From the PRINCIPAL'S DESK

Another busy term has come and gone. I think that it is important to stop occasionally and reflect on what we have achieved. Our Positive Education program with Tom Brunzell has been embedded into our classroom curriculum program. There would be many schools around who envy the progress we have made in this area and the positive impact it’s making in the lives of many of the students. Reading continues to be a focus across the school and our students have improved greatly in this area. Our intervention reading program now stretches up to Year 5. Our Running Club, also proves to be great venue for both our sporting and non-sporting students. Mr Davey and staff are doing a great job developing a love of fitness and great health with these students. Also, we have utilised the expertise of the Sports Academy next door to organise high quality sports programs for our students. Year 6 students participated in the local volleyball tournament and greatly improved their skills while our Year 5’s have been working on a fortnightly basis with their VCAL students. The Peer Mediators have had a positive impact on students in the yard. The tone and feel in classrooms and the yard is very positive indeed.

Although school is in recess for the next two weeks, hopefully, you can encourage your child to continue to read daily and spend some time outdoors.


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ARTICLES

Student Reports

Thank you to all the families who accessed their child’s report on the Compass Platform. Much time and effort goes into writing these reports by the teachers. As Principal, a major focus of looking at the reports is the determining how much growth the students have made in their learning over one school year. I [...]

Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent / Teacher interviews are an important part of our reporting process. There is an expectation that all families attend an interview with their child’s classroom teacher. Our parent/teacher interviews are on Wednesday 22 June 3:30pm to 8:00 pm. Information has been sent home to parents as to how to make a booking with a [...]


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NEWS

Happy Holidays

Friday 24 June is the last day of term. Students will be dismissed from their classrooms at 2:30pm. School recommences on Monday 11 July.

2017 Foundation Students

School tours for 2017 Foundation families have commenced. Enrolment forms can be collected from the office. If any of our families have neighbours with children starting school next year, could they please encourage them to organise a tour with Mr Mann through the office.  Also we will have many sibilings joining us for Foundation 2017, [...]


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