- Executive Principal's Message
- Junior Secondary Update
- Senior Secondary Udpate
- Pathways Centre News
- Creative Arts Excellence News
- Humanities News
- Daffodil Day 2021
- Wellbeing Team Update
- Student Achievements
- General News
- PBC Alliance - Community Partnerships
- Canteen Update
- Uniform Shop
- Community Notices
The school has about 230 students from NSW who are currently learning at home. The teachers have been busy ensuring that they deliver lessons to both the students who are here at school and to the students who are at home. To increase the level of complexity, 31 of our teachers are delivering their lessons from NSW to both students in QLD classrooms and to students in NSW via MS Teams. With a change in classroom dynamics due to the border lockdown, if your child needs additional support, please contact the teacher in the first instance and then a Head of Year or Head of Department should you require additional support.
All Year 10 students should have completed their SET Plans and subject selection forms for 2022. If your child has not completed this task, please make arrangements to meet with Jason Cross, Deputy Principal.
Well done to the Hospitality Students and Performing Arts students who once again made Restaurant Week such a successful event. Now in its fourth year, the students’ front and back of house ability and skill continues to improve each year continuing to set a new benchmark.
CRICOS Provider Name: The Queensland Department of Education trading as Education Queensland International (EQI) CRICOS Provider Number 00608A
Student Leadership Selection
The process for Junior Secondary Prefects will begin early next term. Now is the time for students to be speaking with current Prefects, Captains and Heads of House about the roles and being redy to complete nomination forms once released.
We wish all of our students well on their leadership journeys.
At this very busy time of year, it is easy for students to feel overwhelmed by the amount of assessment that they need to complete. The easiest way to alleviate this pressure is careful time management using a school planner. This planner should be taken into class every lesson and key dates (due date for drafts, due dates for assessment, returning excursion notes etc.) recorded. By doing this, the student can avoid the last minute meltdown that often drags the whole household into panic. Using class time effectively and accessing teacher help will also help manage academic tasks. Parents are encouraged to check their child's planner and help them prioritise tasks. It's also a helpful way to check the "facts" that a student will often tell their parents (i.e. :"my teacher didn't give me any homework", "I have no assignments due").
Please do not hesitate to contact Teachers directly via phone or email. All email addresses can be found on the "staff contact" tab on the PBC website.
The ‘busy end’ of the Term is upon us. It is a good time to check in with your student to see how they are feeling about their achievements so far this term and how they will meet the challenges that remain. While it will include subject assessment, demands might also include sporting finals, musical or drama performances and club activities, not to mention family and social events.
You can support your child by helping them map out their final few weeks – their commitments, deadlines and plans for revision and study. You can access your child’s assessment calendar here. Breaking large tasks – such as preparing to write a History essay under exam conditions – into smaller tasks – maybe half an hour of practising writing out essay plans – can reveal how achievable the job ahead actually is. This in turn can reduce stress for students – and their parents.
After the holidays, school recommences on Tuesday 5 October 2021.
Year 10 (2022) Subject Selections
As of last Thursday, all Year 9 students should have completed their 2022 subject selections for next year. This includes completing their subject selections online and submitting a paper copy to Y Block. We thank all of our students and parents who have completed this process and Senior Secondary looks forward to welcoming your students next year.Read Less
As we enter the last 2 weeks of term, Senior Secondary will go into shutdown exams for Year 12 first in Week 9 and then Years 11 and 10 in Week 10. The exam schedules have been published on the school website below. Students need to know the date, time and room of their assessment.
Term 3 assessment calendars are already available on this page.
Main points are:
- Year 12 full shutdown all of Week 9 and 10 (6 to 17 September) for Mock exams and Applied Assessment. Specific arrangements are being organised for Tweed students.
