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AGM Report – 2017

Last Monday evening 5th March, we held our Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the school library. It was rewarding to see a supportive group of parents and school staff in attendance. The meeting commenced with our garden specialist Kate Washington giving an excellent presentation of the work happening in the

The Weekly Wrap

A big ‘shout out’ and well done to our cricketers and swimmers who competed in Sapsasa events last week, with Cricket on Thursday morning and Swimming at the Marion Aquatics Centre. A great opportunity for students to showcase their sporting talents and represent their school. A big thank you to

Principal News Post

Student Free Day Reminder – Friday 9th March A reminder that our first Student Free Day is scheduled for Friday 9th March. We will be joining with other schools and preschools within our local ‘South Valley Partnership’ in a professional learning event facilitated by the DECD Learner Improvement team as

Acquaintance Evening 2018

We invite all students and families to join us for Acquaintance Evening on Tuesday 13th February. We value the relationships formed between school and home and the community culture we have at Craigburn.  Acquaintance Evening serves as an opportunity for students, teachers and families to build these relationships at the

Welcome Back – 2018

Dear Families Welcome back to the new school year, with the first day back for students set for Monday 29th January. I trust everyone enjoyed a safe and happy summer break. I’m sure your child / children are looking forward to reconnecting with school friends, old and new – and

Class Placement Update

As mentioned in the last Principal News Post – we are nearing the end of the class placement process for 2018, having spent a considerable amount of time configuring balanced class groupings based on a range of factors (as previously outlined) and to ensure students’ needs are met. In placing students into

Principal News Post

Thanks for taking the time to read through this update as well as other recent news posts. The 2017 school year is quickly drawing to a close, though there is still much happening over the final two weeks. Staffing Update Deputy Principal Position  It gives me great pleasure to announce that

Dear Families Catherine Chambers has been working as the Pastoral Care Worker (PCW) at Craigburn Primary School for 1 year. We will shortly be conducting a review of this role. Gaining feedback from parents/caregivers is part of the Review. The information gained from this survey will be: Read by the

The Weekend Wrap

Over the weekend parents and friends from our Environment team were onsite planting out the surrounds to the new deck space overlooking the oval. A huge thank you to Craigburn parent, Brett Lawson (& team) from Climate Change Landscapes who has designed, selected and planted a beautiful ‘fire retardant’ garden

World Teachers’ Day – Friday 27 October

Everyday, teachers at Craigburn are making a difference educating and inspiring young people. This coming Friday on the 27th October, we will be celebrating World Teachers Day, acknowledging their wonderful efforts. Celebrated in more than 100 countries world-wide, World Teachers’ Day was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and