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Year 6-7 Transition

Letters of confirmation for Victorian Government School Year 7 placement in 2020 have been sent home with Year 6 students. If you have any queries regarding transition, please contact our transition coordinator, Megan Blackman.

In the coming week, important information regarding Year 7 at Truganina College in 2020 will be available to families, this includes the following key dates for your diary:

Year 7 Information Night: Thursday 24th October, 6pm

Year 7 enrolment documentation due date: Friday 1st November

State-wide Transition Day: Tuesday 10th December

Melbourne Cup Day - No School 5th November 2019

Melbourne Cup Day is on Tuesday 5th November

This is a public holiday.

There is no school on this day. 

First Day of Term 4

The first day of Term 4 is Monday 7th October. 
School starts at 8.35am. 

The last day of Term 4 is Friday 20th December. 
School finishes at 2.30pm

Kinder to Foundation Transition Presentations

Kinder to Foundation Transition dates have been set for Foundation students 2020. 

Kinder Foundation Transition 2020

Parent Information Handout

For more information, please call the Office on 9368 9800

Curriculum Days

23rd May 2019

24th May 2019

19th August 2019

2019 Term Dates

Term 1
30th January – 5 April

Term 2
23rd April – 28th June

Term 3
15th July – 20th September

Term 4
7th October – 20th December

Truganina College Enrolments for 2019 and 2020

Foundation to Year 9 Enrolments for 2019 and 2020 are now open.

For more information, please contact the office on 9368 9800 or email truganina.p9.co@edumail.vic.gov.au.

Expression Of Interest for Saturday language classes

Due to a high demand for language classes in the Truganina area, Truganina P-9 College and the Victorian School of Languages are investigating levels of student interest in learning languages during Saturday morning sessions.

Please return the attached Expression Of Interest form if you are interested in your child learning a language.

Expression Of Interest Students Language Classes

If you have any questions, please call Lisa Foster (Assistant Principal) on 9368 9800.

Upcoming Events

october

22oct8:50 am3:15 pmYear 4 Roots and Shoots Presentation Incursion8:50 am - 3:15 pm est

22oct9:00 am3:00 pmYear 8 Boys Cricket9:00 am - 3:00 pm est

24oct6:00 pmYear 7 Information Night6:00 pm est

29oct8:30 am3:00 pmYear 9 STEM Excursion - Walking Tour of Melbourne8:30 am - 3:00 pm est

29oct8:30 am3:00 pmMelbourne Zoo Excursion - Year 1C, 1H, 1J ,1L8:30 am - 3:00 pm est

30oct8:35 am3:00 pmMelbourne Zoo Excursion - Year 1B, 1E, 1F, 1K8:35 am - 3:00 pm est

31oct8:35 am3:00 pmMelbourne Zoo Excursion - Year 1A, 1D, 1G, 1I8:35 am - 3:00 pm est

31oct5:00 pm6:00 pmCommunity Engagement Information Session5:00 pm - 6:00 pm est

november

01novAll DayYear 7 Enrolment Documentation Due Date(All Day: friday) est

04nov9:00 amYear 1 and Year 6 Truganina College Fun Run9:00 am est

07nov8:00 am4:00 pmFirst LEGO League Cityshaper Competition - Grade 68:00 am - 4:00 pm est

Compass School Manager

Truganina College uses Compass School Manager as our web based Parent Portal and Learning Management system.

Using Compass will allow you to access up-to-date and meaningful information about our school and your child’s progress. Importantly, it will continue to develop the link between home and school.

Please click the button below to access the Parent Portal for Compass School Manager.

Further Information

Here are links to documents you may find helpful when accessing our Parent Portal.

School Canteen

The canteen is open from Monday – Friday for lunch orders and over the counter service at recess and lunch.

The canteen offers an online ordering system. We encourage families to book their lunch orders this way. All orders must be placed by 10am on the day you wish to order food. Please click the link below to submit your order.

 https://www.boccafoods.com.au

Please ensure all cash lunch order items are written on the outside of a brown paper bag and labelled with your child’s name, classroom number and room number with payment inserted. Please refer to the menu on the right of this page. 

 

Uniform

Noone Imagewear are the uniform supplier for Truganina College.

The following photos showcase the uniform. Please note the students are wearing either black runners or school shoes. If you have any questions about the uniform please contact Noone Imagewear direct on 9749 0543.

State Schools’ Relief

State Schools’ Relief helps students with footwear and clothing for school. They help students that may be facing challenges like trouble at home, family illness, students who have lost everything due to house fires and natural disasters or help out if the parents can’t afford the uniform and shoes for school.

State Schools’ Relief work with every government school in Victoria to make sure that all students regardless of background can participate in school activities and have access to education.

If you or your parent/guardian is struggling to provide your uniform for school; please contact the school office on 9368 9800 for assistance.

clk2sell App

clk2sell app is a fast way for parents to buy and sell second hand uniforms.

In 2014, State Schools’ Relief launched clk2sell – a smartphone solution to buy and sell second-hand school uniforms. With the new term and season change, it’s a great time to upload and sell those unwanted uniform items.

Close to 100 schools are now using the app – saving time and money. State Schools’ Relief is encouraging more schools and parents to get on board to reap the benefits. “Parents have saved 50-70 per cent”, said State Schools’ Relief CEO, Stephen Isles.

By being able to purchase uniforms at a reduced price children can wear the appropriate uniform and in turn gain the confidence to attend school without feeling embarrassed.

Hear about how the clk2sell app works and the benefits experienced by parents and schools already using the app. Watch the clk2sell video.

For more information about this resource go to www.clk2sell.com or email info@clk2sell.com​.​​

Outside School Hours Care

We are proud to partner with Camp Australia to provide our outside of school hours care program. 

To help families prepare for the new school year, bookings for Outside School Hours Care are now open for 2019.

So that Camp Australia can care for all students, they do recommend that families register an account with them and always book in advance. 

Why register? To attend the care of Camp Australia, parents/guardians must register their child by completing an online enrolment form via the parent portal. It’s very important that parents/guardians fill out all compulsory enrolment documentation for their child and notify Camp Australia of any medical conditions, illnesses and other, to ensure the health and safety of all children in their care.

To find out more about the program at our school, including hours of operation, fees and how to register, please click the link below. 

Working With Children Check

To assist you with applying for a Working with Children Check please click the image below. The link will direct you to the website to fill in your application.

All community volunteers at Truganina College are required to have a valid Working with Children Check.

Statement on Insurance at School

The Department of Education and Training (DET) does not provide personal accident insurance for students. Parents/guardians of students who do not have student accident insurance are responsible for paying the cost of medical treatment for injured students, including the cost of ambulance attendance/transport and any other transport costs. Parents/guardians can purchase insurance policies from commercial insurers. Personal property is sometimes brought to school by students, staff and visitors. This can include, but is not limited to mobile phones, electronic games, calculators, toys, musical instruments, sporting equipment, and cars parked on school premises. The Department of Education and Training does not hold insurance for personal property brought to schools and it has no capacity to pay for any loss or damage to such property. It is probably wise for valuable items to be left at home. For further information, please contact DET Central Staff member: Jane Wilhelm at wilhelm.jane.j@edumail.vic.gov.au or phone 9637 2509.

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