12 12, 2018

Holiday learning reflection

2019-02-06T12:47:18+10:0012 December, 2018|Categories: Term 4 2018, Weekly News 2018|Tags: |

Alongside lots of reading for pleasure, the holiday break might offer a chance for students to reflect on this ‘Creative Thinking’ whiteboard which was a feature of the Elphin Art Studio this year and was shared with the audience at last week’s Final Assembly for the Year 5 class of 2018.

12 12, 2018

Early Learning Orientation Morning

2018-12-12T13:02:10+10:0012 December, 2018|Categories: Term 4 2018, Weekly News 2018|Tags: |

All students in the Early Learning Elphin class groups (3-year-olds in Term 1) are invited to the  Orientation Morning (9.30-11.00am) on Friday 1 February. This is an opportunity to meet class teachers and learning assistants in home classrooms prior to the term commencing.

Lachie Wright
Head of Junior School

12 12, 2018

End of school year

2018-12-12T14:50:34+10:0012 December, 2018|Categories: Term 4 2018, Weekly News 2018|Tags: |

All classes finish the school year today. The Vacation Care program, open to all students aged 3-12 from Scotch Oakburn or other local schools, commences on Thursday 13 December and runs from 8.00am -5.30pm each weekday until Friday 21 December.

The program resumes on Monday 7 January and continues until Friday 1 February.

The Junior School office closes at 4.30pm on Wednesday 19 December and reopens at 8.00am on Tuesday 28 January.  The Penquite Campus office re-opens on Thursday 3 January after the Christmas break and the Junior School can be contacted via this office as required.

Thank you to all students and families for your support and contribution […]

10 12, 2018

Year 3 Art

2018-12-12T13:16:12+10:0010 December, 2018|Categories: Term 4 2018, Weekly News 2018|Tags: |

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Congratulations to the following Year 3 students whose Batik artwork was selected for inclusion in the ArtStart Exhibition, ‘Cobwebs, Tangles and Networks’.

This exhibition is currently showing at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Wellington Street until June 2019.

Madeleine McLarty
Benji McDermott
Eva Shaw
Alex Miller
Clancy Lillywhite
Arlo Lancaster
Miya Springer

Suzanne Creese
Teacher

7 12, 2018

Elphin Campus Celebrations

2018-12-07T13:14:41+10:007 December, 2018|Categories: Term 4 2018, Weekly News 2018|Tags: |

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The last full week of the school year has been a wonderful time of celebrating learning and Christmas across the Junior School.

Thank you to all families who have been able to share so many special moments with their child(ren) and their classmates and teachers. The joy and energy exuded by students at the Prep and Year 1 events on Wednesday, the time at Scotch Oakburn Park and the Wetlands for Early Learning Erina families, and then the spectacular Family Carol Service led by Year 4 and featuring all Year 2 and […]

7 12, 2018

Picnic Day

2018-12-07T12:26:59+10:007 December, 2018|Categories: Term 4 2018, Weekly News 2018|Tags: |

All Prep to Year 5 students will be enjoying their Year Level picnics on Monday 10 December. All families have been sent details of their child’s picnic and the importance of sun protective clothing and sunscreen for the day. Class teachers or the Junior School reception can provide further details if needed.

Lachie Wright
Head of Junior School

7 12, 2018

2019 Classes for Prep to Year 5

2018-12-07T12:25:42+10:007 December, 2018|Categories: Term 4 2018, Weekly News 2018|Tags: |

There are three classes at each year level from Prep to Year 5 next year. The College’s commitment to smaller class sizes continues. All classes are single level (no composites) and each class has a fulltime class teacher. There is also a Literacy Teacher appointed for each year level to support class teachers in meeting the learning needs of each student.

Class placements for all current and enrolled new students are being advised to families 7 December and 10 December.

Lachie Wright
Head of Junior School