- Year 11 full shutdown Week 10 (13 to 17 September)
- Year 10 full shutdown Tuesday to Friday of Week 10 (13 to 17 September)
Note that as External exams will commence at 9:00am, PBC will have the same start time for Mock exams. For consistency and due to the vertical nature of Care roll marking the following arrangements will occur:
- All end of Term 3 exams will commence at 9:00am for Years 10 to 12
- Senior Care Roll marking classes will not run in Weeks 9 and 10 of term
- Period 1 teachers will read notices and give messages, and attendance details will be collated on Period 1 data
Students are reminded that they should be finalising their QTAC applications for 2022. They have all been sent emails regarding this process. Students also need to register with QTAC to receive their ATARs (the QCAA does not calculate ATARs and unless students register they will not be emailed their ATAR on 18 December).
The following resources may be useful for students:
- Year 12/ATAR page: https://www.qtac.edu.au/atar/
- How to Apply page: https://www.qtac.edu.au/applications/
- EAS page: https://www.qtac.edu.au/educational-access-scheme/
Year 12 results
The QCAA no longer mails out certificates and results to students at the end of the year. On 18 December they will provide a digital copy of results into each students’ QCAA learning account.
All Year 12 students should by now have logged onto their QCAA learning account in the QCAA student portal. This is accessed via the myQCE website https://myqce.qcaa.qld.edu.au/index.html.
Please check that your student has completed this. They have been reminded on many occasions and sent emails regarding this but we can see that there are still some students that have not yet registered.
The QCAA has also updated the schedule for External Exams due to the change of the Brisbane Show Holiday affecting exams. This means that Health Education, Music and Economics are scheduled as the first exams on 22 October.
To access the External Assessment timetable please visit the myQCE website: https://www.qcaa.qld.edu.au/senior/assessment/external-assessment/timetable
The Directions for Students, approved Equipment lists and External Assessment Resources have also been published for students on the myQCE website above and on the school webite: https://pbc-shs.eq.edu.au/curriculum/testing-and-assessment
Students need to be aware of these documents and procedures. Class teachers will discuss this with students and we will practice for these in the coming Mock exams.
Students will also be required to bring photo ID to all External Exams and, depending on advice from the Chief Health Office, masks.
Year 11 students will finalise Unit 2 in shutdown during Week 10 of this term 13 to 17 September.
Moving forward Year 11 students will commence the summative units for ATAR in Term 4 of this year and will have their first assessment for Unit 3 in the last week of Term 4. This will be a full shutdown in the week of 22 to 26 November .
A reminder that all students must have passed a Unit of English and Maths by the end of Unit 2. Students that do not meet this requirement will have to complete Unit 1 or 2 gain in 2022 to be eligible for the QCE.
School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeship (SATs)
Year 10 students are reminded that they are much better off commencing a school-based apprenticeship and traineeship (SAT) in Year 10 than in Year 11. Please see Ms Shreeve in Y block for more information regarding SATs.
Please note that Year 10 Exam Shutdown commences on Tuesday in Week 10. We wish all of our Year 10 students the best of luck in all of their exams.
This policy is published on the school website. If students are absent for an exam they must contact their teacher and provide a medical certificate (allowances will be made for border restrictions ).
A reminder that all assignments are due at 9:00am on the due date and that teachers are instructed to make a judgement on the evidence, which is available at this time. Late assignments are not accepted.
Students are reminded to back up their work via USBs, emails or cloud storage as computer malfunctions and losing assignments are not grounds for an extension.
Attendance - Every Day Counts
As our Year 10 students are rapidly approaching the non-compulsory phase of schooling (and indeed some students have already begun this phase) it is essential that students are attending each and every day of school. Our School's target is 92%. We challenge each and every student to strive to obtain this goal. What is your student's current attendance rate?Read Less
School Based Traineeships Available
New exciting traineeship opportunities are available in the Pathways Centre Y Block for Year 10’s. Job boards will be updated regularly with new positions. Students can collect a registration form and apply now.
