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Year 7 2021

Welcome to all of our Year 7 students and families for 2021. Please follow the link to view the  document Year 7 Welcome Letter (22 KB) .

All Year 7 students are asked to complete a passport that will be given to their Pastoral Group Leader. The outline of the passport can be viewed and downloaded by clicking on this link document Passport to Year 7 2021 (48 KB) .  Please email completed passports (as an attachment) to the College at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  These are due back to the College by Tuesday 1 December.

Here is a map of our Knight Street Campus so you can familiarise yourself with the College:

pdf Knight Street Campus Map (314 KB) .

Coronavirus Update from John Cortese - 18 October 2020

Dear Parents/Carers,

Matt Sharp – GV Health Chief Executive – has shared a new update on Facebook today. There have been two additional locations of concern added to the previous list. People who have attended these places will need to have a COVID-19 test and a negative result prior to attending the College tomorrow. You can find Matt’s full update below.

You can also CLICK HERE for information from DHHS, currently Matt’s information is more up to date than the DHHS site.

If your child has been COVID tested they will need to send through a copy of their negative test results to the College prior to their return. This can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Keep well
Keep safe

Regards,

John Cortese
Principal

Update from Matt Sharp Regarding Shepparton Outbreak: Getting Tested & Two Additional Locations of Concern (published on Facebook 18/10/2020)

Getting Tested

Anyone who is unwell with any symptoms of COVID-19, no matter how mild (such as fever, chills, cough, sore throat, runny nose, loss of sense of smell) should get tested immediately and stay at home until you receive the result. Do not go about your normal day-to-day activities such as work or going out in the community. Please do the right thing and do not place your family members, friends and the broader community at risk.

There are three sites in Shepparton where people can get tested for COVID-19 today:

* Acute Respiratory Clinic at Graham Street, Shepparton is open from 8:00am to 5:30pm.

* The McIntosh Centre at Shepparton Showgrounds corner of Thompson Street and High Street from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

* Drive through clinic at the Shepparton Sports Precinct, corner of Numurkah Road and Brauman Street, Shepparton from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

Locations of Concern – Updated

People who have been to the locations below should get tested and stay at home until you receive your result.

Two additional locations of concern have been added this morning as detailed below:

* ANZ Bank 261 Wyndham Street, Shepparton – Wednesday 7 October 2020 from 9:30am to 10:30am and Friday 9 October 2020 from 9:30am to 10:30am.

* Woolworths Corner of High Street and Archer Street, Shepparton – Saturday 10 October from 7:45am to 8:45am.

An additional location of concern was added yesterday being:

* McDonalds Shepparton North, Numurkah Road, Shepparton Thursday 8 October 2020 from 6:45am to 7:45am (Anyone who went through drive through does not need to get tested).

This is in addition to the previously advised:

* McDonalds Shepparton North, Numurkah Road, Shepparton Saturday 3 October 2020 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. (Anyone who went through drive through does not need to get tested).

Coronavirus Update from John Cortese - 16 October 2020

Dear Parents/Carers,

Thank you all for your support of our actions this week to keep our College community safe. It has been fantastic to see the positive attitude and enthusiasm all of our students have returned to school with.

We have had many staff and students present for COVID testing and at this point the College have not been notified of any confirmed cases in our community.

We will continue to monitor the situation over the weekend and we will communicate with you if there are any developments which will affect our operations on Monday. If there are no significant changes all students, including Year 8, will attend school as normal on Monday 19 October. We look forward to seeing you all back again.

Please continue to monitor the information being published by DHHS – CLICK HERE.

If your child has been COVID tested they will need to send through a copy of their negative test results to the College prior to their return. This can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Keep well
Keep safe

Regards,

John Cortese
Principal

Coronavirus Update from Kris Walker 14 October 2020

Year 8 classes cancelled

Dear Parents,

Notre Dame College has been significantly impacted as intensive contract tracing has commenced in Shepparton due to the current COVID 19 outbreak. A high number of our staff and students have required testing and will be absent as per quarantine advice from DHHS.

PLEASE NOTE: NDC has NOT been notified of any positive cases of staff or students.

For the full details from DHHS and the most up to date information please CLICK HERE.

Unfortunately, we have been forced to cancel Year 8 classes (Knight Street) for the following two days - Thursday 15th and Friday 16th October.

Year 8 students will not have access to their teachers or learning program as the remaining teachers will be required to supervise lessons for absent teachers. Attendance will not be recorded for Year 8’s on the student free days. Students are encouraged to continue with work as best they can.  The College sincerely apologise for the inconvenience this will cause and appreciate your support as we navigate this challenging situation. 

For urgent matters or queries please contact college reception 5822 8400 between 8am to 4.30pm or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Your sincerely,

 

Kris Walker
Deputy Principal - Learning & Teaching

Coronavirus Update from John Cortese - 14 October 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians

There are now three active cases of COVID in Shepparton. Please ensure that you read carefully through the list of new High Risk Locations. You need to be tested as soon as possible and quarantine if you visited any of these place. Students must not come onto College grounds for any reason if they require testing or if someone in their household requires testing. They cannot return to school until they or their family member have returned a negative test.

Please advise the College as soon as possible on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on the absences hotline 5822 8400 if your child or someone in your household requires testing.

The high-risk locations in Shepparton residents and visitors should be aware of are:

  • Central Tyre Service, Welsford Street Shepparton from Wednesday 30 September 2020 to Tuesday 13 October 2020.
  • Bunnings Warehouse, Midland Highway Shepparton Wednesday 30 September 2020.
  • McDonalds Shepparton North, 175 Midland Highway Shepparton Saturday 3 October 2020.
  • Mooroopna Golf Club Members Bar, Sunday 4 October and Pro Shop and Members Bar Sunday 11 October 2020.
  • Shepparton Market Place Medical Centre, Midland Highway Shepparton Thursday 8 October 2020.
  • Lemon Tree Café, Fryers Street Shepparton on Wednesday 7 October 2020 to Monday 12 October 2020.
  • Thai Orchid Restaurant, Nixon Street Shepparton on Wednesday 7 October 2020 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.
  • Bombshell Hairdressing, Fryers Street Shepparton on Wednesday 7 October 2020 from 9:30am to 10:30am.

If you visited one of these sites, you are a close contact, you need to be tested and quarantine. We ask also those also in your household quarantine with you. Please call the GV Health hotline on 1800 313 070 between 8am and 8pm for further instructions.

For the full details from DHHS and the most up to date information please CLICK HERE.

Stay safe and take care of each other. With this new outbreak in Shepparton it would also be advised that students take their computer and other important resources home with them each evening wherever this is possible.

General Advice 

Anyone who is unwell with any symptoms of COVID-19, no matter how mild (such as fever, chills, cough, sore throat, runny nose, loss of sense of smell) and who attended these locations on these dates and times should get tested immediately and stay at home until you receive the result.

Do not go about your normal day-to-day activities such as work or going out in the community. 

Please do the right thing and do not place your family members, friends and the broader community at risk.

Getting Tested – Updated ~ Acute Respiratory Clinic & Pop-Up Testing GV Health is providing two sites in Shepparton wo sites are available for COVID-19 testing in Shepparton –

* Acute Respiratory Clinic at Graham Street, Shepparton is open seven days per week from 9:00am to 5:30pm.

* The McIntosh Centre at Shepparton Showgrounds Corner of Midland Hwy and Thompson Street from 12:30pm

Further information regarding COVID-19 ~ Information regarding COVID-19 is available at the Department of Health and Human Services website at CLICK HERE or by calling 1800 675 398.

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