About Us - School Hours

8.55am until 2.55pm
Recess: 11.00am to 11.30am
Lunch: 12.50pm to 1.35pm

Students should not arrive at school prior to 8:30am.

There are no teachers on duty before this time.

Prior to 8:30am parents are responsible for the safety and conduct of their child. Students who are late must call at the office to obtain a late note, before the child enters the classroom. To ensure the safety of children, NO child is permitted to leave the school grounds unless they are with an approved, known adult, who must visit the office to obtain a written permission note, before collecting the child from the class teacher.


Ettalong Public School term dates for 2019. 
Students in Years 1-6 start on Wednesday 30 January.

Period Start Finish
Term 1  Tuesday 29 Jan Friday 12 Apr
Term 2 Monday 29 Apr Friday 05 Jul
Term 3 Monday 22 Jul Friday 27 Sept
Term 4 Monday 14 Oct Friday 20 Dec

School Development Days

Ettalong PS staff will engage in professional learning on the following dates in 2019.

Term 1- Tuesday 29 January.

Term 2- Monday 29 April

Term 3- Monday 22 July

Term 4- There is NO School Development Day in Term 4.