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Students’ Personal and Social Development

Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum… Plus ShineSA Program for Yr5-7 students

Throughout the year students will be engaging with the Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum (KS:CPC) which is mandated in every school. The teachers delivering the program have received explicit training in the Curriculum. It is a Department for Education and Child… Continue Reading →

Graduation Dancing … Great Team Efforts

This year’s graduation is rapidly approaching. Our graduating students have been extremely busy rehearsing their creative dances for the farewell assembly and their formal dances  for the graduation ceremony. The dances are looking fabulous and we have all been impressed with… Continue Reading →

Information For Parents About Student Reports 2015

The  information below is published to help  build parents’  understandings of  the  intent of the Australian Curriculum and  in particular the General Capabilities.  It also provides some explanation of the Achievement Standards and a perspective on where these student reports fit into… Continue Reading →

What A Wonderful Expo… What Was It All About?

Find out  more when the students in Rooms 19, 25 and 12 report on it … coming soon!     

Student Reports … Working Collaboratively To Achieve Learning Improvements

The  mid year student reports have been sent home today.  They should really summarise what students, teachers and parents already know about learning  achievements, goals and support.  Our school Learning Plan is increasingly focussed on stretching students’ learning by not only… Continue Reading →

CyberSafety … Adults Being Proactive, Means Better Support for Students

We thank Amanda Dawson for running the Cybersafety sessions (one for staff and one for parents) on 30 June. The feedback has been very  positive. The 40 parents who attended the evening session had many questions and  left with a… Continue Reading →

It’s Winter So It’s Time To Remember… The Importance of Mud

  Check out the article below, and also the 25 things to do in winter. NaturePlay-ThingsToDo-ImportanceOfMud NaturePlay-ThingsToDo-Winter  

Creating Better Anytime Anywhere Learners

In Thursday’s newsbrief we  highlighted the Family Engagement Strategy. The ultimate intent of the strategy is to build the capacity of our students to be better anytime, anywhere learners. Our Family Engagement Strategy is  focused on valuing  the knowledge and… Continue Reading →

Student Voice Through Our News Blog, SRC Blog, Library Blog

In Thursday’s newsbrief we talked about our desire to tell our news as much as possible through our students’ contributions.  It’s great to have real purpose for writing and  we are hoping that some of that writing will also be in… Continue Reading →

AGM 2015: Stretching and Powerful Partnerships

At the AGM  on 18 March our 2014 Annual Report was presented. It highlighted some key aspects of our Learning Improvement Plan for the year ahead: It is acknowledged that we provide a very good  level of educational opportunities for all students. We… Continue Reading →

AGM 2015 … SRC is about Decision Making and Communication Skills

At the AGM we talked about SRC and the importance of developing students’ understanding of  decision making and communication processes.  We talked about how we want SRC to focus on improvements  in learning.  We saw that this was the main role… Continue Reading →

It’s Fun and Important to BE ACTIVE… That’s the Real Sports Day Message

  Our student preparations for Sports Day are underway.  There are moves to learn for the Warm Up  and there are  team chants. Families are getting the colours and cakes ready.  While it’s all part of the fun of the… Continue Reading →

Learning Conversations … building our team knowledge

  Our Formal Learning Conversations are occurring now until the end of the term. Look out for the booking sheet from your child’s class teacher. We invite all Parents and Caregivers to participate in these Learning Conversations. We call them… Continue Reading →

Imagining

This term in The Arts we have been working on making a movie. Our movie is going to be about a news presenter asking kids what they think “imagining” is.  We asked students from Room 9 what they thought imagining is…. Continue Reading →

Understanding Friendship, Relationships and Bullying

School is a social learning environment and one important aspect of learning  relates to students developing their understandings of relationships and friendship. As our learners learn more about themselves, they should also be helping each other to be better at getting along… Continue Reading →

Create Time To Play

There’s always a good reason to create some time for play; especially as play is important  in developing creativity. Creativity is something we all enjoy, and our young ones have in bucket loads. These students in Jane Ramsey’s class are having a lovely time building… Continue Reading →

Child Protection Curriculum

In all Department for Education and Child Development sites, there is a Child Protection in Schools, Early Childhood Education and Care Services policy.  Included in this policy is a requirement that all children and young people in preschools and schools… Continue Reading →

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