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Our School-School Organisation

School Leadership


The Principal is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the school. The school has an executive team consisting of the Principal (SLA), Deputy Principal (SLB) and four Executive Teachers (SLC). This team's responsibilities include coaching and mentoring, curriculum development, professional development, and student management and welfare.

School Hours

School Day 8:57am - 3:00pm
Break 1 10:30am - 11:10am
Break 2 12:50pm - 1:30pm

Lunch eating is supervised by a teacher in the class area between 12:40pm and 12:50pm.

Class Configurations

Kindergarten | Years 1/2 | Years 3/4 | Years 5/6

At Mount Rogers Primary School teachers focus on explicitly teaching all students at their point of need. Students work on learning experiences independently and in a range of groupings within their class.

Playground Supervision

A teacher is on duty before school at the basketball court and junior playground from 8:40am to supervise students as they arrive at school. For their safety children should not be on the school grounds before 8:40am.

For information about before and after school hours care please contact Communities@Work on 1300 212 272 or visit their website.


Students assemble at morning lines on a Monday morning only in their class group on the basketball court at 8:57am, where they are met by their class teacher and listen to announcements. For the remainder of the week students in Kindergarten to year 2 assemble on the black top near the bike enclosure and students in years 3 to year 6 assemble on the basketball court. Teachers supervise play on the north playground, Kindergarten playground and the basketball court during Break 1 and Break 2.

Attendance and Absences

Parents/carers are legally obliged to inform the school of a child's absence or lateness.

Absences may be notified through the Skoolbag App, an email or written note to the teacher, a call to the office or an email to info@mtrogers.act.edu.au. Students who arrive at school after 9:00am must be signed in at the office and collect a late pass. Parents/carers will receive an SMS if a child has an unexplained absence.


Children who need to leave early for any reason must be collected from the office and signed out by an adult.

Uniform

All students are encouraged to take pride in belonging to Mount Rogers Primary School by wearing school uniform or colour code (red and black). New uniforms are available from Workin' Gear Schools, and hats can be ordered online via the canteen (www.flexischools.com.au), or purchased from the office (cash only).

Uniform:

  • black shorts, netball style skirt, skort or trousers
  • black track pants
  • black and white check gingham poly-cotton, short sleeve dress
  • red polo shirt (with collar), with or without school logo
  • white or black socks
  • red or black broad brimmed or sun safe bucket hat
  • red polo fleece jumper
  • black or white shoes
  • no jewellery or makeup (sleepers/studs are acceptable)
  • year 6 students may order a special polo shirt

Sporting Houses

Our four Houses are named after the roads on which our four campuses are located (three preschools and
primary school).

Baddeley Hedland Grainger Alfred Hill

Celebrating  Achievements

We acknowledge the success of our students in many ways including Artist, Merit and PBL awards which are presented in assemblies and at morning lines. We promote and celebrate our students' achievements.

The different certificates available to students

School Canteen

Mount Rogers Primary School is proud to operate a Fresh Tastes canteen. Fresh Tastes is a free ACT Government service that support ACT schools to encourage students to make healthy food and drinks a part of their everyday life. The canteen is open Monday to Friday at Break 1 and Break 2. Orders can be made online at www.flexischools.com.au.

The success of the canteen relies heavily on a successful volunteer roster system. We need your help and support and look forward to your assistance in the canteen.

Fresh Tastes

P&C School Canteen - The Healthy Hut

Phone: 61422760 |  www.flexischools.com.au

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