St Mary's School Important Notices

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IMPORTANT NOTICES- Week 8 Term 4 2022

Mufti Day for Paulo- Tomorrow Friday 9th December $2.00

Tomorrow students can wear casual clothing to school instead of their school uniform in return for bringing a $2.00 donation for our World Vision student Paulo.

If your child would like to purchase a sugar-free fizzy drink they may bring $1.00 to purchase them.

Year 8 End of Year Dinner: Monday 12 December 5pm - 7pm

Final Mass and Prizegiving- Tuesday 13 December 7pm

On Tuesday 13 December we will be holding our end of year Mass and prizegiving at St Mary's Pro Cathedral at 7pm. All students are to expected to attend in school uniform and sit with their class at the front of the church.

Please bring a plate of food to share after the Mass. One of the following ideas are the easiest and also reduce mess: Biscuits/slices/muffins/sandwiches- No chips or popcorn please.

Students need to be seated by 6.50pm.

School Fun Afternoon- Wednesday 14 December

Students may wear mufti (non school uniform) on Wednesday 14 December as part of our fun afternoon.

  • Free sausage sizzle and iceblock provided
  • (optional) Bring swimming togs and a towel for a slippery slide on the field (weather permitting)

Last day of school for 2022- Friday 16 December 12.00pm

Please note school finishes on Friday 16th December at 12pm

Staffing changes for 2023

Miss Coad on study leave for 2023

The board has approved leave for Miss Jess Coad for study leave in 2023. We wish her all the best as she furthers her study and look forward to her return in 2024. Mr Murray Debenham will teach in year 7 and 8 in Miss Coad's absence. Mrs Catherine Gill will be the class teacher in Room 2.

Class Teachers 2023

Room 1- Mrs Nicola Anthony (Year 1/2)

Room 2- Mrs Catherine Gill (Year 2/3)

Room 3- Miss Diandra Francis (Year 4)

Room 4- Mr Murray Debenham (Year 7/8)

Room 5- Miss Zara Duns (Year 5/6)

Arataki support teacher Mrs Arlene Wilkins (based in Room 5)

Term Dates For 2023

Term 1: Tuesday 31 Jan 2023 - Thurs 6 April

Term 2: Mon 24 April – Fri 30 June

Term 3: Mon 17 July – Fri 22 Sept

Term 4: Mon 9 October – Friday 15 December

Upcoming Events


  • Year 8 Dinner- Monday 12 December 5pm - 7pm
  • Final Mass and Prizegiving- Tuesday 13 December 7pm
  • Fun afternoon- Wednesday 14 December
  • Term 4 Ends- Friday 16 December


  • Term 1 Begins- Tuesday 31 January 2023 9am