GENERAL INFORMATION

CAREMONKEY

What is CareMonkey?

CareMonkey is a health and safety system that automatically keeps medical and emergency details up to date for any organisation with a duty of care. It makes these important details instantly available to authorised carers on their mobile devices in an emergency so they know whom to call, what to do, or what to tell an ambulance paramedic. CareMonkey automates the permission and consent form process too and can collect any other custom information. It’s used by schools, universities, in sport, in HR, the disability sector and camps.

 

How does St Robert's use CareMonkey?

At St Robert’s we use CareMonkey as our main means of electronic communication with our families. It is predominately our way sending out student permission for excursions and school-related events. It is also very effective when emailing all important messages and notices that families require. CareMonkey allows us to include any required attachments as well as capture important information when filling in fields is needed. It is essential that all new enrolments to our school to establish a CareMonkey profile for each member of the family who attends St Robert’s. We are also happy to assist with any questions, issues or concerns that may arise.

 

Is the CareMonkey system secure?

The CareMonkey system uses sophisticated security measures to keep data safe. Detailed information about CareMonkey security can be found on the CareMonkey website here:https://www.caremonkey.com/security-2/.

STUDENT ABSENCE

If your child becomes unwell and is unable to attend school, Parents are required to contact the school by 9am on the day of absence. The phone lines are now set up to accommodate reporting student absence. Telephone the school office and you will be requested to Press 1, leave a message with your child’s full name, class and reason for their absence. Office telephone: 52211075. If your child is going to be absent from school for external appointments, family holidays or arriving late, Parents are asked to notify the school and where possible in advance (the day prior).
Parents can report these absences by emailing : attendance@srnewtown.catholic.edu.au

PARENT VOLUNTEERS BRIEFING

Please review this pdf prior to volunteering in your child's classroom

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