Parent Association

Co-Presidents’ Message


What a wonderful evening it was at the Loreto Normanhurst Annual Mother / Daughter Dinner for 2016.  Mrs Caitilin Studdert (Mum of Phillipa in Year 8 and Madeline in Year 6) who was  our MC for the night, framed up the evening beautifully, reflecting on the special love between a mother and her child and how that unconditional love is a constant that will always be there throughout their lives.  From there Ms Watkins warmly welcomed us all and the night continued with food, dancing, entertainment, photo booths, talking and laughter resulting  in another wonderful social event.  Our thanks to Miss Lauren Kirkby, Event Coordinator for organising this special evening once again.



Just to remind everyone of our very special end of year fund raising initiative, the Tuition Fee Raffle Draw , which will open for ticket sales at 9:00am on Monday 7 November 2016. 

There will only be 300 tickets sold at a price of $100.00 per ticket.  They will be sold via the Try Booking system and once sold out no more will be available. There will be only ONE winner and one Grand 1st Prize…. a $15,000 credit on tuition fees for 2017.   Eligibility is restricted to families with a student currently enrolled and attending Loreto Normanhurst in 2016. A detailed Terms & Conditions information sheet has been sent out to families this week. Closing date will be 3:00pm on Thursday 8 December, 2016 unless the 300 tickets have sold out earlier. We this is a wonderful way to raise funds for the school whilst also providing a generous prize to a lucky family. Don’t miss out – keep your eye out for the Terms & Conditions email and please click here to buy your ticket/s from 9:00am on Monday. Good luck!!


Parent Association (PAL) ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, 16 November 2016, Curran Theatre, 7:30pm – please add to your diary

Our Annual General Meeting for the Parent Association of Loreto (PAL) will take place on Wednesday 16 November, 2016.  At this  time we will wrap up the year and elect our new committee members for 2017.  If you are interested in becoming involved in the PAL Committee, please feel free to give myself or Louise a call to discuss. You should now have received an email with the official notification of the AGM as well as the nomination form if you would like to be considered for a role on the team – all are welcome! 

Even if you are not interested in a Executive Committee role, come along and hear an update on the events and activities taking place across the school, as well as an update on how we are progressing with the Strategic Planning process and so much more!  We hope to see you there.


Year 6 Big Bouncy Bash, Inflatable World, Sunday 4 December 2016, 9:45am

Year 6 girls are invited to a Big Bouncy Bash at Castle Hill Inflatable World on Sunday 4 December 2016, 9:45am – 12:00pm. Invitations will follow with full details. Save the date! 


What About a Dads’ Weekend Away? 

In case you missed this earlier post, spread the word! We are interested to know your thoughts, ideas and interest in attending a City/Country Dads Weekend Away in 2017. 

For our inaugural weekend away we are looking at Orange. We want to understand the level of interest for this type of event and put together a small team of dads across both city and country to make this happen in Autumn 2017 if there is sufficient interest. 

So please drop Mal Foubister a note if you  might be interested in attending this event and/or if you would like to get involved to explore organising a weekend away with other Dads – All welcome across Years 5 – 12.

We look forward to hearing from you! 


Development Office Events – Term 4



Saturday, 12 November Primary Mothers and Daughters Christmas Creations, Primary Covered Outdoor Learning Area (COLA), 2pm. Click here for the Invitation.
Wednesday, 16 November Parent Association of Loreto (PAL) Annual General Meeting, Curran Theatre, 7:30pm
Friday 18 – Sunday 20 November City / Country Mothers’ Weekend Away in Mudgee, 2016
Sunday, 4 December Year 6  Big Bouncy Bash, Inflatable World, Castle Hill, 9:45am.


Ex-Student Association Events


Ex-Student Association Events – Term 4



Tuesday, 29 November Ex-Student Association Annual General Meeting, Gonzaga Barry Centre 1.02, 7:00pm


Best wishes,

Sue & Louise

Parent Association Co-Presidents