Scratch is visual programming language that allows our students to develop computational thinking, which will help them to problem-solve many of the challenges that will come up both now and in the future. Using critical and creative thinking, students become creative users rather than consumers.
There is a lot of conflicting advice and emerging research around screen time. The right amount of screen time can depend on a range of factors. And it is not just the amount of time that is important - it's more about the quality and nature of what they are doing online.
It was on your marks, get set, push/pull on Sunday 14 March when the local Fathering Project members combined to stage the amazing Billy Cart Derby at Beaumaris PS. See the slide show here as evidence of the incredible stamina of our dads!
We endeavour to provide our parents and carers with the very best in communication tools. To this end, our Department of Education endorsed app, School Star, uses the latest in technology and security. With School Star on your phone you will never miss another message from the school again.
Edgewater Primary School has been placed on the Bushfire Zone Register for 2020-2021 with a risk rating of moderate. In addition to mitigating the risk to our buildings, we have prepared a Bushfire Plan to be used if the school is threatened by a bushfire.
From time to time, our chaplain, Di Sanders, produces an article that contains information that might be of interest to all. Click here for her latest update where Di offers some suggestions for parents and caregivers on how to nurture and protect children's devloping brains.
Rhyme Time Story Time is in recess until further notice. Please watch this space for when the sessions will re-commence.
The P&C webpage has received a much needed update. Follow the links from the Parents tab above or click here.
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 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.
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.