We value positive relationships with parents and carers to help develop better social and emotional skills in children. We know that when children are engaged with their learning, they attend school more regularly, leading to better long term outcomes.

For parenting and counselling services, visit the Family Support page, and for direction and clarity on regulations, processes and procedures at our school, read the Sydney Catholic School policies.

Supporting our Students

St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School Sutherland welcomes the opportunity to work collaboratively with parents in a wide variety of ways. Parental assistance in the classroom, creating resources, supervising on excursions, acting as officials at annual sporting events and participating in fundraising initiatives are essential and work to build positive and transparent relationships within the school community.

Parent/Teacher Communication

At St Patrick’s we believe that parents are the first and most decisive educators of their children. The school highly values and nurtures home-school relationships and strong communication. Communication with parents is facilitated in a variety of ways, including Compass app notifications and emails, parent-teacher evenings, phone calls, assemblies, newsletters, school Facebook page, open classrooms and parent forums. Parents can email their teacher to book a meeting when required. The school sends home each term a Parent Communication Link which highlights the key learning for that term. Written reports are sent home in Term Two and Term Four.

2023 School Year
Term 1
Friday 27 January 2023 – Thursday 6 April 2023
Term 2
Monday 24 April 2023 – Friday 30 June 2023
Term 3
Monday 17 July 2023 – Friday 22 September 2023
Term 4
Monday 9 October 2023 – Tuesday 19 December 2023
Note: Please check with your school as dates will vary.
2024 School Year
Term 1
Tuesday 30th January – Friday 12th April
Term 2
Monday 29th April – Friday 5th July
Term 3
Monday 22nd July – Friday 27th September
Term 4
Monday 14th October – Friday 20th December
Note: Please check with your school as dates will vary.
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