The Weekly Wrap

Last Week The introduction of the new NAPLAN online tests went relatively well after technical challenges at the national testing authority in the first week.  As mentioned in last week’s wrap we will be gathering feedback from students seeking their attitudes and experiences to online testing. We also remind students,

Food Allergy Awareness Week

This week marks Food Allergy Awareness Week across Australia. At Craigburn we have many students, staff and parents who have food allergies allergies – where certain foods can trigger significant physiological reactions requiring urgent medical attention. It is timely that we all consider and reflect on the following facts and

The Weekly Wrap

This week represents National Volunteer Week (NVW) – an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. Volunteering Australia has announced the theme for National Volunteer Week 2019 – ‘Making a world of difference.’ As part of National Volunteer Week, we acknowledge and thank all Craigburn parents

Sapsasa Cross Country

A fantastic effort by 35 Craigburn students at the Southern Heights Sapsasa Cross Country Carnival. All students completed their 2 or 3 km run through Belair National Park cheered on by students, family and friends.  A special thank you to James  for coaching the students in the lead up to

Sapsasa Information

Southern Heights Representatives. Good luck to  Hugh N, Reed N, Karl K, Lochie T, Isabella W and Scarlett P who will be representing Southern Heights at the Sapsasa Metro Athletics Championship this Tuesday. Also to Josh V, Coby H, Alyssa M, Lochie T and Liam V who will be at

Soccer Players Required

School soccer starts this Saturday! Full details are made available on the blog in the Soccer Calendar. We do have availability to join the following teams: U11 : 2-3 players born in 2008 or 2009 U10 Gold : 2 players born 2009 or 2010 U10 Blue : 2 players born 2009

NAPLAN Online Update

Dear Parents and Carers As you are aware, today was the first day of NAPLAN, which our school is doing online. Unfortunately, some connectivity issues were experienced during the test due to technical difficulties at the national test authority. While this isn’t ideal, please be assured we have procedures to

The Weekly Wrap

Last Week We hope all Craigburn mums, grandmas, nannas, aunties and women who play an important role in your child’s life /  children’s lives enjoyed a special day on Sunday, and were pleasantly surprised with something special from your child / children. Thank you to all the parent helpers who

Child & Adolescent Sleep Clinic

Research has found that sleep problems affect up to 40% of Australian children during the primary school years. The Child & Adolescent Sleep Clinic at Flinders University provides assessment and treatment for common sleep problems in childhood (including infants from 6 months of age). We have appointments available in the

GifT Dance Program Auditions

As you may be aware, Mitcham Girls High School will be participating in the Year 7 Pilot in 2020. The Arts curriculum will be offering GifT Dance at Year 7 and as part  of the selection process for the GifT Dance Program students are invited to audition.

Calm Kid Central

Kid Central is a website  portal FREE (for parents/carers on Health Care Cards) with access to 5 Developing Minds Clinical Child Psychologists who will answer questions and get back to parents/carers within 48 hours on an educational basis on children with challenging behaviour. The website also provides tools and strategies on

Term 2 Sports Update

Term 2 continues to be a  busy term for Sapsasa events and clinics. Southern Heights Sapsasa District Athletics Carnival Thursday of Week 1 saw 43 Craigburn students participate in various events at Santos Stadium as part of the Southern Heights District Athletics carnival. Students competed in the rain and supported

Netball Umpires Required

Netball Umpires wanted The school is looking for netball umpires to umpire primary school netball games on Saturday mornings (mainly 9.00am games).  All umpires are paid weekly. Some umpiring experience is preferred, this is also a good opportunity for junior umpires looking to gain experience in netball umpiring. Please contact

Canteen Special

Hot Potato – Hot Potato! Join in the fun and order a delicious hot potato with a topping of your choice. When: 21st May Toppings: Choose from – Bolognese, Baked Beans or Plain only (all come with cheese unless otherwise stated) Price: $5 Last day to pay is 16th May – No