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

Urrbrae – Open Day

Urrbrae Agricultural High School is South Australia’s special interest secondary school catering for students with a strong interest in the areas of agriculture, horticulture, technology and the environment.  Students have the opportunity to further their understanding of agricultural, horticultural and environmental principles and practices while at the same time completing

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

Student Voice at Craigburn

Over the first five weeks of this term, classes have been working out who their elected student council representatives will be. You may have noticed some classes starting to share who their representatives are through class blogs, SeeSaw, newsletters etc. Later this term, a whole school assembly will recognise this year’s

The Weekly Wrap

Great see a large number of families who attended last week’s Growth and Development family sessions. We hope you found the sessions informative. We look forward to hosting a series of parent workshops in late March, May and June, by leading parent coach, mentor and educator, Mark Le Messurier. Upcoming

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

Team Assemblies 2018

Team assemblies are great opportunities for students and classes to share their learning with their peers and families. Over the course of the year all classes participate in both whole school and team-based assemblies. Dates and times for all team assemblies for the 2018 school year have been added to

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