Parent Information

School Hours and Term Dates

School hours: Haberfield Public School hours are from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Supervision is provided for students in the playground from 8:30am and until 3:10pm each day. Children who are not collected from school by 3:10pm are asked to wait safely at our main office. We encourage parents and caregivers to ensure children are on time   Read more »

Outside School Hours Care and Activities

Before and After School Care Haberfield Out Of School Hours Care Centre is operated by Primary OSHCare. The before and after school service operates during school terms along with a Vacation Care program during the school holidays. OSHCare hours of operation Before School Care – 6.45am to 9:00am After School Care – 3:00pm to 6:00pm Vacation   Read more »

School Contributions

Each year families are asked to contribute in voluntary contributions. This money is put towards purchasing resources such as computer software and classroom supplies. Also, throughout the year we provide a range of activities and excursions, which are invoiced to parents. Payments for these activities are made to your child’s class teacher. All monies are   Read more »

School Uniform

It is mandatory for all children to wear the school uniform every day. The school uniform can be purchased from our onsite uniform shop or online via School24. School uniform shop opens during the school term; Monday 2.30pm – 3.30pm Friday 8.30am – 9.30am The school uniform shop is managed by the school P&C Association and is   Read more »

Uniform Shop

School uniform is compulsory at Haberfield Public School and the school asks all parents to support this policy. School uniforms can only be purchased at the School Uniform shop – they are not sold elsewhere. The school uniform shop is managed by the school P&C Association and is staffed by volunteer parents. All profits are   Read more »

P&C Association

What is a Parents and Citizens Association (P&C)? A P&C Association is a school-based organisation with membership open to parents, teachers, students and interested citizens. What does the P&C do? Promotes the interest of the school by bringing parents, citizens, students and teaching staff into close co-operation. Assists in providing facilities and equipment for the   Read more »

Canteen Information

The Fresh Tastes NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy requires all NSW government schools to provide a healthy, nutritious canteen menu in line with the Australian Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents. The strategy aims to give students across NSW a taste for healthy foods. Haberfield Public School ensures that we adhere to this important healthy lifestyle strategy.   Read more »

Helping Out

Volunteering at HPS We encourage parents to become actively involved in their child’s education and learning. Our parents are encouraged to work together with teachers to help children succeed in school. We have found that as a result of extra support that volunteers can offer at school events, learning and self-esteem levels of our children   Read more »

Practical Guide for Parents

School A to Z Parents will be able to support their child’s learning with a new purpose-built DEC resource that includes a website, mobile applications and social media channels. The School A to Z online school community provides practical advice about tips on learning, wellbeing, technology and resources to help parents and carers support their   Read more »

School Counsellor

Haberfield Public School’s School counsellor is here on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The school counsellor has specialised training in counselling and assessment. Their main job is to work with staff, parents and caregivers and other allied health professionals to assist students who may benefit from learning new skills. This is done in consultation with Haberfield’s Principal   Read more »

Useful Links

Here are some links to useful Websites for children, parents and teachers. Click on the subject below and enjoy! Literacy Scootle – Learning resources Scootle National curriculum School A to Z English Fact Sheets Premier’s Reading Challenge Studyladder (formerly Smartkiddies) Spelling City: Spelling and Vocabulary Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Competition Wordle! Myths and Legends from E2BN   Read more »