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Term Dates and Bell Times

2021 TERM DATES FOR STUDENTS 

Term 1

Thursday 28 January – Thursday 1 April

Term 2

Monday 19 April – Friday 25 June

Term 3

Monday 12 July – Thursday 16 September

Term 4

Tuesday 5 October – Wednesday 15 December

Staff Development Days / Pupil Free Days are held throughout the year and students do not attend school on these days. The dates will be communicated to parents within a reasonable period of time.

For more events and dates in our school calendar, please see our Upcoming Events page.

 

BELL TIMES

Our school bell times are as follows:

Morning Bell

8:50am

Recess

Year 4 - Year 6:   10:30am – 11:00am
Kinder - Year 3:   11:00am – 11:30am

Lunch

Kinder - Year 3:   12:45pm – 1:30pm
Year 4 - Year 6:   1:15pm – 2:00pm

Dismissal

3:10pm


Morning: 
Supervision of students in the school grounds begins at 8:15am each morning. It is an expectation that children do not arrive at school prior to this time.

Afternoon: 
The school day concludes at 3.10 pm and parents are expected to collect their children as soon as possible after this time.
 

Car Line Drop-Off/Pickup:
Please note, our staff offer families a car line service to drop off their child/ren before 8:50am at start of the school day, without having to turn off their car. We also offer this service in the afternoon for parents and carers to pick up their child/ren from 3:10pm in a similar manner.
 

Our office opening hours are Monday to Friday, between 8:30am and 3:30pm

OUT OF SCHOOL HOURS (OOSH) CARE

At St Columbkille's, we offer high-quality organised before and after school care for our students through two local OOSH Care services: 

All services offer a safe learning environment to build students' social, emotional and life skills and offer a range of learning experiences and activities. All services drop off and pick up students to and from our school.