From the PRINCIPAL'S DESK

International Presenters

On Monday, Miss Christofis, Mrs Hossack, Mr Round and I presented at the Bastow International Conference in Melbourne. The Bastow Institute is the Department’s main educational venue for teachers and principals to learn. To be asked by Bastow to present our reading journey to the participants is a fantastic professional opportunity and recognition to the great teaching happening at our school. Our teachers have worked hard to embed current reading research into our school program to ensure that our students get the best learning opportunities.


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ARTICLES

Literacy News

Thank you to all parents have have supported our school with the book donations on Literacy Day.  We have increased the number of texts available to students and enhanced our Classroom Libraries. In other news, we have authors Morris Gleitzman coming to visit our Year 5 and 6 students on Friday 2nd September and Michael [...]

District Athletics

In very wet and cold conditions our athletes competed in the Rowville District Sports Association Athletics Sports. To our students’ credit, we didn’t have one whinger. Kids don’t mind rain. Unfortunately, the hurdles and high  jump had to be cancelled for safety reasons and they will be held at a later date. Our school, under [...]


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NEWS

YEAR 4 CAMPERS

Our Year 4 campers arrived safely at Coonawarra Camp yesterday afternoon and after a tour of the Camp got straight into the first of many activites.  For photos of their adventures and daily updates, please check the Tiqbiz app.  Our Campers are expected to arrive back to school on Friday around 2.30pm.  The Year 4 [...]

Book Fair is Coming to Park Ridge!

Scholastic Books are  delivering to our school hundreds of books available for families and friends to purchase.  These titles include both latest releases and family favourites and are available to purchase at the fair.  The school receives a percentage of all sales so buying books for you and your family to enjoy also helps benefit [...]


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