Other Information

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Attendance

Geneva operates on four school terms per year. You will be advised of term dates at the end of the preceding year and regularly in our news letters. Hours of attendance are from 8:45am to 3:10pm on all normal school days. If your child is not traveling on a school bus, it is a parental responsibility to ensure students arrive to school on time and are picked up on time at the end of the day. Please notify the supervisor or the school office as soon as possible if your child is going to be absent. Also notify bus drivers to help with keeping on schedule.

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Medical Information

All parents are asked to complete a medical information form on enrolment.

In an instance where a student requires urgent medical attention, staff will call the parent and if necessary transfer to the local hospital.

No staff member will administer any medication to students without written parental authorization and the relevant medical forms completed.

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Food

Geneva Christian College supports healthy eating in school. Lollies, chewing gum and soft drinks are not allowed at school. Lunches, break time snacks and appropriate drinks will need to be brought from home. The P&F operate a canteen once a week during the year. Information regarding canteen will appear in schoolʼs news letter. There are water dispensers and fresh water taps throughout the school.

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Stationery & Supplies

Work books and texts, along with all general stationery are supplied by the school at the commencement of each term and are included in the fees. Further supplies may be purchased from the school office as required.

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Mobile Phones

  • Mobile phone use by students should only be in cases of emergency or genuine need, before or after school
  • Secondary students must hand devices in to class teachers each morning on arrival and collect at the end of each day.  If a mobile phone is seen or heard it will be confiscated and must then be collected by the student's parents
  • Primary students must hand all electronic devices in to the school office first thing in the morning and collect at the end of each day 
  • Students must report to the class teacher or office if they are sick and need to go home, they are not to make own arrangements using their mobile phone
  • In no way must a mobile phone be used to harass, abuse or distract another student
  • They are used entirely at ownerʼs risk, the school does not accept any responsibility for theft, loss or damage

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IT Devices & Internet Access

Student access to computers and the internet is provided at supervised points throughout the school. There is a specific policy on this and a form for parents and senior students to read and sign before access is permitted.