We are keen to have as many people in our school community aware of our activities as possible. There are a number of ways that you can find out what's on, and how you can get involved.


  • Please ensure you sign up to our Compass App, as well as read the Friday newsletters, and check the website regularly to keep up to date with what is on both in your child's class, and in the school community.
  • Information sent via Compass can only be accessed by verified parents and carers once you have requested approval. Details about how to do this are listed in the table below.


The following is a list of our communication channels at Wattle Park Primary.

  • This website
  • Our weekly e-newsletter
  • Compass App (see below for how to sign up)
  • School Assembly
  • Class Emails (from your teacher)
  • Year Level Classes - on our internet site
  • Class Representatives (a parent representative from each class)


Please see below for what you can find and how you can access each resource:



  • Latest articles and updates
  • Recent newsletters
  • Enrolment information
  • School policies
  • Year Level Information

Year Level page - See 'Our Classes' 


  • Homework tab (weekly homework)
  • Wellbeing
  • Notices for the school & your year level

Weekly e-newsletter



  • Principal’s report
  • Fundraising & social events
  • Special acknowledgements
  • School notices & reminders
  • Community News
  • Sent out on Friday afternoons to your nominated email address (once you have subscribed and been approved)
  • To subscribe:
  • Click the Subscribe link on the front page and put in your email 
  • If emails do not arrive each Friday, please email the school to advise, or go to the icon on the front page of our website.



App – Compass


(Formal school communication)




  • School notices e.g. Enrolments, pick up requirements, student photos, payments
  • Parent/teacher conferences
  • School reports
  • Parents/carers to advise attendance.
  • School supported activities i.e. Scholastic book club


 Further uses:


 To book a parent/teacher conference (Terms 1 and 3):

  • You will be notified by the school when booking times open for each of your child's teachers. 
  • In the app, click on the 3 lines in the top left corner.
  • You will see a list that says 'Home, Notifications, Conferences etc.'
  • Select 'Conferences'
  • You will see a list of your child's teachers.
  • Select the teacher, and the conference time.
  • You will be able to view all of your bookings in ‘Conferences’


 All school notices are kept in the ‘Notifications’ section of   Compass.


 School Assembly

  • Principal’s update 
  • School activities 
  • Certificates of merit
  • Run by our Year Six Student Leaders
  • Held each Friday in our gymnasium.
  • All parents and carers are welcome to attend.

 Class Emails from   Teachers

  • General class announcements 
  • Requests for parent support
  • From time to time your class teacher may email you with reminders about upcoming events
  • In addition they may seek your support for events or excursions as parent/carer helpers.

 Class   Representatives

  • Class activity reminders
  • Social activity reminders from the Parents & Friends Association (PFA)
  • Each class is required to nominated a Parent Class Representative.
  • Parent email lists are sent to class representatives at the start of each year for class communication. (Please advise your teacher if you would like to be a class rep at the start of the year!)