CategoryGeneral News

NAPLAN 2016

The National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) for year 3, 5, 7 and 9 takes place from May 10 -12th which is Week 2 Term 2. All schools in Australia participate in the assessment program at the same time. There are four components:- Language Conventions; Writing; Reading and Numeracy.

Fundraising Thank You

Dear Parents and Caregivers, On behalf of the Fundraising Committee we would like to thank all families for their support of some amazing events that we have held recently. The generosity of our community means that we will be able to purchase playground equipment very soon. In fact, over the

News Update

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Sports Day The children and staff are certainly excited about our Sports Day being held this Friday. We welcome the families of all children to attend on the day. We will have our traditional BBQ and Cake Stall, as well as amazing coffee from our newly

Sports Day Update

Sports day is nearly upon us with the students ready for an exciting day on Friday 8th April. Students, families and friends are encouraged to come along dressed in their house colours ready to support their sports day house team. A reminder that students must wear their school hats during the

Leaders News

Easter Raffle We thank all families and friends who have kindly donated to this year’s Easter Raffle, which will be drawn tomorrow, Thursday 24th March. Special thanks to our fundraising committee for organising the raffle and professionally wrapping the chocolate goodies in baskets. Student-led 3 Way Conferences Next week, our annual

Student-free Days for 2016

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Last night at our Governing Council meeting the Student-free Days for the rest of 2016 were approved. These are the future dates to be aware of: Friday, May 27th – Training and Development for staff – Comprehension focus with a guest speaker. Friday, June 10th –

Several News Items

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Our fantastic AGM last week was extremely successful with a large audience of parents participating. Our students in the Gardening Club gave a great summary of their work and the Environment Committee was well represented by Kylie Basley. Our Annual Report was presented and then we

SAPSASA Swimming

On Friday 4th March, 12 Craigburn students competed in the Southern Heights SAPSASA swimming carnival at Marion Outdoor Pool. All swimmers are to be congratulated on their swims and their support for each other on the night. Congratulations to Hannah, Lucy, Oshana and Sam who have all gained selection into the

Harmony Day 2016

The message of Harmony Day is “our diversity is our strength.” It is a day to celebrate Australia’s diversity. It is a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home – from the traditional owners of this land to those who have come from many countries around the

Socceroos March Past

Football Federation Australia in conjunction with SAPSASA have extended an invitation to schools in South Australia to participate in the 2016 Socceroos March Past prior to the Socceroos v Tajikistan game. Craigburn Primary School has been lucky to be chosen to be part of this experience with 40 students able to

Sports Day House Leaders

Congratulations to the 29 students who nominated for Sports Day House Leaders this year. These students confidently delivered speeches to their house groups outlining their strengths and abilities to take on the role of Sports Day House Leaders. All students who nominated did an amazing job and we are very lucky

Cross Country

Cross Country training will start on Monday 7th March in preparation for the SAPSASA District Day at Belair National Park on Friday 20th May. Interested students have received registration forms and training information. Registration forms are available at the front office or click on the link below.

Principal’s News

Dear Parents and Caregivers, STUDENT-FREE DAY – Friday, March 11th We are just wanting to ensure that everyone knows about the Student-Free Day we have planned for Friday, March 11th. This will be an important training day for the staff and will have a focus on our “Bring Your Own

Further Acquaintance Night Information

As advertised, our Acquaintance Night is next Tuesday evening, the 16th February, where we welcome parents and caregivers to come along for the evening to meet their child’s teacher for 2016. Please note: We are offering a free sausage sizzle for parents and caregivers from 5.00pm until about 7.00pm near the new