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october, 2019

07octAll DayTerm 4 Commences(All Day: monday)

30oct7:30 pmSchool Council7:30 pm

Compass

Compass is now being used at Warrandyte Primary School as one of our main forms of communication. If you have any issues please contact the School Office.

School Bus

The School Bus Program is an extensive school bus network that provides travel at no cost to eligible government and non-government students living in rural and regional Victoria. The school bus network is administered by Public Transport Victoria (PTV). This program is available for families with children attending Warrandyte Primary School and who reside more than 4.8 kilometres of the school bus service.

Warrandyte Primary School has the responsibility for the coordination of school buses.

Parents wishing their child to use the school bus service must register by completing the necessary form Parents will also be given information on keeping children safe on buses.

School Bus Application Form

Out of School Hours Care (OSHC)

At Warrandyte Primary School, our Outside School Hours Care program’s philosophy is to encourage, foster and enhance student partnerships with peers, educators and the community. We value nurturing meaningful interactions, which underpin respect and understanding of the unique ways students learn and develop.

Our highly skilled team values the collaborative relationship with families, to provide flexible, engaging and diverse experiences, meeting the individual needs of students.

Our aim is to foster a life-long love of learning, through play based learning and developing confidant, resilient students.

Our philosophy guides our policies, procedures and practices and are available in the O.S.H.C foyer.

Operating Hours

Before care: 7:15am – 8:45am

After care: 3:30pm – 6:30pm

Curriculum day: 7:15am – 6:30pm

Please contact Amanda or Cherise on 9844 3537 for any further information.

The Warrandyte Primary School Outside School Hours Care program has an ACECQA (Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority) rating of exceeding the National Quality Standard.

Canteen

The canteen is open for counter sales: Monday 10.40-11.10 and 12.50- 1.50 Thursday 10.40-11.10 and 12.50- 1.50 Friday 10.40-11.10 and 12.50- 1.50

Lunch orders available Monday, Thursday and Friday.

Uniform Shop

 

At Warrandyte Primary School our students wear red, white and navy. Our uniform consists of comfortable, durable and affordable clothing that is readily available from the uniform shop/

The Uniform shop is open each Tuesday and Friday morning from 9am to 9.30am and is located in the office building next to the Staff room.

Order forms can be downloaded and given to the office with your payment details. Once complete, orders will be sent home with your child.

Further Information about uniform, can be found in our school’s uniform policy, which can be viewed within the school policies section of our website.

Get Involved

How can parents get involved at Warrandyte Primary School?

Classroom Help:
Teachers welcome help within the classroom. Parent Helpers are much appreciated at all levels during school excursions, special days, interschool sport events and celebrations of learning. In Prep to Year 2 you can volunteer to listen to the children read from their take-home books, or assist with a group activity in class. Speak with your child’s teacher about what time is best for you to help in your child’s class. Please note that all class helpers are required to have a current Working with Children Check.

FOWPS:
The Friends of Warrandyte Primary School (FOWPS) is a committee of parents who facilitate fundraising activities for our school. Each year, several annual fundraising events are held. Parents assistance on this committee is much appreciated.

School Council:
Parents are welcome to nominate to join the school council at the beginning of the year. Council is a valuable way to contribute to the school’s operation. Free training is available to parents on the role of the school council. Parents are also welcome to attend school council meetings as observers at any time.

Working Bees:
Several times a year, Working Bees are held at the school to help the maintenance and improvements of the school’s vast Buildings and Grounds. Any assistance on the day is much appreciated and may include tasks such as weeding, sweeping, painting, digging, or more specialised services. Working Bees are advertised in the school’s weekly newsletters.

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