Last week saw the launch of our innovative Chinese (Mandarin) lessons for our Year 3, 4 and 5 students. Using the My Chinese Teacher programme, a native Chinese teacher is streamed live into the classroom and conducts an interactive lesson with students.
On Friday 7 February, our students were encouraged to come in free dress with all funds raised supporting animals that were injured or homeless in the recent Yanchep fires. The school is proud to announce that a donation of $630 was made to a local volunteer group.
We held our inaugural Twilight Concert on Wednesday 20 November in the assembly area. Several hundred parents were entertained by our clarinet and classical guitar students, the recorder and xylophone ensemble, and the amazing choir. Jayden Q presented an outstanding guitar solo of classical music.
At a formal graduation ceremony held on Friday 15 November at ECU Joondalup, eleven of our students proudly received their graduation certificates from the Chancellor, Kerry Sanderson.
At the assembly on Friday 8 November, a flag raising ceremony was held to acknowledge the significance of the Aboriginal culture. As part of our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), special guests, Jay McLean and Tracey Gosling, we learnt about the significance of the Aboriginal flag's colours.
Edgewater Primary School is in a designated Bushfire Zone Area and is listed on the Bushfire Zone Register. On Thursday 26 September we were privileged to have the Commissioner for Fire and Emergency Services visit our school when students presented 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 will re-commence on Wednesday 4 March 2020. All pre-Kindergarten children are eligible 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.