STEM at Craigburn

This term I am working with the year 4 and 5 class in STEM. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. We are focusing in the Science strand and in particular Geology. Students have been  discovering the wonderful world of geology, theories on how the world began and what

3D Printer Project

Craigburn Primary School recently received two 3D printers through a DECD initiative to see increased uses of technology in schools through STEM learning challenges. We are using the Maker’s Empire computer software and iPad app to create our designs, compete in online design competitions, view other peoples designs and view

BYO iPad – Parent Induction Sessions

We have scheduled two more parent induction sessions (BYO iPad program) scheduled on the following dates: Wednesday 31st May 9.00 – 10.30am Tuesday 6th June 6.30 – 8.00pm Parents of students in Years 2 – 7 who are considering participating in the program are welcome to attend. Sessions are held in

Knockout Girls Soccer

Craigburn entered a team in the Sapsasa knockout girls soccer competition with the girls playing their first round game against Mercedes College yesterday. The girls were enthusiastic and dedicated in their training sessions and had a fun match with only a few nerves! They didn’t come away with the win but played

Food Allergy Aware

This week has been Food Allergy Aware Week. At Craigburn we have many students (and teachers) who have allergies to foods. Please take time to read through the following facts and learn how to support our students who experience allergies. Australia has one of the highest rates of food allergies

Preparing for NAPLAN and Tests

Do you or your child feel anxious about the upcoming NAPLAN assessments next week? Below is a very interesting and well written article that you may like to take the time to read. I’d like to thank Hannah Baker, a psychologist from Cedars Christian College in NSW for giving her permission

Netball Registration

There is still the opportunity for students to sign up for the 2017 Craigburn Primary School Netball season. We are especially keen for students (male and female ) in Year 2 and 7. If interested, please download the registration form or collect a form from the front office. If you

Principal News Post – Term 2 Week 1

Great to see students and staff back at school this week. A special mention to all parents who supported the Reception to Year 2 swimming program over the last week. Your support has been very much appreciated. The feedback from many teachers and parents suggest that the swimming program was

2017 Public Education Awards

The 2017 Public Education Awards were recently launched by our chief executive, Rick Persse. The awards program is an important way to acknowledge the talented and dedicated people working in public education and the extraordinary impact they have on the lives of children and young people in South Australia. Nominations are

School Fundraising Committee 2017

Over many years Craigburn has been fortunate to have had a team of highly dedicated parents leading our school’s fundraising ventures. Fundraising has been an important part of school life at Craigburn in that it has provided a means of acquiring valued resources and items for our school which could

Volunteers Wanted – Can you help?

Saturday morning school sport (soccer and netball) is looking for 1, 2 or a number of people to volunteer to co-ordinate the sports canteen. Unfortunately without support this wonderful community service may not be able to take place. It involves around 6 home matches throughout Term 2 and early Term