Get paid while gaining a qualification when doing a school-based traineeship and earn up to 8 QCE points!! A variety of new traineeships are on offer with a focus on business, hospitality, retail, sport and tourism.
City Venue Management: Miami Pool & Helensvale are looking for 6 new school based trainees, Lifeguarding, customer service, swim teaching… If you would like to be part of their team please apply via the link: https://www.cvmacademy.com.au/traineeships
Hospitality and Business Traineeships
Hidden Gem Café Tugun
Niche & Co Tugun
Boost Juice Elanora
Fuel Bakehouse Currumbin
The Little Store - Currumbin Eco Village
Nobbys Surf Club
California Tacos Burleigh
BSKT Café Mermaid Beach
Palm Beach Bakery – 8th Ave
Down 2 Earth Organics Café Palm Beach
Sean Scott Gallery Burleigh
The Pantry Burleigh
Alleygators Currumbin Rugby Leagues Club
Maries Pizza Tugun and Palm Beach stores
Coffee Club Burleigh Stocklands
The Original Bakery Tugun
Wendys the Pines
Brumby’s Bakery the Pines
Yiros Shop Burleigh
Guzmen Y Gomez Burleigh
Pattysmiths Burgers Palm Beach
Seeds of Life Robina
Soul Origin Robina
Crema Espresso the Pines & Coolangatta
Third Base Palm Beach
Paperbark Café Burleigh
Ground Café Coolangatta
KFC – Palm Beach, Mermaid Beach & Robina
Double Barrel Kitchen Mermaid Waters
Coming Home Co Robina Kitchens
Garden of Vegan Burleigh hospitality and cookery focused
Artlis Studio Currumbin: School based traineeship The role will include helping set up classes, assisting during teaching, and doing admin and retail duties
Email Alissa to apply: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hairdressing apprenticeship: School based apprenticeship with HB@33 Hair and Beauty. Please send resumes to Julie: email@example.com
Cert 3 Early Childhood – A Head start Learning & Little Scholars Burleigh and other local centres
McDonald’s are hiring: apply via these links:
Palm Beach: https://smrtr.io/4RX8W
Robina Central: https://smrtr.io/4JSRD
Burleigh Waters: https://smrtr.io/4LXbK
Reedy Creek: https://smrtr.io/4LXcb
Robina Food Court: https://smrtr.io/4X7bv
School based vacancies links
Ignite Education: https://www.ignite.edu.au/job-vacancies/
Aurora Training Institute please visit their vacancy page: http://www.aurora.edu.au/schools-program/
Prestige Staffing Solution vacancies, Please visit this link for more opportunities: https://prestigestaffingsolutions.org.au/job-board/
Cabin Crew – Aviation Australia: Want to become an airline steward? One-day event from 0900-1430 and the students will learn more about the role of a Cabin Crew member, practice opening aircraft doors, descending down aircraft slides and going in the pool with real aircraft rafts. Course available through Aviation Aust, apply via this link: https://aviationaustralia.aero/one-day-cabincrew/
School Leavers should check the following links for fulltime employment opportunities
Looking for a Trade?? Casey from Gold Coast Trades college has many opportunities available for school leavers looking for a trade eg: metal roofer, painting/decorating, carpentry, tiling and plastering. Please email your resume and industry of interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org
There are more opportunities on the job boards. Please come into Y Block to register.
Love your current job? Would you like to turn it into a traineeship? Come to the Pathway centre and let’s see if we can create a traineeship for you in your current role.
