Student Absence

Under regulations that deal with reasons for absences, different processes and applications are required.

Family Holidays during School Term time (Apply in Writing to the Headmaster)

Leave from School for the purposes of a family holiday, are NOT covered by a Certificate of Exemption. In exceptional circumstances, parents should write to the Headmaster seeking permission and giving reasons as to why leave needs to be taken during School Term time. Depending on the reasons given the absence from School may need to be recorded as 'Leave' or as an 'Absence'.

Certificate of Exemption from Attendance (Family Vacations Excluded)

If you are seeking approval for your child to be absent from School because of a commitment required by an organised activity you may be entitled to have a Certificate of Exemption issued. If you wish to apply for this please download and return a signed copy of the form below. Hard copies are availble from the School's Reception.

Uniform Requirements

Transition Uniform

Boys

Bottle green sports shorts with school motif, white sport shirt with school motif, white skivvy with school motif, white sport socks with school stripe, bottle green school fleecy tracksuit and bottle green legionnaire cap. Small backpack, art smock and library bag also required.
Shoes: Joggers.

Girls

Bottle green netball skort with school motif, white sport shirt with school motif, white skivvy with school motif, white sport socks with school stripe, bottle green school fleecy tracksuit and bottle green dome-shaped hat. Black boy-leg briefs are to be worn under the skort and they are available from the Uniform Shop. Small backpack and library bag also required.
Shoes: Joggers.

Summer Uniform

Boys Years K-4

Khaki shorts and shirt (with emblem), grey socks with school stripes, legionnaires cap. K-2 elastic waisted shorts, Year 3-4 side tabbed khaki shorts.


Boys Years 5-9

Khaki shorts and shirt (with emblem), khaki socks with school stripes.

Boys Years 10-12

Mid grey trousers, black belt, short mid grey socks, white short-sleeved shirt and Macarthur tartan tie. Senior braid and pocket added to the school blazer.

Girls Years K-4

Macarthur tartan dress with lemon collar and cuffs that should be below the knee, short lemon socks, bottle green dome-shaped hat. Black boy-leg briefs are to be worn over underwear with the dress and are available at the Uniform Shop.

Girls Year 5-9

Macarthur tartan dress that should be below the knee, short white socks with stripe.

Girls Years 10-12

Macarthur tartan skirt that should be below the knee, white short-sleeved blouse with green trim, short white socks with stripe.

In General

  • The blazer may be worn on cooler days, however, the jumper must NOT be worn without the blazer when travelling to and from school.
  • Students may wear the complete Summer or the complete Winter uniform two weeks before Mother’s Day and after Father’s Day.