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FOOSHC closed 25-29 July 2022

FOOSHC will be temporarily closed from 25 – 29 July 2002 (inclusive) due to COVID-19 and staff illness.

Parents and caregivers’ accounts will be credited for the week of closure.

The P&C and FOOSHC team apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.

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Canteen closed Week 10

Canteen will be closed all of this coming week – Week 10 Term 2 – due to staff illness.

Flexischools will also be closed during the week and no lunch orders will be accepted.

We’ll be back next term, as delicious and healthy as ever!

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July School Holiday Program now available!

The FOOSHC July School Holiday Program is now available!

We have some exciting experiences planned. The first week is NAIDOC week so we have lots of Indigenous activities planned as well as some of our old favourites.

Get your forms in early and be ready to enjoy the fun!

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P&C Meeting: Thursday 16 June

You’re invited to the Forrest School P&C Meeting being held in the Forrest Primary School Library and via Zoom at 7.30pm.

All FPS parents, carers, and community members are welcome to join us!

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Looking for a new cook

We’re sad to announce that Amy our Cook is leaving us so we are looking for a new Cook. View the position description on SEEK: https://www.seek.com.au/job/56925445

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FOOSHC Covid-19 Response Plan

FOOSHC is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment that reduces the chance of being infected or spreading Covid-19. The latest version of our Covid-19 Response Plan is now available.

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April School Holiday Program now available!

The FOOSHC April School Holiday Program, is now available!   This school holidays we have planned some exciting experiences: Bike riding at Weston Park, Tuffnutters inflatable course, April around the world – celebrating different cultures…

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P&C AGM: Thursday 24 March

You’re invited to the Forrest School P&C Association 2022 Annual General Meeting, being held in the Forrest Primary School Library and via Zoom at 7.30pm.

All FPS parents, carers, and community members are welcome to join us!

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Term 1 P&C Zoom Meeting: Thurs 3 March!

You are invited to the Forrest School P&C Association Term 1 Zoom meeting. All FPS parents, carers, and community members are welcome to join us! The meeting agenda can be found HERE Meeting: Term 1Date/Time:…

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FOOSHC closed until 7 February 2022

Due to staffing restraints, FOOSHC will be closed for the whole of Week 1, Term 1 2022. We will reopen FOOSHC on Monday 7 February at 7:30am. Our office will be unattended during this time however…

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Term 4 P&C Zoom Meeting: Thurs 25!

You are invited to the Forrest School P&C Association Term 4 Zoom meeting. All FPS parents, carers, and community members are welcome to join us! The meeting agenda can be found HERE. Meeting: Term 4Date/Time:…

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We are Fully Vaccinated!

Did you know all of FOOSHC Educators have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 – read more about how we are keeping your child safe at FOOSHC. https://www.education.act.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/1861600/09.-Health-Guidelines-for-Schools-and-ECEC-including-OSHC.pdf

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FOOSHC October Update

Dear Families, We hope you are doing well and surviving lockdown. We are excited lockdown will be coming to an end and we get to see your smiling faces again soon. We have missed you…

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We miss you!!

Hello beautiful families, Firstly, we miss your smiling faces but want you to all know we are thinking of you a lot!  We hope you are keeping busy and enjoying the sunny days. It won’t…

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Term 3 P&C Meeting: Thurs, Sept 2nd

P&C Meeting:  Term 3  Date/Time:   Thursday 2 September – 7.00 pm   Location:   via Zoom  Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us06web.zoom.us/j/9587557137 Meeting ID: 958 755 7137One tap mobile+61861193900, 9587557137# Australia  All parents, carers, and members of the Forrest Primary…

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FOOSCH Community Update

Dear Parents and Carers As you would be aware by now, the ACT Government has extended the lockdown order until 2nd September 2021. As such we provide the following updates Before and After School Care: Following…

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ACT Face Mask Mandate

Dear Families As you are now aware Face masks are mandatory in the ACT and we are asking parents/carers to make sure they are wearing masks when picking up their children from Fooshc and use…

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IT’S PIZZA DAY! ORDER NOW!

Dear Parents & Families, The school canteen, run by the P&C, is fundraising with a Special Lunch Order PIZZA DAY, on Weds, June 16 (Week 9). Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available! HOW TO ORDER: To…

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JULY HOLIDAY PROGRAM! ENROL NOW!

Dear FPS Families, We are now accepting enrolments for the July School Holiday program! The FOOSHC team have come up with an exciting program ranging from creating and learning to throw boomerangs with our indigenous friend…

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Term 2 ONLINE P&C Meeting: 7:30pm Thurs, 27 May

Join us for the ONLINE Term 2 Forrest P&C meeting at 7:30pm on Thurs 27th May! Zoom Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/9587557137, (Meeting ID: 958 755 7137) CLICK HERE TO VIEW 2021 AGM MINUTES AND ATTACHMENTS All parents,…

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Book Your April Holiday Care Now!

