Our grounds, buildings and facilities are well maintained and include :
Airconditioned and heated classrooms, are complete with interactive TV's .
Multi Purpose Room
Fully equipped multi-purpose room with sound room, fully equipped kitchen and toilet facilities. Used for music, physical education, school assemblies etc.
A dedicated facility for outside school hours care of students, run by Their Care Australia.
There are two adventure playgrounds which are challenging and safe play environments for children of all ages and abilities.
A facility for one to one tutoring of students with reading difficulties.
Shaded Active and Passive Play Areas
An outdoor undercover protected area with turf and games outlined for play.
Our library has a large range of engaging fiction, non-fiction, and picture story books. All classes have a timetabled weekly library lesson in the library taken by the class teacher. A developmental program of library skills, literature appreciation and research skills are taught. Children are encouraged to borrow books weekly. All classes have access to the library collection from the database on classroom computers. Students may use the library computers for research purposes during lessons and when the library is open.
Overdue books process:
Students visit the library with their class teacher each week and are able to borrow books for 2 weeks. If books are not finished within that time, students must still bring them to the library to seek permission to re-borrow them. Most of the time we are able to extend the borrowing of a book, but on occasion the book has been reserved by another student or staff member and therefore cannot be re-borrowed.
If books are not returned by the due date, a verbal reminder is given to the student.
If books are not returned one week after the due date, another verbal reminder is given to the student.
If books are not returned two weeks after the due date, the classroom teacher is notified and a reminder notice is sent home with the student in their bag.
At this point the student is not allowed to borrow any further books at the library until the book is returned.
If books are not returned three weeks after the due date, it is assumed that the book is lost and that it will need replacing. Therefore an invoice is sent home with the student in their bag. The amount on the invoice covers the cost of sourcing, replacing, re-cataloguing, re-covering and re-labelling the book. Until the book is either returned, replaced or paid for, students are unable to borrow from the library.