Code It Yourself

ScopeIT Education are running school holiday coding camps in Blackwood for the April school holidays. See details below and attached flyer: CODE IT YOURSELF – School holiday Coding and Website design camps, ages 7-13. Blackwood Memorial Hall, April 16th and 18th. Book at or contact Paul on 0491 093

Head Lice

A number of cases of head lice have been reported within our school community. Head lice are spread mostly by direct head to head contact but may also be spread by sharing of hats, combs and other hair accessories. Anyone can get head lice. Please refer to the attached SA

The Weekly Wrap

Last Week Students and staff survived the extreme heat – staying mostly indoors in the latter part of the week. We are hoping for a much cooler week ahead. House Teams met in the lead up to Sports Day, with team leaders leading house chants and health hustle practice. Congratulations

Team Assemblies 2019

Team assemblies are great opportunities for students and classes to share their learning and achievements 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 2019 school year have been

Leaders News

State Education Leaders Day – Paul Luke Last Monday (25th February) I attended the State Education Leaders Day at the Adelaide Convention Centre, along with Principals from our Primary / Secondary Schools and Pre-School Directors. The first keynote speaker was our Chief Executive, Rick Perrse who spoke passionately about the

Memory Walk & Jog

Memory Walk & Jog is Dementia Australia’s flagship fundraising event. It’s all about coming together with your friends and family to raise vital funds to support people living with dementia and their families and carers. Dementia affects brain function; thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday tasks. It is

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

Student Free Day Reminder – Friday 8th March

Reminder – Friday 8th March is our first Student Free Day for the year. Our staff will be joining 300 educators from across our local partnership of schools and preschools at Morphettville Racecourse, participating in a teaching and learning conference, on building learner motivation / engagement, teamwork and trust. OSHC

Student Leadership

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

2019 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