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This page contains copies of notes sent home from Our Lady of the Way


Please click on the relevant links below to view school notes. If you have any queries, please contact the office.

  Canteen - Price List From Term 3 2017 and Instructions for Online Ordering

Price List from Term 3, 2017 and Instructions for Online Ordering

  2018 Premiers Reading Challenge

The 2018 Premier's Reading Challenge runs from 5th March to 31st August. Books read from 1st September 2017 can count towards the 2018 Challenge.

  Leave Form- Application for Student Leave

This form is to be completed by the parent of caregiver of the student/s for leave of more than 10 days for the purpose of travel within Australia and/or overseas.

  Medical Condition Notification Form

If your child has a medical condition that the school needs to be aware of, please complete this form and return it to the office.

  Medication Administration Forms

Please complete the relevant forms if your child requires medication at school.

  2018 Auskick

Auskick will be held after school at OLOW from 14th June to 5th July from 3.10 to 4.10pm. Register now if you are interested!

  2018 Combined Primary and Infants Athletics Carnival

Our Primary and Infants Athletics Carnival will be held on Monday 2nd July from 9.30 am to approximately 1.30pm at Parker Street Reserve, King Street, Penrith (entrance via Coreen Ave)

  School Uniform Policy

Please ensure your child complies with the School's Uniform Policy.

  Acceptable Use of Technology

All Parents and students must complete the Acceptable Use of Technology form to allow students to use any technology at school

  2018 Active Kids Voucher

A message from Stuart Ayres MP confirming that from 31st January 2018, every parent with a school-aged child in NSW is eligible for the NSW Government's $100 Active Kids program.

  2018 Auskick

Auskick will be held after school at OLOW from 14th June to 5th July from 3.10 to 4.10pm. Register now if you are interested!

  2018 Combined Primary and Infants Athletics Carnival

Our Primary and Infants Athletics Carnival will be held on Monday 2nd July from 9.30 am to approximately 1.30pm at Parker Street Reserve, King Street, Penrith (entrance via Coreen Ave)

  2018 Mathematical Assessment Interviews

Parents are asked to book their child in for these assessments on either Monday 29th January or Tuesday 30th January.

  2018 New School Report Format

The OLOW School Report has been redesigned in consultation with staff and parents to better display the academic achievements for each individual student, focusing on effort, goals, what they have achieved and next steps in learning.

  2018 Penrith Community Kitchen

It is that time again for us to come together as a school and help those less fortunate in our local community. Throughout next week (Week 6), we will be collecting a range of items to donate to the Penrith Community Kitchen.

  2018 Premiers Reading Challenge

The 2018 Premier's Reading Challenge runs from 5th March to 31st August. Books read from 1st September 2017 can count towards the 2018 Challenge.

  2018 Return and Earn Container Collection

As a fundraising opportunity, the P & F have joined forces with the Return & Earn Container Collection at Blacktown. OLOW is now a drop off and pick up point for recyclables.

  2018 Skoolbag App Reminder

A reminder that from the beginning of Term 2 we will be using the Skoolbag app and School Website for sending notes and information home. Paper notes will not be sent home from Term 2.

  2018 Slapped Cheek Syndrome

Slapped Cheek infection is a mild rash illness that occurs most commonly in children. The ill child typically has a "slapped-cheek" rash on the face and a lacy red rash on the trunk and limbs.

  2nd Hand Clothing

We are trialing an additional service for our 2nd Hand Clothing Pool. You are able to send your order form in and we will advise you if there are uniforms available.

  Absent Note Form

Parents can complete this form and return it to school when their child has been absent from school. (If the absence is for a holiday from 10 to 100 days, then families are required to submit an application for extended leave.)

  Acceptable Use of Information Technologies

Our Lady of the Way Acceptable Use of Information Technologies Primary Student Policy & Agreement

  Bicycle and Scooter Riders Contract

Our Lady of the Way Primary Bicycle and Scooter Riders Contract

  Bicycles and Scooters

Information regarding students riding their bikes or scooters to school.

  Child Protection

Important information for parents regarding Child Protection training at Our Lady of the Way.

