Entries by Jon Dugdale

Primary Swimming Program

Primary students participated in swimming classes at Mullumbimby Petria Thomas pool over the past weeks and the continuity of this program has been a great success. The head instructor commented that on average, our school had an extremely high level of swim skills and ability. Primary are now looking forward to the Swim Fun Day […]

Class 5 Play

The Epic of Gilgamesh is the oldest surviving written story, 4000 yrs old. It tells of a tyrant King, Gilgamesh, who is overcome by friendship and loss and embarks on an existential journey to avoid suffering and death. The children first heard the story in our Ancient Persia main lesson and then, with the help of […]

Christmas Concert and Market

Come along this Friday for our students musical Christmas performance at 1.30pm, which will be held in the amphitheater. Then swing by our special Christmas Market extravaganza straight after, where there will be plenty of handmade gifts to purchase, activities for adults and children, and yummy foods to eat. Please make sure you stop by […]

Changes to Private Vehicle Conveyance subsidy

From 20 December 2016, the Private Vehicle Conveyance (PVC) subsidy will be phased out and replaced with the new School Drive Subsidy. Changes are outlined in the attached SDS Quick Guide PDF, or you can pick up a brochure from reception. What is the School Drive Subsidy? In 2017 the new subsidy will available to […]

Children’s holiday program with horses

A nature and art based school holiday program for children aged 7 -13. Activities include meeting the horses. Leading, grooming and general care of horses and ponies. Problem solving and obstacle courses involving horses. Supervised riding where appropriate. Painting, sculpting and camp-fire cooking. Facilitated by a registered primary teacher/equine assisted learning practitioner Dates: Dec 20th […]

Brunswick Byron Netball Association sign-up days

Registration is available online from 1 January 2017 for ages 5-10 years www.netsetgo.asn.au or 11-100 years www.mynetball.com.au Bangalow: Wed 8th & 15th Feb 2017 3.30pm to 5.30pm. Bangalow Bowling Club. For more info Contact Ellie 0429 855 399 Byron Bay: Thur 9th Feb 2017 4pm to 5-30pm at Byron Rec Grounds. For more info Contact […]

For Sale: Steiner inspired online business

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From the Principal

Hello everyone, What a wonderful week we have had this week. There have been many activities happening across the school and we have also received some very exiting news. I am really pleased to let you know that we have been notified that we have received Capital Grants funding from the Commonwealth government so that […]

New Enrolments

We would like to warmly welcome the following families to the school: The Djula and Colvin family, with Claudia Colvin in Year 10. The Ben Harush family, with Naomi in Class 5, sister to Omri in Year 12. Apologies for last bulletin, D’arcy and Romany Woods are in the reverse classes, D’Arcy in Year 10 […]

HSC Update

As Deputy Principal, I am thrilled to announce some of the amazing successes of the leaving Year 12 students. We have had a Drama Major Project Group Piece nominated and SELECTED for OnStage in Sydney. This means their piece was one of the best in the state. Congratulations to Inez Brooks, Lee-El Vaknin, Indiarose Thomas […]

Science Triumph

Congratulations to Jet in Year 12 and Avryl in Year 9 who applied to represented our school in the Questacon invention convention, after their visit last term and have successfully been awarded a five day all expenses paid trip to Canberra this Christmas. The theme of this Questacon Invention Convention is REUSE, RE-PURPOSE, RECYCLE – […]

HSC English Extension

Our HSC English Extension class was lucky enough to have Sarah Armstrong, published author and parent of a Kindy child, come to our class. Sarah shared some writing exercises with us and gave us many useful tips for writing and creating our Major Work compositions. We are hoping Sarah will come back and share our progress!

Class 4 Camp

Class 4 enjoyed a wonderful camp at Lake Ainsworth in Lennox Head. The accommodation was 5 star, as was the gourmet food created by Craig and the parent body. We shared many adventures together, including having fun canoeing, rock climbing, snorkelling, swimming in the pool, building sand sculptures etc.. I had no idea when I […]