Newsletter

Week 4 Term 4

World Teachers Day

Our lovely Gemma Ryan was nominated for World Teachers day for the region and interviewed by ABC radio. We are blessed to have such a multitalented lady at our school!

Start and finish time

Next year there will be some slight changes to start and finish times.


8:10 am Doors open

8:20 am Morning instruction begins with fitness on the oval

10:50-11:10 am Recess

12:40-1:20 pm Lunch

2:30 pm Hometime

School Stream

School stream is a communication app that we will be using to send out all newsletters, notes, permission slips, record absentees, and find any school information. Please follow the steps below as this is the last time the newsletter will be emailed.

You will now have two school apps- Seesaw for class communication and student learning journals and School Stream for all other communication.

Staffing

We have been very busy sorting out classes and staffing for 2021. We would like to congratulate the following staff on their new appointments to Leinster Community School for 2021.

Ling Evans- Education Assistant (Library)

Danielle Rowan- Education Assitant (Kindy)

Anjie Tenthy- Education Assitant (Pre-Primary)

Sofia Bonomelli- Permanent Teacher

Marc Evans- Permanent Teacher


Please note there will be more changes to come in preparation for 2021.

Excursions

With the easing of COVID restrictions and the end of the year approaching many of our teachers have been organising exciting and engaging excursions for their classes.


Please review the following exciting outings that our children will be going on.


K/PP- Zoo

Year 1-Caversham Wildlife Park

2/3/4- Kings Park

Year 5/6-Camp school

Year 6 Graduation

The year 6 Graduation will be a dinner at the Tavern between 6:00-8:30 pm on 1st December 2020. This will be for the year 5 and 6 class and their parents only at a cost of $30 per head.

End of year concerts

Awards Ceremony

This will be held in the undercover area at 9 am on 8th December. Parents will be notified if their child will receive an award. We will farewell our year 6s at this ceremony.


End of Year Concert

This will be held in the undercover area at 5 pm on 8th December. Our theme this year is Celebrations Around the World. Each class will perform one item and there will be a whole school song at the end. Dinner will be provided. Please note this is an alcohol-free event.


If younger siblings are present at these events then they are to be closely supervised and not disrupt or play on the playground.

Assemblies

Thank you to Olivia Parslow and our beautiful Pre-Primaries for their Assembly teaching us all How To Catch a Dragon.

We also enjoyed Danielle Rimmer and the Year 2/3s with some wonderful poetry and a special Roald Dahl poem, The Crocodile.

Count Us In

This event was organised by Gemma Ryan to advocate for music in Australian Schools. The children performed "You Won't Bring Us Down". They performed the song at the same time as other schools around Australia. Beautiful performance!

Disco

Disco is tonight! Be at the town hall at 6pm!

Year 12 Graduation

Congratulations to Orlando Evans who has successfully completed year 12. Thank you to The Leinster Tavern for providing an amazing meal for all involved.

Swimming

Vac swim will be held throughout the holidays.

Royal Life Saving are coming to Leinster for water safety talks this term and planning on hosting a Have-Go Carnival next year.

Carpark

We are still working with BHP to alter the car park. You will begin to notice the following changes:


  • Signage for reverse parking only
  • Bays remarked
  • K-2 marked bays for younger students
  • Teachers cars at the back of the school to reduce congestion
  • A crosswalk
  • Speed signage in the car park

Please remember to stay in your car when using kiss and drop- do not unload all siblings and get out of the car. It is designed to be a maximum 4-minute limit.

Booklists 2021

Please order your child's books for next year. They will be delivered to the school. Instructions below.

Accidents in Community

We have had two accidents with our students in the community in the last couple of weeks. Both children are fine at this stage and we are in regular communication with families about their situation.

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Pre-Primary Wood Work Class

Our wonderful Pre-Primary students had a woodwork lesson with the Dads! Check out these fabulous birdhouses and thank you to all of the dads who helped.

Ping Pong Tournament

Our high school students organised a ping pong tournament for all of the year 5-12 students. Even the teachers were invited to compete!