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Term 3 commences 9.00am Monday 15th July.

Term 3 commences 9.00am Monday 15th July

Daily attendance is important for all children to succeed in education and to ensure they don’t fall behind both socially and developmentally. A child missing one day a fortnight will miss four weeks in a year, and more than a year of school by Year 10. It is important that children develop regular attendance habits at an early age.

  • School participation maximises life opportunities by providing children with education and support networks
  • School helps children to develop important skills, knowledge and values that set them up for further learning and participation in their community
  • School helps them to make the most of life opportunities

Research confirms regular attendance at school provides:

  • better health outcomes
  • better employment outcomes
  • higher incomes across their lives
This is to flag our upcoming Three-Way Conferences which will occur on Wednesday the 26th of June. No classes will run on this day, however students are expected to attend the conference with their parents/guardians.
Teachers will be available to meet with families between 11:30am and 7:30pm.
Bookings are NOT yet open, however we will advise you when bookings can be made via Compass.

Student reports will be available through Compass on Monday 24th of June.

The Geelong Food Relief Centre has been providing free food to those in need for 25 years. Working together with welfare agencies, this year will see 32,000 individuals referred to GFRC for support.

Items can be left in the donation box in the foyer at the office. We thank you for your generosity to this very worthwhile cause. Donated goods needed:

  • Canned food (soups, tuna, fruit, veggies)
  • Cereal (All Sizes)
  • Cake Mix
  • Spreads
  • Dry Pasta
  • Packet Pasta
  • Noodles
  • Rice
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Cling Wrap / Foil
  • Shampoo Conditioner

The Lara Lake Primary School community have been supporting the Toucan Appeal for over 20 years. Please give what you 'can'.  

Term 2 end Friday 28th June
Term 2 end Friday 28th June

The Grade 3 and 4 students will be attending their bi-annual camp to Phillip Island Adventure Resort. This camp is one of the memorable highlights of the Middle Department. The Phillip Island Adventure Resort is a modern facility which offers excellent accommodation and activities for our students to participate in during their stay.

If you are looking for a school holiday program please view the attached. Bookings are open now.

Enrol now for 2020 Preps if you live within our catchment.
Tours 7.00pm - 8.00pm Thursday 23rd May
9.30am - 10.30am Friday 24th May

2020 Prep enrolments are open for all eligible children who live in our zone.  to view your zone. For this reason, we ask all eligible families with children due to commence Prep in 2020 to complete an enrolment form (available on our school website under tab Enrolment/Forms) and return to the office as soon as possible. 

We would like to ensure all eligible families are enrolled and don't miss out as the Lara community continues to expand. If you live within our catchment and have a child who will turn 5 before 30th April, 2020 you are eligible to enrol them in Preps for 2020. 

By law, primary schools are required to request and record information on the immunisation status of students prior to enrolment. Parents or guardians must provide an immunisation status certificate to the school regardless of whether the child is or is not immunised. From 28 February 2018 only an Immunisation History Statement from the Australian Immunisation Register can be accepted as proof of immunisation status on school entry. Documents produced by GPs or other immunisation providers are no longer acceptable as school entry immunisation status certificates.

On our website view the enrolment information under the tab Enrolments/General Information to view our zone map and other relevant information. 

If you want to plan holidays for 2019, please view the school term dates.
Term 1 29 January 2019 5 April 2019
Term 2 23 April 2019 28 June 2019
Term 3 15 July 2019 20 September 2019
Term 4 7 October 2019 20 December 2019

Prep 2019 Information  - Attendance Timetable
Wednesday 30th January to Wednesday 6th February - Student assessment pre-booked appointment
Thursday 7th February  9:00am - 1:30pm half day
Friday 8th February       9:00am - 1:30pm half day
Monday 11th February  9:00am - 3:20pm  full days Monday to Friday

Lara Lake Primary School uses the communication system called COMPASS.
Lara Lake Primary School uses the communication system called COMPASS.  The Compass Parent Portal is an integrated, online portal that allows you to access up-to-date and meaningful information about our school and your child's progress. Compass includes many different features, including the ability to:
·         Monitor your child's attendance, and enter an explanation for absence or lateness
·         Communicate with your child's teachers
·         Update your family phone numbers and email addresses
·         View the school calendar
·         Download and view your child's Semester Reports
·         Book Three Way Conferences
·         Read School news
Click the link to access Compass
Steve Durkin

Are you looking to hire a venue for your club?

The Lara Lake Primary School gymnasium is hired out most evenings to a local club however Saturday and Sunday are still available if there are any other clubs that might like to have access to a large hall with wooden basketball flooring, only suitable for runners / sneakers.  For all enquiries please contact the Business Manager, Kerry Hanrahan Ph. 52821261. All hirers need to have Public Liability insurance and sign a Lara Lake PS Hire Agreement. Charges for hall hire are as per the charge schedule, which will be made available upon expression of interest.

The school ‘squoval’ is also available for hire after school hours or during the weekend and/or school holidays. Again, there is a requirement for Public Liability insurance.