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Welcome

A very warm welcome to The Lakes College. Please bookmark this page for ease in accessing important information relating to your child's commencement at TLC.

UNIFORMS

Please book a fitting time with the Uniform Shop. Booking a fitting time means that you do not have to queue and also means that our Uniform Staff are available to adequately assist you with your uniform requirements. Information including price lists and contact details are available here. You will find the Uniform Shop located at the top carpark near the Secondary School. There is a Second Hand Uniform Shop available at the College and you can read more information and see current stock here.

Please note Prep students are required to carry a spare uniform (including socks and underwear) in their school bags. Prep students are allowed to purchase velcro formal shoes and sports shoes. All other year levels should be wearing black leather lace-up formal shoes and predominantly white sports shoes (with white shoe laces). Please refer to the Parent Handbook for more information.

LAUNCH DAY

You're invited to join us for our Launch Day, being held on Friday 19 January, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. See the Save the Date and information on Launch Day here. Students from Year 5 upwards will be able to collect their laptops on this day, as well as have student ID photos taken and Secondary students will be able to receive their timetables and locker allocation.

For parents you can complete your fee paperwork, hand in medical forms, attend a parent portal tutorial, meet members of our TLCCA (friends of TLC, P&F) and enjoy a coffee at Wunya Cafe. There will also be a sausage sizzle before the Meet the Teacher sessions commence. This will be a great opportunity to meet other parents and familiarise yourself with the College before the school year commences.

MEET THE TEACHER

Our Meet The Teacher session will be held on Friday 19 January from 1:30-2:30pm. Please read and download the invitation to our Meet the Teacher session here.

FEE SCHEDULE FOR 2018

The Fee Schedule for 2018 is available here. Please download and complete the 2018 College Payment Advice and return this to the Finance Office by Friday 15 December. If you have any questions please contact the Finance Office directly on 3491 5508. You can also have a chat to members of our Finance team at Launch Day.


COLLEGE CARE

Please note that children entering Prep in 2018 are not able to access College Care until the first day of Term One, 22 January 2018. It is College policy that all Primary aged children are registered for College Care.

Please click on the link here to download registration forms and the College Care handbook.

HEALTH CENTRE

The College Health Centre is located in the Primary undercover area. A Medical Form is required to be completed for each child commencing at the College. If a management plan or alert exists for your child, you are requested to contact the College Nurse to complete a handover.

Medical Forms are available for completion and download here. Please return completed forms to the College Nurse - Mrs Michelle Parsons, mparsons@thelakes.qld.edu.au.

PREP

Prep Families - Prep Orientation Sessions were held in November. A Prep Parent Information Night will be held on Thursday 18 January at 5:00pm. It is an important session to attend. Please download and read the invitation here.


PRIMARY

Primary families - All of your books and stationery are provided in the classroom.

Primary Promotions Day was held on Wednesday 29 November 2017. We hope all of our families who visited enjoyed their time at TLC.


SECONDARY

Secondary Families - Please click on the links to access the book lists for 2018: Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11-12.

Our New Family Secondary Information Session will be held on Friday 19 January, commencing at 12:30pm. Please download and read the invitation here.


COLLEGE COMMUNICATION

Please download our app to stay up to date with all of the College activities and events. The app gives you access to many portals relating to the College, including our Parent Handbook. Please read more information here.

Email is our main method of communication, please ensure your contact details are kept up to date. You can update your contact details anytime by logging into Parent Lounge.

Once you commence at TLC, your login details to the parent portals will be emailed to you by the Primary and Secondary offices. This will give you access to the two parent portals - Parent Lounge, Seqta Engage and the online payment portal Flexischools. For any questions please speak to your Primary or Secondary Offices.

We are on facebook, instagram, twitter and linkedin. Interact with us here.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For any other queries please do not hesitate to contact:

Primary Office: Mrs Kerri Nelson on 3491 5510 (knelson@thelakes.qld.edu.au) - the Primary office will re-open on Monday 8 January.

Secondary Office: Mrs Hellen Crane, on 3491 5522 (hcrane@thelakes.qld.edu.au) - the Secondary office will re-open on Monday 8 January.

Reception will be closed from Friday 15 December at 4:00pm and will re-open on Monday 2 January 2018.

We look forward to welcoming your family to The Lakes College in 2018.