How can parents communicate with their child’s teacher or the school?
The following list outlines a range of strategies that parents can use to contact the school. Included on our website is additional information from the Department of Education entitled ‘Talking with my school’ that outlines the processes for raising a concern or lodging a complaint.
- Absence Notification – SMS 0419 924 048
The school should be notified if your child will be absent from school. Parents may choose to advise the school using the school’s SMS number. Additional information about absentee procedures is included on our website.
The general school email address is Duncraig.PS@education.wa.edu.au. Email contact details for individual school staff are listed on our website.
- Telephone – 62242150
The school office is open from 8.00am to 3.30pm for telephone inquiries.
Parents are welcome to contact a staff member directly or liaise through the school office to organise a suitable meeting time.
- School Survey
The school distributes an opinion survey to all parents and caregivers biannually. Please contact the school for information about when the next survey is due to be circulated to the community.
- Parent Surveys
Additional surveys may be given to parents/carers to assist with school improvement.
What might you communicate with the school about?
Issues particular to your child:
- Attitude to school
- Academic progress
- Social relationships
- Emotional well-being
- Physical development and well-being
- Development of responsibility
- School non-attendance or truancy
- Special events and celebrations
- Specialised learning programs
School or class issues:
- Learning environment
- General student behaviour
- Pastoral care for students
- School policies and procedures
- Conduct of staff
- Additional school activities (e.g. instrumental music, choir, out of school sport, gifted and talented programs)
Access to support services:
- School and regional level student services including support for students with a disability and where English is an additional language
- Programs for students experiencing difficulties with learning
- Specialist facilities including language development, intensive language, and education support centres