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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

Preparing for NAPLAN and Tests

Do you or your child feel anxious about the upcoming NAPLAN assessments next week? Below is a very interesting and well written article that you may like to take the time to read. I’d like to thank Hannah Baker, a psychologist from Cedars Christian College in NSW for giving her permission

Maths Competition Achievements

Congratulations and well done to the following students who challenged themselves by participating in this year’s International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) in Mathematics. Students receiving awards are: Participation Year 4 – Reuben V, Patrick A Year 5 – Libby D, Jasmin G Year 6 – Paul A, Lucy O

Congratulations Tom – Science Award

Congratulations to Tom O who was awarded the ICAS Year 6 medal for the highest achieving score of all 1070 students who sat the International Competition and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) in Year 6 Science in South Australia and the Northern Territory. Tom nearly achieved a perfect score of 40/40 in

NAPLAN Results

All families will have received their child’s Year 3, 5 or 7 NAPLAN results last week. The school receives detailed information about the progress of students in this annual test, and we carefully utilise this data to plan for improvements in literacy and numeracy for individual children, and where appropriate,