Welcome to St Mary of the Cross - Windsor

 

 

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 Principal's Welcome

 

 

Message from the Principalhttp://www.stmaryofthecross.qld.edu.au/School Profile/Pages/Message-from-the-Principal.aspxMessage from the Principal<p class="ms-rteElement-P" style="text-align:justify;">St Mary of the Cross Catholic Parish School is administered by the Brisbane Catholic Education Office on behalf of the Archbishop of Brisbane. Building on the work of the leaders of this school since 1929 this fine school is a privilege and honour.</p> <div> </div> <div>As a community of faith within the Archdiocese of Brisbane, St Mary of the Cross is committed to an educational ministry that embraces and promotes lifelong faith learning. </div> <div> </div> <div> As a Catholic School:</div> <div> </div> <ul><li>we are a multicultural, inclusive school not a private school</li> <li>we celebrate difference and promote friendship and peace</li> <li>we nurture a personal spirituality</li> <li>we encourage and celebrate a love of learning</li> <li>we recognize, value and access all available resources for the continued development of the learning environment;</li> <li>we empower children to be individual, self-confident and considerate.</li> <li>we offer specialist lessons from Prep to Year Six in Spanish, PE, Music, Visual Arts, Drama, Library and yoga. </li> <li>we have an outstanding before, after and vacation care program who exceeded ratings in all seven of the National Quality Standards</li> <li>we offer air conditioning and excellent access to technology across all year levels. </li></ul> <div> </div> <div>If you share these values, beliefs and opportunities we invite you to apply for enrolment.</div> <div> </div> <div>Please contact me if you would like more information about our wonderful school. </div> <div> </div> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"><strong>Mr Matthew Beacroft</strong></p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">Principal </p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"> </p> <div> </div>

 Specialist Lessons

​On offer at St Mary of the Cross are the following specialist lessons:
•   Spanish
•   Integrated Arts
•   Music Program
•   HPE
•   Library Lessons

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 Enrolment Information

 

 

Enrolmentshttp://www.stmaryofthecross.qld.edu.au/EnrolmentsEnrolments<p style="text-align:justify;">​​​The Enrolment Application Form is to be printed and returned with original documentation where applicable. The electronic version of the form can be completed electronically before printing.<br></p> <div>All enrolment application forms and associated information can be obtained through the links below.</div> <h2 class="ms-rteElement-H2">Preparatory Year</h2> <ul><li><p class="ms-rteElement-P" style="text-align:justify;">Applications f<img width="901" height="598" class="ms-rtePosition-2" alt="SMOTC-amanda-crocetti-photography-portrait-photography-007-LR.jpg" src="/Enrolments/PublishingImages/SMOTC-amanda-crocetti-photography-portrait-photography-007-LR.jpg" style="margin:5px 15px;width:349px;height:233px;" />or enrolment in the Prep Year at St Mary of the Cross can be made up to two years before the anticipated enrolment.    </p></li> <li><p class="ms-rteElement-P" style="text-align:justify;">Family interviews, along with the child, are held with the Principal during Term 2 of the year prior to eligibility for attending. </p></li> <li><p class="ms-rteElement-P" style="text-align:justify;">Places will be offered (in writing) during June/July. An enrolment fee is ​required to confirm this placement. (This fee is deducted from your fees in the first term of the year.)  </p></li> <li><p class="ms-rteElement-P">Orientation days will be held for all new Prep Year children during Term 4.</p></li></ul> <h2 class="ms-rteElement-H2">Criteria for Enrolment</h2> <div>Children enrolling for Prep Year must turn 5 by 30 June in the year they will complete the Prep Year.  The table below is a guide to when the children are eligible to enrol in the preparatory year at St Mary of the Cross School.</div> <div> </div> <table width="642" class="ms-rteTable-bcetablethree"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-bcetablethree"><td width="33%" class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-bcetablethree" valign="top"><strong>Children Born</strong></td> <td width="33%" align="center" class="ms-rteTableOddCol-bcetablethree" valign="top"><strong>Eligible for Prep in</strong></td> <td width="34%" align="center" class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-bcetablethree" valign="top"><strong>Eligible for Year 1 in</strong></td></tr> <tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-bcetablethree"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-bcetablethree" valign="top"><strong>1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012</strong></td> <td align="center" class="ms-rteTableOddCol-bcetablethree" valign="middle"><strong>2017</strong></td> <td align="center" class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-bcetablethree" valign="middle"><strong>2018</strong></td></tr> <tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-bcetablethree"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-bcetablethree" valign="top"><strong>1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013</strong></td> <td align="center" class="ms-rteTableOddCol-bcetablethree" valign="middle"><strong>2018</strong></td> <td align="center" class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-bcetablethree" valign="middle"><strong>2019</strong></td></tr> <tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-bcetablethree"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-bcetablethree" valign="top"><strong>1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014</strong></td> <td align="center" class="ms-rteTableOddCol-bcetablethree" valign="middle"><strong>2019</strong></td> <td align="center" class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-bcetablethree" valign="middle"><strong>2020</strong></td></tr> <tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-bcetablethree"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-bcetablethree" valign="top"><strong>1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015</strong></td> <td align="center" class="ms-rteTableOddCol-bcetablethree" valign="middle"><strong>2020</strong></td> <td align="center" class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-bcetablethree" valign="middle"><strong>2021</strong></td></tr></tbody></table> <div> </div> <h2 class="ms-rteElement-H2">Years 1 to 6</h2> <ul><li><p class="ms-rteElement-P">Applications for enrolment are given out on request. </p></li> <li><p class="ms-rteElement-P">A family interview, along with the child, will be held with a member of the administration team. </p></li> <li><p class="ms-rteElement-P">Originals of birth, baptismal and immunisation certificates need to be sighted and copies of recent school reports or letters from previous school need to be provided.  </p></li> <li><p class="ms-rteElement-P">Confirmation of enrolment will be by letter. </p></li></ul> <h1 class="ms-rteElement-H1">Application for Enrolment Kit (Prep to Year 6)</h1> <div>The Application for Enrolment Kit contains an <strong>Application for Enrolment Form</strong> as well as an <strong>accompanying Application for Enrolment Notes Booklet.</strong></div> <div> </div> <div>The Form and Notes Booklet are available, via the links below, in both an electronic and print version.</div> <div> </div> <div style="text-align:center;"> </div> <h3 class="ms-rteElement-H3">Electronic Version:</h3> <div>The electronic version of the documents can be downloaded, saved to your own computer and the Application for Enrolment Form completed electronically.  Please note that a complete Application for Enrolment Form is required for each student that you wish to enrol.</div> <div> </div> <div><strong>Hint:</strong>  If applying for enrolment for more than 1 student, save one completed version of the form multiple times and change the relevant particular details for each additional student.</div> <h3 class="ms-rteElement-H3">Print Version:</h3> <div>The print version, whilst available electronically, is designed to be downloaded, printed and the Application for Enrolment Form filled in by hand.  Please note that a complete Application for Enrolment Form is required for each student that you wish to enrol.</div> <div> </div> <div><em>A copy of the print version of the Application for Enrolment Kit is also available via the school office.</em></div> <h2 class="ms-rteElement-H2">Enrolment Form - Printed Version</h2> <div><a href="/Enrolments/Documents/enrolmentform.pdf"><img width="16" height="16" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Download Enrolment Application Form</a></div> <div> </div> <div><a href="/Enrolments/Documents/enrolmentformnotes.pdf"><img width="16" height="16" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Download Enrolment Notes Booklet</a></div> <div> </div> <h2 class="ms-rteElement-H2">Enrolment Form - Electronic Version</h2> <div><a href="/Enrolments/Documents/enrolmentformelec.pdf"><img width="16" height="16" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Download Enrolment Application Form</a></div> <div> </div> <div><a href="/Enrolments/Documents/enrolmentformnoteselec.pdf"><img width="16" height="16" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Download Enrolment Notes Booklet</a></div>