The Pathway Centre is open before school and first break to apply for any of the above positions
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Last Wednesday our Year 9 and 10 Drama Excellence class were extremely grateful to have the opportunity to perform on the prestigious Bille Brown Stage at The Queensland Theatre Company in Brisbane as a part of The Scene Project. Each year a playwright is commissioned to write a new play, and selected schools are tasked with the challenge of creating their own unique 15 minute performance of their version of the play. The Scene Project focusses on collaboration, building confidence and encouraging live performance in a professional space and manner. During the rehearsal and devising phase, we hosted a director from the Queensland Theatre Company as an Artist in Residence to facilitate a workshop with our CAX Drama students in exploring ‘We are the Mutable’ by Matthew Whittet. After the participating schools performed their work on Wednesday morning, a cast of professional actors from the Queensland Theatre Company presented a full interpretation of the play, providing our young artists and teachers new ways of making and shaping texts. The final stage of the project was a learning forum, that allowed our students to acknowledge the skill and artistry of their peers as well as engage in robust discussions about performance building. An extremely valuable experience for all involved!
Last Tuesday evening we hosted the Senior Soiree, an evening to celebrate the outstanding work of our Years 10, 11 and 12 Music Excellence students. We were very excited to host family and the PBC community to enjoy the work our Senior Music Ex students have developed in what has been a very challenging year. There were a number of performances across all year levels, showcasing a diverse range of unique talents and genres of music. Each individual performance highlighted the passion, professionalism and creativity of your young artists and thoroughly engaged the audience. We are hosting the Junior Soiree tomorrow evening in the Theatre. A fabulous way to end Term 3!
All of our Dance Excellence students are competing at the 9th Annual Star Bound Entertainers Festival this weekend. We have had a number of postponements and look forward to performing all the work the students have been preparing. All the best for this weekend PBC Dance Ex students and teachers!
Creative Arts Excellence
$20 Boss Market Day
Our Year 9 Economics and Business Students have recently participated in the $20 Boss Business Development Program. This has all been made possible by the generous support of the Bendigo Bank Tugun Community Branch who donated $20 per student, totalling over $2000 to make the event happen! $20 Boss is an entrepreneurial program that supports students to solve a real problem and helps them better understand their relationship with money.
Students were required to create a business that addresses a social/environmental issue within the school community. They were assessed on knowledge, application and communication of a business plan as well as their trade display on the school market day. The product (good or service) created had to address an identified issue/problem/gap in our local community. We had some amazing entries including Brownies to Beat Domestic Violence, Sweets and Succulents- Raising money for Suicide Awareness and many more.
Thanks again to our 9 Economics and Business teachers and Allan from the Bendigo Bank for your ongoing support.
Mr Andrew Griffin
2021 Daffodil Day was another yellow, fun filled fundraiser. PBC participated through a casual dress day with students encouraged to wear yellow and bring a gold coin donation. Senior Leaders also sold Yellow cupcakes at break times, kindly baked by our Hospitality staff and students. The Guess the number of Lollies in the Jar was a hotly contested competition with young year 7 student Will H taking out the prize, with a guess of 1080, just 6 away from the actual total of 1086! Congratulations Will, we recommend you share that stash with all your friends and family. Through our fundraising initiatives, PBC raised over $2000 which will be donated to the Cancer Council. Many thanks to all staff and students who helped and supported this wonderful cause.
Click the links below to hear the latest from PBC’s Wellbeing Team.
Junior Secondary Guidance Officer
Attached is the latest article from our Junior Secondary Guidance Officer Anna Willis.
Senior Secondary Guidance Officer
Read the attached article for the latest information targeted to senior students of careers and pathway information.
We encourage parents/caregivers to email your student’s excellent recent achievements to us. These achievements can be in The Arts, sporting, academic or community service. We would love to hear from you! Please email us at email@example.com with details of your student’s achievement and include at least one photo, and/or any links to media articles that we can share.
Congratulations to PBC 2020 graduate Ella Brow for committing to SMU Mustangs for 2022. The school competes in the American Athletic Conference in Division I of the NCAA. Ella, although an alumni, is still an integral part to the Reds basketball program assisting the Sports Excellence Program with coaching and will be greatly missed. We thank you for your time in the Red and White and wish you all the best for both your basketball and academics over in Dallas!
