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.
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.
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
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 9pm every day of the week during term time.
Parents can call their daughters on the following numbers (telephones for boarders to receive calls).
McCulloch House – Incoming Phone Number 07-5577 7300
Whitby House – Incoming Phone Number 07-5577 7381
Darragh House – Boarders can use their mobile phones or SKYPE
Parents also are welcome to contact our Head of Boarding anytime via phone 07 5577 7370 or email email@example.com
Boarder Parent Support Group Enquiries
Contact Community Liaison Officer, Simone Crowther via phone 07 5577 7261 or email firstname.lastname@example.org