Work has begun in earnest on the new Primary Playground with Matt and the team from 'Climbing Trees' busy doing groundworks, laying pipes, building tunnels and sorting a HUGE pile of rocks for stone walls.
Term 1 swimming lessons focused on revision of basic strokes, pool safety and beginner rescue techniques. Rescue instruction started with keeping safe when helping others and identifying objects (such as basketballs, pool noodles or kickboards) that would support a swimmer in danger. Students then practised gaining a swimmer's attention, throwing
On Wednesday, 6th February Elevate Education ran 2 study programs for years 10, 11 and 12. These programs, Study Sensei and Time Management, introduced students to evidence based approaches to study that have a proven impact on the ongoing results of Senior Secondary students. All teaching staff attended a seminar
Our annual 'Meet the Teacher' evening was held on Tuesday February 5 from 6-7pm. All the primary and secondary classrooms were open with teachers presenting to parent group at staggered times across the night. Parents met new staff and learned about curriculums, classroom expectations, procedures and upcoming events. The evening
Educators have welcomed 33 new children and families to the Kindy. Our focus with the children has been around building relationships and developing children’s sense of belonging. Our Centre philosophy, which underpins all that we do in the ELC, states the importance of relationships and Play in fostering children’s learning
Last Tuesday saw a large group of staff members from CYS Maitland Campus visit our Point Pearce Campus. The whole idea behind it was to introduce any new staff to community members and families, and provide an opportunity for them to chat with staff on an informal basis. One major
The Point Pearce staff and children have settled in extremely well to the 2019 school year. The attendance level in the R-2 Class is above 90% and in the Pre-School near to 80%. This indicates to us that we are providing meaningful, enjoyable programmes for our children, and that families