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Families are reminded that students should not be attending school if there are any symptoms of illness. At the first sign of COVID or flu like symptoms please get tested and remain isolated until results are received. If your child comes to school exhibiting symptoms of illness, you will be called and asked to pick them up.


2023  Years 3 & 4 Camp Fee

Camp notes and the attached letter regarding payment information have been sent home. Payment is due by Thursday 6 April 2023 - please contact the office if you need assistance.

2023 School Fees & Levies

Please see the attached schedule of fees and levies for 2023. Fee statements were sent home on Tuesday 31 January 2023.

Instalment 1 of $825 (for 1 student; $1,190 for 2 students; $1,555 for 3 students) is now due. 

See information below if you would like to discuss a payment plan. 


2023 Concessional Fee Policy

If you hold a valid government concession card (or similar), please see the attached Concessional Fee Policy and application forms. 

If you have any questions regarding accessing Concessional Fees for 2023, please contact the office at


Payment Plans

We understand large payment outlays can be difficult and prefer that our families manage fees due through regular payments. These can be made via: 

  • payment to the school bank account (details below)
  • direct debit payment set up using our bank direct debit service
  • CentrePay
Bank:     NAB
BSB:    083 347
Account No:  495 166 642
Account Name: St John’s PS Footscray
Reference:Please include the 4 digit Account Code at the top of your statement with your Surname
If you would like to speak to us about your fee payment plan, please see our bursar, Melinda or our principal, Emily.





A history of fees and ongoing payments may be accessed via the ICON Parent Portal, Finance tab . If you do not have your username or password please contact


Thank you

Melinda McNaught




Parents are requested to log their child's absence using either:

Medications Reminder

If your child/ren requires medication at school, please complete the attached Administration of Medication Guidelines document providing us with written permission to administer any medication ie: Eye drops, Antihistamine, Ventolin, Epipen etc.



We also require an up to date Action Plan every year from your doctor to accompany the medication if it is in relation to Asthma, Allergies, Anaphylaxis and Epilepsy.


Please provide the school with the item/s required as soon as possible at the start of the year, as it is of primary importance that we have up to date Action Plans/Medication in case of an emergency.


If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Leonie in the office on 9687 3150 or


Thank you for your assistance.


Parent Contact Details

Have your contact details changed? 

If so, please log into the Community Portal and update your details or email the office via so we can update our records. This includes changes to emergency contacts, additional numbers to call if needed and any changes to employment details.


Thank you

Melinda and Leonie