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This year our school's ANZAC service was held on Friday 24th April.
It was beautifully presented by our captains and prefects. Savannah sang "In Flanders Fields", Molly and Fenna led the singing of "Heal The World" and the choir sang "One Day". All the performances were excellent.
There was a display in our school hall which included information provided by our families who have, or have had, a relative in the Services, as well as items produced by the students. Thank you to all those families who contributed.

Catafalque Ceremony


At the conclusion of the afternoon assembly a Catafalque Guard was Ceremony executed by the cadets from  226 Cadet Unit Normanhurst in our school grounds around our flag pole. Jessica expertly played the Last Post and Reveille (Rouse) on the trumpet. Experienced piper, Mr Jim Braid, played the bagpipes during the ceremony as well as leading our whole school from the hall to the area around the flag pole..  
"The Gallipoli campaign of World War I is perhaps Australia's best known military endeavour."
On April 25th, 2015, it was 100 years since Australian and New Zealand troops landed at what is now known as ANZAC Cove and faced the formidable Turkish troops.
Our school has always commemorated this event with an assembly conducted by the students.



Above: Principal, Mr Greg McLaren

Australian Early Development Census (AEDC)

Between May and July this year our school will be taking part in the AEDC which is nationwide census of early childhood development and helps our school and community understand how children are developing before they start school, what is being done well, and what can be improved. The AEDC is an Australian government initiative run by the Department of Education and Training.
For more information click here

Food Allergy Week
17-23 May

Is Your Child Making Friends At School?

Mastering Spelling

Did you know that 1 in 10 babies born in Australia will develop a food allergy?  The Food Allergy Week website has lots of great information, ideas and resources to help you be more allergy aware.
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Kids who get on at school tend to be more engaged in learning. Here are some ideas on how to help your child with social skills.
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Are you checking your childís weekly spelling homework? Try talking to your child about how you spell, and what you do when you donít know how to spell a word. Hereís some advice about how to help your child master spelling.
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Term 2, 2015

May 29 PSSA Sport
June 1 3-6 Dance Fever
June 2 Year 5 CARES
June 3 ICAS Science
June 5 PSSA Sport
June 8 Queen's Birthday Public Holiday

Grandparents Day
9th June

Look At Big School
15th June
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Athletics Carnival
24th June Click here

DEC Schools Calendar
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Photo Gallery
ANZAC Assembly
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Gallery 2  Click here


Kindergarten 2015 / 2016
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June 15th - Look At Big School Day
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