Message from the Principal

What an amazing start to the year.  All students looked very smart on the first day and continue to look great.  ACC views uniforms as a key element in fostering a sense of unity and equality amongst the student body.  This sense of unity is something that is very important and that we want to be extremely proud of here at ACC.

It was lovely meeting everyone over a BBQ meal at our Parent Invitation evening.  I hope that everyone has a greater understanding of what we are aiming to achieve through our teaching and learning programs.

Over the coming weeks we have some important events.  Our yearly Swimming Program starts on Monday, February 19 and continues for 2 weeks.  It is a fantastic program and one that is very important to all children.

Also, in making sure that our teaching and learning program is at its very best, ACC run ACER testing twice a year. This testing shows us what we need to do in helping each individual child reach their full potential.

General Business Items

Contacting the School

The mobile phone that we previously had at the school is no longer in operation. If you need to call the school please contact us on 6326 8885.

Students Away

If your child is unwell or away for the day please phone the school and leave a message or you can text on 0429 809 075.

Staff Introductions

We have an amazing team who are excited about  2018 and about teaching your children. The staff are listed below and we will share more about each one in the future.

Mr Martin Howell - Principal

Mrs Jennifer Howell  -  High School Teacher

Mrs Marcela Hemphillova - High School Teacher

Mrs Louise Spaulding  -  Prep, 1, 2 Teacher

Mrs Melissa Cleaver  - Primary 3 - 6 Teacher

Mrs Janelle Richardson - Administration

Welcome New Students

We would like to welcome 2 new students to our school, Gabby and Grace. We look forward to getting to know them and their family and we wish them all the best in their schooling experience.

New entrance and exit for students

We would like students - where possible - to enter and exit the school via the stairwell at the bottom end of the school. This will help movement around the school flow a lot easier.

Drop off and Pick up Locations

When dropping your children off and picking them up, can we ask that all parents/carers please do so either from the main carpark or Cornwall Crescent. We appreciate your assistance in this.

Uniform Regulations

We are enjoying seeing all our students look so smart in their new uniforms and we are off to a great start for the new year.

Please be sure to check the notice that was sent home regarding uniforms and what is to be worn for summer at the moment. You can also view all these guidelines on the school website at

For all new uniform orders, you will need to log into your EStore account on the website and order that way. If you have not received an email to be able to do so please contact Mrs Richardson for assistance. You might want to look at order a jumper for your child soon as the weather is cooling down.

Considering that all uniforms are brand new could we please ask that you name all your childs items clearly to save them being mixed up.

PE Days for uniform

Students are required to wear their PE uniforms on the following days -

Prep - 2 Wednesdays

Grades 3 - 6 Tuesday

High School Mondays

Swimming Lessons

Whole school Swimming and Water Safety program will commence on Monday the 19th of February and runs through until Friday the 2nd of March.

Students have been given permission forms to have signed and they should all be returned to their class teachers by Friday the 16th February.

The students will travel to and from the pool in our school bus with some also going in private cars.

We look forward to a successful swimming program that will help equip all our students for a safe swimming experience.

Coles Sports in Schools Docket

We are collecting the Sports in Schools dockets from Coles this term and through until July.

Please spread the word to family and friends to keep their dockets for us so we can earn some fantastic new sports equipment for the school.

There is a Coles Box in the front entrance for the students to put the dockets into.


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