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 News and Events

 

 

Library Newshttp://www.stmaryofthecross.qld.edu.au/news-and-events/Pages/Library-News.aspxLibrary News<p> <img alt="bookfair.jpg" src="/news-and-events/SiteAssets/Pages/Library-News/bookfair.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:638px;" /> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br><strong>CYBER SMART </strong><br>Be Cyber Smart continues to be the message we are sharing across the year levels. To assist your child to be Cyber Smart you might like to consider discussing some family rules around device usage. A discussion with your child around what meets your family’s needs is an essential dialogue. Common Sense Media has many tips for parents on the topic. The following link provides an example of family media agreements which might assist you in beginning the discussion at home. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br><a href="https://www.commonsensemedia.org/sites/default/files/uploads/connecting_families/family_media_agreements_k-12.pdf">https://www.commonsensemedia.org/sites/default/files/uploads/connecting_families/family_media_agreements_k-12.pdf</a> </p>
Remarkable Moments Dayhttp://www.stmaryofthecross.qld.edu.au/news-and-events/Pages/Remarkable-Moments.aspxRemarkable Moments Day<div style="text-align:justify;">Last Friday we celebrated our remarkable learning progress from our students, staff and school community. Peter Stower, our Brisbane Catholic Education Area Supervisor, spoke to the community about how pleased he was with all our progress and achievements this year. Our learning tree is now in full bloom with our flowers that have our remarkable moments written on the back. It is always great to showcase the fabulous efforts of our staff and students at St Mary of the Cross. I would like to thank Mrs Vanessa Wick, our Primary Learning Leader for all her efforts this year in guiding our path for growth in classrooms for teachers and students. </div><div style="text-align:justify;"> </div><div style="text-align:center;"><img alt="remarkablemoments.jpg" src="/news-and-events/PublishingImages/remarkablemoments.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:451px;" /> </div>
Parent Reading Nighthttp://www.stmaryofthecross.qld.edu.au/news-and-events/Pages/Parent-Reading-Night.aspxParent Reading Night<p style="text-align:justify;">Reading every night to your child is the most important thing you can as a parent. Access to books via our school library and your local council library and a selection of both fiction and non-fiction books is so important. Reading to your child is important but just as important is having them read to you and seeing you read for pleasure. All of these things and many more were spoken about by Lea, from Literacy Solutions, last week at the Parent Reading Night. Lea is back this week working with both teachers and students across all year levels to ensure that we as educators continue to innovate and learn best practice.</p>

 Upcoming Events

 

 

End of Year Concert 5pm - 7pmhttp://www.stmaryofthecross.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=526End of Year Concert 5pm - 7pm11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Book Fair openhttp://www.stmaryofthecross.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=527Book Fair open11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Christmas Stallhttp://www.stmaryofthecross.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=528Christmas Stall11/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Year 2 Excursionhttp://www.stmaryofthecross.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=529Year 2 Excursion11/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Assembly 2.30pmhttp://www.stmaryofthecross.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=530Assembly 2.30pm11/22/2017 4:30:00 AM
Sausage Sizzlehttp://www.stmaryofthecross.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=531Sausage Sizzle11/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

 Regular Events

Wednesdays ​Hymn Practice with Mrs McCourt
Wednesdays Assembly 2.30 - 3.00pm
Fridays ​2.30pm ​Assembly in Library
​1st Friday ​Parent Morning Tea with Sr Anne