Enrolments are now open for April School Holiday Care! Our program this holiday is full of arts, activities, workshops, excursions and so much more! Spaces are limited and enrolments close at midnight March 30th, 2021…

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Term 1 After-School Activities Starting Soon!

Hello Families, Welcome to new and existing families! It’s time for FASA activities again. In case you don’t know, the  Forrest P&C organise Extra-curricula activities called FASA (Forrest After School Activities) for working families who…

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FOOSHC Maintains Excellent Rating!

Dear Families,  At the end of last year 2020,  we were assessed and rated against the National Quality Standards by Children’s Education and  Care Assurance (ACT regulatory body CECA) . It was a comprehensive and exhausting process at…

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‘Like’ Us on Facebook!

As part of our ongoing effort to keep parents updated regarding P&C news, you can now follow us on Facebook! We plan to add regular updates to help parent stay informed between P&C meetings. Head…

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New Food Providers for FOOSHC

As you know, we like to provide wholesome, nutritionally-dense and quality whole-from-the-ground foods prepared by our talented cook Amy to children at FOOSHC.  Over the past months, we have been critically reflecting on ways we…

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P&C Meeting

Our next P&C meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 18thth November via Zoom meeting.  All parents are welcome! Zoom Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/93071724682?pwd=eUJyTnJSZTlhQktkcHhLMzgwR09xQT09

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July School Holiday Booking form out now

July School Holiday Booking form out now Places are limited so be quick Click to access form Hello beautiful families, Please find attached the July School Holiday Program and booking form. Some important things you…

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FOOSHC Re-opening

As you would have heard, in recent days the ACT Government has announced the staged return to school as follows Week 4 (18th May 2020)          –            Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 2 Week 5 (25th…

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FOOSHC closed until further notice

FOOSHC before and after school care services will be closed until further notice. FOOSHC after school activities will not run in term 2. FOOSCH services will be regularly reviewed and the decision to recommence services…

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School holiday program

Please find April school holiday program here https://forrestpandc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2020-April-School-Holiday-Booking-Form.docx

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Forrest After School Activities (FASA) for Term 1

Please find  attached Forrest After School Activities (FASA)  for Term 2020 run by the Forrest Parents and Citizens. Unfortunately, due to classroom availability,  Activities will NOT start till Week 4 -24th February . We do…

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FOOSHC CLOSED THIS WEEK 6-10th January

As you are aware the conditions in the ACT have been, and continue to be,  hazardous due to the heat, smoke and haze. These are exceptional circumstances and after much consultation with relevant authorities  we…

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January School Holidays Out Now!

Please see the School Holiday Program for January 2020. We have some new and old exciting excursions planned  like the New Aqua Park on Lake Burley Griffin, Silent Disco, Manuka Pool and our old favourite…

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FASA Term 4 Activities

Please find attached Term 4 activities FASA . Activities start Week 2 of Term 4 and finish in Week 9. Activities book out fast so please get your forms in quickly. Just a friendly reminder…

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Enrol now for October school holidays

Hello  Everyone Please find attached the October School Holiday Program booking form. We usually book out quickly so please get your forms in asap. Please note you are required to provide your child with a…

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P&C Meeting Tomorrow

All parents and carers are invited to the P&C meeting tomorrow at 7.30pm to be held in the Forrest PS staff room. Note, P&C meetings are held on the Wednesday evening of week 5 every…

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Forrest P&C News

Did you know that the Forrest P&C has been sponsoring  children in Africa for years?  The child we are currently sponsoring is a girl named Sanyu and she is 13 years old.

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Term 2 P&C meeting tomorrow night 7.30pm

All Forrest PS parents and carers are welcome to attend the P&C meeting tomorrow evening at 7.30pm (Wednesday 29/5).  Location will be at Forrest Primary School in either the library or staff room depending on…

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Ali is back!!

Hello beautiful families, I’m back !!!! I had an amazing time and have enclosed some beautiful pics &  little video for you. Although I didn’t pass the potion class at Hogwarts , yes I am…

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April School Holiday Program

The April School Holidays program is now available and we are accepting enrolments. Bookings received after Sunday 7th April 2019 will attract a $25 late fee per family.  Two weeks notice is required to cancel…

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P&C AGM Meeting tonight 7.30pm

Please come along to the P&C AGM meeting tonight held in the Forrest staff room at 7.30pm. The AGM will be followed by the first P&C meeting of the year. 180307 Forrest P&C Minutes –…

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Uniform Shop Opening Hours 2019

Beginning of the school year: Tuesday 29 JANUARY to Friday 1 FEBRUARY Open 3.00-4.00pm DAILY Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 FEBRUARY Open 4.00-5.00pm DAILY During school term: From February 4 Open Mondays 3.00-5.30pm (excluding public…

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