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Letters of Offer for 2021

Yesterday we emailed Letters of Offer for new students attending STA in 2021.

If you are expecting to receive a Letter of Offer for 2021, and have not received one, please check your junk/spam inbox.

If you are aware of a family that is expecting to receive a Letter of Offer, and they have not received one, please contact the Front Office on 6258 4077 or via email office.staquinas@cg.catholic.edu.au.

STA Vinnies Winter Appeal - Friday 3 July

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STA News 10 - 30 June 2020

Click here to view the Schoolzine eNewsletter - STA News 10 - 30 June 2020!

5 Blue - Black Token Lunch

50 Black Tokens!!

Dear 5 Blue Parents and Carers,

We’ve made it to 50 Black Tokens! To celebrate our achievement, we will be having a free uniform day tomorrow, Wednesday 1st July. As part of our celebration we will be having a class party and watching a movie. Children may bring in a snack to share with their classmates. Please no soft drink or foods that contain nuts.

Thanks in advance – Megan Thomas

Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions

Please see the attached letter from Mrs Taylor regarding the easing of COVID-19 restrictions from the beginning of Term 3.

Census Collection Notice

Please find attached here information regarding the 2020 Non-Government School Census Collection Notice received from the Australian Government's Department of Education, Skills and Employment.

School Bus Routes 40 and 1062

Please see information provided by Transport Canberra below:

As a new timetable is being introduced, there will be minor changes for all students travelling to and from school on public transport across Canberra from the first day of Term 3, 2020 (Monday 20 July 2020). 

In addition, Transport Canberra has made the following changes:

School special extended to St Thomas Aquinas Primary

  • From Term 3, school route 1062 will be extended to make it easier for students from Dunlop and Fraser to use public transport to get to St Thomas Aquinas Primary.
  • This service will run in both the morning and afternoon, and stopping at bus bays directly outside the school on Lhotsky St.
  • There will be no changes to school route 1062 during Term 2, 2020.

Route information is available here.

All schools, parents and students can find out more about the specific changes by:

  • checking the information packs for each school, which are online at transport.act.gov.au
  • checking timetables for each route (including school specials), which are online at transport.act.gov.au
  • calling 13 17 10.

Should you have any queries regarding your school service or regular route services servicing your school please call 13 17 10.

STA News June 16

Click here to view the eNewsletter - STA News 9 - 16 June 2020!

School Photos

Primary school photos will be held on Tuesday, 23 June 2020.
ELC photos will be held on Tuesday, 23 June 2020 and Friday, 26 June 2020.

All students are to wear full winter uniform.  Jumpers will be removed for the photo so please ensure the correct shirt is worn - please no sports uniforms.

Order envelopes will be sent home today. 

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, all students will be photographed individually and then placed in class groups.  

Family/Siblings Photos:   Family photos are still permitted.  Only children who present a Siblings Presentation Order Form to the photographer on photo day will have their Family/Siblings photo taken.  Envelopes for family photos are available at the Front Office.  A discount applies for families with 3 or more children.  After purchasing Individual Packs for EACH child a Siblings Presentation pack of your choice will be free.

Split Families:  Each student is issued with one shoot key.  In the case of split families, any parent requiring additional photos requires a shoot key.  To obtain a shoot key please call the photographers on 6255 9208, or email canberra.office@msp.com.au to be issued with this key.

Regards,

Office
St Thomas Aquinas West Belconnen
office.staquinas@cg.catholic.edu.au 
02 6258 4077 

Wash Your Hands - Singalong Day - 10 June

STA is participating in the 'Wash Your Hands BIG Singalong Day' being held on Wednesday 10 June to engage our students to wash their hands properly and, in a FUN way, to help our students stay healthy, safe and reduce the spread of COVID-19. 

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Regards,

Office
St Thomas Aquinas West Belconnen
office.staquinas@cg.catholic.edu.au 
02 6258 4077