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Strathfieldsaye Primary School.

Our School community believes that the success of each child is the result of a partnership between students, staff, parents and the local community, all working together to provide appropriate and challenging learning experiences to ensure all children realise their potential. We offer a high quality program with a strong focus on Literacy and Numeracy as a basis for student learning.

The School has an underlying philosophy of providing a caring and supportive environment in which children are actively encouraged to learn and grow in self-confidence and esteem.

Our student Code of Conduct reflects this same philosophy, embracing the necessity to balance the rights of children with their responsibility for the care of others and the development of the qualities of a good citizen.

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Our learning program is focussed on developing the attributes outlined in our Learner Profile. Through the use of 21st century learning design, learning experiences are tailored to students needs to build independent, inquisitive, reflective and curious learners who are socially and personally responsible. The community minded nature of our Global Action Projects (GAP) program, in conjunction with our rigorous Literacy and Numeracy programs, help our students to become personally balanced. Our strong specialist programs including Physical Education, Visual Arts, Music and Indonesian, ensure that the students experience not only deep learning experiences, but also a breadth of curriculum areas allowing them to pursue their passions.

 

 

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Parents Club AGM

March 26, 2015

Last Monday our Annual General Meeting was held. All positions were declared vacant by Lou Maroulis who chaired the meeting. We are pleased to say welcome to our new executive members. Carolyn Whitfield accepted the position as President, Wendy Ralston as Vice President and Kim Elkington who took on the role as Treasurer. Cassandra Tuckerman will stay on another year as Secretary. Thanks Cassandra. We would also like to say a big thank you to Janine Butcher, Jodie Dean and Kylie O'Bryan…

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Visiting Signwriter

March 26, 2015

On Monday 23rd March, Darryl Maud came to the 5/6 department to show us his painting on a truck. A man from Sydney requested Darryl to paint a few famous ANZACs on his working truck as a memorial as one of the soldiers on the side doors was this guy’s grandfather.  It took Darryl 35 days to complete this big task. His time limit was to finish by the 100 year ANZAC day ceremony in Sydney. Darryl completed it about…

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House Athletics

March 26, 2015

On Wednesday we held our annual House Sports at the Bendigo Athletics Centre in Flora Hill. This carnival is an opportunity for all students in Grades 3-6 to participate and compete in a range of activities from sprints to hurdles to shot put and discus. The day was a great celebration of our students’ capabilities and of community with many parents in attendance as spectators and a number of parent helpers throughout the day. At the end of the day Somerville…

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Term 1 Highlights

March 26, 2015

It seems like only yesterday we were welcoming our new Preps to their first year of school but believe it or not the end of term has arrived. This year we welcomed our largest Prep intake in a number of years and it didn’t take the children long to get into the swing of school life with our Step Up Program which was conducted by Ally Watts. We were all very proud of the performance that the students put on…

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End of Term Arrangements

March 22, 2015

Term 1 concludes on Friday March 27 at 2:30pm. Please note that on this day the school bus will be leaving and hour earlier and After School Care will also start an hour earlier.

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School Council AGM

March 22, 2015

On Monday March 16 we held the 2015 Annual General Meeting of the School Council. At this meeting the annual report was presented and accepted by the Council. These documents review our performance from 2013/14 and set the direction for 2014/15. The school is mandated by DET to produce an Annual Report every year. The mandated Annual Report includes very little analysis and does not leave much room for the school to keep the community informed of achievements.  This year…

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