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This is the webpage where you will be able to access important information to assist you in planning for your child's entry at Ormiston College in January 2020.

Below is a checklist of the mandatory forms for each year of entry.

Further information regarding entry into each year level is included in the sections which follow below the checklist under the following headings.

Please scroll down the page to view the information for your child's year level.

Checklists:

Prep to Year 3 Entry, have you:

  1. Booked a Uniform Shop Appointment here.
  2. Completed your Medical Form and returned to the College Registrar
  3. Ordered your Stationery (a link for online orders will be provided here by end October)

Year 4 to Year 6 Entry, have you:

  1. Booked a Uniform Shop Appointment here.
  2. Completed your Medical Form and returned to the College Registrar
  3. Completed your Junior School Co-curricular Involvement Form and returned to the College Registrar
  4. Ordered your Stationery (a link for online orders will be provided here by end October)

Year 7 to Year 12 Entry, have you:

  1. Booked a Uniform Shop Appointment here.
  2. Completed your Medical Form and returned to the College Registrar
  3. Completed your Secondary School Co-curricular Sign-On
  4. Completed your Laptop Agreement Form and returned to the College Registrar
  5. Completed your Textbook and Resources Hire Scheme Agreement and returned to the College Registrar
  6. Ordered your Stationery (a link for online orders will be provided here by end October)


2020 Term Dates

2020 Business Information and School Fee Due Dates

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Prep Entry Information

Have you:

1. Booked a Uniform Shop Appointment - For your convenience and to avoid excessive wait times, a uniform fitting appointment is required for new students. You can make an appointment on our website. If you have any questions regarding uniforms or appointment times, please contact our Uniform Shop Convenor, Trudi Styger at uniformshop@ormistoncollege.com.au



Ormiston College Uniform Price List


Please note:

2. Completed your Medical Form and returned to the College Registrar


Prep 2020 Stationery

Stationery for students entering Prep is to be purchased through MK Educational Supplies. Information regarding the process of ordering stationery will be emailed to families by end October. Your order will be delivered directly to your child/children's classroom. Please note that this stationery is not required to be named or wrapped.

Prep 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)


Prep 2020 Information Evening

An Information Evening for all Parents of students commencing in Prep 2020 will be held on Thursday 23 January 2020. Further information will be communicated to you in the lead-up to this date.

Prep Information Booklet

First Day of School for Prep Students

On the first day of school (Wednesday 29 January) students should arrive sometime between 8am and 9am. You are welcome to stay and settle your child but we ask that you leave at 9am. You are then invited to join our Parents and Friends (P&F) Association morning tea which is held on the first day of each term in the Hall of Fame.


Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) and Vacation Care

An OSHC and Vacation Care Program is offered for Ormiston College students.

Information Sheet
Fee Structure
Enrolment Form
Booking Form


Music at Ormiston College

Ormiston College encourages all students to acquire a lifelong love of music. Specialist music teachers inspire and equip students to become the best musicians they can be.

In doing this, music becomes a highly valued component of their lives both at school and beyond the classroom and as a consequence of this, students develop skills in the areas of socialisation, self-expression and creativity, critical and subjective thinking, concentration and self-discipline. We believe the pursuit of excellence in music to be an essential part of a holistic and integrated education for all students.

Music Tuition Program

Ormiston College provides a comprehensive and expansive Music Tuition Program. The College’s Music Tuition Program has long had a reputation for producing outstanding results and engaging students as lifelong musicians.

For more information regarding Music offerings at Ormiston College please view the Music Brochure below.

Ormiston College Music Brochure

Music Forms

Music for Little Mozarts (Prep) Form
Music Tuition Fees and Terms and Conditions (2020 fees to be confirmed)


Drama at Ormiston College

Private or group co-curricular drama is offered to interested students in the Junior School and Middle School. The drama students have the opportunity to enter eisteddfods and participate in accredited drama examinations. Various productions and presentations are also held throughout the year.

Drama Tuition Form
Drama Fees and Terms and Conditions


Ormiston College Swim Academy

The Ormiston College Swim Academy is where our students, parents, staff and members of the public come together to enjoy swimming in an inclusive, positive and friendly environment. Everyone is welcome, from OC students and their families to members of the general public!

View the Swim Academy webpage here.

Tennis at Ormiston College

Synergy Tennis offers a Tennis Program at Ormiston College to create a pathway from Prep to Year 12. This Private Coaching Program provides a link for students who wish to improve their individual skills throughout the year, complementing the team coaching provided at TAS and Junior TAS levels. For more information, please download the brochure.

