For Parents

St Matthew’s Primary School is known for its strong community spirit, welcoming the whole family and not just the student. Parents are always welcome in the school and encouraged to be actively involved in school life.

Out of Hours School Care

The School has contracted Belconnen Community Services to provide quality on-site before and after school care service. Before school care runs from 7.30 am to 8.50 am and after school care from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm.

Ph: 02 6264 0200. Details of the cost of this service are available from the coordinator of the service.


Qkr! by MasterCard is one of the preferred methods of payment at St Matthew’s. It is a quick and easy to use app that you install on your smart device. With Qkr! you are able to pay for school fees, school activities, clothing pool and Community Council events.


Our canteen is operated by the Healthy Kids Association who provides the children of St Matthew’s with tasty and interesting foods for their lunches! Lunch orders are available on Fridays each week and can be ordered by logging onto

School Community Council

Parents are warmly invited to become involved in the Community Council at the beginning of each year. We pride ourselves on being a school where everyone does a little bit.

The Community Council is made up of elected parent representatives, Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Parish Priest, Principal and Staff Representatives. This Executive team works on strategic and management planning, school budget; sets school fees and collaborate with the Community Council Committees.

Uniform Shop

The Uniform Shop is an auxiliary committee of the Community Council run by volunteers to provide pre-loved school uniform items, hats and schoolbags. The Clothing Pool is located in the school building and open every Friday from 2.45pm – 3.10pm

Payment in cash can be made via the Shop or alternatively using an online payment facility called Qkr.