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School permission notes, forms and other documents are regularly sent home with the students and archived on our site for your convenience.

If you require any further information please contact the school office.

  Application for Extended Leave A1

To be completed by parent/caregiver - for leave between 5-100 days for travel within Australia and/or overseas.

  Procedure for arriving at school late

Note outlining the procedure/s required if your child arrives at school late in the morning

  Afternoon Dismissal Note

The rules associated with safe movement around the school have been organised with the support of Local Government and NSW Police

  Application for Exemption from Attendance A2

To be completed by parent/caregiver - for exceptional circumstances, employment in entertainment industry or participation in elite arts/sporting events.

  Exemption Information - Elite Sports/Arts

Information for Exemption from Attendance at School due to Accredited Elite Sports Program/Elite Arts Program Participation.

  Exemption Information - Entertainment Industry

Information for Exemption from Attendance at School due to Entertainment Industry Events.

  Requirements for student absences and travel

Significant changes to legislation regarding attendance at school.

  Application for Extended Leave A1

To be completed by parent/caregiver - for leave between 5-100 days for travel within Australia and/or overseas.

  Exemption Information - Elite Sports/Arts

Information for Exemption from Attendance at School due to Accredited Elite Sports Program/Elite Arts Program Participation.

  2018 Kindergarten Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview Term 1

  2018 Term 2 Kindergarten Curriculum Overview

The Term 2 Curriculum Overview for Kindergarten

  2018 Term 2 Year 2 Curriculum Overview

The Term 2 Curriculim Overview for Year 2

  2018 Term 2 Year 5 Curriculum Overview

The Term 2 Curriculum Overview for Year 5

  2018 Term 3 Kindergarten Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview - Kinder - Term 3, 2018

  2018 Term1 Year 6 Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview for Term 1

  2018 Year 1 Term 2 Curriculum Overview

The Term 2 Curriculum Overview for Year 1

  2018 Year 1 Term 3 Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview Year One Term Three 2018

  2018 Year 2 Term 3 Curriculum Overview

Year 2 Curriculum Overview – Term 3, 2018

  2018 Year 3 Term 2 Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview for Term 2

  2018 Year 3 Term 3 Curriculum Overview

Year 3 Term Three Overview 2018

  2018 Year 4 Term 3 Curriculum Overview

Year 4 Curriculum Overview - Term 3, 2018

  2018 Year 5 Term 3 Curriculum Overview

OLQP Curriculum Overview - Year 5 - Term 3, 2018

  2018 Year 6 Term 3 Curriculum Overview

OLQP Curriculum Overview - Year 6 - Term 3, 2018

  Term 2 Year 6 Curriculum Overview

The Term 2 Curriculum Overview for Year 6

  2018 Kindergarten Calmsley Hill City Farm Excursion

We have organised an excursion for Kindergarten to visit Calmsley Hill City Farm on Friday 17th August 2018. This has been planned to support our unit of work in Science and Technology (What’s Alive?).

  Bound for Botany Bay Excursion for Year 4

Please fill out the permission slip and return to your child’s teacher by Wednesday 9th of May for the Year 4 Excursion to La Perouse Museum.

  Year 1 Fairytale Fun Day Incursion

We have arranged a Fairytale Fun Day, where the children are invited to come to school dressed as a character from their favourite fairytale.

  Year 3 Excursion to the Australian Museum

This Term, in our Visual Arts lessons, Year Three are learning about Aboriginal artists and the techniques that they use. Next Term, we will explore Aboriginal culture and history in our History lessons.To support the learning in these units we have organised an excursion to the Australian Museum.

  2018 St Vincent De Paul Christmas Hamper Appeal

As part of our christmas outreach appeal, we would like to support the St Vincent de Paul Society, make Christmas Hampers to distribute to families in need in the Greystanes area.

  2018 Penrith Eisteddfod Choir Competition

This note is to inform you that our Infants and Junior choirs have been entered into The City of Penrith Eisteddfod.

  CAPTIVATE Rehearsal and Performance Schedule 2018

As a member of our school senior choir your child will be involved in many wonderful performance opportunities throughout the school year. One of these is participation in the CAPTIVATE program and will involve travel to venues outside of the school for rehearsals and performances. This note will outline our schedule and cost for the rehearsals.