Congratulations to PBC's Jye who signed up as a school based trainee Cert 3 Business with The Shelf Café and Deli the Pines. Good luck Jye! Thanks to MAS National / MRAEL for their support with this traineeship.
Huge congratulations to Keano Kini (Year 12) who has been named joint winner of the Justin Hodges Medal for his performance throughout the Langer Trophy/NRL Schoolboys Cup season this year! This is a fantastic accolade for Keano and very well deserved.
Australian Schoolboys Merit Team
Huge congratulations to four PBC Rugby League Reds, Deine Mariner, Tom Weaver, Jack Cullen and Ryan Foran, Year 12 who have been named in the Australian Schoolboys Merit Team!
The Australian Schoolboys are recognised as part of the NRL’s elite pathway, and while the capacity to play an international fixture this year is unlikely, the 2021 merit team continues the tradition of representing Australia at the Under 18 level.
What a wonderful honour being chosen to be part of the Australian Schoolboys legacy.
Staff Wellbeing Champions
A big congratulations to Ms Binnie, Ms Kerwick, Ms McGlynn and Mr Jenkins who have all been acknowledged by Education Queensland for being Wellbeing Champions - for demonstrating outstanding commitment to staff wellbeing. This amazing team of wellbeing champions continually provide PBC staff with many opportunities to be involved in activities designed to improve their wellbeing outside of learning time. Thank you to this amazing crew!
Welcome to our PBC turns 50 Update…
To celebrate PBC turning 50 in 2022, we are offering a Supporters polo shirt and long-sleeved jersey to purchase as a memento.
The designs are inspired by a retro PBC sports uniform and feature both the old and new PBC logos (see below).
The Jacket is available for all students in 2022. An email was sent home with order details (or visit Uniform Shop article in this newsletter). Orders need to be placed by 17 September for delivery early 2022.
The Supporters Jersey (RRP $90) is a cotton-polyester material in both women’s and men’s styles.
The Supporters Polo (RRP $40) is made of S-Tech Polyester material and comes in women’s and men’s styles.
Sizing charts can be viewed via the below link online and samples are available to try on at our on-site PBC Uniform Shop which is open Monday – Thursday from 8:00am – 12:15pm.
Payment is required at the time of ordering and delivery is expected February 2022.
To order click this link: https://pbcsp.struddysonline.com.au/
Calling for help…
- We are calling out for people to help us with the organisation of the Open Day 11 June, we are looking for people to help us coordinate the 80’s, 90’s, 00’s and 10’s decades. Thank you to all the 70’s alumni that have put their hands up ?
If you can help organise and set up these displays at our Open Day on 11 June 2022, please email Heidi Wallace on firstname.lastname@example.org.
- We are looking to collect as much PBC memorabilia as we can from all the decades PBC has been open. If you have any old uniforms, awards, trophies, photos or any other school related items that you could loan us, please get in contact by emailing Heidi Wallace on email@example.com or calling 07 5525 9312. All items loaned will be carefully catalogued, protected and stored securely and then returned after the open day. If you can help, please get in contact.
Thank you again for supporting PBC’s 50th birthday. We are looking forward to seeing everyone at one or all our fabulous events.
Till the next update…
The PBC 50 Years Celebration Committee
PBC 2021 Optima Yearbook
The 2021 Optima Yearbook is currently being pulled together and will be full of fun student photos across all year levels. There will be faculty and excellence programs' news and highlights, whole school events, sports stats, creative arts highlights and academic achievements. Also included are staff photos, sports day action and swimming carnival happy snaps, house activities and major school assemblies etc. This is a great memento of your student's year and a must for the bookshelf. Every year level is featured.
The Yearbook will be published and available for distribution mid Term 4. If you haven't already pre-ordered your Yearbook please complete the form below and hand in to the Finance Office via the payments window (Tue/Wed/Thu 8am-1pm).
The cost of the Yearbook is just $30 and includes 132 pages of full colour, high quality magazine pages. Don't miss ordering a copy for your family.
