Digital technologies

Portal Help

Cedar College has a number of connection points, referred to as a “portal”, which enable the school community to access important information. The way in which the portals are used may differ between year levels and school departments.

Students have access to the Student Canvas Portal, which enables them to do tasks online such as access homework materials, upload assignments, review classroom work and contact teachers.

Parents/Caregivers have access to the Parent Canvas Portal, allowing them to view a range of information including student tasks, requirements and due dates. As well as this, Parents/Caregivers also have access to a separate Portal (known as our “Community Portal“) in order to book Learning Conversations and Subject Selection Interviews, during scheduled interview evenings.

All of these Portals can be accessed via the “Cedar Portals” drop-down menu on the front page of our website, or by using the links below.

Activating your Parent/Caregiver Canvas Account

Shown below are the activation steps (1-7). You may also follow the same steps to retrieve/reset your password if you have forgotten it.

Step 1. Click on the Yellow “Canvas – Parents Sign-In” menu item.

Portal Menu

Step 2. On the screen that opens, click “Forgot Password“.

forgot password

Step 3. Enter the username which was emailed to you, then click “Request Password“. Another email, containing a link to create your password, will be sent to the default email address that you have supplied Cedar College with. If you have not given Cedar College a valid email address, you will need to contact the Front Office before proceeding.

Step 4. When you receive the email, click the link to set a new password.

Step 5. Enter and confirm your new password. You will then be taken back to the initial Canvas page.

Step 6. Click on the Yellow “Parents Sign-In button.

Portal Menu

Step 7. Enter your username (shown above) and the password which you created in Step 4 and click “Login“.

You account is now activated, and you may need to read and accept the Canvas terms and conditions.


Canvas - Student Portal

The Canvas Student Portal is for Cedar College students, and requires students to use their personalised username and password.

Canvas - Parent Portal

The Canvas Parent Portal is for Cedar College Parents/Caregivers and requires a personalised username and password.

Community Portal

The Community Portal enables parents/caregivers to book Learning Conversation times for scheduled interview evenings.

Cedar Canvas Introduction Video

Experiencing problems or need help?

Forgotten your Password? Each portal has a forgot/retrieve password facility. Steps to retrieving your Canvas password are outlined in the Getting Started brochures > Primary School Getting Started or > High School Getting Started. Should you experience a problem with the Portal, please contact the Front Office (forgotten usernames can be handled through the Front Office) or use the form below to send details about the issue that you are experiencing and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.

    Portal Help Form

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