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Welcome to Year 7, 2023 at Forest Hill College

This page has been designed to provide families with all the key information relevant to the transition of your student into Year 7. Visit our checklist below to ensure you are up to date.

As always, if you have any questions regarding your enrolment, please don’t hesitate to contact us via phone on 9814 9444 or email fhc@fhc.vic.edu.au.

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Quick Guide/Checklist

Please take a moment to view the list of items below to ensure you have all the relevant information for the upcoming academic year.

ORIENTATION DAY 2022

Orientation Day is scheduled for Tuesday 13th December 2022. 

Please arrive at the Kel Watson Theatre, Forest Hill College at 8.45am.  Please bring a drink bottle and packed lunch.

On arrival students will be organized into their 2023 Connect Group and will follow a high school timetable, experiencing various classes throughout the day.

Students are requested to wear their Primary School Uniform with comfortable sport shoes.

Parents will have the opportunity to visit the General Office to finalise any financial or enrolment paperwork.

Please collect your student from the allocated collection point, accessed via Hawthorn Road, on dismissal at 3.15pm.

STUDENT ENROLMENT DOCUMENTATION

A communication was sent to families via email on Wednesday 14th September 2022, containing a personalised offer code and PIN to enable parents & guardians to complete their student’s enrolment documentation online.

 

Please complete your student’s electronic enrolment and submit the accompanying finalisation form no later than Wednesday 12th October 2022. 

 

If you have not yet received your email containing your unique login details, please contact us on 9814 9444 or email enrol@fhc.vic.edu.au

 

 

BOOKLIST

Please scroll down to view and download the 2023 Booklist.

BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE PROGRAM

Please scroll down to view and download the BYOD minimum requirements and specifications.

COMPASS PARENT PORTAL

Forest Hill College utilises a program called Compass to assist parents, students and staff in the College with organisation and communication.

Using our Parent Portal you will be able to:

  • View news items published by the school
  • View up to date class and school attendance information
  • Approve or enter upcoming or past absences for your child
  • View the details of and consent and pay for school events such as incursions and excursions
  • Attend to course confirmation and payments for camps, essential education items and electives
  • Access your child’s Student Semester Reports
  • Book your Parent/Student/Teacher interviews

You can access Compass by clicking here or by visiting the Forest Hill College website: www.fhc.vic.edu.au  and clicking on the Compass tab located on the top right of our home page.

Students will be allocated a user name and password upon the commencement of the academic year in 2023.

Existing families will continue to use their Compass Parent ID and Password.

Families new to the College will be emailed with their unique user name and password  from Monday 10th October, 2022.  If you have not received your Compass log in details by Friday 14th October 2022 please contact the General Office on 98149444 or email fhc@fhc.vic.edu.au to request your user name and password.

PARENT PAYMENTS

Download and make arrangements for Parent Payments via the link below.

UNIFORM LIST

Our uniform is supplied by Victoria Schoolwear, located  on-site at the College.

Items can also be purchased via the Victoria Schoolwear website.

Click here to view the current uniform list.

CAMPS SPORTS & EXCURSIONS FUND (CSEF)

The CSEF is provided by the Victorian Government to assist eligible families to cover the costs of school trips, camps and sporting activities.

The CSEF payment cannot be used towards voluntary school charges, books, stationery, school uniforms, music lessons, or formals/graduations. To view further information click here.

Year 7 and Prep students in government schools who receive the CSEF fund are also able to get support for school uniforms. For more information regarding this initiative, see State Schools’ Relief by clicking here.

FHC INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC PROGRAM

 In Year 7 you will have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument free of charge. Lessons occur during school hours.

We look forward to seeing (and hearing) you all in 2023. To enrol in the program, please click on the link below.

FHC ACADEMY PROGRAM

Welcome to the FHC Sport & Performing Arts Academy. At Forest Hill College you have the opportunity to become involved in a diverse range of activities through our Academies. For those of you who have a keen interest in AFL, Basketball, Netball, Soccer, Tennis or the Performing Arts, our Academy gives you a chance to participate four mornings per week.

It’s a fantastic opportunity to start your day with an activity that you are truly passionate about, learn from great coaches and mentors and connect with other students who share your passion. To express interest in joining an Academy please click on the link below.

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VIEW THE COLLEGE MAP

ENROL IN AN

ACADEMY PROGRAM 

ENROL IN THE

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC PROGRAM 

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VIEW THE
2022 BOOKLIST

*COMING SOON*

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BRING YOUR OWN
DEVICE PROGRAM INFORMATION

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DOWNLOAD
PARENT PAYMENT INFORMATION

*COMING SOON*

KEY DATES

TUESDAY 13 DECEMBER

2022

Orientation Day.

TUESDAY 31 JANUARY

2023

First day of school for Year 7.

 

THURSDAY 2 FEBRUARY

2023

First day of Academy timetable.

WEDNESDAY 2 FEBRUARY

2023

Whole School Assembly.

(Parents/guardians welcome).

THURSDAY 9 FEBRUARY

2023

Year 7 Welcome BBQ.

(Parents/guardians welcome).

TUESDAY 15 FEBRUARY

2023

Swimming Carnival.

(Whole school event).

WEDNESDAY 24 FEBRUARY

2023

School Photos

WEDNESDAY 1 MARCH – FRIDAY 5 MARCH

2023

Year 7 Camp.

TUESDAY 7 FEBRUARY

2023

Photo Day Catch Up