|Literacy Session||9.00am – 11.00am|
|Morning Recess||11.00am – 11.30am|
|Numeracy Session||11.30am – 1.00pm|
|Lunch Eaten||1.00pm – 1.10pm|
|Lunch Recess||1.10pm – 1.45pm|
|Afternoon Session||1.45pm – 3.15pm|
2021 TERM DATES
Term 1: January 28th – April 1st
Term 2: April 19th – June 25th
Term 3: July 12th – September 17th
Term 4: October 4th – December 17th
During Term 1 Prep students do not attend school for the first 5 Wednesdays.
Labour Day – Monday 8th March
Easter Monday – 5th April
Queen’s Birthday – Monday 14th June
Melbourne Cup – Tuesday 2nd November
Athletics Carnival – TBC
Cross Country – TBC
Swimming Carnival – TBC
This page contains information important for both commencing and continuing students. If you have a question which is not answered by any of the topics below, please don’t hesitate to contact the school on (03) 5389 1270.
Please find attached information about parent payment charges. The charge for Essential Learning Items in 2021 is $125 per child.
The Parent Payment Policy, and how the school will implement the policy, is available here.
If a child is absent from School, the School is bound by regulation to seek from parents an explanation for the absence. If your child is absent, please call the school on (03) 5389 1270, or submit an absence note through either our Skoolbag or uEducateUs Apps.
Sign Out Book
During Terms 1 and 4 all Monday morning assemblies are held at the flagpole. In Terms 2 and 3 all assemblies are held in the portable classroom next to the basketball court with each classroom responsible for a special presentation. Families are most welcome to attend all assemblies to celebrate achievements in our school. It is at these assemblies that our Awards Certificates are presented.
Camp for Years 3 – 6 is yet to be determined for 2021.
Years Prep and Year 1 extended day and Year 2 sleepover will be held toward the end of Term 4.
It is important to find any infection early as treatment is then relatively easy. Head lice can spread quickly and parents should notify the school if they are aware of any infection.
School inspections can be made at any time on the authority of the Shire Health Inspector and are made in all schools whenever an infection is suspected. Parents are trained by the School Nurse to do our inspections. We do require helpers for this service so if you are able to please let the school office know ASAP. A fact sheet about head lice is available here.
Illness at School
All students are expected to read nightly or participate in Reading Club.
Diaries are a main source of communication and should be signed each night and returned to school daily.
Contact With Teachers
Drop Off At Office
During 2021 Dimboola Memorial Secondary College have been supplying DPS with canteen lunches on TUESDAY.
You can download a Canteen price list here.
We are hoping to reopen our Canteen soon thanks to the volunteer parents who open it during play and lunch times. More helpers are always welcome.
Asthma and Anaphylaxis
If any students have an allergy requiring them to use either an epipen or asthma medication it is imperative that they provide the school with a current medical action plan and also provide their own named epipen and asthma puffer with ventolin.
Throughout the year there are many opportunities for students from our school to participate in local sporting activities. We also encourage students to pursue their talents and compete at Wimmera and further events. We offer athletics, swimming, cross country, Lightning Premiership and other coaching opportunities as they arise during the year.