Edgewater Primary School is in a designated Bushfire Zone Area and is listed on the Bushfire Zone Register. On Thursday 26 September we are privileged to have the Commissioner for Fire and Emergency Services visit our school when students will present some of their Bushfire Awareness projects.
The Children's University Australasia (CUA) was launched at the assembly held on Friday 21 June. Open to Year 3-6 students, this award winning programme offers superior educational experiences to children outside of school recognising their achievements through the awarding of formal certificates.
Rhymetime Storytime is held each Wednesday morning during term time from 9:00 to 9:30am in Room 14 in Cluster 2. All pre-Kindergarten children are invited to attend with their parents/carers regardless of which school they will be attending.
The Kiss and Drive area at the front of school is designed to provide a speedy and safe way to pick up and drop off students. To help delineate it from on street parking it is clearly marked. Our recently updated brochure is available under the Publications tab.
We are always endeavouring to provide our parents and carers with the very best in communication tools. To this end our Department of Education endorsed app uses the latest in technology. Having School Star on your phone means that you will never miss another message form the school again.
We have installed the Department of Education's automatic absence notification system using SMS. The parent/carer of any student who has an unexplained absence before 10.30am will receive an SMS asking for the absence to be explained.
A Fathering Project School Group has been established at our school. Their aim is to improve child development outcomes by inspiring and equipping fathers and father figures to engage positively with their children.
The P&C webpage has received a much needed update. Follow the links from the Parents tab above or click here.
Our school is in a designated bushfire zone, and as such it is a requirement that we have a Bushfire Plan. Through consultation with the School Board and the Department of Education, our plan has now been uploaded to the website. It can be found under the Publications tab or by clicking here.
In today's environment, parents often wonder about the effect of handheld devices on young children. Screen-time, the amount of time a child uses a screen - handheld device, computer or TV - is a hot topic for all of us.
The Department of Education has established a website which provides all parents/carers with some outstanding resources to help you support your child through public education. Click here.