View the Ormiston College Tennis Program information sheet here.

Ormiston College Tumble Bees Gymnastics Program

Class information for 2020 will be confirmed in due course. A Student Collection Service is also available for enrolled students. An enrolment form is required for each child wishing to join the club. For more information please contact Head Coach Pip Mainwaring on 0417 717 487 or email octumblebees@gmail.com

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Year 1 to Year 3 Entry Information

Have you:

  1. Booked a Uniform Shop Appointment - For your convenience and to avoid excessive wait times, a uniform fitting appointment is required for new students. You can make an appointment on our website. If you have any questions regarding uniforms or appointment times, please contact our Uniform Shop Convenor, Trudi Styger at uniformshop@ormistoncollege.com.au

    Ormiston College Uniform Price List

    Please note:
    • Blazers must not be worn in the Junior School.
    • Boys’ hair must be a traditional College cut. Under-cuts, gel or wax are not permitted.
    • Girls’ hair below shoulder length must be in one plait down the back, secured with black elastic and finished with maroon ribbon or scrunchie. Coloured bands are not permitted.
    • Hair must remain its natural colour with no streaks or foils at any time.
  2. Completed your Medical Form and returned to the College Registrar


Years 1 and 2 2020 Stationery Lists

Stationery for students entering Year 1 and Year 2 is to be purchased through MK Educational Supplies. Information regarding the process of ordering stationery will be emailed to families by end October. Your order will be delivered directly to your child/children's classroom. Please note that this stationery is not required to be named or wrapped.

Year 1 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)

Year 2 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)


Year 3 2020 Stationery List

For your convenience, the college sources stationery packs through MK Educational Supplies. Information regarding the process of ordering stationery will be emailed to families by end October.

Year 3 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)

If you prefer to purchase your child/children's stationery items elsewhere, please ensure that you purchase all items listed. Please note that all stationery items should be named.

Orientation

An Orientation for new students entering Year 1 to Year 6 in 2020 will be conducted on Tuesday 28 January. Further information will be forwarded to you in December.

First Day of School

On the first day of school (Wednesday 29 January) students should arrive sometime between 8am and 9am. You are welcome to stay and settle your child but we ask that you leave at 9am. You are then invited to join our Parents and Friends (P&F) Association morning tea which is held on the first day of each term in the Hall of Fame.

Parent Information Evenings

Parent Information Evenings will be held in Term 1 2020. This is a great opportunity to meet your child's teacher and receive an overview of the program, procedures and expectations. Ample time will be available for questions and answers. Further details regarding these evenings will be provided closer to the time.

Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) and Vacation Care

An OSHC and Vacation Care Program is offered for Ormiston College students.

Information Sheet
Fee Structure
Enrolment Form
Booking Form


Music at Ormiston College

Ormiston College encourages all students to acquire a lifelong love of music. Specialist music teachers inspire and equip students to become the best musicians they can be.

In doing this, music becomes a highly valued component of their lives both at school and beyond the classroom and as a consequence of this, students develop skills in the areas of socialisation, self-expression and creativity, critical and subjective thinking, concentration and self-discipline. We believe the pursuit of excellence in music to be an essential part of a holistic and integrated education for all students.

Year 3 Sing and String Program

This special program allows all Year 3 students to learn a string instrument as part of their academic Music studies at the College. Tuition is offered on the following instruments: violin, viola, cello and double bass. Students attend a one-hour Sing and String session each week in their regular class Music time.

Year 3 Sing and String Program Information and Fees

Music Tuition Program

Ormiston College provides a comprehensive and expansive Music Tuition Program. The College’s Music Tuition Program has long had a reputation for producing outstanding results and engaging students as lifelong musicians.

For more information regarding Music offerings at Ormiston College please view the Music Brochure below.

Ormiston College Music Brochure

Music Forms

Vocal and Instrumental Tuition (Year 1 to Year 12) Form
Music Tuition Fees and Terms and Conditions (2020 fees to be confirmed)


Drama at Ormiston College

Private or group co-curricular drama is offered to interested students in the Junior School and Middle School. The drama students have the opportunity to enter eisteddfods and participate in accredited drama examinations. Various productions and presentations are also held throughout the year.

Drama Tuition Form
Drama Fees and Terms and Conditions


Sport at Ormiston College

Sport plays an integral part in the well-rounded education offered by Ormiston College.

