including cassette recorders, extra O.H.P.s and class sets
of most text books are found in Room 20. Please see Mr Peter
Leung, the Aide who has responsibility for this area, or
leave a note of what has been taken if he is not available.
Readers (class sets) can be found in the library. Students
borrow these using their library card as they would any
other library book. Ms Monica Stuart will assist when available.
Books of worksheets, cassettes and videos are stored with
the readers and are available for the teacher to borrow.
Teaching Resources, including worksheets
for various units of work are found in the filing cabinets
in the staff room foyer.
Reference materials can be found in the staffroom. These
have been sorted into categories (eg. grammar, writing etc)
by the use of coloured stickers. Please take care to return
resources you have borrowed to the correct shelf.
T.V./Videos are found in room 3, (video room), room 26 (TAS
room) and room 15 (HSIE room).
Booking sheets for video are located on the back of desks
facing the staffroom coffee tables. Booking sheet is filled
in according to class exit dates – class teacher of
class next to leave has first choice of booking. You will
require a key for the video cabinet in Room 3, (currently
stored in Irene’s desk drawer). Room 15 is a back-up.
There is no booking sheet, but room can be used through
negotiation with HSIE teachers, Mr Orr, Ms Eddy, Mrs Macquart
or Ms Derwent.
Computer room is available according to
the booking sheet located on the back of desks facing the
staffroom coffee tables.
Library access is also available according to the booking
sheet located on the back of desks facing the staffroom
The Library is available for class borrowing and research.
If the Library Assistant, Ms Monica Stuart, is not in the
Library please note:
• Students’ bags must be left in the foyer.
• Teachers should initial the student’s card
when books are returned.
When students borrow books please write the due date on:
a) Student card (orange) b) Book
card (blue) c) Date due card (in
• Due date is one week after book is borrowed.
• Leave cards and returned books on the desk.
• Remind students to keep books tidy and to put them
back in the same place on the shelves.
• Lock the Library when you leave.
Student attendance is marked twice daily,
during the first lesson and after the afternoon recess (after
lunch Wednesdays only). If you are timetabled for these
lessons take the roll with you to class.
Collect the roll from the staffroom foyer outside the staffroom
door. Mark the roll with an “A” for any absent
students. Send the roll to the office with a student. Late
students should not be admitted without a yellow late note
from the office. School Support Staff will make corrections
to rolls for those students who arrive after roll has been
sent up to the office.
Students known to be present at school but absent from lessons
should be reported to the Discipline Co-ordinator, Mr Orr,
or Head Teacher.
The school operates a "DROP EVERYTHING AND
READ" (DEAR) scheme for 2O minutes every day.
The students are divided into groups of 10 -12 with one
teacher. Both students and teacher are expected to engage
in reading at this time. Some special remedial literacy
groups and a numeracy group also operate during DEAR time.
Students may read any material in any language. They are
not permitted to change library books during reading time;
this should be done during normal library lessons, at morning
recess or lunchtime. They are also not expected to use the
toilets at this time.
The Playground Duty Roster is printed on the bottom of the
Please note the school rules below before undertaking playground
A clip board for teachers on duty is located hanging inside
the staff room door. Use it to note any students in breach
of school rules. Two teachers are rostered for morning recess
and lunch, each to patrol either the canteen/top oval and
upper area of the school or the bottom area of the playground,
along to the office.
One teacher only is on duty for the short afternoon recess.
The upper area school oval and canteen are out-of-bounds
during this time.