Parent Information

Parent Information

Parent Information

Good communication between parents and their daughters and boarding staff is essential to a happy boarding community. In this area of the website, all the important links and portals for boarding parents is provided, offering easy access to travel and leave documents as well as weekly news and social media links.

Weekend Leave with Parents, Friends or Relatives

Weekend Leave is from Friday 3.30pm to Sunday 8.00pm, although girls can return after 7am Monday. Leave is available on any weekend with people on the Approved Leave List. Information should be submitted by 8pm on Wednesday. Parent approval should be received by Thursday nights if with an unapproved host.

Tea Leave

Boarders may take Tea Leave with their parents or grandparents from 3.45pm to 8pm Monday to Wednesday. On Thursdays, all boarders must attend Boarders Chapel from 5.30pm to 6pm. Requests for Tea Leave need to be lodged on Sunday evening.

Casual Day Girl Leave

From time-to-time, parents find themselves staying on the Gold Coast during the school week. Boarders can become Casual Daygirls staying with parents who are visiting the coast.

Exam Leave for Years 10 to 12

Boarders may take Exam Leave with their parents.

Movie and Dinner Leave for Year 12 Only

Boarders may take movie or dinner leave on Friday or Saturday nights by negotiation with the Head of Boarding.

Shopping Leave

Weekday shopping leave is available from 3.30pm to 4.45pm.
Years 11 and 12: Any afternoon in pairs
Year 10: Two afternoons per week in pairs
Years 6 to 9: One afternoon per week with a staff member

Special Leave

Birthdays, formals and other special occasions may be made by arrangement with the Head of Boarding.

Boarders’ Reception Hours

Boarders’ Reception hours are 7am to 10am and 2pm to 9pm Monday to Friday  and 7am to 9pm Saturday and Sunday during term time.

Direct Contact

Parents can call their daughter’s House on the following numbers:
McCulloch House – 0414 031 434
Whitby House – 0414 031 505
Darragh 1 House – 0414 031 134
Darragh 2 & RHR – 0414 034 157

Monday – Friday from 3.15pm and all day Saturday/Sunday.

Parents also are welcome to contact our Head of Boarding anytime via phone 07 5577 7370 or email

Boarder Parent Support Group Enquiries

Contact Community Liaison Officer, Simone Crowther via phone 07 5577 7261 or email


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