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Parents and Friends

The school has an active Parents & Friends Association, which offers a warm welcome to all new parents.

Its main roles are:

• To raise funds for the school
• To arrange enjoyable social events
• To maintain a network of communication between parents

The P&F meets monthly and details of upcoming meetings are published in the calendar.
To email the Secretary of our Parents and Friends, please use this link:

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Latest P&F News

From the P&F corner

This week, we take a moment to acknowledge some parents. Many thanks to Lucy B for her extraordinary Open Day efforts. Also to Christine Condos from school. Book week celebrations and activities this week were the brainchild of Marija S. And last, let us know if the below roles pique your interest. Some have been filled, so don’t dally. P&F Executive Secretary and Treasurer roles coming up. Be quick(!!!)Open Day Festival Maker needs someone to help Lucy B with creating festivityGarden Club Grower for those who like to play in the dirt and make beautiful things growMovie Night Producers to create a evening of fun and technical smoothness in December Hot X Bun Runner to order, promote and distribute baked delights in late MarchBushdance partymaker – looking …

Book Week Mania: Wednesday August 19th

Book week mania comes to John Colet on August 19th! Teachers and students please come to school dressed as your favourite book character, and bring along your favourite book to share and discuss with your class. Everyone is encouraged to bring a gold coin donation, and all proceeds from the day will go to a children’s literacy charity.  The sky’s the limit when it comes to how everyone chooses to dress up; keep it simple or go all out – it’s up to you! All costumes will be appreciated but there will be no prizes for best dressed. During book week (week 6), we’ll also be holding a book drive. Have  a look through your book shelves and bring …

CPR – train or refresh your skills

First Aid Training: Two sessions to choose from: Wednesday 3rd June Saturday 18th July Interested in First Aid Training by an accredited professional? The P&F is organising CPR Training on Wednesday 3rd June, from 7pm-9pm, at school and also on Saturday 18th July. The cost will be $55 per person ($75 with a certificate). It’s a great way to update your training for personal or professional reasons. The course is Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Course Code HTLAID001). Here is the trybooking link to book either date: …

A weekend away for JCS parents

The P&F invites all John Colet families to join us for a relaxed weekend of family fun at the Umina Ocean Beach Holiday Park, Friday 11 – Sunday 13 December 2015 Click here for more details  or or …

Parents’ Roster: How you can help at Open Day

A few reminders, some gentle and some not so gentle… RosterMake sure you put yourself on one of the Rosters!  Thank you to all those who have.We are looking for at least one hour per family.  Remember first in best shifts!  If we don t get sufficient volunteers by Wednesday we will need to look to a conscription model. We are being very brave and bold and trialling a new roster model via doodle.   Having tried conscription, allocation and volunteering with mixed success we are going to give this a go.  Below are five links to doodle schedules.  Please include your name, mobile number and email when you register your interest.  Once we have the polls completed the task …