  CAPTIVATE Third Combined Choir Rehearsal Monday 30th July

A reminder that our third combined rehearsal will take place at Nagle College, Blacktown next Monday 30th July from 11.00am - 2.00pm.

  Important information for Parents

Three important issues for parents to consider regarding Attendance, Wet Weather Dismissal and Lost Property

  PBS4L Positive Behaviour Support for Learning

OLQP began participating in an important diocesan initiative called Positive Behaviour Support for Learning (PBS4L). Read more...

  School Processes and Procedures

Information relating to school processes and procedures. Could you please take the time to read this information and speak to your children about anything that is relevant to them.

  Student Parent Teacher Conferences

Student - Parent - Teacher conferences will take place during Week 10. This year, the first 5 minutes of these conferences will be student led

  The BYOD Student and Parent Agreement

An Agreement for students and their parents relating to the BYOD

  Updated information regarding the BYOD

Next term we will implement our BYOD program

  We need your help Covering Literacy Resources

If you are able to volunteer to help cover our new books we would be most appreciative on Wednesday 7th March

  Community Colour Fun Run 2018

Some important information about our Colour Run Thursday 6th September 2018

  Community Colour Run Fundraiser

We are holding a Community Colour Run as our major fundraising event this year! The event will be held on Thursday 6th September (week 7) and will take place at school and on St Paul’s Oval

  Community Colour Run Fundraiser

We are holding a Community Colour Run as our major fundraising event this year! The event will be held on Thursday 6th September (week 7) and will take place at school and on St Paul’s Oval

  Discus and high jump events at the Primary Athletics Carnival

Discus and High Jump events will take place at the Zone carnival (7th August) and the Diocesan carnival (23rd August). We invite students from Years 3 - 6 who participate in Little Athletics and compete in these events to put forward a nomination in the form of a record of their achievements from Little Athletics.

  Primary Athletics Carnival 2018 Friday 6th July

Below are details of this year’s Primary Athletics Carnival. Could you please sign and return the permission slip at the bottom of this note by Friday 8th June.

  School Hours Attendance and Supervision of Students

All schools are governed by legislation that refers to the Duty of Care in relation to the safety and wellbeing of students. It clearly defines the responsibility of schools to provide the safest possible environment for children within reasonable parameters

  2018 Community Helpers Workshop

We would like to invite any interested parents, carers, aunties/uncles, grandparents and/or neighbours to volunteer to assist as a Community Helper.

  2018 Consent form for photography and image on social media

In keeping with the Privacy act and the use of student’s image or work, we require permission to use student photographs or work samples. Please read the attached information and return signed consent form to the school office by Friday 2 March.

  2018 Note from The Principal

Following are some important points for the beginning of the year and more information about our school is available on our website:

  2018 Nut Allergy Anaphylaxis

It is important each year to outline the difficulties associated with allergies in our school. We have a number of children who are at risk of suffering a severe allergic reaction (Anaphylactic Shock) if exposed to nuts and nut products such as, PEANUT BUTTER and NUTELLA.

  2018 Premiers Reading Challenge

The Premier’s Reading Challenge has begun for 2018 and will continue until August 31st.

  Code It Yourself Club

Code It Yourself Club is a 5 week after school extra-curricular activity where kids come together to train to be creators of technology. They can learn to code and design apps, games, and big projects. Download the attached form to learn more and register.

  Community Colour Fun Run 2018

Some important information about our Colour Run Thursday 6th September 2018

  Community Colour Run Fundraiser

We are holding a Community Colour Run as our major fundraising event this year! The event will be held on Thursday 6th September (week 7) and will take place at school and on St Paul’s Oval

  New Religion Curriculum for 2018

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has made the decision to redesign its Religious Education Curriculum. This is an exciting opportunity to connect our students more closely with our rich Catholic faith and traditions in a way that makes learning meaningful and relevant to their lives and their world

  Parent Information Session on The Reading Landscape Today

Your invited to our parent information session on Wednesday 22 August at 7.00pm on The Reading Landscape Today, presented by Paul Macdonald from The Children’s Bookshop, Beecroft.

