2020 School News
Dear families, The Commonwealth Government has updated travel restrictions this week. The extension to existing travel restrictions now applies to visitors from Republic of Korea, Iran and mainland China. Visitors who are not Australian citizens or permanent residents, or their dependants, will not be allowed entry into Australia. The Commonwealth Government has also advised that … Read more
We all want our students to get a great education, and the building blocks for a great education begin with students coming to school each and every day. Missing school can have a major impact on a child’s future – a student missing one day a fortnight will miss four full weeks by the end … Read more
Our new School Council will meet for the first time on Monday 16th March. New office bearers for 2020 will be elected and the schools 2019 Annual Report will be presented for approval. The new School Council will work to ensure our school continues to progress and provide a high quality education for all of … Read more
We are regularly seeing unsafe incidents and practices around our school both by parents and students. Roads and vehicles are an everyday part of life for all of us. Either as a driver, a passenger, or as a pedestrian, we all must negotiate the road traffic environment on a daily basis. Children are especially vulnerable … Read more
Prep enrolments for next year will be taken from the 4th May 2020. Parents are required to supply the following information when enrolling:– Proof of age (birth certificate or passport)– Immunisation certificate Prep tours will be held throughout Terms 2 & 3 for interested parents. The first tour will be on Friday 17th April.Dates and … Read more
Harmony Week (Mon 16/3 – Fri 20/3) is all about celebrating multiculturalism, inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians, regardless of cultural background, united by our shared values. On Thursday 19th March, we will celebrate Multicultural Day. Students are invited to wear costumes or colours to represent their culture. If students do not have a … Read more
A recent trend has been noticed that is cause for concern. It appears that more children are choosing to stay behind without their parents and play in the playground after school. Due to after school meetings and other work requirements, teachers are unable to supervise the school yard beyond 3:40pm. This then leaves these children … Read more
Our school will be undertaking our four yearly review in Term 2. Last week the leadership team met with the school reviewer (Sharon Adams) and our Senior Education Improvement Leader (Charles Branciforte). From this meeting, 4 days have been booked in to conduct the various parts of the review.Day 1 – Validation day is Tuesday … Read more
Please ensure your contact details are up to date at all times. If your mobile phone number changes please let the office know so we can contact you if necessary.
All students must follow the state and 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.
2019 School News
If your child is not returning to our school in 2020, could you please notify the office. This assists us greatly in the planning of grades for next year. Thank you.
If you have a request based on educational grounds for the placement of your child I ask that it be put in writing by no later than Friday 1st November. Parent requests will only be received through the office, where your request will be receipted. All requests should be in an envelope marked confidential and … Read more
Our school is a Sun Smart School and all students are required to wear a school hat in term 4 to help protect them from the sun. Sun Screen is also available in every class room for children to apply before they go outside. Please notify your child’s teacher if your child has allergies to … Read more
On Tuesday 3rd September, Cairnlea Park PS presented our Performing Arts Concert. Students who had been rehearsing so hard over the year were able to show off their wonderful songs and dances to the school community. It was fantastic to see all the students enjoying themselves and demonstrating outstanding performing arts and music skills to … Read more
Results for the NAPLAN tests that were undertaken by our Year 3 and Year 5 students in May this year were mailed out to parents onThursday 5th September. NAPLAN is a measure at one point in time of how students are performing in numeracy, reading, writing, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Parents please file your child’s … Read more
Recently our students in grade 3-6 competed in our House Athletics Carnival. The students came dressed in their house colours and despite the gloomy weather, made a great day of it. Students competed in a range of athletic events, as well as a skipping competition and tunnel ball games. All students did amazingly well. It … Read more
Prep enrolments for next year will be taken from the beginning of term 2. Parents are required to supply the following information when enrolling: · Proof of age (birth certificate or passport) · Immunisation certificate Prep tours will be held throughout Terms 2 & 3 for interested parents. The first tour will be on Friday … Read more
The Department has released a new website that helps parents identify their local public school online. Findmyschool.vic.gov.au launched on 24 April and shows every school zone across the state. The new website highlights the choice of public schools available to the Victorian community. If your child is preparing to enter Year 7 and want to … Read more
Thank you to all the parents who attended the Prep and 1/2 information sessions over the last few weeks. It was great to see so many parents asking questions, wanting to know how we educate your children and ways you can help at home. Kind Regards,Natalie Roach
We want our students to tell us what they think! We value student voice as a means to improving student engagement, wellbeing, and quality instruction, and are conducting a survey to find out what your child thinks of our school. The Attitudes to School Survey is an annual student survey offered by the Department of … Read more