From the PRINCIPAL'S DESK
A Word Parents Should Remember to Use
Even though we are a positive education school and we want our students to approach life with a positive framework, we do realise that we cannot always have this mindset.Sometimes we do think negatively. The other day I was at a course where I heard a great word for parents to have available when their children speak negatively about their abilities. Sentences like – I’m no good at sport!, I’m not a good singer! I can’t do my tables! Parents should use the word ‘YET’ Finishing off their sentence with the word yet give hope to improving. You can then have a conversation about what strategies they can use to improve. Very few of us are born with the natural ability to achieve certain skills. Most of us have to work hard and practise often to become great at something we like.
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Buy a Poppy Appeal item to help support the Returned Services League (RSL). Items will be brought around to classrooms each morning for purchase or find them at the office, prices range between $1- $10. Thank you for your support.
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The 2015 School Book packs have arrived. If you have already paid your 2015 fees or have set up a payment plan, then please come see us in the office to collect your children’s books. If you need a new Fees notice, one is available under the information tab at the top of the home [...]
PRE LOVED UNIFORM On Friday 21 November there will be a Pre Loved Uniform Stall outside the Canteen area from 2:30pm There will be an array of items on offer. Logo items start from $5.00. Please remember all proceeds from the stall go to help under privileged Park Ridge families.
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