Bushfire Emergency Information
Gisborne Secondary College is on the Bushfire At Risk Register. This means that on Code RED Days the school will be closed. Staff will not be in attendance and buses will not transport students to school.
Buses that operate out of GSC for the primary schools will also not operate. Where possible there will be three days notice of a Code Red Day, however, it may also be confirmed at 12 noon the day prior. Once a decision has been made, it will not change regardless of changes in the weather.
In the event of a bushfire affecting students in the community during the school day, we have a single standing order to manage bus travel:
Buses will only leave the College on advice from Victoria Police. In the event a bus is turned back by CFA or Police road block, the bus will return to the college with any remaining students, where staff will supervise them until they can be collected by parents or guardians.
Bus drivers will not attempt alternative routes to try and drop students off.
We strongly advise families to have contingency plans for the safe supervision of their children on these days.