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St Michael's School

Bassendean

4 James St
Bassendean WA 6054
PO Box 428
Bassendean WA 6934
08 6278 9888
Absentee Line - 6278 9802
admin@stmichaelsbass.wa.edu.au

St Michael's School

Bassendean

School News

Library Book Borrowing Information

With the term slipping away, please note the dates for last borrowing days for 2019.

Years Pre-Primary to Year 5:  Your last borrowing day is Tuesday 26th November.

We’re very appreciative of your help in this area, which hopefully will see all outstanding books returned before the end of the school year.

Many thanks.
St Michael’s Library Volunteers

Term 1 Dates

Staff Commence – Thursday 30th January
Students Commence – Monday 3rd February
Student Free Day – Friday 28th February (connected to the Labour Day long weekend)
Term ends for students – Wednesday 8th April
Student Free Day – Thursday 9th April (connected to Easter Long Weekend and school holidays)

Kindergarten 2021

 If you have a child born 1st July 2016 to 30th June 2017 and have not yet submitted an application for Kindergarten 2021, please download the Expression of Interest form from the school website and return it to the school office as soon as possible. Alternatively, forms can be obtained from the office.  Please note that enrolments for Kindy 2021 will be finalised in late Term 1 or early Term 2 next year.

Late Arrivals to School

Please note, if your children are late to school (ie arrive after 8:40am), they must be signed in at the Office. Otherwise they will show as absent on the roll. Thank you.

Absence Calls/Notes/Emails

Please note, after an absence a SIGNED NOTE needs to be provided to the teacher on your child’s return to school. The Department of Education Services has confirmed that whilst an SMS or phone message is NOT a substitute for a signed note when reporting absences, an email meeting the following criteria can be accepted:

  • FULL name of the student
  • CLASS / roll group of the student
  • Date
  • Reason for the absence
  • FULL NAME of the PARENT/GUARDIAN at the end of the message (the ‘from’ email address is not sufficient).

Please send emails meeting the above criteria to:  admin@stmichaelsbass.wa.edu.au or fill in the online absentee form on the Connected app.

Please note, teachers do not get to sit down and check their emails first thing in the morning, so if you have emailed the teacher regarding your child’s absence, they may not receive the information until later in the day. Therefore, please do not be upset if you receive an SMS or phone call from the Office to clarify the absence. For this reason, a phone call to the ABSENTEE LINE 6278 9802 is a more efficient way of communicating an absence than an email to the class teacher.

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