Parent Information Evenings are held in February of each school year for Prep – Year 6 to
enable parents to meet teachers and to become familiar with the
program and procedures for that year.
St Anthony’s holds the position that reporting is a process made up of a
number of practices that apply in a cyclic approach. Some of these
practices include reporting summaries of achievement in a report format;
teacher/parent interviews about learning achievement and progress;
portfolio reporting that includes overall statements of achievement or
progress in learning areas; and opportunities for parents to participate in
assessment opportunities where students demonstrate their learning
through end of Unit presentations.
The purpose of reporting in primary is to report individual student
progress against the curriculum intent, designed as essential learnings
for all students in the schooling process. The purpose of reporting in the
early phase is to describe students’ development against a learning
Currently there are a number of Commonwealth, State and local
regulations and guidelines for reporting student achievement to parents.
The Queensland Government, through the Department of Education and
the Arts, has provided principles to guide reporting individual student
achievement to parents. At this time there are no regulations from
legislation for this process.
In Summary then, incorporating regulations and guidelines from both
Commonwealth and State bodies, St Anthony’s School;
Provides Parents with the NAPLAN reports on standardised
Year 3, 5 literacy and numeracy testing.
Provides an opportunity for the parents to meet with the
child’s Teacher at least twice a year.
Provides written reports to parents at least twice yearly,
including assessment against achievement levels for subjects studied.
This is reported using a five point scale.
Provides information on a child’s achievement relative to the
child’s peer group.
Parents/Caregivers are invited once a term to a whole class/ whole school or individual celebration of Students Learning