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Date:

13/11/17

iPad photography

Over the last two weeks students in 5/6D, 6E and 6Y have been exploring some of the basic principles of photography using their iPads. Students had lots of fun trying out and sharing their new knowledge. For those of you interested in trying it out for yourself here are some tips to help you out. […]

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Date:

08/11/17

Gaelic Football Season

Tis time to move from one round ball game to another. We have kicked into Gaelic Football.  A fantastic game that has its origins in Ireland and has strong links with AFL football. Like AFL football, it is a very unique sport and played almost exclusively in its country of origin. So grab your soccer […]

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Date:

27/10/17

Term 4 Happenings in Visual Art

Term 4 is well underway and all year levels are busy creating a storm. Preps are focussing on continuing their fine motor skills with a lot of pattern, line and collage work. Yr 1 is waiting for their clay octopuses to be fired so they can decorate them. They will also be looking at collages. […]

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Date:

26/10/17

Our Southern Metro Regional Athletics Stars

Wow!! What an awesome effort from our boys at the Southern Metro Region Athletics Carnival. Our 11yrs relay team flew home into 3rd place and collecting a bronze medal!! The boys have worked really hard on improving their baton changes and running intervals and all their hard worked paid off. Well done Jake, Noah, Jude […]

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Date:

20/10/17

SKPS Got Talent Update

With only one week to go I’m sure there is great excitement around SKPS Got Talent at the Fete. Unfortunately I have not been at school this week so I thought the participants and their families might need some crucial information. We had such an overwhelming response to the audition process! This in itself was […]

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Date:

17/10/17

Walktober 2017…Keep on..keeping on..

After a fantastic launch of our Active Pathways its time to keep moving and beeing active in Walktober! Walktober is about having fun through exercising. We are asking kids and their parents to take the Walktober Challenge and move more and sit less during October. We are asking you to get moving for 31 minutes […]

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Date:

16/10/17

Japanese Term 4 2017!

Welcome back to Term 4! This term in Japanese our lovely Prep classes will be concentrating on how to write their names in Hiragana as well as learning to write some other popular greeting words. They will be learning some Maths ‘Geometry’ shape names in Japanese and will be playing a variety of Japanese Maths […]

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Date:

09/10/17

Sven’s Back… And Looking for helpers in 2018

Hi Everyone! Wow who’s still buzzing from the production of Skipper The Penguin Saves The World? I know I am. We had SO many amazing people helping to put the show together and probably none greater than Sven Svenson, the eccentric Swedish dance professional, who helped to choreograph all the dances. I was so excited […]

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Date:

07/10/17

Performing Arts Term 4

Term 4 boasts a very packed and exciting Performing Arts calendar both in the classroom and beyond! Junior School The Preps, 1s and 2s are going to ride their Skipper concert momentum all the way to the FIRST EVER SKPS end of year album – SKPS 2017 Summer Celebration Anthems (Title TBC). Each grade/house has […]

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