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Information / Communications


Our Newsletters are usually weekly and sent via Connect, Facebook and Webpage (latest 2 editions uploaded)

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John Butler primary College utilise the Department of Education’s secure online environment ‘Connect’ for all communication and notices to our Parents and Caregivers.

Connect is a secure online environment developed by the Department of Education for staff, students and parents in public schools. It will give our teachers a tool to deliver content to the students via an online classroom. This means your children will be able to share with you what they are learning about and maybe discuss issues together online anywhere, anytime. For you, Connect provides easy access to information relevant to your child’s classes and learning and also provides access to teacher feedback and attendance data.
We will be using Connect to keep you updated with important information. Things like up-coming events, excursions, classroom activities, newsletters, photos and stories can be sent to you via email or, if you prefer, via a push notification on your mobile phone. Download the free Connect Now from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
secure login information will be provided to parents to Connect via their current email address on file. If you have recently changed your email address please let us know by phoning 9561 4300 or emailing

How do I find out more?
• Check out the short video clip on Connect at

How to Use the Connect Now App Step by Step Parent Guide Parent Flyer Primary - Connect


Our College encourages the use of emails to communicate with parents regarding important college and class information. Similarly parents are able to use emails to;

  • Notify the front office/classroom teacher of their child’s absence from college, and
  • Arrange or make an appointment to personally discuss a matter with their child’s classroom teacher

Emails should not be used to discuss concerns, issues or matters of a confidential nature.

Please ensure that you advise our college office of any changes to your email address in order to ensure up-to-date records are kept.

In 2019 our Connect online classes will be operational and communication between parents and teachers can be accessed through this secure online facility.



Phone Calls/Messages for Students

Only URGENT telephone messages can be taken for students. Students are not normally permitted to use the college telephone.