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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

Migration Panel a wonderful opportunity!

On Wednesday the 17th August,  the Middle School Unit hosted a Migration Panel, as part of their Why Australia? inquiry unit. Seven panelists, from within and from beyond the school community, came to talk about how and why they came to Australia. The counties of origin included Malta, Hong Kong, Tanzania, Sri

Mid-Year Student Reports 2016

Dear Parents and Caregivers Tomorrow, you will be receiving your child’s mid-year student report. Over recent weeks, teachers have been preparing written student reports based on assessments and evidence of student learning from the first semester. Teachers have worked together in year level teams to ensure that grades assigned, are