Galilee Bulletin

04 March 2020
Issue Four
Dates & Information
Community Links
Galilee Regional Catholic Primary School
(03) 9699 2928
301 - 319 Bank Street
South Melbourne, Victoria, 3205

Dates & Information

Break Times

First Break - 11.00-11.40am

Second Break 1.50-2.30pm

It is preferred students leaving early are collected at the beginning or end of these breaks to minimise disruptions to classes.

Term Dates

Term 1  Friday Jan 31 - Friday March 27 at 1.30pm

Term 2 Tuesday April 14 - Friday June 26 1.30pm

Term 3 Mon July 13 - Friday Sept 18 1.30pm

Term 4 Mon Oct 5 - Tuesday Dec 15 1.30pm

Term 1

March 5 & 6 - School Closure Days

March 9 - Labour Day Holiday

March 10 - Book Club Issue 2 orders due

March 11 - Assembly 2.40pm

March 10-13 - Prep 2021 sibling interviews

March 12 & 19 - Classroom Helper Course

March 16 - Reconciliation Reflection Day Year 3 in the School Hall

March 17-20 - Year 5 Merricks Camp

March 18 - Assembly 2.40pm

March 24 - School Photos

March 25 - Stations of the Cross 2.30pm

March 26 - Year 3 Sacrament of Reconciliation

March 27 - Harmony Day celebration 

                    - End of Term 1:30pm dismissal

School Closure Days


March 5 & 6

August 14

November 2

November 27

Community Dates

Thurs 12th March: Classroom Helper & Number Intervention Course 9-10am

Thurs 19th March: Classroom Helper & Number Intervention Course 9-10am

Term 1 Physical Education 





Friday March 6th

Beachside Swimming



Assembly Presentation

Wednesdays 2.40pm

Camp Calendar

2020 Camps

Year 5 Merricks March 17-20

Year 3L Zoo Snooze October 29-30

Year 3M Zoo Snooze November 5-6

Lunch Orders

Available to order Mondays and Fridays only


Medical Consent Form

Please use this form if your child needs to take any temporary medication at school (antibiotics/eye drops/ventolin/creams or lotions etc.).


School Uniform

Please read the policy below if you are unsure of the correct wearing of the Uniform. Students who are in incorrect shoes, with a note, must be for a maximum of one week. Correct shoes are to be worn till the end of the school year (it is not acceptable to be in incorrect shoes to save purchasing of new shoes towards the end of the school year).

Boys should NOT be wearing the striped navy blue sock (they are for Winter).

Galilee Uniform Policy:


PSW Uniform: 1/128 Bertie Street, Port Melbourne 9768 0385

Second Hand Uniform @ Galilee

Open: Monday morning 8.45-9.10am

Located in Prep Building

Donations of clean/well cared for uniform happily accepted.

Galilee Out of School Hours (GOSH)

To register and book for your child to attend before or after school care, please do so via this link:


Closure Days

Please note the following days are school Closure Days:

Thursday 5 March

Friday 6 March

Monday 9 March

Open Morning Tours

This morning we opened our school to interested future families. We began with an assembly at 9am followed by tours led by Year 5/6 students who as always did a marvellous job answering questions and showing off what Galilee has to offer to approximately 90 families.


We look forward to Prep 2021 sibling interviews next week and then new families in Weeks One and Two of Term 2.


Our next scheduled School Tour will be May 11 at 9:15am.

Beachside Swimming

Congratulations to Harper (Year 4) and Callum (Year 6) for progressing to Beachside District Swimming on Friday 6 March. We wish them all the best.

Prep Interviews

Sibling Prep enrolment interviews will be held from March 10-19. A CareMonkey request to book times has been sent out.

Non-sibling interviews will be conducted from April 14-24. 

Classroom Helper Course

The first Classroom Helper Course will be held next Thursday 12 March at 9am in the Hall.  Please ensure you have signed in at the Office first. There is a second session on Thursday 19 March at 9am. 

Mobile Phone Policy

The Smart Watches referred to in our new Mobile Phone policy are any watch that has message and call capabilities. These must be handed into the teacher, with mobile phones at the beginning of the day. 

Principal Conference

Mr Millar will be away at a Principal Conference from March 11-13. Mr Martello and Mrs Gerecke will be Acting Principals'.

Messages to Students

A reminder to call the office if you have a message to pass onto your child during the day about pick up plans/attending after care/riding home etc. Emails are not guaranteed to be read especially if the staff member is not at work to read them or internet is down.

Community Links


Galilee Bulletin
2019 Lunch Order List.pdf
Medical Consent Form.pdf