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Upcoming Events

 

Friday 30 June

Last day of Term 2

2.30pm finish.

 

TERM 3  2017

 

Monday 17 July

First day back Term 3

 

Wed 18 July

GWR  Year 7&8 boys  AFL in Ballarat

GWR Year 7&8 Badminton in Ballarat

GWR Year 7&8 girls Netball Ballarat

 

Thursday 20 July

GWR Intermediate & Senior boys AFL in Ballarat

 

 

 

 

Student Absences

It’s Not OK to be Away

 

Students with irregular and poor attendance often struggle at school and the value they receive from their education is greatly diminished as a result.

 

Portland Secondary College takes the issue of student absence very seriously but it is not an issue which can be dealt with solely by the school.  It requires the support of both parents and the community if it is to be successfully addressed.

 

Please make sure that your child attends school every day.  Try to make medical appointments etc outside school hours and take holidays over the designated holiday period. 

It is only when we see education as a partnership between the school and parents that we will be able to properly address the issue of student absenteeism.

 

If an absence is unavoidable please contact the General Office on 55231344.  Alternatively a note can be sent the next day for the student to drop off at the general office or by logging it on Compass.