*Year 12 students will receive one as a farewell gift so no need to order.
Bendigo Bank - Tugun Community Branch - Scholarship Program
The commitment of Community Bank Tugun, part of Bendigo Bank, to build stronger communities is demonstrated by what we do – from sponsoring local sporting clubs through to providing grants to local community groups.
Much of this commitment is focused on our youth and from 2018 we took this one step further when we launched the Community Bank Tugun Scholarship, which was aimed at assisting local students who were academically capable and community-minded but experiencing difficulty in funding the high cost of tertiary study. Subsequently, we have supported 6 students since the program began with various university degrees.
Our Community Bank Branch is proud to support local youth to further their education, and maybe one day our community will benefit directly from the skills and knowledge they bring.
We are excited to announce that our Scholarship program will continue with support of another 2 local students in 2022.
An information sheet detailing the Scholarship’s criteria is below. In addressing the scholarship’s criteria, a demonstration of academic achievement, community involvement and contribution, leadership roles and the financial and/or social challenges being experienced is required.
Our Scholarship will invite applications from 23 August 2021 until 31 January 2022.
2021 Early School Leavers survey
The Queensland Government is seeking the support of the school community for the annual survey of Year 10, 11 and 12 students who left school in 2020, before completing Year 12. This short, confidential survey collects information about what young people are doing the year after leaving school. The results of the survey help provide valuable information to improve services available to school leavers in the future.
Between August and September, these school leavers can expect to receive instructions to complete a web-based survey or a telephone call from the Queensland Government Statistician’s Office. Please encourage them to take part. If their contact details have changed, please assist the interviewer with their updated details or forward the survey to their new address so they can participate.
Thank you for your support of Next Step post-school destination surveys in 2021.
For more information, visit www.qld.gov.au/nextstep/ or telephone toll free on 1800 068 587.
Follow PBC on Social Media
Our social media accounts are the best way to stay connected with the daily happenings of our school. We will upload any important messages, reminders, student achievements and general action. With posts every day this a great way to celebrate our awesome school. If you have any news about your student that you would like to share please message us via Direct Message on Instagram, Messenger on Facebook or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online Business Directories - support local
PBC Alliance Business Directory
Visit the PBC Alliance Business directory to support those businesses that support our students. There are many great offers for the PBC Community as well.
The Red Pages is a list of businesses that have a direct link to Palm Beach Currumbin State High though being an alumni, parent or Alliance partner/member. We are inviting PBC families that own local businesses to list it here so that others in our school community can support you, and the listing is free of charge!
If you are a PBC parent or alumni and would like to have your business listed here please email the contact details, a short description and logo to Heidi Wallace at email@example.com.
Dates to Remember
|7 Sept||Junior Soiree - Music Excellence|
|13 Sep||Academic Excellence Y7 2022 Parent Education Evening|
|14 Sep||P&C Meeting|
|17 Sep||Last Day of Term 3|
|4 Oct||Queens Birthday Holiday (QLD)|
|5 Oct||First Day of Term 4|
|8 Oct||Dance Night - HOTA (Dance Excellence Showcase)|
|12 Oct||Yr 7 Immunisations|
Partner Shout out!
Shout out to RJ Beufils & Son Electrical who has come on board as a Silver PBC Alliance Partner sponsoring our PBC Rugby League Excellence sports program. RJ Beaufils & Son is a local family owned business since 1924. Experienced in all size projects from small domestic jobs to commercial, industrial and communication installations. If you are looking for electrical contractors you can contact them at 5576 1532 or www.rjbeaufils.com.au.
