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Covid Update – 29 April

Dear Parents and Caregivers, I trust you have enjoyed a break from school routine and were able to attend an Easter service with your family over the Easter break. With the announcement of easing COVID restrictions from 22 April, and confirmation that the vaccination mandate will cease at midnight on 13 May 2022, I wish to draw your attention to the following: Students who test positive for COVID-19 or are unwell or showing COVID-19...

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RAHT Kit Distribution to students

Dear Parents and Carers,A reminder that on 19th February, the NSW Premier and Minister for Education announced a move from surveillance testing in schools conducted for the first 4 weeks of Term 1, 2022 to the provision of 8 additional RAHT kits to students and staff members to be used at their discretion for the remainder of Term 1. This change aligns schools with the community setting of 'symptomatic testing'. Beyond that,...

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Department of Education Announcement

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Whilst restrictions are slowly becoming a thing of the past, schools are still required to respond in some areas. Schools have been asked to communicate the following;RAHT TESTINGAs part of the NSW Government's focus on prioritising face-to-face learning in schools, the NSW Government through the NSW Department of Education provided Rapid Antigen Home Test (RAHT) Kits to all schools in NSW to be used for...

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Risk of COVID-19 to the following classes & grades – LIVE List

Dear Parents and Caregivers, RISK OF COVID-19 The College has been advised that a member of our College community has recently tested positive to COVID-19. Students and staff who worked with this group/s of students may have had contact with a person who was infectious with COVID-19. 08.4.22 - Year 7, Year 9, Year 11 (Camps) 29.3.22 - Year 4, Year 6, Year 12 23.3.22 - Year 2, Year 8 16.3.22 - Year 7, Year 9 28.2.22 - Year 4, Year...

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Additional RAHT Kit Distribution to BCC students

Dear Parents & Caregivers The NSW Department of Education has made available further RAHT kits for distribution to our families. These are for use in weeks 3 and 4 of this term. Students in Kindergarten to Year 6 will have these sent home in their school bags on Thursday, 10 February. Years 7 - 12 will bring tests home on Friday, 11 February. It is recommended that allocated tests be used for staff and students' home...

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Sentral Parent Portal to log COVID 19 results

Dear Parent & Caregivers, In the situation whereby your child tests positive to COVID-19, as per previous correspondence dated 27 January, it is a requirement that you advise the College of this positive result. The most effective way to submit this result is via our Sentral Parent Portal  Once you have logged in, please follow the steps below: Select 'Absences' from the menu,Select 'Notify of an Absence',Select...

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COVID Information – Term1 Week1

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Welcome to a new school year. I look forward to connecting with our students as they return to the College and welcoming those that are about to commence their journey at BCC. For our students and community to have a safe and positive start at BCC, we will continue with COVID safe measures that have been developed in partnership with NSW Health. Our goal is to help minimise transmissions at the College....

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COVID-Safe Changes from Nov 8

From 8 Nov. BCC, along with all schools, will operate on updated Level 3 settings for the rest of Term 4, with additional activities allowed in a COVID-safe manner, (see link to Roadmap). Fully vaccinated volunteers and providers are allowed on site to support school operations where required. Student attendance at school All students are expected to be at school unless they are unwell. They should NOT attend school if...

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Return to Face-to-Face Learning

Dear Parents and Caregivers, As we transition from the remote learning model and a week's staged return to a full return of all year groups and classes on-site from Mon 25 October for the remainder of the year, I pray we can do so with a deep sense of gratitude and reverence for the ways in which God has enabled us to rediscover our dependence on Him and our ability to adapt and create new ways of teaching and learning that were...

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Staged Return to Face-to-Face Learning

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Congratulations, you've done it! The time has come and finally, it is my absolute pleasure to be able to welcome some of you back on Monday 18 October and everyone else the following week, 25 October. The staged return will be as follows: Stage 1: 18 October 2021 Beginners, Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 11, and Year 12 by appointment with their Yr 12 teachers. Stage 2: 25 October 2021 All other year groups....

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