Parent Information - St John the Baptist, Freshwater
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Parent Information

This page has information and links for parents and should have answers for any questions you may have. A great place to start is the A-Z guide.

SCHOOL VALUES – Courage, Compassion, Humility

SCHOOL MOTTO – ‘Prepare the Way’

A-Z Parent Guide 2021 (under review for 2022)


After School Care

Our Before and After School Care provider is Catholic Care. Supervision is provided onsite 7am – 8:45am and 3:05pm – 6pm.

Bell Times

School Bell Times

Bus Travel – 682n

We have an afternoon bus service for students going home. It departs Johnson Street at 3:13pm and goes in the direction of North Curl Curl.

Bus 682n Timetable

Bus 682n Map

Buss Pass Application Form online – Our provider is Keolis Downer Northern Beaches


Our school canteen is currently open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and is run by paid employees. The canteen menu and payment can be found on the Qkr app. Please see below for more information about the app.

We use the Qkr! Online Ordering System. Please see below links to further information.

Qkr payment app tips for Users – Guide

Qkr instructions for cancelling an order


Compass Parent App

We use the Compass App for all communications to parents. All parents will receive a unique username and login when your child starts at SJB.
On Compass you will find attendance information, school academic reports, parent calendar and a newsfeed with current events and information.

Quick Guide – Parent Login Instructions NEW

Extra Curricular Activities

We have a range of optional extra curricular activities available for students to participate in. These are run in class time, once per week and booked through our external service providers. Please follow the link below:


Please see below for a list of uniform requirements for summer and winter as well as where to purchase. We also have a second hand shop with all items priced at $5.00. Ask the school office for more information.

SJB Uniform Requirements

School Uniforms

Pickles Catalogue 2021

Pickles Trading Hours Xmas 2021

Pickles Retail Bookings End 2021

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