Voluntary Contributions of $235 are requested for the year. At less than $6.00 per week, this is a valuable and affordable way to support the school, allowing us to purchase more resources and equipment for your child to use in class. Please note: The $235 is budgeted across all learning areas and does not reflect the students’ course of study.
COMPULSORY CHARGES – SPECIALIST PROGRAMS
If your child is enrolled in these specialist programs the charges must be paid or the student may be moved to a lower cost subject.
VOLUNTARY APPROVED REQUESTS
Voluntary Approved Requests assist the school in replacing and purchasing resources such as Information Technology and school buses replacements.
The Chaplain’s role is to serve the school by encouraging, motivating and inspiring young people to be the best that they can, and to help them through issues that may threaten their potential. The school would appreciate if you could donate to the Pastoral Care, as this will assist in maintaining this valuable service to the students.
The P&C Association seeks your continued support for 2019. Parents are asked to pay a contribution of $40.00 per family. This contribution enables the P&C to purchase much needed equipment students use.
School Bus Replacement
The Department of Education does not provide school buses or funding toward a bus and the cost of bus hire to the school is quite substantial. The school has school buses that have significant running costs and your support in donating toward these costs will assist in keeping these running costs down.
All students will be accessing computers, printers and the internet as a tool to assist them in their learning across all curriculum areas. Costs associated in providing this equipment and service to the students is substantial.
This contribution assists in the resourcing of educational and reference books to assist students in their curriculum program. These books are selected according to the school needs and are specific to the curriculum program.
Pastoral Care $20.00
P&C Contributions per family $40.00
School Bus Replacement $10.00
Technology Resource $21.00
Library Resource $24.00
OTHER OPTIONAL COSTS
Handbook and Homework Diary $10.00
School Year Book $35.00
EXTRA COST OPTIONAL CHARGES
Charges for optional activities are dependent on the student participating in the activity ie: excursions, special programs or general school involvement. Charges to families are calculated on a cost recovery basis and every effort is made to keep the costs to a minimum. The maximum that could be charged is available here for 2019.
Some visa holders must apply and pay tuition directly to TAFE International WA in addition to the school’s standard requested Voluntary Contributions and Charges. See the following website for further information: https://www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/your-study-options/study-at-school
Smartrider Cards are free for Year 7 students. There will be a charge of $5 for any replacement Smartrider Cards in all years. However, students that turn 18 during the year will require to order an adult Smartrider Card and this will incur a $10 charge.
Payments can be made during office hours in the administration office during school term in person, over the phone or by mail via cash, cheque or credit card. Credit card payments can also be directly to the school bank account online:
Account Name: Morley Senior High School
Bank: Westpac Bank
Account Number: 536664
Some families may not be in a position to pay contributions and charges all at one time. Please feel welcome to contact the Manager Corporate Services on 9376 5555 who will assist you in formulating a payment plan to suit your budget.
Secondary Assistance Scheme
The State Government, through the Department of Education provides financial support to eligible parents through the Secondary Assistance Scheme (SAS). The aim of this scheme is to assist low income families with secondary schooling costs. The allowance consists of two components:
$235 Educational Program Allowance is paid directly to the school and is taken as payment for the Voluntary Contributions.
$115 Clothing Allowance is paid directly to the parent/guardian to assist with purchasing of the school uniform or parents can opt to direct payment to the school to decrease outstanding balance of Voluntary Contributions and or Charges. Application is made by parents or guardians of students enrolled in Years 7 to 12 up to and including the year the student turns 18 years of age.
Parents/guardians must hold one of the following cards:
Department of Human Services (Centrelink) Health Care Card
Department of Human Services (Centrelink) Pensioner Concession Card
Veterans’ Affairs Pensioner Concession Card
The above cards must be current during first term. You can download an Application Form and bring in completed form with the current signed concession card. You may send the signed form and card in with your child. A school officer must be able to verify the details and signature on the form before it can be processed. Alternatively you may have a Witnessing Officer certifying the details and your signature.