BACK TO SCHOOL 2021 Information for RMC Families
Feb 04, 2020

Tuesday 4 February 2020

Welcome back to another exciting year.

Our College community has grown considerably this year with 145 new students and their families joining us. To all our new families we extend a very warm welcome and trust that your transition into the College has been a positive experience. With a total student enrolment of just over 980 students from Prep to Year 12 we are experiencing tremendous growth which will continue into next year with the introduction of Pre-Prep.

The first week of Term 1 has been very encouraging and I commend all students for their positive attitude as they settle into the routine of classes after the holidays. I am sure you would all agree that our campus looks spectacular with the grounds in excellent condition and the opening of our new Year 6 precinct a wonderful addition to the learning resources in the Primary School. Over the course of 2020 we will see an array of new and exciting projects taking shape with the refurbishment of the Early Learning Centre in readiness for Pre-Prep in 2021 and the construction of the much-anticipated Senior Hub.

Rivermount College has become synonymous with community and in 2020 it is our ongoing objective to build upon and strengthen the essential link between home and school. We believe that students thrive in an environment that is supportive and consistent and where positive channels of communication and constructive working relationships exist between families and staff. For this to occur we encourage all families to avail themselves of the many support systems and tools in place to ensure timely and accurate communication. To assist you in making the most of the 2020 school year please note the following important communication methods:

Parent Lounge: Every parent in the College has been provided with access to this secure portal. Please take the time to visit the portal on a regular basis and advise the College of important changes to student and address details via the update option.

College App: Free from iTunes or Google Play, our App is the go-to resource for everything you need to know about the events and happenings at Rivermount. Set your phone to receive notices and alerts and visit the MY RMC and Bulletin Board links to access essential communication. Never miss a news story with our news section and utilise the App to access your parent portal and essential contacts.

Website: Our College website is a wonderful resource complete with contact details and a comprehensive calendar as well as news stories

MY RMC COMMUNITY: Social media can be a positive and effective communication tool and our closed Facebook group for College families is a great way to stay connected. The College encourages families to use this Facebook group as the primary source of accurate and timely information.

Email and SMS: Parents will receive regular emails from the College and occasional SMS messages. Please keep your contact information current to ensure we can reach you.

Staff Contacts: Key staff in the College are only a phone call or email away and are always happy to assist you. Below is a link to the most common contact details for Departments in the College.

Office Administration: During term time our College Administration Office is open from 7:30am to 5:00pm on a Monday to Thursday and from 7:30am to 4:30pm each Friday. The friendly Administration staff are more than happy to assist you with any enquiries.

We hope you enjoy a snapshot of the first week of the 2020 school year below and please visit our NEWS section regularly to stay updated on all the activities on campus.