Virtual School Tour

Due to Covid-19 social distancing requirements, we have not been able to conduct our school tours, Open Day and Information Evening for prospective families throughout Term 2 as we normally would. Prospective families, particularly those with children beginning their secondary education next year, are invited to watch this video and come on a virtual tour…

FHS OPEN DAY 2020

We are in the process of creating a virtual tour/open day for families this year due to the current Covid-19 restrictions. Please keep an eye out on our website over the coming weeks.

Principal’s Report April 2020

Dear students, staff and families Thank you for your ongoing support and communication during these unprecedented times. I hope that, in general, you are traveling well, and enjoying time with each other, especially in this cold weather where working from home can provide warmth and comfort. Remote Learning As promised in the Compass post before…

Mental Health – what teachers should look for

Andrew Fuller Some young people have been living an online lifestyle for years. This means that while some kids are thriving without the pressures of attending school, others are unravelling & facing mental health concerns during challenging times. Teachers have been asking about the signs that might indicate they should be more concerned about a…

COVID-19: List of resources

GENERAL TIP SHEETS/ADVICE Australian Psychological Society- ‘Tips for coping with coronavirus anxiety’ Beyond Blue: From toddlers to teens: How to talk about the coronavirus Black Dog Institute- ‘Reassuring your children about the unknown’ Emerging Minds- ‘Communicating with your children about COVID-19′ Family Education – Learning at Home Resources for the Covid-19 outbreak SELF-CARE FOR TEACHERS,…

HoL activity: Soft bear project

Be safe, have fun, take photos/notes to complete your HoL@home Folio and share with your HoL team. Reminder: as part of your planning use the HoL@home JSA to identify risks to keep this activity safe, and email Penny with your completed work: pennys@fitzroyhs.vic.edu.au Please click here for the HOL@home Safety Analysis template Description:Create a soft…

Tuning in to Teens

Tuning in to Teens Ideal for Parents/carers of children aged 10 to 14 years. When Thursday 28 May 2020 from 7:30-8:45pm.Where This session will be delivered via Zoom webinar. Further information will be provided upon registration. Please note: participants will have access to the chat message function for the Q&A section of the webinar, but will not be…

Initial information regarding the phased return to on-site schooling

Dear parents, guardians, carers and students, Thank you for all your support during these past few weeks of remote and flexible learning. Following advice from the Chief Health Officer, the Victorian Government has advised that schools can begin a phased return to on-site schooling. In the first stage, students in Prep, Grade 1 and Grade…

Staged return to on-site teaching: advice in your language

The following link provides all of the up to date information from the Department of Education in relation to the staged return of on-site learning for your students. https://www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/Pages/staged-return-translated-advice.aspxhttps://www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/Pages/staged-return-translated-advice.aspx

COVID-19: how can I help?

Over the past few weeks, we have seen the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on our school and the wider school community.  Teachers and school leadership are working harder than ever to respond to rapidly changing challenges and requirements.  Parents and carers are being stretched and challenged as they try to juggle the needs…