27 July 2018

Salam alaikum.

1: From the Principal

We welcome many new students,

their families as well as

new staff to the start of Term 3.

Enrolments are around 240 students,

and we look to having around 300

for the start of next year as

we grow to include Year 9.

We welcome Mr Jacques to the office,

who is taking over the finance

role vacated by Mrs Turner,

and Peng, the driver of our

fifth bus – over 110 students

come to Playford College by bus.

I will be sending out updated bus

timetables via School Stream –

please look out for this information.

2: From the Deputy Principal

– Curriculum Matters

A reminder to parents/caregivers that

we encourage the following programs;

Mathseeds Reception to Year 2;

Mathletics Year 3 – Year 8;

Reading Eggs Reception – Year 6.

Robotics / Coding

we are pleased to announce

that our curriculum program

will include a Robotics/ Coding program

in Term 3 and Term 4.

Our Primary students will

enjoy using Bee-Bots

and our Middle School (7-10)

will be using Arduino.

3: Bus Number 5

We now have 5 buses running,

and they are already full.

I will be sending out the

latest routes and times

on School Stream.

4: Term 3 Fees

invoices will be sent shortly.

More and more families are

moving to direct debit –

no extra fees are charged by the school –

why not consider using this

convenient method to make

regular automatic payments of

your school fees?

5: Drop Off and Pick Up

School starts at 8.55am, and

students should be at school ten minutes

before that time, to be ready

when the bell goes.

The school day ends at 3.25pm

and supervision finishes at 3.45pm.

Parents should pick up their

children by 3.45pm.

If running late,

please notify the front office.

6: Jeans for Genes

as a fundraiser for this charity

we are having a

Jeans for Genes Day next Friday.

Gold coin donation.

If you wish to make an

additional donation to this cause, visit



7: Term 3 Uniform

a reminder that uniform

for term 3 is

winter uniform and

also the sports uniform.

Please do not mix and match the uniforms.

8:Please note

this term there will be

significant changes to

kiss and drop and parking

on school grounds.

A separate newsletter will

be coming out explaining the changes.

These changes are coming into

place for the safety of our students,

which will always be a

high priority for our school.

9: Next Newsletter will be Friday 3 August.

Fi aman Allah (swt)

Regards and du’as

Rainer Mayer