Parent Communication

We believe that communication between home and school is critical. For this to be effective, we ask that parents and carers be mindful that school life is very busy. However there are things that will assist in ensuring that communication is always clear, transparent and reasonable.

Consequently, to ensure clarity around communication whether it is by face to face meetings, phone, or email, families and students are reminded that teachers are not on call 24/7. Any communication with teachers should be done between 8.00am and 4.00pm. Communication outside these times is done at the generosity and discretion of the staff, and is not an expectation.

As such we ask you to be understanding and patient when contacting staff especially during school hours. When phoning individual staff or emailing, we ask that you are aware that a teacher’s first call of duty is teaching and attending to the students in their care. This may mean at times staff are teaching all day, assisting students or in meetings. Hence, there should be no expectation to receive an immediate response. Teachers will endeavour to respond to you between 8.00am and 4.00pm and within 3 days.

Please refer to the following document issued by Sydney Catholic Schools for further details.

SCS Communicating With School Staff

All letters pertaining to College events will be posted to this page as they become available. Student Reports can be accessed via the Parent Portal.

Whole School Information

Year 12

HSC assessment handbook for 2017-2018

Year 11

Preliminary HSC Assessment Handbook_ 2018

Year 10

Year 10 Assessment Handbook- 2018

Letter to Year 10 Parents Subject Selection 2019-2020

Year 9

Year 9 Assessment Handbook 2018

Year 9 NAPLAN Online School Readiness Testing

Year 8

Year 8 Assessment Handbook 2018

Year 7

Year 7 Assessment Handbook 2018

St Clare’s BYODD Program Handbook 2018

Year 7 NAPLAN Online School Readiness Testing

(Please note SCS schools are currently not eligible for Apple Education pricing on devices.)

2018 Term Dates:


Staff Return Monday 29 January

Yr 7 Return Tuesday 30 January

Yrs 8 – 12 Wednesday 31 January

Last day Friday 13 April


Staff Return Monday 30 April

Students Return Monday 30 April

Last day for Students Thursday 5 July

Parent Teacher Interviews Friday 6 July


Staff Return Monday 23 July

Students Return Tuesday 24 July

Last day Friday 28 September


Staff Return Monday 15 October

Students Return Monday 15 October

Last day Friday 14 December (TBC)