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Education Week

May 20, 2022

Education Week is fast approaching, and the theme is Celebrating 150 years of public education. Cairnlea Park Primary School previously Deer Park Primary School is 148 years old this year! So, we have lots to talk about. Celebrations will be held from 23rd-27th May. Some activities that are happening in the school that week are: … Read more

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Birthdays at School

April 9, 2022

If you would like to celebrate your child’s birthday at school, please do not send in large cakes. Alternatively, send cupcakes (due to food allergies, a list of ingredients is required), donuts or lolly bags. Please let the teacher know in advance that you are planning to do this.

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Road and Car Park Safety

April 9, 2022

With the holidays so close, once again I would like to remind everyone about the importance of staying safe and being seen on and around our roads and car parking areas. As a driver, a passenger, or as a pedestrian, we all must negotiate the road traffic environment on a daily basis. Children are especially … Read more

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2022 School Council Elections

February 18, 2022

The 2022 School Council Election process commences on Tuesday, 22nd February with the call for nominations.Nomination forms for both, parent and DET employees are available at the office.Nominations close at 4.00pm on Tuesday, 1st March 2022. The election timeline is as follows: Notice of election and call for nominations: Tuesday, 22nd February 2022 Closing date … Read more

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Gate Times

February 18, 2022

To relieve congestion, we ask that you use the gates that are allocated to your child’s 2022 grade level.Morning Drop off at school:• All entry gates will be opened at 8:40am.• Prep students and their older siblings are to enter through the front gates on Carmody Drive.• Grade 1 students and their older siblings are … Read more

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Car Parking at Cairnlea Town Centre

February 18, 2022

Parents please be aware of the parking conditions across the road at the Cairnlea Town Centre. Centre Management have indicated that they will be monitoring the permit area of the car park. The restricted parking section requires a displayed permit to park in that area. If any parent is parked in the permit zone without … Read more

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Rapid Antigen Tests

February 18, 2022

Free rapid antigen tests are available for the first 4 weeks of Term 1 supplied by the Department of Education. Each pack has 5 individual tests. If parents have not picked up their child’s 2nd pack, they can collect a pack from the office.Students and staff will do the tests at home and must report … Read more

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Mobile Phones at School

February 18, 2022

All students must follow the school policy on mobile phone use and leave them at the office when they arrive at school and collect them at home time. Students who use mobile phones at school will have them confiscated and parents will be required to come to the school to collect them.

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Schools’ Privacy Policy

February 18, 2022

The Department of Education and Training (which includes all Victorian government schools, central and regional offices) values the privacy of every person and is committed to protecting information that schools collect.All staff, service providers and agents, of the Department, and Cairnlea Park Primary, must comply with Victorian privacy law and this policy.Our school collects, uses, … Read more

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From Wednesday 3rd November

November 1, 2021

• Parents are now permitted to enter the school grounds and drop their children at their classroom door. • Parents are not to enter the classrooms. • Last year we saw our student’s independence develop in such a positive way as they arrived and left the school grounds self-sufficiently and we would like to continue … Read more

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School Drop Off and Pick Up

November 1, 2021

Morning Drop off at school To relieve congestion we ask that you use the gates that are allocated to your child’s grade level. • All entry gates will be manned by a teacher and will be opened at 8:40am. • Prep students and their older siblings are to enter through the front gates on Carmody … Read more

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Supporting CyberSafe Behaviour

November 1, 2021

The Dept of Education has asked that we share the following information with our community: Schools are reminded to ensure students understand they should not sign up to external social media applications, such as Discord, using their school credentials.Discord is a chat-based social network, targeted at gamers and primarily for adults. Some schools have recently … Read more

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