Getting involved

The benefits of families being more involved in the school are extensive!

Benefits for students:

  • Improves performance
  • Improves academic achievement
  • creates a positive attitude to the school and to studying 
  • Improved attendance
  • Increased chance of entry to tertiary education
 

Benefits for Parents and Families:

  • Develops strong and positive relationships with teachers and staff
  • Allows opportunity to share ideas with other parents
  • Contributes to enhanced academic outcomes
  • Develops a sense of community with school and other parents

 

Join the Parents & Citizens (P & C)

There are many ways to get involved in the school. If you are interested but don't know where to start or if you are unable to attend Parent and Citizen association meetings, then please get in contact with our school Parent and Community Liaison Officer; Rebecca Lewis. Either by phone 02 6776 7410 or email rebecca.lewis58@det.nsw.edu.au.

Alternatively you can fill out the following survey, either online at the following link P & C Parent Survey or print out the following pdf and return it to the school. P & C Parent Survey (pdf 630 KB)

P & C Meeting dates for Semester 2 of 2016:

  • 16 August
  • 18 October
  • 15 November
  • 13 December (Join us for dinner at 6pm, before the meeting)

 

Support P & C Fundraising Events

  • Antique Fair - usually held each February
  • Christmas in July
 

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Communicating with Teachers

  • Parent Teacher interviews in term 1 and term 3
  • Information evenings
  • Welcome BBQ's 
  • Specific contact via email/phone

 

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Participation in Community events, including:

  • Anzac Day
  • Autumn Festival
  • Armidale Triathlon
  • Armidale Netball

 

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Support for Aboriginal Students

Personal Learning Plans

Clontarf

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Attending School Assemblies

Formal assemblies on the last week of each term

Year 12 Valedictory (last week of Term 3)

Presentation night (last week of Term 4)

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Drama and Arts Events

  • Attend MAD performances (Presentation of Music/Arts/ Drama) HSC major works
  • Drama Showcase
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Sports Events

Please come along to sports events to spectate and cheer on the athletes.  Your help at this events will also be appreciated.
  • Swimming Carnival
  • Athletics Carnival
  • Inverell visit in Armidale
  • Football Gala Days
 
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Newsletters and Social Media

School website
The Oak Leaf (School newsletter)
Facebook
Twitter
Skoolbag app
 

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Special Expertise

Do you have special skills to offer to school life?
Perhaps in any of the following fields...
Musicals / Singing / Drama Bike Riding Work experience Placements
Transportation to events Gardening Cooking / Baking
Painting Computer / Graphics Sport / PE / Coaching
Building repairs, etc Horse riding Presenting as a guest speaker

 

 

Our parents & citizens' association (P&C) brings the school community together. Parents, teachers and community members can help meet the needs of the school community and contribute to decisions about the school.

The P&C also raises funds that help finance improvements to our school and provide additional resources.