The Thistle - An E-Newsletter of Scotch College, Perth, Western Australia

Year 9 Parent Information Evening

The Year 9 Parent Information Evening will be held on Tuesday 5 February 2019. It is not necessary for students to attend. The evening will take place in Memorial Hall, commencing at 6.30pm and will include information to assist parents in planning for the year ahead. Should you have any queries please contact Heidi Locke via or 9383 6954.

2019 Parent Teacher Student Interviews

Information regarding booking Parent Teacher Student Interviews will be emailed home in the weeks prior to each event. Please direct queries to Academic Services Please note the dates below:

Day Boys

Wednesday 20 February – Year 11

Wednesday 6 March – Year 12

Tuesday 26 March – Year 9

Wednesday 1 May – Year 10


Friday 12 April

Examination Dates

Year 11 and 12 examination dates are available via

It is essential that all boys are present for these important examinations. Parents who may anticipate difficulties with these arrangements should contact Celena Mecham, Assistant Dean of Teaching and Learning at your earliest convenience. Please refer to the Assessment Policies and Missed Assessment form available on the documents tab via Parent Connect on home.scotch.

Friday Afternoon Arrangements for Year 10

Year 10 boys have compulsory Community Service activities on Friday afternoons. As there is not the usual 20 minute sessions for Chapel or House meetings on Fridays, as on other days of the week, the end of school on Friday is 3.15pm.

Driving to School

Boys in Year 12 wishing to drive to school may park at the Gooch Pavilion (there is no student parking on campus). We do not recommend the following:

  • That boys transport other students to school events
  • That boys ride a motor bike or scooter to school
  • That boys drive to examinations in case of distractions

Boys may not go to their cars during the school day. This includes breaks.

Important Dates for 2019

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

Year 12

Term Dates – please refer to

Start/End Senior School Days

Monday – Thursday

8.30am – 3.25pm


8.30am – 3.15pm

Senior School Attendance and Absence Information

To ensure that all boys are safely accounted for at all times we ask that you adhere to the Senior School procedures as attached.

SmartRider Cards - Senior School

Please direct any queries to Lynn Murray in Student Services 9383 6928.