Newsletters & Important Information

2021 Newsletters


Primary Newsletter  Week 6

Primary Newsletter Week 4

Primary Newsletter Week 2


Primary Newsletter Week 8

Primary Newsletter Week 6

Primary Newsletter Week 4


Primary Newsletter Week 10

Primary Newsletter Week 8

Primary Newsletter Week 6, Part 1

Primary Newsletter Week 6, Part 2

Primary Newsletter Week 4

Primary Newsletter Week 2

Secondary Bulletin – Week 1

Primary Newsletter Week 1


Secondary Bulletin – Week 10

Secondary Students Acknowledgments And News – Week 10

Weekly Career News – 24 March

Primary Newsletter – Week 9

Supported Newsletter

Secondary Student Acknowledgements – Week 9

Week 8 Primary Newsletter Week 8

Weekly Career News – 17 March

Primary Newsletter – Week 7

Secondary Bulletin – Week 4

Primary Newsletter – Week 6

Whole school newsletter – Week 7

Weekly Career News – 3 March

Secondary Students Acknowledgments And News – Week 6

Secondary Camps Incursions And Excursions List

Primary Newsletter – Week 4

Return to School update 17.2.20

Secondary Bulletin – Weeks 4

Return To School Update 5.00pm 17 2 21

Secondary Students Onsite And In Offsite Learning February 2021 Covid

Secondary Parents Guide To Online Learning

Weekly Careers News 10 Feb

Secondary Student Acknowledgments And News Term 1 Week 3

Primary Communication CIRCUIT BREAKER Feb 15 To 17

Weekly Career News 10 Feb

Secondary Students Onsite And In Offsite Learning February 2021 Covid

Secondary Parents Guide To Online Learning

Secondary Update – Week 3

Secondary families update – Week 2

Primary Newsletter term 1

Return to school 2021

News & Events

Lockdown Update

Dear Families, The rumoured lockdown has been confirmed, (for longer than I thought it would), and begins from tonight at 8.00pm and continues with a return to school, next Friday, 13/8/21. The conditions around the lockdown are the same as previously. Schools will...

Potential Lockdown Information

Dear Families,   You may have heard the rumours and speculation about a potential lockdown. I have no knowledge of what may be under consideration or already planned and I will be paying attention to media announcements this afternoon and evening. I have asked...

Return to School Tomorrow, 28/7/21

Dear Families, The announcement made today stated that all students return to school tomorrow, 28/7/21. The school will be open to accommodate all students able to return given the notice given. All learning will be face to face, unless a student has a medical...

Principals Message Final Week of Term

End of Semester Dear Families, Tomorrow brings us to the end of term two and semester one. School finishes at 1.30pm tomorrow. The first day of term 3 is Monday, 12th July. The year to date has provided a mixed bag of experiences. We began the year hoping for a...

Principal Update 10-6-21

Based on advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer, schools in metropolitan Melbourne will return to face-to-face learning and teaching for all students from and including Friday 11 June 2021.  I am expecting, and wanting, all our students to return to school...

School Update 4/6/21

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...

Primary Remote Learning Guide For Families June 2021

Primary Remote Learning Guide For Families June 2021

27 May 2021 – Covid Lockdown Update

Dear Families, The Acting Premier has informed the community that a state-wide lockdown will begin from midnight tonight. I have not been provided details by the Department of Education about what is required of schools other than the information conveyed at the...

november, 2021

No Events

Enrichment Program

Enrichment Applications 

Enrichment Website


Enrichment Program Coordinator: Nicole Grigson

03 9741 4202

Registrations are closed for 2022 and will reopen for 2023 in June.

Please Include where possible:

  • a copy of your child’s Semester 1 Grade 6 report
  • a copy of your child’s Grade 5 NAPLAN results

Enrichment News

Manor Lakes offers a head start

Manor Lakes offers a head start

Junior high school students are being given the chance to learn beyond their years. Manor Lakes P-12 College last year introduced an enrichment program that teaches year 7 and 8 students advanced curriculum based on their individual needs. Students have to pass a...

2018 Academic Excellence Achievements

2018 Academic Excellence Achievements

Congratulations to the following Year 7 Enrichment students for achieving ‘Academic Excellence’ in 2018 at the end of year Awards Ceremony:


Manor Lakes P-12 College Burley Griffin & Victoria Administration accepts cash, EFTPOS and credit card payments via appointment during the following times:

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 3:30pm

Parental Payment Arrangements 2022

  Select year level below for payment arrangements. 


Orders can be placed via  Campion using the code T6YG

Prep Parent Payment Arrangements                                                    Prep Resources List

Year 1 Parent Payment Arrangements                                                 Year 1 Resources List

Year 2 Parent Payment Arrangements                                                 Year 2 Resources List

Year 3 Parent Payment Arrangements                                                 Year 3 Resources List

Year 4 Parent Payment Arrangements                                                 Year 4 Resources List

Year 5 Parent Payment Arrangements                                                 Year 5 Resources List

Year 6 Parent Payment Arrangements                                                 Year 6 Resources List



Orders can be placed via  Campion using the code T6YG

YEAR 7 Parent Payment Arrangements                                              Year 7 Resources List

YEAR 8 Parent Payment Arrangements                                              Year 8 Resources List

YEAR 9 Parent Payment Arrangements                                              Year 9 Resources List

YEAR 10 Parent Payment Arrangements                                            Year 10 Resources List

VCAL Parent Payment Arrangements                                                 VCAL / VCE Resources List

VCE Parent Payment Arrangements                                                   VCE / VCAL Resources List



Orders can be placed via  Campion using the code T6YG

Supported Primary Parent Payment Arrangements                           Supported Prep Resources List

                                                                                                             Supported Year 1 Resources List

                                                                                                             Supported Year 2 Resources List

                                                                                                             Supported Year 3 Resources List

                                                                                                             Supported Year 4 Resources List

                                                                                                             Supported Year 5 Resources List

                                                                                                             Supported Year 6 Resources List

Supported Secondary Parent Payment Arrangements                      Secondary Resources List

Supported VCAL Parent Payment Arrangements                              Supported VCAL Resources List

SuppSupported Alliance Pre CAL Parent Payment Arrangements   Supported Alliance Pre Cal Resources List


Family Assistance

Camps, Sports & Excursion Fund (CSEF)

Information for parents and carers regarding the Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund is available by clicking on the below link. Applications for this can be downloaded from or you can call in to the Burley Griffin office and speak to one of the administration team.

