FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Frequently Asked Questions.

For Pre Juniors:

Monday – Friday

8:00 AM to 12:30 PM

For Junior, Middle and Senior School:

Monday – Thursday

8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Friday

8:00 AM to 12:40 PM

 

Before and after school care is located on the school premises. Care is available from 7:30 am until 8:00 am and 2:00 pm until 3:30pm. Phone (042) 35185336 to make arrangements.

 

After being absent a written explanation is required when the child returns. We consider regular attendance to be most important, but please keep your child at home if s/he is sick. If there is a need for your child to be collected from school during school hours, parents must sign a partial absence note located at the office, before collecting the student.

On occasions where a late arrival is unavoidable, students are required to have a late note from the office before going to class.

If a child is leaving the school before 2:00 pm they must complete a partial absence note at the office. This is a legal requirement to protect your child. A note is required for all absences whether part or whole day.

Teachers are available for meetings with parents at mutually convenient times. Please arrange meetings beforehand, in writing or by phoning the office to arrange a meeting if there are any issues you wish to discuss.

It is essential that you inform the office and the class teacher of any change of contact details relating to your child. This included mobile numbers, emergency contacts and home addresses. This is particularly important in case of sickness or accident.

Homework is a valuable part of schooling for each student and reaffirms the role of parents and caregivers as partners in education. Homework varies according to age and learning.

  • Prescribed medications only may be taken at school.
  • Medicine must be administered by Staff member.
  • Students requiring medication at school should go to the office.
  • Medications kept at school will be stored in the office area.
  • Students are not permitted to keep medications on their person, in their bags or in classrooms.

Excursions are planned to enrich the learning experience and all children participate. For all excursions including sport, for which students leave the school, permission notes are required. All notes and money for excursions and performances must be handed in by two school days before the excursion date as this assists in organization.

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