Shout out to Aurora Training Institute who are wonderful long term supporters of PBC students. Not only to they facilitate many school-based traineeships and school-based diploma courses for our students but they also offer full scholarships to a lucky few students each year allowing them to pursue the career of their dreams without the concern of tertiary fees and ensuring they receive the training they need to succeed. Visit Aurora Training Insitute here: https://www.aurora.edu.au/
Shout out to Tweed Sea Sports - another long time sponsor of PBC students plus the owners are also PBC Parents. Tweed Sea Sports are sponsors of our Marine Practices program and all those students that acheive their boat licences while at school, do so with the help of Tweed Sea Sports. If you are interested in scuba diving or getting your boat licence be sure to contact Pete and Liat at Tweed Sea Sports here: https://www.tweedseasports.com/
Shout out to Dan Alexander and the team at LJ Hooker Palm Beach, sponsor of our new PBC Reds online learning hub. Sponsoring the online learning module for Financial Wellbeing ensures our students are able to participate in this new fantastic learning platform both at school and while at home. The learning hub teaches students about financial wellbeing as well as how to Sleep like a Champion and Think like a Champion. There are two more learning modules to be added to the platform very soon.
PBC Alliance Business Directory
If you are looking to support our local businesses and local community when looking for a product or service look no further than the PBC Alliance Business Directory. All the listings are supporters of our students and many include amazing offers especially for the PBC community. Please support those that support PBC. Visit the directory here: https://www.pbc-alliance.com/business-directory.html
2022 Membership/Partnership available now
Would your business like to support our students? Become a Partner or member today. Sign up for our newsletter so you can receive invitations to our community networking events. If you are interested in learning more about the PBC Alliance visit our website! www.pbc-alliance.com
Thank you to our 2021 Partners
- helping support PBC students to achieve their potential.
If you are interested in learning more about the PBC Alliance visit our website! www.pbc-alliance.com
From August 2021, Palm Beach Currumbin SHS will be using a new process for sending reminder notices to parents, caregivers, and customers with overdue invoices. Reminder notices will sent periodically when an invoice becomes overdue.
If you have provided us with an email address, reminder notices will be sent to your nominated email address.
If you have not provided an email address, reminder notices will be posted to your nominated postal address.
If you are unable to pay your invoice before the due date, or you have a query about an invoice you have received, it is important that you contact us before the invoice is due for payment:
SRS Fees to list the instalment dates:
1st Instalment – Friday 12 Feb Term 1 - OVERDUE
2nd Instalment – Friday 7 May Term 2 - OVERDUE
3rd Instalment – Friday 30 July Term 3 - OVERDUE
Make payments the quick and easy way using BPOINT. Visit www.bpoint.com.au/payments/dete, follow the prompts or phone BPOINT on 1300 631 073.
Parents/caregivers experiencing financial difficulty can email Finance on Finance@pbc-shs.eq.edu.au.
Payment plan options are available including Centrepay -a service to families whereby periodic payments can be made to the school or Direct Debit via credit card (monthly). Paperwork is available from the Finance Office to activate either of these plans.
For Internet banking please use the details below:
School’s Bank Account: PALM BEACH CURRUMBIN SHS General A/C
BSB Number: 064-404 CBA Branch Burleigh Heads
Account Number: 00090303
Reference/Details: Record both Student ID AND the reference Code to ensure your payment can be recorded correctly. (Reference Code = ITEM BEING PAID FOR e.g.: 2021 SRS8 or 2021 ACEX10)
Finance Office Window Operating Hours
Over the counter payments can only be accepted between 8:00am and 1:00pm on Tuesday to Thursday. Alternatively, you can make payments via BPOINT from your invoice or statement or Direct Deposit. CLOSED Mondays & Fridays
Alternative payment options include BPOINT and Bank Transfer, details found here
Parents – have you registered for QParents yet?
Are you using QParents to stay in contact with our school and to access information about your child’s schooling?
If you haven’t yet registered for QParents, register now.
You can provide your 100 points of identity documents for registration online through QParents, or in person at your school.
If you have limited identity documents, or experience difficulties registering, please contact your school for help.
QParents is a great way to stay informed about what’s happening in your child’s school life
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