O'Connor Cooperative School

An ACT Public School
Together we learn   Together we grow


35A Macpherson Street
O'Connor ACT 2602
Telephone: (02) 6142 0345
email: info_coop@ed.act.edu.au

Welcome to the O'Connor Cooperative School.

The O'Connor Cooperative School has a long history of providing innovative, high quality early childhood education. We believe that all children are unique beings, bringing with them a wealth of knowledge and beliefs about the world and their place in it. We believe that children are capable, confident and creative learners with unlimited potential.

We currently have vacancies in Kindergarten to Year 2 for 2020. If you are interested in your child attending please feel free to drop in or contact the school on 6142 0345 to discuss further.

2020 Information Session

Welcome to you and your family as you join our O’Connor Cooperative School community. We hope that your child’s preschool year will be an enjoyable one with lots of fun and learning taking place and that your family develop a strong sense of belonging and connection to our school. To keep up to date with events in our school please bookmark our school website http://www.coop.act.edu.au/ , “Like” our Facebook page and have a look at some of the learning and events taking place. Our school newsletter is published on the school website each fortnight on a Wednesday.

2020 Parents Information session

When:   Wednesday 19 November 2019 - 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Where:  O’Connor Cooperative School Preschool room

During this session you will have the opportunity to meet school staff, hear some hints on preparing your child for preschool, find out what happens in preschool sessions, as well as the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. A take home information pack will be provided. We will have school shirts and jumpers on display for you to pre order.

After the session you will be able to make an appointment for an individual family interview and also nominate your preferred session to accompany your child for a one hour stay and play session for preschool. At the stay and play sessions,children will have an opportunity to see the room, listen to a story and play both indoor and outdoor with other children from the class.

Preschool Stay and Play:            

Friday 29 November 2019 - 9:30am – 10:30am or 11:00am-12:00pm

2020 Preschool and Kinder classes commence on Monday 3 February 2019 at 9:00am

At O’Connor Cooperative School 15 hours of preschool is delivered over four days with sessions times on

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday  9:00am - 1:00pm
Thursday                                    9:00am - 12:00noon

Before and after school care is available onsite through the YWCA from 7:30am – 6:00pm. You need to contact them directly to secure a place. https://ywca-canberra.org.au/childrens-services/before-school-care/

I look forward to sharing the education journey of your child with you.

Jenny Loudon


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Enrolments 2020

Posted on 28 Mar 2019

Enrollments for the 2020 school year will open on Monday 29th April via the Education Directorate's website.

Children entering school at the preschool entry point should be four years of age on or before 30 April in that year. For more information about Early Entry processes, please visit the Education Directorate's website.

NSW families wishing to enrol in a Canberra Public School will now be offered a place at a selection of schools in either a southern or a northern zone in the ACT. For more information about enrollment for NSW residents, please see the Education Directorate's website.


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