Primary School News

Year 5 Gympie Gold Museum visit

Gympie Gold Mine

On Monday, the Year 5 classes all went for a big trip to Gympie Gold Mine. Here are some of the things that we learned about during our day: “Did you know that a long time ago, before the gold rush started, a convict found a chunk of gold and in return he got lashes
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Parent Pipeline home reading

We are nearing the end of Term 1 and home reading for Prep to Year 2 is in full swing. On Thursday 15 March we held a Parent Pipeline on home reading to help assist parents with their child’s reading journey at home. The main points of the presentation were reading a book three ways, decoding
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Cybersafety webinar

cybersafety webinar

Imagine a future free from cyber bullying. This is the theme for the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence and as a school we are trying to equip students with the tools to make this a reality. On Thursday 15 March, Year 5 and Year 6 students joined a webinar with the Office
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Primary Free Dress Day – fundraiser for flooding in North Queensland

Queensland Floods

The newly elected Primary Student Representative Council (SRC) have been busy meeting and discussing plans for their first fundraiser for 2018 and have already come up with many great causes and ideas to support. They have decided that the money raised from their Term 1 Free Dress Fundraiser will be donated to the victims of
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Primary News 9 March 2018

Induction of Primary leaders:  The Induction of Primary leaders each year is a significant event in the Primary College calendar. On Friday 23 February, 41 primary leaders proudly received their badges for the positions they have been given and the highlight for everyone was when parents, grandparents or another significant adult pinned the badge on them. Once
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Cyber safety presentation for parents

Cyber safety

At the beginning of the year all students and parents signed an IT User Agreement and promised to follow these ground rules as responsible digital citizens. During the first three weeks of Term 1 every primary class had a one hour Cyber Safety lesson with Mrs Leath Ramsay. These presentations reiterated the responsibilities outlined in
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Introducing our GCC sponsor children Tadiwa and Lawrence

Tadiwa and Lawrence live in Zimbabwe, Africa. GCC have been sponsoring these boys for five years and we have seen a huge difference our support has made in their lives. Meet Tadiwa Tadiwa Chinaka is 12 years old and lives with his grandmother. The whereabouts of his mother is unknown, as she left the village when
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Flushed with excitement

Prep Maroon were ‘flushed with excitement’ at the Grand Opening of our toilet block on Tuesday 6 March. We have been eagerly watching the progress of the toilet area connected to our building for a while, and Tuesday was the day we had the hand-over from Gary the builder. After a short speech, the ribbon
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Blocks needed for Year 1

Year 1W is seeking small wooden blocks for a Geography task, the ones without letters or numbers. If you have some you no longer use/need, please could you contact We aim to use these in the coming weeks. Thanks in hope! Lin Smith, Year 1 Coordinator