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Date:

20/12/16

Have a safe summer holiday.

  To all our wonderful families, Thank you for all your support in 2016. We wish you the best at this time of year, and hope that you have a joyful, relaxing and safe time over the summer holidays. Thank you also for the generosity you have shown to us teachers at this time of […]

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Date:

16/12/16

Summer holidays almost here!

Skateboarding This week the Year 5s were once again fortunate enough to have  skateboading sessions. They were organised by Mr Cheshire, and the sessions were taken by YMCA instructors. The children thoroughly enjoyed this opportunity as part of our end-of-year activities. End of Year celebrations The year is quickly drawing to a close. Classes have […]

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Date:

09/12/16

Matsuri Day 2016!

Matsuri Day 2016! What an awesome day of immersion into all things Japanese. We kicked things off with chopstick races, Wadaiko drummers and flute players. It was fascinating to learn about the traditional Japanese tale of Tanabata. We were fortunate to have Year 4 students re-enact the story for us using Bunraku puppets! It was […]

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Date:

02/12/16

Year 5 Leading The Way!!!

Year 5 have been incredibly busy over the past week! On Tuesday, Yr 5 students wishing to be a 2017 School Captain presented speeches to Year 4 & 5 students and teachers. Students were given the opportunity to vote. Shortlisted applicants will be notified next week by Ms Higgins for an interview. We are very […]

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Date:

17/11/16

Eggs!

This term the Year 5s helped organise to get chickens SKPS. And last week they laid our first eggs!!! Since then there’s been a fresh egg every day. Year 5 students collect the eggs to be sold after assembly at the Year 5 produce stall. All funds raised will go back into the supporting sustainable actions […]

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Date:

15/11/16

Tim Cahill @ SKPS!!!

It’s not every day that we have the all-time top Australian goal scorer in our midst! Year 5 students were lucky enough to spend some time with Tim, ask questions, get his autograph and even play a bit of soccer with him. Tim scored a hatrick within the first 3 minutes! AWESOME! Tim encourages students to always […]

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Date:

15/11/16

Personal Safety & Awareness

This week Year 5 are attending two sessions to learn about personal safety and awareness. Students are working through ways to deal with those times that they may find themselves in unsafe situations, or in the need of help.  Amy and Simon (two wonderful parents) have provided us with important information and strategies, to ensure […]

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Date:

04/11/16

Year 5 Action Groups!

Wow! There is some serious action going on in Year 5!!! Each Year 5 student is in an action group (Innovators, Digital Recording, Management, Productive Garden, School Environment or Waste Team) which plays a role in improving the school. Sustainability is a huge focus. Students have been involved in gardening, waste management, starting new initiatives, […]

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Date:

23/10/16

CINDERELLA & ROCKERFELLA!

The Year 5 students played a huge role in the 2016 SKPS Production – Cinderella & Rockerfella. The performances were extremely well received and it was rewarding to see how all the hard work paid off. What a talented bunch of budding performers! Congratulations to all involved!                 […]

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Date:

16/10/16

School Production Stars!

It has been a busy week of rehearsals for the 2016 SKPS School Production. Every Year 5 student has a part to play, whether that be a speaking role or as a dancer. Students have been busy preparing for several months now and things are getting exciting!!! So, what’s the show all about? Well, it’s […]

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