Parents and Families

General news for parents and families

iPads@home: Posting a Video or Photo Online

It is important that children are aware and learn the responsibilities of what is means to be a Digital Citizen.  Children need to be aware of how to use technology appropriately to ensure a safe online environment. They also need the knowledge to be able to make wise decisions when it comes to their online safety therefore keeping their personal and digital identities safe. The following poster…
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Junior School Request

Since Hamish the guinea pig made an appearance at last Monday’s Assembly, wearing his homemade knitted scarf, there has been an increased interest in the Knitting Club! As a result Miss Kerridge, Junior School Chaplain, is in need of cardboard tubes from rolls of kitchen wrap/foil (not toilet rolls) for her Knitting club. Cardboard rolls may be given to class teachers or Miss Kerridge directly….
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Outsourced hat repair and cleaning service – next Tue 17 May 2016

A hat cleaning and repair service is being offered next Tuesday 17 May 2016. Hats will be serviced by an outsourced supplier, and will be available for collection from the Uniform Shop in approximately two weeks. Students will be provided with an exemption to wear their sport hat for the duration of the repair. Service prices vary from $12.00 to $29.00 (depending on the type of hat and work to be…
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iPads@home: Set up Restrictions on an iPad if required

Restrictions limit the way the iPad can be used. For example you are able to turn on website blocking, hide iTunes, and the installation and deletion of Apps. The restrictions are protected through the use of a passcode. This passcode must not be forgotten as it is the only way to access these settings after it has been set.  This passcode should not be shared with…
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Bush Dance Decorations

The P and F are looking for volunteers to assist the after school program with making decorations for the upcoming school Bush Dance. You could assist at school or at your home. You would need the ability to sew and to supply your own machine. There is also an opportunity to paint decorations in M-block between 3:45pm and 4:45pm on weekdays. For further details please…
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Upcoming Senior School Subject Information Evenings

Current Year 9 and Year 10 students will soon start the process of selecting subjects for 2017. To assist, we are running two information evenings. Year 10 2017 Current Year 9 students and their families are invited to an information evening about Year 10 on Thursday 26/5/2016, starting at 6:30 pm in M-Block. The evening will open with a presentation about Senior School, core subjects and…
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iPads@home: Digital Citizenship

It is important that children are aware and learn the responsibilities of what is means to be a Digital Citizen.  Children need to be aware of how to use technology appropriately to ensure a safe online environment. They also need the knowledge to be able to make wise decisions when it comes to their online safety therefore keeping their personal and digital identities safe. The following poster…
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Head Lice Alert – Junior School

We have had reports of head lice in Prep Head lice are difficult to eradicate and will infest a person regardless of cleanliness.   The only way to eradicate them is by using a treatment supplied by a chemist. Washing will not remove head lice or eliminate them. Please check your child’s hair tonight and treat the hair if necessary.   If your child is found to have…
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Junior School Coffee and Chat

Coffee and Chats provide informal opportunities for parents to discuss topics of interest and/ or relax with other parents whilst enjoying a cup of tea or coffee. On Monday 9 May’s Coffee and Chat, Mrs Kohlmannhuber will be speaking on the topic of Assessment and Reporting. Parents are invited to attend, ask questions and enjoy  refreshments with others. When: Monday 9 May, 9-10am. Where: M…
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Mother’s Day Stall

Date: Friday 6th of May Location: Performing Arts Room, M Block Prices: Range from $1 – $10 Time: Junior school students will have an opportunity to shop at an allocated time with their teacher during the day.  Middle and Senior school students may shop before school from 8am and during break times.

iPads@home: Online Behaviour/ Digital Reputation

What is Online Behaviour/ Digital Reputation? The Australian Government [1] describes Online Behaviour or Digital Reputation as: your behaviour online and the content that you post about yourself and others. Tagged photos, blog posts and social networking interactions will all shape how you are perceived by others online and offline. A poor digital reputation can affect your friendships and relationships as well as your future job prospects. What happens…
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STTEP Expo 2016

We are pleased to announce the Redlands College STTEP (Senior To Tertiary Entrance Preparation) Expo is returning for 2016. STTEP Expo will provide Senior School students and families with an opportunity to explore post-school study and training options via: a wide range of tertiary education information booths (universities, TAFE, private providers and the Australian Defence Force) information seminars by Griffith University, QUT, TAFE and University…
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