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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships – Round 2 2019

Date:May 31, 2019

TAS Teams enjoyed excellent success in Round 2 of the FNQ Interschool Championships held on 28 May due to their


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2019

Date:March 12, 2019

It was great to see 294 students competing in Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships last


Remembering Kara

Date:February 25, 2019

Today, we celebrated the life of much-loved teacher Miss Kara Pylypiuk.    The TAS Community is in mourning at the


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report – Finals 2018

Date:August 28, 2018

Finals of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were held on the 23 August with 372 students competing.  The


Trinity Day 2018

Date:June 8, 2018

We celebrated our 35th birthday at TAS this week, and were blessed to have Bishop Bill Ray deliver our Trinity


Stargazing World Record Attempt

Date:June 7, 2018

On Wednesday 23 May, over 300 people gathered at TAS to participate in the World Record Attempt for the Most


Learning, Believing, Achieving – The School’s Role in Developing Social and Resilient People

Date:June 24, 2019

I was fortunate enough to listen to a podcast recently of Bernard Salt who presented to the Independent Schools State


Principal’s Message – Trinity Day 2019

Date:June 17, 2019

For those who missed the Trinity Day message from Principal Paul Sjogren about the importance of the three pillars of


Principal’s Blog – Student Gain Analysis | NAPLAN

Date:June 5, 2019

NAPLAN Student Gain Analysis 2016 – 2018 data One way of measuring the quality of teaching and learning at a


TAS – Top 3% of Secondary Schools

Date:March 7, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, We were pleased to receive contact recently from the federal government’s Chair of the Standing Committee on


Year 12 Outcomes for Cairns Schools

Date:March 4, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, Some of you will have read the Cairns Post story last week on the Year 12 outcomes


Principal’s Blog 2019 – Response to Fees

Date:February 1, 2019

Dear Parents Welcome back to another exciting year. Some of you may have read a story in the Cairns Post


Outside School Hours Care (OSHC)

After School Care

TAS offers after school care for students from Prep to Year 6 at the Kewarra Beach and White Rock campuses.

Students make their way to the after school care room where they are given a nutritious afternoon snack. Younger students are offered indoor play whilst homework time is supervised for the older students. Upon completion of their homework, students are able to participate in a range of activities.

After school care is offered between 3:00pm – 5:45pm each school day.

The 2019 fee is $26.00 per day.  Eligible parents may receive a rebate from the Australian Government towards their child care costs.

Vacation Care

TAS Vacation Care operates during school holidays throughout the year as well pupil-free days.

A range of activities are planned to keep students entertained and to also allow relaxation time. To provide a change of scenery and the opportunity for students to socialise with other children, there are regular excursions between the White Rock and Kewarra Beach campuses.

Some meals may be provided. Please refer to the schedule prior to each holiday.

Vacation Care is offered between 8:00am – 5:45pm each week day during the school holidays and pupil free days (public holidays and the school closure period over Christmas and New Year are excluded).

The 2019 fee is $57.00 per day, with some excursions at an additional cost.  Eligible parents may receive a rebate from the Australian Government towards their child care costs.

For further information about either of the OSHC programs, please contact:

TAS Kewarra Beach OSHC :  Tina Davis – 0408 746 339

TAS White Rock OSHC : Millie Kerr – 0407 162 050


TAS OSHC Parent Booklet and Enrolment Form

The Parent Handbooks and OSHC Policies are available for download:


TAS Vacation Care Program and Registration Form

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