NAPLAN Reports 2016

NAPLAN reports for students in Years 3, 5 and 7 who sat the tests earlier this year, have been sent home today in sealed envelopes. If you would like to discuss your child’s NAPLAN results, feel free to contact your child’s class teacher.

Congratulations, Oshana!

Last Wednesday, Oshana’s short story, “A Brush with Disaster” won second place in the 9-12 year old age group in the City of Onkaparinga Young Writer’s competition as part of the book week celebrations. Congratulations on your achievement, Oshana! We are very proud of you.

Congratulations Tahlia

Congratulations to Tahlia W who recently competed in the Flute Eisteddfods. Ist Prize Grade 6 Flute Solo 1st Prize Flute study Honorable Mention in 14 years & under solo. Tahlia was also selected to participate in the ASO ( Adelaide Symphony Orchestra) Big Rehearsal Program in August . She will

Living Kaurna Excursion

Shaun showed us around the Kaurna Centre. We were very lucky as he sang us a song in Kaurna language and he used his wooden clapping sticks. This tree is 500 years old! The Indigenous people used to light fires underneath it to smoke the possums out. They would then

Engraved Pavers

A reminder that we are offering all present and former families a unique opportunity to leave their mark and raise funds for the School at the same time. Twelve years ago, the Governing Council decided to pave the area on the lower court adjacent to the schools steps where over

School Service Officers – Thank You

At this time of the year, we take time to acknowledge the excellent effort and work undertaken by our School Service Officers (SSOs) – all of whom do a wonderful job, supporting the administration and smooth operation of our school, as well as providing great support for students and their

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

District SAPSASA Representatives

Good luck to Ella H, Ella R, Carrie, Jaime and Harry who next week will be representing our Southern Heights SAPSASA district at the state carnivals in Netball and Football. They were selected at netball and football trials from a large number of students from the 15 schools in our district.

Premier’s Reading Challenge

A reminder to all students that the Premier’s Reading Challenge is coming to an end for this year. Please make sure you fill in your challenge forms and return them to the library by the end of August. This year we have encouraged all Craigburn students to complete this challenge. Let’s

External School Review

Next Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th of August we will be involved in an external school review process as conducted in all DECD schools. During the review process, a small number of students, staff, parents and governing council members will be asked to share information to the review panel by

SAPSASA Knockout Boys Netball

Craigburn boys knockout netball team played a semi final game against Woodside Primary School in  a match that would see the winner play off in the grand final. Unfortunately the Craigburn boys were not able to come away with a win but are to be congratulated on their performance and sportsmanship