Central to the program is our commitment to TAS (The Associated Schools), an independent schools’ sporting association which offers seasons of Saturday fixtures as well as swimming, cross country and athletics carnivals. Complementing the TAS competition is the opportunity to participate in the regional selection process which allows our elite athletes to ultimately compete at State and National level.

All students have the opportunity to represent their House in a range of interhouse sporting events which culminate in a Champion House Cup. We offer outstanding sporting opportunities for students, including excellent coaching programs and state-of-the art facilities. Most importantly, our sporting program boasts an exciting tradition of excellence with premierships recorded every season.

Ormiston College Sports Brochure

Ormiston College Tumble Bees Gymnastics Program and Sport Aerobics Program

Class information for 2020 will be confirmed in due course. A Student Collection Service is also available for enrolled students. An enrolment form is required for each child wishing to join the club. For more information please contact Head Coach Pip Mainwaring on 0417 717 487 or email octumblebees@gmail.com

Ormiston College Swim Academy

The Ormiston College Swim Academy is where our students, parents, staff and members of the public come together to enjoy swimming in an inclusive, positive and friendly environment. Everyone is welcome, from OC students and their families to members of the general public!

View the Swim Academy webpage here.


Tennis at Ormiston College

Synergy Tennis offers a Tennis Program at Ormiston College to create a pathway from Prep to Year 12. This Private Coaching Program provides a link for students who wish to improve their individual skills throughout the year, complementing the team coaching provided at TAS and Junior TAS levels. For more information, please download the brochure.

View the Ormiston College Tennis Program information sheet here.

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Year 4 to Year 6 Entry Information

Have you:

  1. Booked a Uniform Shop Appointment - For your convenience and to avoid excessive wait times, a uniform fitting appointment is required for new students. You can make an appointment on our website. If you have any questions regarding uniforms or appointment times, please contact our Uniform Shop Convenor, Trudi Styger at uniformshop@ormistoncollege.com.au.


    Ormiston College Uniform Price List


    Please note:
    • Blazers must not be worn in the Junior School.
    • Boys’ hair must be a traditional College cut. Under-cuts, gel or wax are not permitted.
    • Girls’ hair below shoulder length must be in one plait down the back, secured with black elastic and finished with maroon ribbon or scrunchie. Coloured bands are not permitted.
    • Hair must remain its natural colour with no streaks or foils at any time.
  2. Completed your Medical Form and returned to the College Registrar
  3. Completed your Junior School Co-curricular Involvement Form

Year 4, 5 and 6 2020 Stationery Lists

For your convenience, the college sources stationery packs through MK Educational Supplies. Information regarding the process of ordering stationery will be emailed to families by end October.

Year 4 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)

Year 5 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)

Year 6 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)

If you prefer to purchase your child/children's stationery items elsewhere, please ensure that you purchase all items listed. Please note that all stationery items should be named.


Orientation

An Orientation for new students entering Year 1 to Year 6 in 2020 will be conducted on Tuesday 28 January. Further information will be forwarded to you in December.

Year 5 Information Booklet


First Day of School

On the first day of school (Wednesday 29 January) students should arrive sometime between 8am and 9am. You are welcome to stay and settle your child but we ask that you leave at 9am. You are then invited to join our Parents and Friends (P&F) Association morning tea which is held on the first day of each term in the Hall of Fame.

Parent Information Evenings

Parent Information Evenings will be held in Term 1 2020. This is a great opportunity to meet your child's teacher and receive an overview of the program, procedures and expectations. Ample time will be available for questions and answers. Further details regarding these evenings will be provided closer to the time.

Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) and Vacation Care

An OSHC and Vacation Care Program is offered for Ormiston College students.

Information Sheet
Fee Structure
Enrolment Form
Booking Form


Year 4 to 6 Co-curricular Program

In the aim to develop the full potential of students, Ormiston College provides an extensive co-curricular program. It is an expectation of the College that students from Year 4 and onward will participate in at least two co-curricular activities each year.

Students who are involved in programs outside of the College are expected to prioritise their commitment to College programs. Please complete and return the below Junior School Co-curricular Involvement Form to the College Registrar.

Junior School Co-curricular Involvement Form

Music at Ormiston College

Ormiston College encourages all students to acquire a lifelong love of music. Specialist music teachers inspire and equip students to become the best musicians they can be.

In doing this, music becomes a highly valued component of their lives both at school and beyond the classroom and as a consequence of this, students develop skills in the areas of socialisation, self-expression and creativity, critical and subjective thinking, concentration and self-discipline. We believe the pursuit of excellence in music to be an essential part of a holistic and integrated education for all students.

