Bike, Rider and Pedestrian Safety
All HPSC students are reminded that when travelling to and from the college, they have important responsibilities to make sure they do so safely.
For students riding bikes to/from school, they must be wearing a helmet for their safety and to meet Victorian law. This law applies on all roads, bike paths and bike lanes. Police can stop bike riders and issue a fine or warning for anyone not wearing a bike helmet.
Students are also reminded that they are to use the crossings located on Fordholm Road and Campbell Drive when crossing the road. When crossing the road, road rules state that pedestrians must cross at a pedestrian crossing if there is one within 20 metres, and must not cause a traffic hazard by moving into the path of drivers. Rules also state pedestrians must be crossing the road as quickly and directly as possible.
A further reminder to parents and caregivers that cars are not permitted to enter the car parking areas for drop off or pick up. Parents and caregivers can drop off or pick up students by parking on either Fordholm Rd or Campbell Drive. This is to ensure the safety of all students at the start and end of the school day.
Thank you for your support in ensuring all of our members of the college community are safe and respectful of our road rules and laws.
Further information on Victorian road rules and laws for pedestrians and bike riders can be found at https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/safety-and-road-rules/road-rules/a-to-z-of-road-rules/pedestrians and https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/safety-and-road-rules/road-rules/a-to-z-of-road-rules/bicycles.
HPSC Breakfast Club
All students are invited to the Student Welfare and PSD area for breakfast on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8am to 8.45am. Come along, make some new friends and fuel your body with the energy you need to get through a busy school day. Everyone is welcome!
Sickbay acts as a first-aid station only.
If your child is unwell in the morning, it is best they remain at home.
Should they become ill at school they will be attended to by a First Aid attendant. If it is considered necessary for the child to be sent home, parents/caregivers will be contacted. Parents/caregivers are asked to collect their children promptly. If parents/caregivers are not contactable the Emergency contact person will be called. Please make sure that your student contact details are up to date. These can be updated via Compass School Manager.
Students are NOT PERMITTED to RING/TEXT their parents/caregivers themselves OR leave the school without permission.
If your child requires regular medication to be administered during school hours, parents/caregivers need to send the medication to school, clearly labelled, and it must be accompanied by a completed Medication authority form.
Please be aware the school does not keep a supply of painkillers (Panadol or other medication) for student use.
School Crossing Safety
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