Recent News

Mental Health Toolkit for Children

The mental health of our children is important at the best of times, however, it has become critical in these recently, not only in Australia, but worldwide.Our chaplain, Di, came across the following which may be of help to parents and carers - a mental health toolkit.

Pre-Kindergarten Fun

Our Pre-Kindy Fun program will resume at the end of 2022 for our Kindergarten students enrolled for 2023.

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Bushfire Awareness

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.

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Want help managing screen time?

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.

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Download Our School App

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.

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Introduction to Scratch

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.

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Chaplain's Chat

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.

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Canteen Lunch Ordering Online

The school canteen, run by a committee under the auspices of the P&C, provides nutritious, healthy and affordable lunches and snacks for our students. To make ordering quick and easy they have arranged an online ordering system which can be accessed here.

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P&C Webpage

The P&C webpage has received a much needed update. Follow the links from the Parents tab above or click here.

The Fathering Project

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.

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Parents as Partners

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.  

Automatic Absence Notification System

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.  

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Are You Bushfire Ready?

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School Development Days 2022

Term 2 Friday 3 June
Term 3 Friday 12 August
Term 4 Monday 7 November

School Terms 2022

Term 1 Mon 31 Jan to Fri 8 Apr
Term 2 Tue 26 Apr to Fri 1 Jul
Term 3 Mon 18 Jul to Friday 23 Sept
Term 4 Mon 10 Oct to Thu 15 Dec

School Terms 2023

Term 1 Wed 1 Feb - Thu 6 Apr
Term 2 Mon 24 Apr - Fri 30 Jun
Term 3 Mon 17 Jul - Fri 22 Sept
Term 4 Mon 9 Oct - Thu 14 Dec

Acknowledgement

We respectfully acknowledge that Edgewater Primary School is located on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation. We pay our respects to Whadjuk ancestors, and to their elders, past and present
This part of Whadjuk country falls within the lands of the Mooro Clan, which was led by the great Whadjuk leader, Yellagonga. This area, including Lake Joondalup, is of deep cultural significance to Whadjuk people, and we respect their ancient and continuing spiritual relationship with these lands and waters.
We also extend our respect to Whadjuk families and staff within our school, and to the other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families that are a part of our school community.  We value the learning that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children bring with them from their homes and communities into the classroom, and we recognise the rich and diverse histories, cultures and languages of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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