From the PRINCIPAL'S DESK

Positive Education

Over the past couple of years, our school has been embedding Positive Education into our curriculum. From the outset, we saw that students with a positive mindset, who were grateful and empathetic would make the best learners. I would like to think that our school is at the forefront of this initiative in government school education. Last week, Tom Brunzell was in classrooms observing teachers and giving them feedback on their teaching. He also conducted master-classes where teachers could observe him teaching students. Tom was extremely impressed with the quality of our teachers and commented that our students were motivated and engaged. Lately, I have been receiving phone calls from Principals from other schools wanting to send their teachers to our school to observe our teachers using the Berry Street Education Model (BSEM) of Positive Education.


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ARTICLES

2016 Prep Information Night

The first of our 2016 Prep Information Evenings will take place on Tuesday 16 August at 7:30pm in the Wentworth Building. This is the beginning of our Kinder to Foundation transition process. On the night we will be introducing our Prep families to the teaching staff in the school, how our Preptastic program operates and [...]

Working With Children Check

It is a requirement by the school that parents need a Working With Children Check (WWCC) to volunteer in classrooms, and attend excursions and camps. The office keeps a register of all parents who have a WWCC. Could parents please make sure that when they update their WWCC they present a copy to the office [...]


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NEWS

Literacy Day: Tuesday 23rd August

Literacy Day is not a dress up day so don’t panic, but to make it really special this year we are inviting students to bring a book on the day to donate to their Classroom Library.  The students will have their photo taken with the book they are donating and have the photo pasted onto [...]

adidas School Fun-Run

One week to go until the adidas School Fun-Run! Hopefully students have been using the BUPA Training Hub to get fantastic training tips! You can access the Bupa Training Hub through your online student profile. Remember you can WIN a Samsung Galaxy Tablet just for setting up your student profile online! Just head over to [...]


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