Term 3 Week 1 Friday 23 July

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Thank you for having your charges so ready and willing to return and jump back into life at school! It has been so good to witness their energetic and enthusiastic approach to life in class this week. Long may it continue. We are really pleased to be back.

Life at Holy Rosary this term looks good as evidenced by the school calendar. We appreciate the support shown at the P&F and SAC (School Advisory Council) meetings on Tuesday for what is ahead. Included in the P&F meeting was discussion about the new playground, arrangements for the athletics carnival and St Dominic’s day.

We also took the opportunity to share some of the curriculum focus this term. Today all our children from Years One to Six engaged in a ‘Brightpath’ writing event where they wrote about outdoor play activities being better than indoor play. This involved inside and outside play before committing to paper! It is the first time this approach is being used with Brightpath, which itself has proved to be a most effective tool to assist in the development of children’s writing skills. We also shared information about the ‘Keeping Safe’ programme, advocated by Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) and the Bishops of Western Australia, which is replacing our ‘Holding Hands’ programme. It can best be described as a programme focusing on protective behaviours and runs during term three. Keeping Safe has a lot more detail in it, and our teachers will keep you up to date via Seesaw.

At our SAC meeting we reviewed the building programme to date. Much time was also spent discussing the way forward with our Strategic Plan. We are very pleased to have welcomed Katie Nolan to the Council and look forward to her contribution to our school in this capacity.

Finally a reminder that things can change very quickly. The east coast is testament to that. We make our plans in good faith. Thank you for your support.

Have a great weekend

Mark de Kluyver


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Please include your child's NAME, CLASS (e.g. 5C, 6D) and REASON FOR ABSENCE in the email. admin@hrs.wa.edu.au

You can also submit an Absentee form by clicking on the 'Families' tab on our website https://www.hrs.wa.edu.au/


Tuesday 27 July

  • CPSSA Intersschool Cross Country Carnival

Friday 20 July

  • Year 5 Assembly & Awards

Sunday 1 August

  • 10am Parish St Dominic's Day Mass - All Welcome!
  • Art Show 2-4pm

Pupil Free Days 2021

  • Friday 13 August
  • Monday 16 August
  • Monday 11 October



Build Update 23 July 2021


This speaks for itself.
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The trees around the drive through will be pruned within the next 2 weeks as they are in the way. Many thanks to the parent who emailed us, bringing this to our attention.
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Running club this morning!

Italian Festival Primary School Students’ Competition 2021

On behalf of the Italo-Australian Welfare & Cultural Centre Inc. we wish to congratulate the following students who were finalists in the recent Italian Festival Primary School Students’ Competition 2021 for students of Italian.

Finalist Awards

Pre Primary: Mikayla R, Clare C, Blakeley dL

Year Two: Everly C, Andrew C, Brodie L

Year Three: Darcy M, Scarlett T, Lotte D

Year Five: Ashlee K, Noah C, Marlee W

Year Six: Cameron F, Manuela F, Greta S, Oliver H

Special Award Winner

Congratulations to Marlee W in Year Five who is the overall winner of her year group.

Thank you to Signoria Peccia for preparing the children and supporting this Festival. Certificates will be presented at next Friday’s assembly.


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ICAS 2021Years 4 - 6

Please click on link below for message to parents.

BRLA 2021- Year 3 & Year 5

Please click on link below for message to parents.
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Who was your favourite teacher in school and why?
My Year Six teachers. They were bubbly, warm and so approachable. They would chat to us about our hobbies, what we did on the weekend and our families. It was such a fun year and I felt so comfortable in their class!

Is there anything you wished would come back into fashion?
Everything I have wanted to come back has returned. Advice to self…hang on to your most loved outfits, they do the rounds and will come back in to fashion one day.

Do you love or hate rollercoasters?
Strongly dislike, however I am often encouraged to give them a go and always regret it.

What’s your favourite family tradition?
As children, heading out every weekend for dim sum with the family and extended family.

Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life?
Mindy Kaling

What’s your favourite zoo animal?
The orangutans and penguins.

What was the last book you read?
Meet Me in Venice

If you could choose to do anything for a day, what would it be?
Right now, it would be to have a day in any Mediterranean country, enjoying the sunshine and the delicious food.

If you were a super-hero, what powers would you have?
To be able to time travel, mind read, fly and become invisible.


A reminder to all parents that they are most welcome to borrow books from our Parent Library. We have a range of up to date books as well as a steadily growing resource kit to help link you to services in the community or provide online support. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you would like any further information.

Holly Butson


Procedure for lost, damaged or overdue books: In the event that a library book has been lost or damaged, please make contact with Mrs Butson via email. If the book can not be located at school or home, or it is too damaged to return, parents are requested to purchase a new copy of the book and send it in to the library with your child. Fines are not issued for overdue books and students are encouraged to renew books so that they can enjoy them in their own time. Overdue books are followed up via your classroom teacher once they book is past their 2 week date. Thank you for your support of your school library.

Mrs Butson

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Entertainment Memberships are packed with offers across dining, travel, activities, shopping & more.

Click here to support Holy Rosary School, Doubleview: https://www.entertainment.com.au/orderbooks/8437a8


Online Ordering: https://quickcliq.com.au/

Monday 26 July: N Hyndes, C Byrne

Wednesday 28 July: G Natalia, S Twomey

Friday 30 July: F Deane, C Hill, V Ryan

Wednesday's Soup of the Day: Vegetable

Leanna 0414 953 958

Please complete the form below if you can spare some time to volunteer in the Canteen.


Please note Uniforms are all ordered online through Perm-A-Pleat. Go to the School website www.hrs.wa.edu.au and follow the Families Link on the top right of the page.

Please see below for the Holy Rosary Uniform Policy


Please click on link below for the Discovery Kids website.


Our Lady of the Rosary Parish

Parish Office - 9446 2055

Father Peter Hoang OP - 0412 445 199

Email: doubleview@perthcatholic.org.au

St Dominics Day 2021

Please join Our Lady of the Rosary Parish in celebrating St Dominic's Day on Sunday August 1.

Mass at 10:00am

Morning tea at 10:45am

Rosary Community Centre

17 Angelico Street, Woodlands

We look forward to seeing you there.


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Registrations for the 2021/2022 Teeball Season will open on 1 August. Registration day will take place on Saturday 14 August at Warren Lake Hall, Woodlands Reserve, Teakwood Ave, Woodlands between 1pm and 2pm. Please refer to our website for more information.


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Keyed Up Music will be teaching keyboard and guitar group lessons in Term 3 on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday after school. Lessons start at $18.65 for a group of 4 per lesson. If you are interested in your son/daughter learning an instrument, ring Savanna on 6107 8841 or 0479 171 424 or enrol at www.keyedupmusic.com.au/enrolment-form