When is the college open?

The college will be closed from 2.30 p.m. on Tuesday 20 December and the general office will open again at 9.00 a.m. on Monday 16 January. The college phone line 5443 1222 will be open right through the holiday period and you can leave a message at any time. Messages are checked regularly during this time.


When will I receive information about arrangements for the start of 2023?

Information will be sent to family email addresses in the week commencing Monday 16 January or sent in hard copy to mail addresses where this has been requested. This will contain information about

  • Student’s Advisors for 2023 and their Advisor room
  • Ready to Learn interviews and how to book them
  • First day of classes for 2023


If for some reason you do not receive the email by 23 January, please email enrolments@bssc.edu.au


When do I get my 2023 timetable?

2023 timetables will be available to view in Compass from 25 January.


What are Ready to Learn interviews and when do they occur?

Ready to Learn interviews involve parents/carers and students in a 30-minute session with their Advisor to share important information for the 2023 school year. Ready to Learn interviews occur on

  • Monday 30 January between 11.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
  • Tuesday 31 January between 9.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 1 February between 9.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m.


Families need to book a time for their interview via Compass. Instructions on how to book will be in the email or letter sent to families in the week of 16 January.


When do classes start in 2023?

Classes start on Thursday 2 February.


Where do I get booklist information?

All booklist enquiries should be directed to Education Plus in Kangaroo flat: https://edplus.com.au/ or phone: 5447 8588.

You may also join the “BSSC Second-hand books” group on Facebook, to source as many materials as possible second hand.  Please ensure that you check for the correct edition.

Booklists will be available to collect from BSSC at these times:

19 & 20 January 2.00 – 5.00pm

28 January 10.00am – 2.00pm

Collection will be from the ground floor of the E Wing (the three storey building adjacent to the gym, there will be signage out to assist you in finding the location)


What do I do if I can’t access Compass?

Students who were at BSSC in 2022 will use the same Compass login details in 2023. Students who are new to the college in 2023 were given Compass login details during our orientation program in late November. If you were not here during orientation, have forgotten your login credentials or need help to log in to Compass you will need to contact the college on 5443 1222 after 23 January and ask to speak to someone in the Student Services Centre.


How do I enrol at BSSC for 2023?

All enrolment enquiries should be emailed to enrolments@bssc.edu.au , alternatively you can ring the college on (03) 5443 1222 at any time during the school holidays. Please a message if needed.

Any questions about Careers and Pathways during the summer break can be directed to careersandpathways@bssc.edu.au

Any other question or enquiries can be directed to enrolments@bssc.edu.au  and we’ll endeavour to get back to you ASAP.


Important dates to note in Term 1, 2023

19, 20, 28 Jan Booklist collection (see above)
30 Jan to 1 Feb Ready to Learn interviews (see above)
2 February Classes commence
8 February School photos (for students who didn’t have photos taken during Step Up)
15 February Year 12 Information Night 7.00pm @ Ulumbarra, students & parents required
2 March Staff training day – students not required at school
30 March & 3 April Parent Teacher Interviews (normal school days)
6 April Last day of Term 1 (classes end at 2.30pm)


More detail about each of these events will be issued prior to the relevant date.