1. a group of people living in one place, esp. one practicing common ownership
2. a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests and goals
Parents & Friends Association
Manor Lakes P-12 College has a vibrant and dynamic Parents & Friends Association. PFA are involved in a number of activities across the College such as school banking, raffles, stalls, BBQs & other community events. Parents & Friends is also an opportunity for parents/care-givers to get together to discuss various community/college issues. PFA meet fortnightly in the Community Room located within in the Eildon Learning House.
Play Group is an opportunity for parents/care-givers to come together with their children (0-4 years of age) and participate in a series of activities. Play Group is a great community building activity where parents/care-givers chat over a cup of tea or coffee in an informal setting and participate in a variety of fun tasks. Play Group meets on a weekly basis.
Student voice is an important aspect of school life. Each year level (Years 3-11) will be represented by a female/male student. Student Representatives are voted for by their peers & this process is decided by each year level. The role of a Student Representative is diverse & varied. It may include such activities as fundraising & other leadership type roles. Student Representatives meet on a fortnightly basis.
Parent Information Program
The Parent Information Program is an opportunity for parents/care-givers to get together to discuss various community & College issues. It’s also an opportunity for the College to showcase the variety of programs that operate throughout Manor Lakes. Parents are surveyed at the beginning of the year relating to sessions they would like to participate in. For example; Student Welfare, Home Financing, Laptop Program, Literacy/Numeracy, etc. Parent Information Program takes place fortnightly in the Community Room located within in the Eildon Learning House.
For further details, please download the information sheet.
The students in years Prep-6 are involved in the following program for valuing the community: Environmental Stars. The Environmental Stars program involves students/teachers being responsible for tidying areas outside their classrooms. Rooms selected as most tidy by the colleges SRC Representatives are holders of the Environmental Stars Trophy for that week.
Rubbish Free Lunch
Rubbish Free Lunches are lunch boxes that don’t contain any packaged or wrapped food items. No packaging in lunch boxes means no rubbish in the yard! Please encourage this with the students.
Our Vision for our College Community