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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.



2022 School Fees Update


All camp payments for Hub 3/4 and 5/6 are due on Friday 3 June 2022. Payment must be received by this time so your child / children can attend camp.

Camp for Hub 3/4 students is $220; camp for Hub 5/6 students is $300.



We understand large payment outlays can be difficult and prefer that our families manage payments through a regular direct debit to the school bank account. 


Payments can be made to:

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.





Applications for CSEF discount will close Friday 24th June!


Do you hold either of the concession cards below?

Parents and carers holding either of these concession cards may apply for $125 per child to use for payments relating to Camp, Sports and Excursion (CSEF).


For more information regarding eligibility and assistance, click on this link Camp, Sports and Excursion Fund, visit our office with your concession card and completed CSEF Applicaton form below:-



Financial assistance will be allocated to your family’s account and paid towards the 2022 excursion levy and activities planned by St John’s.


All families that hold a concession card will be entitled to a school fee discount.





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



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.




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

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.