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Year 5 Showcase

The year 5 students from D20 and D18 held a showcase of their learning which included Geography, Maths, Literacy and Art.  This gave an opportunity for the students to feel proud and celebrate all their hard work over the term. The classes excelled at discussing their achievements and demonstrating their

Learning Support – Information for Families

All students progress with their learning at different rates and quite often have differing learning needs. Learning and support resources are utilised at Craigburn P.S. to help any student experiencing difficulties in learning in a regular class, regardless of the cause. This includes support for students with: learning difficulties mild

Pillowcase Project

Australian Red Cross visited our school this morning to deliver the Pillowcase Project to our Year 3 and 4 students. The Pillowcase Project is a school based disaster preparedness education program, designed to build children’s knowledge and capacity in disaster preparedness. The program is part of an international pilot currently

Year 1 Phonics Screening Check

This year all Year 1 students in government schools will undertake the phonics screening check, to be carried out in August 2018. Year 1 teachers at Craigburn will be undertaking these checks with their students this week on Wednesday 22nd August, having participated in training late last term. Phonics is

Seeing the Light

In Science last week Mrs Hepworth’s and Mrs Bellette’s Year 5 classes investigated the properties and nature of light.  This included light travelling in straight lines from a source and how it interacts with different materials, how light can form shadows and be refracted or absorbed and how light can

NAPLAN 2017

The National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) for year 3, 5, 7 and 9 takes place from May 9 -11th 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.

Circus Challenge

This year we have been fortunate enough to once again secure a booking for the very popular Circus Challenge to visit our school. The Circus Challenge focuses on Physical Education, Performing Arts, & Personal Development with team work, persistence and problem solving through fun, engaging and hands on experiences. Circus