Parent Information

School Policies, Procedures and Current Information



Who to Contact and Raising Matters with Staff


Student Absences – Absence from school from 1 to 9 days, please report via the SKOOLBAG APP or email your child’s classroom teacher. Request for Leave Form  Application_Extended Leave (10+ days) for TRAVEL FORM A1 Relevant travel documentation such as an E-Ticket (in the case of a flight bound travel) or itinerary (in the case of non-flight bound travel within Australia only), must be attached to this application.

Arrival and Departure Procedures

Request for Leave Form SPORTING / ELITE Event/Training FORM B1

App – Skoolbag App

Click on the link for information on how to download. N.B- Don’t forget to add the ‘Whole School’ group, class groups for your children and any other groups you are part of.

APP – Qkr by Mastercard

Getting started is easy, try it yourself.

  • Download the Qkr! app.
  • Register your information
  • Find your school
  • Register your child or children

Access Qkr from your iPhone, Android, iPad, PC and Laptop: Guide to Getting Started – iPhone, Android, iPad Guide to Getting Started – PC and laptop

  • Forgot Password or Email Address?? With Qkr you are able to add up to 5 cards, remove items from your cart, cancel food orders already paid for, copy a food order from one week to the next using the calendar and much more.
  • Forgotten password (account set up prior to June 2018) If a parent has forgotten their password please  advised the school of the email used to set up the account. This account will have to be deleted and reinstated.Once Qkr has confirmed the original account has been deleted, the new account can then be edited to change back to the original email.

Book Club

Please click on the link for information.  Thank you for your support by purchasing from Scholastic Book Club. We regret that we are no longer accepting cash payments. Please click on the link to see how to make payments.


BUS ROUTES  Bus numbers and routes are available on the Sydney Buses website – LINK. From the drop down menu, select St Rose and then select ‘Show School Routes’.

New students to the school need to Complete a new application online here.

Please read the Conditions of use – Student Opal Card. STUDENTS PROGRESSING TO YEAR 3 and 7 do not need to reapply for a new Opal Card if they meet the following three conditions:

  • are continuing at the same school
  • are residing at the same address
  • have not been sent an expiry notification from Transport for NSW.

To report a lost, damaged or stolen School Opal card

ELIGIBILITY Children in K-2 are eligible for a free bus pass. Children in Year 3 to 6 must be outside the radius as deemed by Department of Transport.

Calendar & Term Dates 2019

Term Dates
Term 1 Tuesday 29th January - Wednesday 30th January - Years 1 to 6 MAI Assessments
Wednesday 30th January to Friday 1st February - Kindergarten Best Start Assessments
Thursday 31st January - First Day Years 1 to 6
Monday 4th February - First Day Kindergarten
Friday 12th April - Last Day of Term One
Term 2 Monday 29th April - Pupil Free Day, Staff Development Day
Tuesday 30th April- 1st Day Term 2
Monday 10th June Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
Friday 5th July - Last Day of Term Two
Term 3 Monday 22nd July - Pupil Free Day, Staff Development Day
Tuesday 23rd July - Ist Day Term 3
Friday 27th September Last Day Term 3
Term 4 Monday 14th October 1st Day Term 4
Wednesday 19th December - Gazetted Last Day of Term Four

Class Requirements

Click on the link for the 2019 items your child needs for the school year.

Learning & Teaching

Reading Levels Internet Usage Policy Student Banking - Financial Literacy Home Learning Policy Overnight Excursion Policy

Medical & Student Medication

Immunisation Schedule To Sick for School Exclusion Period Request to Administer Medication at School Form Information for Parents regarding Request to Administer Medication at School Asthma Plan Update DSS Medication Policy No Sharing Of Food Anaphylaxis Information For Parents Appendix 1 - Students with Allergies Form

Pastoral Care

St Rose Pastoral Care, Behaviour Support and Anti Bullying Guidelines CSO Behaviour Support Policy SO - Anti-Bullying Policy

Privacy and Volunteering

Privacy Policy - DSS 2014 Standard Collection Notice - July 2018 School Photography Guidelines for Parents and Carers Photograph/Video Agreement Volunteers Handbook Volunteer Declaration Form


DSS Work Health And Safety Policy DSS First Aid Policy


Uniform Requirements 2018 Lowes Uniform Price List

Year 5 & 6 Parent Handbook

Year 5 & 6 Parent Handbook