  Code of Conduct for School Students on Buses

When travelling between home and school, students must adhere to various regulations regarding passenger behaviour and the codes of conduct for travel by bus.

  OLOW 2018 Fundraising

This year, the Parents & Friends Committee (P&F) have allocated the years fundraising for each grade

  Parent Helpers and Volunteers - Online Modules to Complete

In order to comply with Child Protection requirements, Parent Helpers and Volunteers are asked to fill in an online form, watch a slideshow and complete a short quiz.

  Parent Request for an Interview with a Teacher

If you would like to meet with your child's teacher, or discuss a matter with them over the phone, please fill in this form and submit it to the office. The teacher will be in contact with you in du course.

  School Uniform Policy

Please ensure your child complies with the School's Uniform Policy.

  2018 AEDC KIndergarten Parent Letter

Between May and August this year, our school will be taking part in the Australian Early Development Census (AEDC), which is a nationwide census of early childhood development and helps our school and community understand how children are developing before they start school, what is being done well, and what can be improved. The AEDC is an Australian Government initiative run by the Department of Education and Training.

  2018 Kinder Sight Words

Sight Words, Letters and Sounds for Kindergarten

  2018 Kinder Term 1 Revision

Kinder children have been set some homework over the holiday break. It consists of letter and numeral formations as well as some sound work and counting.

  2018 School Interviews Kinder to Year 5

Our Parent Teacher Student led conferences for Years Kinder–Year 5 will be held in Weeks 9 & 10 between Monday 25th June and Thursday 5th July 2018. Our Parent Teacher Student led conferences are compulsory and we ask all parents/carers to attend with their children.

  2018 School Interviews Kinder to Year 5

Our Parent Teacher Student led conferences for Years Kinder–Year 5 will be held in Weeks 9 & 10 between Monday 25th June and Thursday 5th July 2018. Our Parent Teacher Student led conferences are compulsory and we ask all parents/carers to attend with their children.

  2018 School Interviews Kinder to Year 5

Our Parent Teacher Student led conferences for Years Kinder–Year 5 will be held in Weeks 9 & 10 between Monday 25th June and Thursday 5th July 2018. Our Parent Teacher Student led conferences are compulsory and we ask all parents/carers to attend with their children.

  2018 School Interviews Kinder to Year 5

Our Parent Teacher Student led conferences for Years Kinder–Year 5 will be held in Weeks 9 & 10 between Monday 25th June and Thursday 5th July 2018. Our Parent Teacher Student led conferences are compulsory and we ask all parents/carers to attend with their children.

  2018 School Interviews Kinder to Year 5

Our Parent Teacher Student led conferences for Years Kinder–Year 5 will be held in Weeks 9 & 10 between Monday 25th June and Thursday 5th July 2018. Our Parent Teacher Student led conferences are compulsory and we ask all parents/carers to attend with their children.

  2018 Google Classrooms Yr 5 and 6

Google Classroom Guidelines for Years 5 and 6

  2018 School Interviews Kinder to Year 5

Our Parent Teacher Student led conferences for Years Kinder–Year 5 will be held in Weeks 9 & 10 between Monday 25th June and Thursday 5th July 2018. Our Parent Teacher Student led conferences are compulsory and we ask all parents/carers to attend with their children.

  2018 Google Classrooms Yr 5 and 6

Google Classroom Guidelines for Years 5 and 6

  2018 School Interviews Year 6

Parent Teacher Student led conferences for Year 6 will be held in the last 2 weeks of Term 2 and the first Week of Term 3. Miss Reynolds will be conducting all the interviews. Where possible we would ask that 6 Green book between Thursday 21st June and Fri 29th June and 6 Gold between Thursday 5th July and Friday 27th July.

  2018 Year 6 Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the Meeting held 6th March

  2018 Year 6 Parent Meeting

In order to organise the Grandparents’ Day Barbeque and other fundraising efforts run by Year 6 and the social evening at the end of the year, we invite you to attend a meeting on Tuesday , 19 th June at 3pm in the Year 6 room.