Our moral purpose and new logo

Part of the work we have been doing with the staff and the School Board as an Independent Primary School is to develop an agreed Moral Purpose and have a new logo designed. The moral purpose is a clear concise statement that captures what we want for our students and your children. All our actions should reflect our moral purpose and it should be behind all future planning. Our Moral Purpose states – Wirrabirra is a connected and future Read More …

Students arriving early to school

I have some concerns that a number of students are arriving at school before 8am when supervision is provided in the undercover area. All children should arrive just prior to classes opening at 8.25am where they can be supervised by their teacher and set up their work area for the day. Children walking to school outside normal times can put themselves at risk by being on the streets without the support of other students and families who are travelling Read More …

MATHS MURDER MYSTERY NIGHT – WEDNESDAY 1 NOVEMBER

On Wednesday 1 November to support our maths program we will be holding a Maths Murder Mystery Night in partnership with Scitech. The event will run between 5pm and 6.30pm in the main undercover area. The evening is designed as a family activity and we invite you to come along with your children to help them solve the murder mystery using your powers of deduction to catch the Addition Assassin. I hope you will join us to help inspire Read More …

POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT – PBS

Each fortnight groups of Teachers and Education Assistants make and produce a video to teach a social skill or to reinforce and expectation. This is something the PBS team have put in place to support students in developing accepted and expected behaviours. I don’t know of any other school that does this and congratulated the staff on their commitment to improving and teaching positive behaviour. Well done PBS Film team. To view the Resisting Peer Pressure Video please click Read More …

Sick Children

Thank you for your support this winter season in helping us to maintain a healthy school environment. There have been a number of illnesses going around, though with your diligence in seeking medical assistance and keeping sick children home, we have fared reasonably well. Please remember to use the “School App” to inform us of any absence from school or either jot a short note or phone the school. This helps us maintain our legal requirements. You may receive Read More …

Kapture Photography – Wirrabirra Sports and Special Photos

Following our recent school photography by Kapture Photography, you can now view and order any sports and / or special photos taken on the day – Choir, Rock Band, Student Councillors, Faction Leaders, Environmental Monitors, Sporting Teams (Cricket, Football, Hockey, Netball, Soccer, Softball, Whizz Kids).   When visiting www.kapture.com.au/event.asp you will need to enter our School Code under the Sports & Event tab to access the gallery; Code: DZ6TAM NB: These photos are available to view and purchase for the Read More …

Library Help Needed

If you find yourself at school to pick up your children and have some time to spare, why not drop into the Library and give our Library Officer Mrs Jessie Tait a hand to re-shelve some books. Fifteen to twenty minutes out of the weather and keeping our shelves full of books for the children is a great outcome for all. Please see Jessie if you would like to help out.  

Wirrabirra Family Playgroup

Please join us at Wirrabirra Family Playgroup – A Playgroup for children 0-4 and their families. Where: Wirrabirra Primary School (Kindy Room D2) When: Tuesdays 9:00 – 10:30am Please bring a hat and a piece of fruit to be shared.  First session is free. At Playgroup …  you can have fun playing with your child, you can meet other parents, your child can become familiar with the school environment ready for future years. For more information please email:  kailah.mitchell93@gmail.com