School Notes

This page contains a collection of information notes, permission slips and general documents sent home from Penola Catholic College.


If you require a copy of a note or form not found on this page or have any other general inquiries please feel free to contact the school by phone on (02) 4728 8100, weekdays between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.

  Application for exemption from Attendance

Application for exemption from Attendance at School under 5 days.

  Application for Extended Leave

Application for extended leave if longer than 5 days, each application needs to be submitted to the Principal Leader for consideration. If approved your child will be notified in writing with a letter from the Principal.

  Communications outside of normal working hours

Penola understands email is the fastest way to communicate with your child's teacher. If you need to contact your teacher outside normal working hours, please feel free to send an email to penola@parra.catholic.edu.au

  2021 Year 10 Resource List

2021 Year 10 Resource List

  2021 Year 11 Resource List

2021 Year 11 Resource List

  2021 Year 11 Text Book List

2021 Year 11 Text Book List

  2021 Year 7 Resource List

2021 Year 7 Resource Lists

  2021 Year 7 to 10 Text Book List

2021 Year 7 to 10 Text Book List

  2021 Year 8 Resource List

2021 Year 8 Resource List

  2021 Year 9 Resource List

2021 Year 9 Resource List

  Change of Subject Form

Please download and print the Change of Subject form. Completed forms need to be submitted to the Student Office.

  Illness Misadventure Form

Please download and print the Illness Misadventure form. Students need to submit the completed form to the Assistant Principal.

  Student Appeal Form for School Based Assessment

Please download and print the Student Appeal Form for School Based Assessment. Completed forms need to be submitted to the Assistant Principal.

  CityRail Quite Carriages

A letter regarding the CityRail 'Quiet Carriages' initiative.

  Safe School Travel

Tips to improve your child's safety around the school.

  Safety Around School Buses

How you can help...

  Safety Riding to School

What the law says as well as important safety information concerning riding to school.

  Travel Advice for Parents

Travel advice for parents including: improving your child's safety, parking safely near the school and 40 km/h school zones.

  2021 Uniform Requirements Parent - Guardian Letter

2021 Uniform requirements following the charisma of St Mary Mackillop

  2021 Uniform Requirements Parent - Guardian Letter

2021 Uniform requirements following the charisma of St Mary Mackillop

  2021 Year 7 Resource List

2021 Year 7 Resource Lists

  2021 Year 7 to 10 Text Book List

2021 Year 7 to 10 Text Book List

  Communications outside of normal working hours

Penola understands email is the fastest way to communicate with your child's teacher. If you need to contact your teacher outside normal working hours, please feel free to send an email to penola@parra.catholic.edu.au

  COVID New Advice to Parents and Carers

This week, the NSW Government released new advice to schools on responding to the challenges of COVID-19. This new advice followed a review of the existing protocols by the NSW Chief Medical Officer.

  Expectations Punctuality and School Attendance

I am writing to you to restate and further explain the College expectations with regards to attendance and punctuality. Firstly, your child is expected to be at the College ready to start their day of learning no later than 8.45am. Regardless of your child’s mode of travel to school, they must be here at 8.45am. At this time the bell (music) sounds indicating the start of Homeroom for Years 7-12.

  2021 Year 7 to 10 Text Book List

2021 Year 7 to 10 Text Book List

  2021 Year 8 Resource List

2021 Year 8 Resource List

  Communications outside of normal working hours

Penola understands email is the fastest way to communicate with your child's teacher. If you need to contact your teacher outside normal working hours, please feel free to send an email to penola@parra.catholic.edu.au

  COVID New Advice to Parents and Carers

This week, the NSW Government released new advice to schools on responding to the challenges of COVID-19. This new advice followed a review of the existing protocols by the NSW Chief Medical Officer.

  Expectations Punctuality and School Attendance

I am writing to you to restate and further explain the College expectations with regards to attendance and punctuality. Firstly, your child is expected to be at the College ready to start their day of learning no later than 8.45am. Regardless of your child’s mode of travel to school, they must be here at 8.45am. At this time the bell (music) sounds indicating the start of Homeroom for Years 7-12.