  Procedure for arriving at school late

Note outlining the procedure/s required if your child arrives at school late in the morning

  School Hours Attendance and Supervision of Students

All schools are governed by legislation that refers to the Duty of Care in relation to the safety and wellbeing of students. It clearly defines the responsibility of schools to provide the safest possible environment for children within reasonable parameters

  School Processes and Procedures

Information relating to school processes and procedures. Could you please take the time to read this information and speak to your children about anything that is relevant to them.

  Winter Warriers St Vincent De Paul Appeal

Especially in winter we are asked to think of those who do not have the daily comforts that we take for granted. The St Vincent de Paul Society is asking us to be Winter Warriors by providing for the needs of the homeless.

  Afternoon Dismissal Note

The rules associated with safe movement around the school have been organised with the support of Local Government and NSW Police

  2018 Kinder Sight Words

Your child will be given two copies of a set of words that could be cut up and used to play snap or concentration each week.

  2018 Kindergarten After School Dismissal

To ensure your child’s safety each afternoon it is important that parents support the process of the ‘Parent Pick up’.

  2018 Kindergarten Calmsley Hill City Farm Excursion

We have organised an excursion for Kindergarten to visit Calmsley Hill City Farm on Friday 17th August 2018. This has been planned to support our unit of work in Science and Technology (What’s Alive?).

  2018 Kindergarten Dismissal Note

To ensure your child’s safety of an afternoon it is important that each child is carefully accounted for and that the teachers know exactly how they are to be dismissed. To assist us in ensuring your child’s safety could you please provide the following information regarding afternoon dismissal.

  2018 Kindergarten Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview Term 1

  2018 Term 2 Kindergarten Curriculum Overview

The Term 2 Curriculum Overview for Kindergarten

  2018 Term 3 Kindergarten Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview - Kinder - Term 3, 2018

  Captivate dates for Kindergarten Years 1 Years 3 and 5

Next term all students in Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 3 and Year 5 will be participating in the Dance Fever program.

  Kinder Introductory Reading Note

Kindergarten teachers will be sending home a number of ‘readers’ each week. These ‘readers’ are given to the students to encourage them to practise what they are learning at school.

  2018 Community Helpers Form

Please indicate your availability to be a community helper by completing the slip and returning it to your class teacher by Friday 23rd February.

  2018 Food Allergies Note

In the coming weeks the children in Year 1 will be learning about procedures. As stimulus for the writing process children will be making, writing about and eating a variety of different foods.

  2018 Year 1 Homework Note

In Year One, children complete homework fortnightly.

  2018 Year 1 Term 2 Curriculum Overview

The Term 2 Curriculum Overview for Year 1

  2018 Year 1 Term 3 Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview Year One Term Three 2018

  Captivate dates for Kindergarten Years 1 Years 3 and 5

Next term all students in Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 3 and Year 5 will be participating in the Dance Fever program.

  Food Allergies

If your child has an allergy to any type of food, could you please complete and return the slip.

  Year 1 Back to school Note

Some information and a few reminders to assist with the smooth transition into Year One

  Year 1 Fairytale Fun Day Incursion

We have arranged a Fairytale Fun Day, where the children are invited to come to school dressed as a character from their favourite fairytale.

  2018 Community Helpers Form

Please indicate your availability to be a community helper by completing the slip and returning it to your class teacher by Friday 23rd February.

  2018 Term 2 Year 2 Curriculum Overview

The Term 2 Curriculim Overview for Year 2

  2018 Year 2 Term 3 Curriculum Overview

Year 2 Curriculum Overview – Term 3, 2018

  2018 Community Helpers Form

Please indicate your availability to be a community helper by completing the slip and returning it to your class teacher by Friday 23rd February.

  2018 Welcome to Year 3

Welcome to Year 3. We look forward to getting to know you and your child next year. Attached is a brief overview of what your child will need for 2018

  2018 Year 3 Term 2 Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview for Term 2

  2018 Year 3 Term 3 Curriculum Overview

Year 3 Term Three Overview 2018

  Captivate dates for Kindergarten Years 1 Years 3 and 5

Next term all students in Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 3 and Year 5 will be participating in the Dance Fever program.

  Naplan online testing 2018

The National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) is an annual national assessment for students in years 3, 5, 7 and 9. Planning has begun to move NAPLAN from a paper and pen assessments to an online assessment in 2019.

