General School Information

90% of information can be found without a login on the Parent Hub.

This includes bulletins about upcoming events, news, calendar, curricular information, practical day-to-day information required by parents.

Download DBIS Communications PDF HERE

Individual Student Information

SchoolsBuddy and the iSAMS’ Parent Portal

SchoolsBuddy and the Parent Portal share a login.  Instructions on how to set up a DBIS login are emailed to parents prior to their child joining the school.

SchoolsBuddy: Sign up for extra curricular activities three times a year.
Upcoming camp and trip information
Sports fixtures.
Parent Portal: School reports; timetables; logins; music lesson invoices; medical and contact check documents (for camps).
There is a computer-based version and an App.



Students in FS-1 to Year 6 have Seesaw portfolios and parents will be sent a family invite after joining to enable them to view their child’s work.


Emails sent by School

Emails are not sent except in specific circumstances:

  • Emergency emails e.g. school closure due to typhoon
  • Small group emails e.g. small group excursions
  • Specific emails to parents about their child
  • Weekly bulletin summary on Sunday morning
  • Weekly newsletter on Friday afternoon


Student Online Learning Platforms

Please refer to the Digital Learning tab on this page for more information – HERE.

Links to DBIS Communications Systems


DBIS Parent Hub
Parent Information System with bulletins, calendars and news. Site

Parent Portal
Requires parental login and contains student-specific information such as reports, logins and timetables. Site

iParent App
Parent Portal App available on Apple and Android platforms. Site

SchoolsBuddy Activities and Events Manager
Extra Curricular Activities Systems for ECAs, trips, camps and fixtures. Site


How to Guides and Videos


Parent Hub Video Tutorial
Introducing the central repository of information useful to parents with a tour of the key features. Video

Parent Portal Video Tutorial
How to login and find student specific information on the Parent Portal. Video

Adding Websites to your Phone Guide
How to get short-cuts to DBIS sites/apps onto your Phone home screen. Link