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CyberSafety Parent Forum

September 18, 2012

An extremely important and informative meeting for parents will be held at CPPS on Wednesday October 31st at 7 pm. Alan Smith, from the Federal Police, will talk with parents about the dangers and responsibilities associated with cyberspace. This forum will the correct behaviours and legal implications of using cyberspace safely, and what to do … Read more

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What Makes a Good Reader?

September 18, 2012

Good readers are purposeful and understand that reading has many purposes and adapt their style of reading accordingly. They know to read the instructions for their new piece of technology carefully, but can skim over a newspaper article lightly. They can scan a page quickly for a telephone number, take notes as they engage deeply … Read more

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Footy Day

September 18, 2012

Cairnlea Park’s annual Footy Day was a great success once again. Children wore footy colours to support their favourite team, and cheered as they paraded through the gym with some fantastic banners. They had fun activities during the day that included footy activities and rotated through them by being a part of handball, relay races, … Read more

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Top 5 Ideas for Raising Well Behaved Children

September 1, 2012

The following ideas may prove to be helpful to parents and caregivers.  It makes for some very interesting reading, too! Top 5 Ideas for Raising Well Behaved Children  (by Michael Grose) Children’s behaviour  is  impossible  to  ignore … particularly  if  it’s  poor  behaviour.  Parents generally  feel  badly when  their  children behave  poorly and  family‐life  can  be  hard  to enjoy when children continually act up or act out. Generally, it’s the job of parents to make children social and safe. That means they need to  teach  children to  behave well  (most  of  the  time) around  others.  Learning  to  behave well takes  time for  some children to learn,  so  you have  to work harder with  some children than … Read more

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