Information for Parents

Partnerships in student learning

Families play an important role in student’s learning. From helping students with their learning plans to participation in events, parents and caregivers are integral to the College community. Parents are caregivers are encouraged to play an active part in their child’s education and the school community. Parents are expected to attend enrolment interviews and encouraged to attend orientation for new families and other events throughout the school year.

Please read the Partnership in Student Learning Pdf in the sidebar of this page.

Parent Portal

The DAYMAP portal enables parents and carers to keep track of your children’s learning progress. Teachers publish information about your children’s learning program and provide feedback on your children’s including:

  • Student timetable
  • Program overviews with due dates for senior students
  • Learning progress, including marked work
  • Lesson by lesson attendance records

Access Daymap here

Daymap Parent Portal

Student Progress Reports

At the end of each term student progress reports will be published online through the Parent Portal of Daymap (Daymap Connect).

Student reports are accessed through DAYMAP.

Student Absences - call 8309 3500

Communicating reasons for student absent to the school allows us to keep accurate attendance records and also to support students in their learning.

You can communicate reasons for student absence in the following ways:

Please read our Attendance Policy (see sidebar for downloads) and Enrolment Expectations.

Learning Technology Help Desk - 8309 3500

The Learning Technology team provide technical support to OAC students and parents/supervisors to assist them using our learning technology.

The Help Desk is contactable by telephone and email: [email protected] and also through a webform on the Help Desk page.

Helpsheets are available for the platforms supported by the College.

Open Access College Help Desk

  • Beyond Blue - increase awareness and understanding of anxiety and depression in Australia and to reduce the associated stigma.
  • Cybersafety - measures to improve online security and fraud awareness.
  • Centrelink - a range of payments and services for people at times of major change.
  • GreatStart - everyday ideas for learning.

Quick Links

Daymap connect

The Daymap Connect Parent Portal enables parents and carers to keep track of children’s learning progress. Contains information about timetable, marked work and attendance.


The virtual classroom used for some Open Access College lessons.


The South Australian Certificate of Education website; resources and videos.

Last updated: 24 February 2020