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Last Week Sports Day Thanks Great to see many families and friends at school on Friday joining in Sports Day – a terrific turnout. Congratulations to the winning team of Bradman and also to Fraser, Riley and Woodforde not far behind. Well done to all students who did their best,

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Road / Traffic / Pedestrian Safety In recent weeks, we have received a number of reports of students not travelling safely to and from school. The reports involve students crossing Black Road without using the pedestrian crossing lights. Instances of students riding their bikes unsafely have also been reported. If

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Last Week We trust everyone had an enjoyable long weekend. Teaching, learning and admin support staff enjoyed a productive professional learning day with educators from our local partnership of schools and preschools, led by Steve Francis. House Teams continued to meet in the lead up to Sports Day – which

Year 7 Transition to High School – Update

The department recently announced three high schools which have been shortlisted to pilot the transition of Year 7 to high school from 2020. The selected schools are Mitcham Girls High School, Wirreanda Secondary School, and John Pirie Secondary School. Mitcham Girls High School draws interest from over 70 primary schools.

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Last Week Students and staff survived the extreme heat – staying mostly indoors in the latter part of the week. We are hoping for a much cooler week ahead. House Teams met in the lead up to Sports Day, with team leaders leading house chants and health hustle practice. Congratulations

Team Assemblies 2019

Team assemblies are great opportunities for students and classes to share their learning and achievements with their peers and families. Over the course of the year, all classes participate in both whole school and team-based assemblies. Dates and times for all team assemblies for the 2019 school year have been

Leaders News

State Education Leaders Day – Paul Luke Last Monday (25th February) I attended the State Education Leaders Day at the Adelaide Convention Centre, along with Principals from our Primary / Secondary Schools and Pre-School Directors. The first keynote speaker was our Chief Executive, Rick Perrse who spoke passionately about the

Student Free Day Reminder – Friday 8th March

Reminder – Friday 8th March is our first Student Free Day for the year. Our staff will be joining 300 educators from across our local partnership of schools and preschools at Morphettville Racecourse, participating in a teaching and learning conference, on building learner motivation / engagement, teamwork and trust. OSHC

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Last Week Thank you to the parents and staff who attended our Annual General Meeting sharing in the highlights and achievements of the 2018 school year. Thanks also to Senior Leader, Nicky Taylor for sharing her teaching background, passion for learning and the importance of the General Capabilities in children’s

Minister’s Volunteering Award

The Minister’s Volunteering Award for Outstanding Service for 2018, now in its fifth year, is awarded to a community member for outstanding volunteer service to the school community – as nominated and recognised by members of the Governing Council. The recipient of the award was announced at our recent Annual General Meeting

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Thank you to all families who were able to attend our Acquaintance Evening last Tuesday. Our teachers really appreciated and valued the time you took to meet with them and have your child / children share in their learning areas for 2019. Another ‘shout out’ for our Annual General Meeting

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Acquaintance Evening – Thanks We were pleased to hear feedback from parents, students and staff who attended last week’s Acquaintance evening – led by students who proudly invited parent/s into their learning spaces and shared their learning programs. In preparing for and doing so, students practised and developed skills in