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2018 ICAS Competitions

The International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) are held annually, covering a range of specific areas of study, including: Digital Technologies, Science, Spelling, Writing, English and Mathematics. The competitions are run by the Education Assessment Australia through the University of New South Wales Educational Testing Centre and are now

Sports Day House Captains

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 Captains.  You all did an amazing job and we are very lucky to have

Auskick 2018

Over the last few years, Craigburn has run an Auskick Centre on Sunday mornings run by school parents. Auskick has been highly supported, professionally run and enjoyed by many participating children and families. In 2018 we are looking for a new Auskick coordinator for Craigburn. Note, that the minimum time

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

Swimming Rec-Year 5 2018

Swimming lessons for Reception – Year 5 students  (Aquatics Yr. 6/7) are a compulsory DECD program that all public schools are involved in. The program is run by qualified swimming instructors employed by DECD. Again this year Craigburn Primary students will visit the S.A. Aquatic Centre at Marion to participate in

Coles Sports for Schools 2018

Coles Sports for Schools is back to help Aussie kids stay fit and healthy.  When you shop at Coles, you’ll receive Sports for School vouchers that our school can collect and exchange for sports gear.  The more vouchers we collect; the more sports gear we’ll receive. Coles vouchers can be

Sports Day

This year our Sports Day will be held in Term 1, Week 8 Friday 23rd March. When students start school at Craigburn they are placed in a sports day team being Bradman (Blue), Fraser (Green), Riley (Red) or Woodforde (Yellow). Year 7 students have a leadership opportunity to nominate for sports

SAPSASA sport @ Craigburn

SAPSASA organises and conducts various competitions for primary school students throughout the school year. There are 3 levels of SAPSASA teams/sports: knockout (school based), district and state. Team sports are generally for Year 6/7 students and individual sports for students 10-13 years of age. SAPSASA information will be published on

The Weekly Wrap

Great to see all students, staff and families back at school last week. Upcoming Thursday 8/2 – School Photos for new students / staff Tuesday 13/2 – Acquaintance Evening Wednesday 21 February – Growth and Development Parent Sessions run by KidzBiz – Booking details to come. 6.40 pm – Where