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Applications for student travel 2016
From 2 November 2015, a new online SSTS application process is being introduced for schools within the Opal network, coinciding with the introduction of the School Opal card. Schools outside the Opal network should continue to process the existing blue SSTS application forms and send them to the appropriate transport operators. Most parents, guardians and students won't need to apply for a school travel pass for 2016 if they have already been given a school student travel pass for the current year. These will be automatically sent to the... Read more
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2016 school funding allocations
All NSW public schools are currently being advised of their 2016 Resource Allocation Model (RAM) funding. RAM distributes funding based on individual needs of students and schools, and gives schools greater flexibility to make financial decisions. The way schools use their RAM funding will vary based on local needs. Some support will be for the entire school, and some will be for particular groups of students or individual students. There is an overview document about the RAM available on the Department of Education website. If you would like... Read more
Grandfriends day Wednesday 20 May Grandfriends' day is next week. This year we will be showcasing the students' academic talents and achievements. All classrooms will be open from 9.45am to 10.15am. Grandfriends are then invited to enjoy a lovely morning tea outside the hall from 10.15 – 11.00. Grandfriends will be entertained by the senior choir, 2J, 2S, and the junior choir in the hall. Our wonderful librarian, Mrs Neill will also set up a book donation area under the COLA for parents and grandparents to buy a book and donate it to the... Read more
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Expression of interest for placement in Year 7 at a NSW Government school in 2016.
Expression of interest forms were sent home with our year 6 students last week. The Expression of Interest must be returned on or before Friday 20 March to Mrs McCredie. Please see Mrs McCredie or Ms Hanson if you have any concerns regarding this process.... Read more
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Come and find out about our local High Schools!
Come and find out more information about some of our local high schools! On Monday 16 February at 6pm, we invite our parents to an information session about high school. Principals from Mackellar Girls and Balgowlah Boys will visit the school to give a brief presentation and answer questions about life at high school. I encourage any parent wanting to know more about what to expect when their children go to high school to attend. This year, for convenience, the session will be held prior to the stage 3 Meet the Teacher session at 6pm in our... Read more
Meet the Teacher Sessions
Meet the Teacher We warmly welcome you to our Meet the Teacher sessions held on the following days and times per year/ stage group: Grade/ Stage When Time Where Kindergarten Tuesday 10 February 5:30pm Hall and then classrooms Stage 3 (Years 5 and 6) and 4/5H (Miss Piper's class) Monday 16 February 6:30pm Hall and then classrooms Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) Tuesday 17 February 5:30pm Hall and then classrooms Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4) Tuesday 17 February 6:30pm Hall and then classrooms 4/5H Meet... Read more
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Welcome back to MVPS for 2015!
Our 2015 Year 1- 6 students return on Wednesday 28 January 2015. We look forward to seeing everyone next week as excited as we are for a fabulous school year ahead! What will happen on the first few days? Students will remain in their 2014 classes for the beginning of the 2015 school year in what we call a "Holding Pattern". In most cases they will continue with their 2014 class and teacher until enrolmen t numbers are finalised. New enrolments should meet at the office on Wednesday morning and students will be taken to their "Holding... Read more
Our office will be open on Wednesday 7 January and Tuesday 20 January from 10am until 12pm for any enrolment enquiries or new enrolment applications. You can also contact us on the school email firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any questions in the meantime.... Read more