  Year 3 Excursion to the Australian Museum

This Term, in our Visual Arts lessons, Year Three are learning about Aboriginal artists and the techniques that they use. Next Term, we will explore Aboriginal culture and history in our History lessons.To support the learning in these units we have organised an excursion to the Australian Museum.

  Year 3 Invites you to their Travel Fair

To showcase their learning Year 3 are putting together a Travel Fair and would like to invite you to see their work.

  2018 Year 4 Homework Grid

For homework this year in year 4, we are using a homework grid. The homework grid is a format that we hope will prove to be student friendly while taking into account and recognising the commitments that families have day to day.

  2018 Year 4 Term 3 Curriculum Overview

Year 4 Curriculum Overview - Term 3, 2018

  Bound for Botany Bay Excursion for Year 4

Please fill out the permission slip and return to your child’s teacher by Wednesday 9th of May for the Year 4 Excursion to La Perouse Museum.

  2018 BYOD Program

Stage 3 have started off the year on a high with the recommencement of our exciting BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) program. Once again, we have had a positive beginning to the program in 2018, with the majority of students in Year 5 and Year 6 enthusiastically participating

  2018 Term 2 Year 5 Curriculum Overview

The Term 2 Curriculum Overview for Year 5

  2018 Year 5 PD Note

We would like to invite you to attend a meeting where we will outline the Stage 3 Personal Development program and preview the audio-visuals on Human Reproduction that will be shown to the students to support their learning. The Personal Development Meeting will be held on Tuesday 7th August at 6:30 pm in 5B classroom.

  2018 Year 5 Term 3 Curriculum Overview

OLQP Curriculum Overview - Year 5 - Term 3, 2018

  BYOD Bring your own device to school implentation

We will be implementing a program of 1 to 1 devices in our school, beginning with Year 6.

  Captivate dates for Kindergarten Years 1 Years 3 and 5

Next term all students in Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 3 and Year 5 will be participating in the Dance Fever program.

  Naplan online testing 2018

The National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) is an annual national assessment for students in years 3, 5, 7 and 9. Planning has begun to move NAPLAN from a paper and pen assessments to an online assessment in 2019.

  Personal Development Health and Physical Education for Year 5

We would also like to invite you to attend a meeting where we will outline the Stage 3 Personal Development program and preview the audio-visuals on Human Reproduction that will be shown to the students to support their learning.

  Welcome to Year 5 2018

We have been looking forward to meeting you and sharing some of the learning and events that we will share together in 2018.

  2018 BYOD Program

Stage 3 have started off the year on a high with the recommencement of our exciting BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) program. Once again, we have had a positive beginning to the program in 2018, with the majority of students in Year 5 and Year 6 enthusiastically participating

  2018 Permission to watch PG movie

As part of our Camp activities students will be watching a PG rated movie which requires parental permission.

  2018 Term1 Year 6 Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview for Term 1

  2018 Year 6 Personal Development Program

As part of the Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Curriculum, Year Six will be studying content from the Stage 3 strands

  2018 Year 6 Term 3 Curriculum Overview

OLQP Curriculum Overview - Year 6 - Term 3, 2018

  BYOD Bring your own device to school implentation

We will be implementing a program of 1 to 1 devices in our school, beginning with Year 6.

  Term 2 Year 6 Curriculum Overview

The Term 2 Curriculum Overview for Year 6

  Welcome to Year 6 2018

We are very excited to be working with you and supporting your child in his/her final year at OLQP.

  2018 Buying a recorder and music tutor for music lessons

As part of this school's music curriculum all children in Years 3 and 4 are taught to play the recorder, using correct fingering and blowing techniques, through playing short pieces suited to their age and year level.

  2018 BYOD Program

Stage 3 have started off the year on a high with the recommencement of our exciting BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) program. Once again, we have had a positive beginning to the program in 2018, with the majority of students in Year 5 and Year 6 enthusiastically participating

  Stage 3 Parents Meeting Technology BYOD

Powerpoint Presentation on the BYOD

  The BYOD Student and Parent Agreement

An Agreement for students and their parents relating to the BYOD

  Updated information regarding the BYOD

Next term we will implement our BYOD program