december, 2021

16dec7:45 am4:00 pmYear 6 Melbourne City Excursion7:45 am - 4:00 pm

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Event Details

Dear Parents / Carers,

 

The Year 6 students will be going on an excursion to Melbourne city on Thursday 16th December 2021. Students will be participating in activities in small groups, accompanied by staff or parents.  They will be required to visit and identify places of interest in Melbourne and experience an ‘Amazing Race Challenge 2021’.

 

Students will need to be at Macedon Railway Station by 7:45am as the train departs at 8:08 am.  The children will catch the 3:08pm train from Southern Cross and return to Macedon Railway Station by 4:00pm.  Children are to be collected from the station by a parent or guardian.

 

On the day, the children are to bring a drink bottle of water. They can bring their lunch in a backpack or may choose to purchase lunch in the city focusing on healthy options; children will not be able to buy food from any fast food outlets such as McDonalds, KFC, Subway etc.

 

Students may take up to $30.00 as a supplement to their snacks and lunch or choose to purchase a small memento while with their group.

 

The students will not wear uniform on the day but they will need to wear appropriate sun smart clothing. Please also ensure they bring a light coat in case it is raining or cold. Please be mindful of clothing your child is wearing.

 

Medications

Medication held in the school sickbay for students will be handed to the children at the railway station on the morning of the excursion. The children will carry their asthma medication in their backpacks. If there are any other medications required, the school must be notified prior to the day, and the medication must be handed to the teacher along with a ‘Medication Authority Form’ available on the school website or from the office.

 

There is no cost for the train travel into the city.  Myki is not required.

 

If you are interested in attending this excursion with a small group of students, please place your name below. You must have a current Working with Children Check and be fully vaccinated (unless a medical exemption applies).

 

Parents that wish to volunteer on excursions or school activities must supply COVID19 vaccination information to the school indicating their vaccination status. This can be in the form of the following;

 

  • a letter from a medical practitioner confirming the person’s vaccination status or confirming a person is medically exempt.
  • A certificate of immunisation, can be emailed to the school at Macedon.ps@education.vic.gov.au
  • An immunisation history statement obtained from the Australian Immunisation Register.

 

The school will maintain a vaccination register for visitors and volunteers.

 

Please return permission form by Monday 6th December 2021.

 

 

M Forrest                                                                                            A Bortolot & S Kyprianou

Principal                                                                                               Year 6 Teachers

 

 

Time

(Thursday) 7:45 am - 4:00 pm

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