Newsletters & Important Information

2023 Important Information

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Primary Newsletter Week 11

Secondary Family & Students Bulletin Week 11

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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



Secondary Newsletter – Week 7 – 13th March 2020 

Primary Newsletter – Week 7 – 13th March 2020

Secondary Newsletter – Week 5 –  28th February 2020

Primary Newsletter – Week 5 – 28th February 2020

Secondary Newsletter –  Week 3 – 14th February 2020 

Primary Newsletter – Week 3 –  14th February 2020

Whole school newsletter – Week 1 – 31st January 2020

News & Events


Manor Lakes P-12 College Burley Griffin and Victoria Administration accepts cash, EFTPOS and credit card payments between 8:am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday.

Payments via Compass also available.

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 2024

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 Procedures 















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


FACES – Fundraising & Community Events Support

Manor Lakes P-12 College has a group called FACES.  If you would like to volunteer at the college, please email

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.


 2023 School Council Members are

School Council President   

Houratious Albert –

Vice President                      

Phillip Francis


Executive Officer

Scott Dellar – Executive Principal ph. 0490 870 569




Staff Representatives

Deanne Clark

Mike Lanyon

Rebecca Collins



Student Representatives

Ruby Collins

Anshika Handa


Parent Representatives

Ratul Biswas

Amrit Aashat

Chakri Morisetty

Sarod Khandaker


Community Members

Delphi Anderson


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

Parent Helpers

Would you like to volunteer at Manor Lakes College?

If so, please email and our Community Connections officer Bec Collins will be in touch.


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)

Privacy Collection Notice