Orange Public School

Deeds Not Words

Telephone02 6362 6369

Emailorange-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Getting involved

Orange Public School has an active P&C which aims to strengthen the bonds between parents, staff and students. Working together in this way we are able to achieve amazing things for our school community. The P&C always welcomes new members and we look forward to your involvement for our children.

Get Involved!

We love parent involvement at OPS. You can volunteer in the classroom, assist in the Canteen, help cook at BBQ's, join a committee and more. Put your name down on the P&C contact list so that you can be part of the Class Communication Program and be kept in the loop about other opportunities to be part of you children's school.

 Fill out an online form to join the P&C Contact List here  P&C Contact List online

Join the P&C

Become a member of the P&C - fill out and return the membership form here P&C Membership Form

Working With Children Check

You will need to have a completed a Working with Children Check (WWCC) if you are to volunteer at the Canteen, in the classroom or take a car full of children to an excursion (even your own child to a school related event). WWCCs are Easy - Free - Valid for 5 years.

Three steps:

1. Apply online for the Working with Children Check - Working with Children Check 

This can be done from your computer - or at the Service NSW Office Cnr of Kite & Lords Place. Service NSW has computers that you can use and Staff are happy to assist.

Purpose of Check is - "Volunteer"

Child related Sector is - "Parent Volunteer - other"

You will be provided with a reference number (and be sent an email of confirmation).

2. Take your reference number/completed form to Service NSW to have you identity verified. Photo licence is sufficient.

3. You will receive a copy of your certificate via email.

Either - print out and send in to the School Office or email it to the School orange-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Anaphylaxis

At this stage you do not need anaphylaxis accreditation to volunteer in the classroom as a classroom teacher is present, who has such training. It is recommended that canteen volunteers have anaphylaxis training and know where to locate the general use epipen.

The link for the online coarse is

Anaphylaxis Online Training

Canteen

If you are interested in helping at our canteen you can register ONLINE or download this form Canteen Helpers Form. Return the form via email to ops.canteen@gmail.com or drop it in the Lunch Order Box at either canteen.