Music Tuition Program

Ormiston College provides a comprehensive and expansive Music Tuition Program. The College’s Music Tuition Program has long had a reputation for producing outstanding results and engaging students as lifelong musicians.

For more information regarding Music offerings at Ormiston College please view the Music Brochure below.

Ormiston College Music Brochure

Music Forms

Vocal and Instrumental Tuition (Year 1 to Year 12) Form
Music Tuition Fees and Terms and Conditions (2020 fees to be confirmed)

Drama at Ormiston College

Private or group co-curricular drama is offered to interested students in the Junior School and Middle School. The drama students have the opportunity to enter eisteddfods and participate in accredited drama examinations. Various productions and presentations are also held throughout the year.

Drama Tuition Form
Drama Fees and Terms and Conditions


Sport at Ormiston College

Sport plays an integral part in the well-rounded education offered by Ormiston College.

Central to the program is our commitment to TAS (The Associated Schools), an independent schools’ sporting association which offers seasons of Saturday fixtures as well as swimming, cross country and athletics carnivals. Complementing the TAS competition is the opportunity to participate in the regional selection process which allows our elite athletes to ultimately compete at State and National level.

All students have the opportunity to represent their House in a range of interhouse sporting events which culminate in a Champion House Cup. We offer outstanding sporting opportunities for students, including excellent coaching programs and state-of-the art facilities. Most importantly, our sporting program boasts an exciting tradition of excellence with premierships recorded every season.

Ormiston College Sports Brochure

Ormiston College Swim Academy

The Ormiston College Swim Academy is where our students, parents, staff and members of the public come together to enjoy swimming in an inclusive, positive and friendly environment. Everyone is welcome, from OC students and their families to members of the general public!

View the Swim Academy webpage here.


Ormiston College Tumble Bees Gymnastics Program and Sport Aerobics Program

Class information for 2020 will be confirmed in due course. A Student Collection Service is also available for enrolled students. An enrolment form is required for each child wishing to join the club. For more information please contact Head Coach Pip Mainwaring on 0417 717 487 or email octumblebees@gmail.com


Tennis at Ormiston College

Synergy Tennis offers a Tennis Program at Ormiston College to create a pathway from Prep to Year 12. This Private Coaching Program provides a link for students who wish to improve their individual skills throughout the year, complementing the team coaching provided at TAS and Junior TAS levels. For more information, please download the brochure.

View the Ormiston College Tennis Program information sheet here.

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Year 7 to Year 12 Entry Information

Have you:

  1. Booked a Uniform Shop Appointment - For your convenience and to avoid excessive wait times, a uniform fitting appointment is required for new students. You can make an appointment on our website. If you have any questions regarding uniforms or appointment times, please contact our Uniform Shop Convenor, Trudi Styger at uniformshop@ormistoncollege.com.au.

    Ormiston College Uniform Price List

    Please note:
    • All students in Years 7 to 12 wear Blazers in Terms 2 and 3 only.
    • Boys’ hair must be a traditional College cut. Under-cuts, gel or wax are not permitted.
    • Girls’ hair below shoulder length must be in one plait down the back, secured with black elastic and finished with maroon ribbon or scrunchie. Coloured bands are not permitted.
    • Hair must remain its natural colour with no streaks or foils at any time.
  2. Completed your Medical Form and returned to the College Registrar.
  3. Completed your Secondary School Co-curricular Sign-On . In the aim to develop the full potential of students, Ormiston College provides an extensive co-curricular program. It is an expectation of the College that students will participate in at least two co-curricular activities each year. Students who are involved in programs outside of the College are expected to prioritise their commitment to College programs.
  4. Completed your Laptop Agreement Form and returned to the College Registrar. The College has a one to one Laptop Program for all students in Year 7 to Year 12.
  5. Completed your Textbook and Resources Hire Scheme Agreement and returned to the College Registrar.


Year 7 to Year 12 Stationery Lists

For your convenience, the college sources stationery packs through MK Educational Supplies. Information regarding the process of ordering stationery will be emailed to families by end October.

Year 7 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)

Year 8 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)

Year 9 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)

Year 10 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)

Year 11 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)

Year 12 2020 Stationery List (to be made available end October)

If you prefer to purchase your child/children's stationery items elsewhere, please ensure that you purchase all items listed. Please note that all stationery items should be named.

Textbooks

A textbook and resource hire scheme operates for all Secondary School students. The current cost of the textbook and resource hire scheme for Senior School students is $62 per term. This amount may increase slightly in 2020. A deposit on textbooks of $200 will be charged to your first fees account next year. The deposit, less any incurred charges for non-return or damaged resources, will be refunded at the completion of schooling at Ormiston College.

