Our Parent Engagement

​The College's Parent Engagement Strategy​​ is based on an understanding of shared responsibility and partnership in supporting the positive development of the young people in our care. 
 

Parent​ Engagemen​​t Meetings

The College holds six (6) Parent Engagement Meetings per year.  Two (2) of these dealing with College 'business', and four (4) meetings focused on issues and topics relevant to our shared work with our teenage children. All Parents are most welcome to attend these meetings.

Parent Enga​​​​gement Levy

A Parent Engagement Levy is payable by each family ($80 in 2019) to fund projects.  
 

Studen​​t Subsidies

Students who are selected to represent the Sunshine Coast and​/or State/National sport teams (sport teams must be through the Queensland School Sports pathway) are inv​ited to apply for a subsidy from the P&F as the costs of attending such events is high.  Refer to the Siena P&F Financial Assistance Funding Application and Criteria for information and subsidy amounts. 
Siena P&F Financial Assistance Funding Application and Criteria ​Form​
Similar subsidies are available to students who participate at similar levels in cultural and academic competitions.
 

Oval S​​ponsorship

Businesses are offered the opportunity to advertise through signage on our oval.
P&F Oval Sponsorship Form

The objectives of Parents and Friends (P&F) Association​ in Catholic schools in Queensland is to participate in the optimum spiritual, intellectual, social and physical development of students in the school by:
Fostering a distinctive Christian environment in the school.
Developing maximum co-operation between parents and school staff.
Utilising those structures which are established to promote the principles of Christian education
Providing a medium for information and participation of parents
Identifying services and talents within the school community and making them available to school related spiritual, educational, social and fund-raising activities.
Siena College and Primary P&F are standalone associations.  The structure of the College P​&F provides scope for meeting the needs of parents of adolescents where meetings focus on relevant areas such as learning and achievement, mental health, safety and wellbeing. ​​​