CSEF Application Form 2021

State Schools Relief

State Schools’ Relief provides support to any Victorian student attending a government school (primary, secondary or specialist), on the advice of the school.
Schools are able to submit an application directly, via our online portal, whenever they believe there is a need to support a student whose family/carers are facing difficulty in providing the appropriate uniform, footwear or educational items for attending school.

  • Situations include, but are not limited to:
  • Unemployment
  • Health issues/illness
  • Financial difficulties
  • Independent living and/or homelessness
  • Natural disasters, house fires
  • Bereavement
  • Domestic violence

State Schools Relief Website

State School Relief Application Form

Financial Support

Please call the Burley Griffin Office on 9741 4202 for  confindental financial assistance

Scholarship Application

Manor Lakes Financial Hardship Policy And Procedure

Secondary Second Hand Book Sale 

The school library will be accepting all novels from years 7-12 as well as year 11 and 12 textbooks for this year’s second hand book sale.
We will not be accepting year 7-10 textbooks as they will all be online next year.
Students who wish to do so should bring their books to the Eyre Library and fill out the relevant forms. The library is open from 8.50am to 3pm.
Books are usually sold at half price or less depending on their condition. Books to be bought can be placed on hold for 24 hours for students to return with the correct amount of cash. All transactions will be CASH only.
Thank you.
Lynn and Mel
Library staff














College Community


  1. a group of people living in one place, esp. one practicing common ownership
  2. a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests and goals


Parents & Friends Association

Manor Lakes P-12 College has a Parents & Friends Association. PFA are involved in a number of activities across the College such as school banking, raffles, stalls, BBQs & other community events. Parents & Friends is also an opportunity for parents/care-givers to get together to discuss various community/college issues.

Student Leadership

Student voice is an important aspect of school life. Each year level (Years 3-11) will be represented by a female/male student. Student Representatives are voted for by their peers & this process is decided by each year level. The role of a Student Representative is diverse & varied. It may include such activities as fundraising & other leadership type roles. Student Representatives meet on a fortnightly basis.


Student Programs

The students in years Prep-6 are involved in the following program for valuing the community: Environmental Stars. The Environmental Stars program involves students/teachers being responsible for tidying areas outside their classrooms. Rooms selected as most tidy by the colleges SRC Representatives are holders of the Environmental Stars Trophy for that week.

Rubbish Free Lunch

Rubbish Free Lunches are lunch boxes that don’t contain any packaged or wrapped food items. No packaging in lunch boxes means no rubbish in the yard! Please encourage this with the students.

College Council


​​​​​​School councils play a key role in Victorian government schools. Participating as a school council member is a rewarding and challenging experience. The school council supports the principal to provide the b​​est possible educational outcomes for students.


 2021 School Council Members are

School Council President   

Janette England –

Vice President                      

Houratious Albert


Executive Officer

Stephen Warner (School Principal) – Email:

Mob: 0425 729 304


Staff Representatives

Renee Liprino

Kimberly McCabe


Student Representatives

Ethan Roberts

Maddox Munn-Te Amo


Parent Representatives

Daniel Foster

Ratul Biswas

Amrit Aashat

Ken Robbins

Neha Nagi

Sarod Khandaker


Community Members

Delphi Anderson

Phil Francis


Parent Helpers

Under Construction

Smith Family


The Smith Family Learning for Life Scholarship program helps create better futures for children at Manor Lakes College by providing:

– Financial assistance to help families afford the cost of their child’s education;
– Access to Smith Family educational programs to help children get the most out of their school years

Eligibility Criteria:

– In possession of a Health Care Card or Pension Concession Card
– Have regular school attendance (80% and above)


For more information, contact Tsering or Marcelle:

Tsering (Primary Leading Teacher- Student Wellbeing):
Ph- 03 9741 4202

Marcelle (TSF):
Ph- 0408 266 867


FACES stands for ‘Fundraising and Community Event Support’

One of the things that makes Manor Lakes College such a great place is our active and friendly school community. We want to make sure every family has the opportunity to get involved. Volunteering at school is a great way to meet new people, make friends and make a difference to our college.

FACES is a group of volunteers who work in cooperation with the College Principal Team and School Council with the following aims:

  • Organise and/or support minor and major events.
  • Raise funds for the benefit of the school.
  • Encourage participation of all parents and guardians in the life of the school.
  • Contribute to the wellbeing of the school.
  • Provide opportunities for parents to get to know each other and to be informed about their child’s school.

FACES is open to any parent or guardian of a child attending the school, or any other interested individual of the immediate school community.

Any enquiries can be forwarded to

Annual Privacy Reminder

Our school collects, uses, discloses and stores student and parent personal information for standard school functions or where permitted by law, as stated in the Schools’ Privacy Policy

Please take time to remind yourself of the school’s collection statement, found on here and on Compass.

For more information about privacy, see: Schools’ Privacy Policy – information for parents. This information also available in nine community languages.

DET School Privacy Policy (on DET website)

Collection Statement Primary

Collection Statement Secondary