS, SPORTS & EXCURSIONS FUND & FEE CONCESSION
For the 2021 school year Application Dates have been extended to 13/08/2021.
A new Eligibility Date has been included – 12/07/2021.
If you hold a valid means-tested concession card or are a temporary foster parent, you may be eligible for CSEF. The allowance is paid to the school to use towards expenses relating to camps, excursions or sporting activities for the benefit of your child.
If any changes have occurred during 2021, and you and unsure of your eligibility, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Application forms are available from the Office.
Fee Concession is also available for CSEF recipients
If you travel by private car, more than 4.8km (one way) to school, or the nearest designated bus stop that services the school of the denomination of your choice, you may be eligible for Conveyance Allowance. Please contact the Office for information
PAM (Parent Access Module)
To access PAM, please click HERE and enter your login credentials to proceed to your account.
Please note you may only have one shared active family account per household, please contact the office if you have any queries.
If you need your login credentials or a password reset, please contact our reception officers on 5144 1332 or email@example.com.
**A reminder to all families please use PAM to submit your student absentees - Thank You
Semester One reports are available to access via PAM. To view reports, simply log into your PAM account and select a student from the profile menu. Then select ‘Assessment reports’. Select the report to download. If desired, these reports can be saved to another location or printed.