Welcome Back

Welcome back to Belmont Christian College for 2020. We especially want to welcome our new families joining our community this year. We hope you enjoyed your holiday break with family and friends and are ready for another College year.

The beginning of the year means there is a lot happening at the College. This email provides helpful information to get you started in 2020.

Our College website is a great place to visit for all things BCC. Make sure you check out the new Uniform page, along with our Community Hub. There is always so much going on over at our College Facebook Page and Instagram account. 

Beginners, Years 1 – 7, 11 & 12 return 8.40am on Tuesday, 28th January. Primary will meet in the assembly area. New Primary families will meet in the College office at 9.30am. Year 7 will meet in the Multi-Purpose Building (hall), Year 11 and 12 will meet in the Library.

Kindergarten, Year 8, 9 & 10 return 8.40am on Wednesday, 29th January. Kindergarten will meet in their classroom at their scheduled time. Year 8 will meet in the Multi-Purpose Building. Year 9 and 10 will meet in the Library Theatrette.

New families and Kindergarten Parents are welcome to stay for morning tea outside the Canteen on both Tuesday and Wednesday. This is a nice opportunity to connect with our community.

We look forward to seeing you next week!

Upcoming Dates

Please note some key dates for your calendar:

04 Feb: Secondary Swimming Carnival
06 Feb: Primary Swimming Carnival
11 Feb: Primary Meet the Teacher night
26 Feb: Picnic on the Pleasance
02 Mar: Stage 3 (Year 4 into 5) Information Session
10 Mar: College Group Tour

Primary School

Stationery Requirements

Kindergarten and Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) students will be provided with classroom stationery. This includes coloured and led pencils, scissors, textas, pencil cases etc. All exercise books will be provided.

For Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4) and Stage 3 (Years 5and 6), we ask parents that students bring the following to use in class:

  • 2 fine blue pens
  • 2 fine red pens
  • 2 HB led pencils
  • sharpener with a shavings container attached
  • highlighter – colour of choice
  • 12 textas (Connect are excellent)
  • 12 coloured pencils
  • fine black felt tipped texta
  • a ruler that is not metal
  • glitter pens/textas (optional)
  • a pencil case that fits under their desk – & the above should fit into the pencil case
  • earphones/buds for Ipad (optional)
  • Ipad case (optional)

Primary School Contacts

  • Primary Administration Assistant: Mrs Debbie Paardekooper 4922 8311 – Primary enquiries, absences, bus passes, school fees, medical information etc.
  • Registrar: Ms Teena Knott 4922 8315 – enrolment enquiries
  • Stage Teachers: Appointments to speak to your child’s class teacher can be made by contacting Mrs Paardekooper in the College office.
  • Head of Primary School: Mrs Leoni McNeill 4922 8311

Parent Information Booklet

Detailed and further information can be found in our Primary Parent Information Booklet here.

Secondary School

New Secondary Start Time

The Secondary School has a new starting time for 2020. The first bell for Period 1 (which includes Roll Call) will ring at 8.40am.

Stationery Requirements

Students will need to have a fully charged College issued Chromebook and a pencil case of pens, pencils, eraser, highlighter etc. A calculator is provided for Year 7 ONLY and everything else is provided in their book packs issued on their first day. 

For new students that have not purchased a Chromebook please do so as soon as possible by ordering online here www.jbeducation.com.au/byod using School Code: BCCBYOD

Secondary School Contacts

  • Secondary Administration Assistant: Mrs Kathy Evans 4922 8312 – Secondary enquiries, absences, bus passes, medical information etc.
  • Registrar: Ms Teena Knott 4922 8315 – enrolment enquiries
  • Wellbeing matters: Connect Teacher then Stage Leader
  • Academic matters: Subject Teachers then Subject Coordinators
  • Assistant Principal/Head of Secondary School: Mr Steve Tidey 4922 8312

Appointments to speak to your child’s teacher can be made by contacting Mrs Evans in the College Office or the teacher direct via email.

Parent Information Booklet

Detailed and further information can be found in our Secondary Parent Information Booklet here.

Flexible Tuition Payments at BCC

Belmont Christian College has partnered with FACTS to give you more payment options and greater flexibility to break up your payments over the course of the year. Make your tuition payments more manageable, in your time, and from wherever you happen to be. Details about sign up will be available soon.