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Our Community

St. Agnes’ is a welcoming and vibrant community. We work towards building strong relationships between school, parents, our parish and our local community.

 

We are a community that values connection, partnership and learning. We are characterised by a safe environment with a supportive parent and parish community. There are many opportunities for parents to be involved with our community through an active and highly valued Parent’s and Friends Comittee, School Advisory Council and social activities for parents and for families. We welcome and value all contributions from our families.

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Parents and Friends Committee

​St Agnes’ Parents & Friends Committee exists to support the school. Its role is to organise social events, raise funds and assist with the pastoral care of our community.

 

It is an excellent way for parents to connect and work together for the benefit of the children. While there is no set fundraising target for the year, all funds raised go to improving the school environment, and/or purchasing resources, which in turn, directly benefits all students.

School Advisory Council

​The role of the School Advisory Council (SAC) is to advise the Principal and Parish Priest.  The SAC aims to work in the best interests of the St Agnes’ community and to assist and foster the growth and development of Catholic Education in Highett.  Members are also responsible for communicating new developments and progress reports to the school community. It is another great avenue for parent participation in the life of our school.

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Opportunities to Connect

We invite our community to get involved with the activities at St Agnes' Primary School. Come along and be a part of:

  • Be a Class Rep

  • Help with weekly Icy Poles and BBQ 

  • Be part of Classroom Helper programs

  • Be part of Mother’s Day & Father's Day Breakfast

  • Support the famous St Agnes' Fete

  • Help in the Uniform Shop

  • Mark laps at the Walkathon

  • Be a helper on excursions

  • Assist in the organisation of Year 6 Graduation

  • Crack some glowsticks at the student Disco Night

  • Umpire Interschool Sport

  • Rake the long jump pit at Sports Day

  • Assist the organisation of the Welcome Picnic

Before and After School Care

Extend provides the highest quality Before School, After School, Pupil Free Days and Holiday Care Programs for our students (minimum bookings required). They combine a genuine care for students with the Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) experience and expertise to deliver the best outcomes for students, families and schools, by:

  • Providing creative and engaging experiences for all student

  • Delivering fun, educational activities that develop life skills

  • Ensuring there are inclusive programs that appeal to all students

  • Establishing regular clubs at OSHC for students to join in

  • Facilitating a homework club – helping busy families at the end of the day

  • Offering students lots of delicious, fresh and nutritional food choices.

  • The program operates on week days from 6:45 am – 8:30am and 3:25 – 6:00 pm.

 

Extend’s mission is ‘providing opportunities kids should have’.

Parish Information

St Agnes Church is located next to the school with the Presbytery located at 6 Clyde Street, Highett.

Our Parish Office is located at 1 Locinda Street, Highett and is open by appointment only.

 

Mass Times

Weekday Mass:  Tuesday and Friday 9am

Saturday Vigil - 6pm

 

Contact Details

Tel:  (03) 9532 1794

Email: highett@cam.org.au

Website: https://www.sahighett.org.au