Textbooks will be available for collection in the week preceding the commencement of the 2020 school year. Details regarding specific dates and times, and the location will be uploaded here in early January 2020.

Textbook and Resources Hire Scheme Agreement - Please complete and return to the College Registrar


Music at Ormiston College

Ormiston College encourages all students to acquire a lifelong love of music. Specialist music teachers inspire and equip students to become the best musicians they can be.

In doing this, music becomes a highly valued component of their lives both at school and beyond the classroom and as a consequence of this, students develop skills in the areas of socialisation, self-expression and creativity, critical and subjective thinking, concentration and self-discipline. We believe the pursuit of excellence in music to be an essential part of a holistic and integrated education for all students.

Music Tuition Program

Ormiston College provides a comprehensive and expansive Music Tuition Program. The College’s Music Tuition Program has long had a reputation for producing outstanding results and engaging students as lifelong musicians.

For more information regarding Music offerings at Ormiston College please view the Music Brochure below.

Ormiston College Music Brochure

Music Forms

Vocal and Instrumental Tuition (Year 1 to Year 12) Form
Music Tuition Fees and Terms and Conditions
Co-curricular Nomination Form for Music Ensembles

Drama at Ormiston College

Private or group co-curricular drama is offered to interested students in the Junior School and Middle School. The drama students have the opportunity to enter eisteddfods and participate in accredited drama examinations. Various productions and presentations are also held throughout the year.

Drama Tuition Form
Drama Fees and Terms and Conditions


Sport at Ormiston College

Sport plays an integral part in the well-rounded education offered by Ormiston College.

Central to the program is our commitment to TAS (The Associated Schools), an independent schools’ sporting association which offers seasons of Saturday fixtures as well as swimming, cross country and athletics carnivals. Complementing the TAS competition is the opportunity to participate in the regional selection process which allows our elite athletes to ultimately compete at State and National level.

All students have the opportunity to represent their House in a range of interhouse sporting events which culminate in a Champion House Cup. We offer outstanding sporting opportunities for students, including excellent coaching programs and state-of-the art facilities. Most importantly, our sporting program boasts an exciting tradition of excellence with premierships recorded every season.

Ormiston College Sports Brochure

Ormiston College Swim Academy

The Ormiston College Swim Academy is where our students, parents, staff and members of the public come together to enjoy swimming in an inclusive, positive and friendly environment. Everyone is welcome, from OC students and their families to members of the general public!

View the Swim Academy webpage here.

Tennis at Ormiston College

Synergy Tennis offers a Tennis Program at Ormiston College to create a pathway from Prep to Year 12. This Private Coaching Program provides a link for students who wish to improve their individual skills throughout the year, complementing the team coaching provided at TAS and Junior TAS levels. For more information, please download the brochure.

View the Ormiston College Tennis Program information sheet here.

Ormiston College Sport Aerobic Program

Class information for 2020 will be confirmed in due course. An enrolment form is required for each child wishing to join the club. Completed enrolment forms should be emailed to octumblebees@gmail.com

For more information please contact Head Coach Pip Mainwaring on 0417 717 487 or email octumblebees@gmail.com


Curriculum Information Booklets

Year 7 (2020) Information Booklet

Year 8 (2020) Information Booklet

Year 9 (2020) Curriculum Electives Information Booklet

Senior Studies (2020 - 2022) Subject Selection Handbook


Important Information for students entering Year 7 in 2020

Year 7 (2020) Information Booklet

Transition into the Middle School

Our aim is to assist your child to settle into the Middle School quickly and happily so that he or she may concentrate on learning effectively. Part of this includes the Making Connections Day, a Parent Information Evening and Orientation Day.

Making Connections Day

Part of this transition program includes the Year 7 Making Connections Day which will be held on Wednesday 27 November 2019 commencing in the Somerset Sports Centre.

This day provides an opportunity for students to take part in some fun activities aimed at providing an opportunity for them to make connectionswith our current Year 6 Ormiston College students. Students will also have the opportunity to form positive relationships with key Year 7 staff members including our Year 7 Coordinator, and the 2020 Year 11 Student Mentors.

Orientation Day

Orientation Day will be held for students and their parents on Tuesday 28 January 2020. It is compulsory for Year 7 students to attend this day. Please note that students are not permitted to purchase uniforms on Orientation Day.

Further information regarding the Year 7 Orientation Program will be emailed to families in due course.

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