New Parents

Welcome to our school! We’re a pretty friendly bunch, and we’re happy to help you settle in.

Key dates for 2022 start

Open days: The school will hold open days throughout the year – check the school calendar for dates.
Drop off your school books:
Usually there is an assigned time the week before school starts – check closer to the date.
School starts for 2022: Monday 24 January (school starts 8:50am, see school hours).
Uniform shop: often opens the week before school returns – times and days TBC.

Keep in touch

  • Download the QSchools app from itunes or google play. Our school uses this app regularly, and it’s great for accessing contact info, tuckshop menus, uniform shop, calendar items, etc.
  • Subscribe to the School Newsletter, which will also include updates about P&C activities.
  • Like us on Facebook – MRSS P&C – to keep up to date on what’s going on around the school.
  • There is a Facebook group for each year level – this helps to¬†organise a few park playdates before school starts, as well putting up lots of useful information, like uniform shop times, reminders for tuckshop, etc.
  • Add your name to the class contacts lists¬†to receive information for your class, and the wider school community – these are paper lists that are available at the information session in approx week 4-5 of the new school year
  • Come to Tea and Tissues – a morning tea held straight after drop-off on the first day of school.
  • Attend the term 1 Welcome BBQ – held a few weeks after term starts.

Small Tips

Other information that may be helpful for you:

  • You can drop your books off the week before school – date still to be advised – or take all your booklist items on the first day of school
  • House teams won’t be allocated for quite a few weeks, though siblings will go into the same house as older siblings
  • Swimming lessons don’t start until term 4 for preps, but is on in term 1 and 4 for grades 1-6
  • Munch and crunch is the early morning fruit snack that students eat at their desks
  • Register for an account for online ordering for tuckshop, uniform shop and other P&C run events.