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Update – Remote Flexible Learning

2021-06-03T09:06:18+10:00June 2nd, 2021|

 Dear parents and carers,  The Victorian Government has announced arrangements for schools in Victoria from and including Friday 4 June.  Based on advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer, all schools in metropolitan Melbourne will continue with remote and flexible learning until Thursday 10 June. This includes our school. The Early Learning Centre remains [...]


2021-06-01T09:08:41+10:00May 27th, 2021|

Good Evening Doveton College community, As per Department of Education advice just received – tomorrow Friday May 28 is a planning day for staff.   Children Prep – Year 9 are not required to do any learning.  Remote and flexible learning will begin on Monday May 31, 2021. If you are an essential/authorised worker and require [...]


2021-06-01T09:10:31+10:00May 27th, 2021|

Dear Parent/carers, The acting Premier of Victoria has announced a 7 day Stage 3 lockdown. This means that there are only 5 reasons to leave home -          Shopping -          Exercise (2 hours/day) -          Caregiving/compassionate/medical -          Permitted work -          To get vaccinated The Early Learning Centre remains open and the school is open for vulnerable children [...]


2021-06-01T09:11:53+10:00May 25th, 2021|

Dear parents and carers, The Victorian Government has announced that additional COVIDSafe measures will be in place from 6pm on Tuesday 25 May, in metropolitan Melbourne. Changes to the COVIDSafe settings include new limits to public and private gatherings and changes to mask wearing in some settings. Doveton College will remain open with the current [...]

DET Guidelines for Student masks

2021-05-04T14:47:22+10:00April 19th, 2021|

Dear Parents & Guardians, The most recent update from the Department of Education implement the following guidelines for students: • Masks (for secondary students and staff) are no longer mandatory but should be carried for instances where called upon for their safety and when physical distancing cannot be maintained. • Students must wear a mask [...]

Advice to Parents

2021-04-22T12:52:59+10:00February 17th, 2021|

Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you so much for your quick response to the lockdown announcements last Friday. I am pleased to advise that the lockdown finishes at 11:59pm on Wednesday 17 February. All children return onsite tomorrow, Thursday 18 February. From 11.59pm Wednesday 17 February, consistent with advice for the broader community, school staff [...]

Stage 4 lockdown

2021-02-12T19:11:49+10:00February 12th, 2021|

Dear Parents and Carers, As you are probably aware the Premier has announced a 5 day – Stage 4 lockdown. This means that Doveton College school students will learn from home on Monday 15, Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 next week. The Early Learning Centre is open as normal, but if you are able to [...]

Welcome back to 2021

2021-02-08T07:19:20+10:00February 8th, 2021|

Dear Parents and Carers Welcome back to 2021. It was so good to see everyone again and, as always, amazing to see how much the children had grown over the summer holiday. I hope that you and your families enjoyed a relaxing and refreshing break. We enjoyed a very settled start to the school year [...]


2020-10-11T22:18:26+10:00October 7th, 2020|

Dari (دری)   We are very much looking forward to the return of children to face to face learning.  My sincere thanks to families for their support and patience over the remote learning period. Following advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer and as announced by the Victorian Government, Victorian government schools will begin [...]

Information Sessions

2020-08-09T17:07:24+10:00August 9th, 2020|

Dear Parents and Carers, As you would be aware metropolitan Melbourne is under Stage 4 restrictions.  These restrictions place strict limitations on movement in the community.  There is a curfew that prevents you leaving your home between 8pm and 5am, unless you are seeking medical care or you are in permitted work.  You may [...]

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