  2021 Year 7 to 10 Text Book List

2021 Year 7 to 10 Text Book List

  2021 Year 9 Resource List

2021 Year 9 Resource List

  Communications outside of normal working hours

Penola understands email is the fastest way to communicate with your child's teacher. If you need to contact your teacher outside normal working hours, please feel free to send an email to penola@parra.catholic.edu.au

  COVID New Advice to Parents and Carers

This week, the NSW Government released new advice to schools on responding to the challenges of COVID-19. This new advice followed a review of the existing protocols by the NSW Chief Medical Officer.

  Expectations Punctuality and School Attendance

I am writing to you to restate and further explain the College expectations with regards to attendance and punctuality. Firstly, your child is expected to be at the College ready to start their day of learning no later than 8.45am. Regardless of your child’s mode of travel to school, they must be here at 8.45am. At this time the bell (music) sounds indicating the start of Homeroom for Years 7-12.

  2021 Year 10 Resource List

2021 Year 10 Resource List

  2021 Year 7 to 10 Text Book List

2021 Year 7 to 10 Text Book List

  Communications outside of normal working hours

Penola understands email is the fastest way to communicate with your child's teacher. If you need to contact your teacher outside normal working hours, please feel free to send an email to penola@parra.catholic.edu.au

  COVID New Advice to Parents and Carers

This week, the NSW Government released new advice to schools on responding to the challenges of COVID-19. This new advice followed a review of the existing protocols by the NSW Chief Medical Officer.

  Expectations Punctuality and School Attendance

I am writing to you to restate and further explain the College expectations with regards to attendance and punctuality. Firstly, your child is expected to be at the College ready to start their day of learning no later than 8.45am. Regardless of your child’s mode of travel to school, they must be here at 8.45am. At this time the bell (music) sounds indicating the start of Homeroom for Years 7-12.

  Year 10 Assessment Handbook

Year 10 Assessment Handbook for 2020

  Year 10 Formal 2020

Year 10 Formal for 2020 will be held at Penrith Panthers on Thursday, 26th November. See note for further details.

  2021 Year 11 Resource List

2021 Year 11 Resource List

  2021 Year 11 Text Book List

2021 Year 11 Text Book List

  Communications outside of normal working hours

Penola understands email is the fastest way to communicate with your child's teacher. If you need to contact your teacher outside normal working hours, please feel free to send an email to penola@parra.catholic.edu.au

  COVID New Advice to Parents and Carers

This week, the NSW Government released new advice to schools on responding to the challenges of COVID-19. This new advice followed a review of the existing protocols by the NSW Chief Medical Officer.

  Expectations Punctuality and School Attendance

I am writing to you to restate and further explain the College expectations with regards to attendance and punctuality. Firstly, your child is expected to be at the College ready to start their day of learning no later than 8.45am. Regardless of your child’s mode of travel to school, they must be here at 8.45am. At this time the bell (music) sounds indicating the start of Homeroom for Years 7-12.

  Senior Flexible Release for Year 11 Term 4 2020

Senior Flexible Release for Year 11 in Term 4 in 2020. Commencing Monday 19th October 2020.

  Year 11 Assessment Handbook

Year 11 Assessment Handbook for 2020

  Communications outside of normal working hours

Penola understands email is the fastest way to communicate with your child's teacher. If you need to contact your teacher outside normal working hours, please feel free to send an email to penola@parra.catholic.edu.au

  COVID New Advice to Parents and Carers

This week, the NSW Government released new advice to schools on responding to the challenges of COVID-19. This new advice followed a review of the existing protocols by the NSW Chief Medical Officer.

  Expectations Punctuality and School Attendance

I am writing to you to restate and further explain the College expectations with regards to attendance and punctuality. Firstly, your child is expected to be at the College ready to start their day of learning no later than 8.45am. Regardless of your child’s mode of travel to school, they must be here at 8.45am. At this time the bell (music) sounds indicating the start of Homeroom for Years 7-12.

  Parent Letter Mass and Award Ceremony

Year 12 Mass and Award Ceremony

  Year 12 Assessment Handbook

Year 12 Assessment handbook for 2020