FAQ

Adventists choose to Live More — with Jesus Christ at our centre, we live healthier, happier, more meaningful and more balanced lives. It’s not just a slogan; it’s an everyday reality. And you can live it too. To read more click here.

Taree Seventh-day Adventist Church

Cnr Gipps & Cowper Sts
Taree NSW 2430

Phone: +61 6551 7020
Website: http://taree.adventist.org.au

Wingham Seventh-day Adventist Church

1 Moon Street
Wingham NSW 2429

Phone: 0402 508 840
Website: http://wingham.adventist.org.au

Forster-Tuncurry SDA Church

29 North Street
Tuncurry NSW 2428

Phone: 0447 444 424
Website: http://forster.adventist.org.au

Additional local churches can be found using the SDA Directory found here

Absolutely not, we have students from a range of different denominations and beliefs. We also have many families who simply want to have strong Christian values at school reinforce the values that their home upholds.
Being baptised into the Adventist Church is not a requirement to be enrolled at MAS
The Adventist church promotes and upholds healthy lifestyle choices however we do not require students to adhere to these choices. We do encourage and teach our students to exercise, make healthy lifestyle choices and offer healthy, vegetarian meals at our canteen on Thursdays.

SCHOOL OFFICE
Monday to Friday: 9am – 3pm

Closed on weekends, public holidays and school holidays.

UNIFORM SHOP
Monday to Thursday: 8:45am – 3pm (or by appointment)

Closed on Fridays, weekends, public holidays and most of the school holidays.

Sometimes the office may open before a new term starts; please call 02 6551 0147 before visiting.

We generally have holidays in correspondence with NSW school holiday periods. 2019 School Holidays
  • End of Term 1 break: Saturday 13 to Sunday 28 April (2 weeks)
  • End of Term 2 break: Saturday 6 July to Sunday 28 July (3 weeks)
  • End of Term 3 break: Saturday 28 September to Sunday 13 October (2 weeks)
  • End of year break: Saturday 7 December to Monday 27 January 2020
These dates are also marked on the School calendar found under ‘EVENTS’. The School Office is generally closed during holidays but will usually open a week before Term 1 commences. Please call 02 6551 0147 to confirm before if you are travelling long distances to visit our School.
MAS offers enrolment from Pre-Kindy (ages 4-6), and Primary (Kindy – Year 6)

Fee information can be found here. Additional questions can be answered by calling the School Bursar (Mrs Robyn Clough) on 02 6551 0147 .

Public Bus System
Students can access the public bus system to get free transportation to the School.

No, but keep in mind that your child/ren may be asked to remain at home if an outbreak of a serious matter occurs.

You can choose one of the following options to notify the School of the absence of your child/ren.

  1. Call the School office on 02 6551 0147 and inform the receptionist.
  2. Send an email to principal@maschool.nsw.edu.au to explain the reason and days of absence of your child/ren.
  3. Send your child with a handwritten note when they return to the School explaining the days of absence and reason.
Here at MAS we take pride in our students neat and tidy appearance. Please click here for our current policy

We encourage all certified volunteer help at MAS.

To become a certified volunteer all you have to do is get a volunteer Working With Children Check number(WWCC). This is a government requirement and can be obtained at no cost here.

Once you have your number please notify the School Administration Office so that we can start your volunteer work asap.

We look forward to your contribution towards making our School a better place.

Do you have a complaint or grievance?

Click here to download our current Student/Staff Grievance Policy.

Please click here to view our annual report.

Parents are encouraged to keep sick children at home. Minor injuries are treated at school but parents will be contacted when the injury or illness requires further attention.
All parents entering the School during normal hours of operation are required to sign in at the Administration Office.
All students must be signed out by a parent/carer at the School office before leaving.
Students who arrive after 9.05am are expected to enter the School via the School Office to be signed in and receive a late note.
Students need to arrive by 8.50am, however, supervision is from 8.30am. Where possible, students are discouraged from arriving before 8.30am.
  • 8.50am School starts
  • 11.15 – 11.55am Lunch
  • 1.25 – 1.45pm Recess
  • 3pm school finishes
  • All students must be collected by 3.15pm
Canteen is available on Thursday only. Click here for the current Canteen Menu.