Petersham Public School

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Letter regarding important & urgent changes to consent processes is attached here.

General notes


If your child has to be absent from school for a whole day for any reason, please explain the reason via the Sentral parent portal​ or by email at Alternatively, a written note handed to the office.

If your child will be arriving late or being collected early from school, please come to the office so that your child can be signed in or out. 

Download the Absence note (PDF 121KB).

Administer prescribed medication

Prescribed medication is usually sent on a daily basis. It must be in a container, preferably a pharmacy labelled container, detailing the student’s name and the prescribed dosage. 

Download the permission to Administer medication (PDF 369KB).

Permission to publish

Permission to allow the school/Department of Education to publish and/or disclose information about your child for the purposes of sharing his/her experiences with other students, informing the school and broader community about school and student activities and recording student participation in noteworthy projects or community service. 

Download the Permission to publish (PDF 63KB)