SA Excellence in Public Education Awards

The SA Excellence in Public Education Awards recognise and reward the outstanding contributions made by educators across the state. Recognise an outstanding teacher, leader, or support staff member from any one of DECD’s schools, preschools, or children’s centres with a nomination in the 2016 SA Excellence in Public Education Awards. Nominees

NAB AFL Auskick

Craigburn PS has once again registered to be an AFL Auskick Centre – open for boys and girls in Reception through to Year 3. For all details visit www.aflauskick.com.au and search for ‘Craigburn’ Register online for as little as $15 with use of your Sporting Schools Voucher. Session times –

Leaders News

Easter Raffle We thank all families and friends who have kindly donated to this year’s Easter Raffle, which will be drawn tomorrow, Thursday 24th March. Special thanks to our fundraising committee for organising the raffle and professionally wrapping the chocolate goodies in baskets. Student-led 3 Way Conferences Next week, our annual

Student-free Days for 2016

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Last night at our Governing Council meeting the Student-free Days for the rest of 2016 were approved. These are the future dates to be aware of: Friday, May 27th – Training and Development for staff – Comprehension focus with a guest speaker. Friday, June 10th –

BYO iPad Update – Induction Program

As you would be aware, we have been carefully planning our BYO iPad Induction program which has involved a significant amount of time and work. To enable and support a successful induction program we have focussed on ensuring the key elements of the program are clear and well understood by

Earn and Learn

Thank you to all families and friends who supported the Woolworths Earn and Learn promotion in 2015. Over the course of the promotion there were thousands of stickers handed in at the front office which were then attached to sticker sheets and collated. As a result of our combined community’s efforts, led by

“Nut Aware” School

Craigburn Primary School is a “Nut Aware” school. We would like to remind parents and caregivers that we work hard to ensure that all children are safe at school. We are conscious that a number of our students have the potential to have a severe allergic reaction to nuts and

Several News Items

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Our fantastic AGM last week was extremely successful with a large audience of parents participating. Our students in the Gardening Club gave a great summary of their work and the Environment Committee was well represented by Kylie Basley. Our Annual Report was presented and then we

SA Athletics Academy

South Australia’s Athletics Academy is a junior development program that has been developed by Athletics South Australia and Little Athletics South Australia, to provide all young athletes from 9 to 18 years of age the opportunity to take their athletics to the next level! SA ATHLETICS ACADEMY STARTS ON  SUNDAY 10TH

SAPSASA Swimming

On Friday 4th March, 12 Craigburn students competed in the Southern Heights SAPSASA swimming carnival at Marion Outdoor Pool. All swimmers are to be congratulated on their swims and their support for each other on the night. Congratulations to Hannah, Lucy, Oshana and Sam who have all gained selection into the

Harmony Day 2016

The message of Harmony Day is “our diversity is our strength.” It is a day to celebrate Australia’s diversity. It is a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home – from the traditional owners of this land to those who have come from many countries around the