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.
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.
Rhyme Time Story Time will be re-commencing for just 5 sessions in Term 4 2020 from 9am to 9.30am in Room 14.All pre-Kindergarten children are invited to attend with their parents/carers regardless of which school they will be attending.
This year we have arranged for 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.