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Term 2 Week 4

16 May 2019

MOTHER’S DAY

Happy Mother’s Day to all our community mums, grandmother’s, aunties and friends. For many Year 6 mums it was their last Mother’s Day lunch at BBPS so it was fantastic to see nearly everyone come along! A big thank you to the Year 1 parents for organising our highly successful Mother’s Day Stall, and to Sam Hales for coordinating another wonderful annual Mother’s Day Lunch.

 

NAPLAN

Congratulations to Year 3 and 5 students who have been participating in national assessment in writing, reading and language conventions this week. Students will sit the final assessment in Numeracy on Monday. This year we are a pilot school for the online assessment platform – all testing except for Year 3 Writing now takes place online.

 

WALK SAFELY TO SCHOOL DAY - Friday 17 May 2019

Now in its 20th year, National Walk Safely to School Day (WSTSD) is an annual event when all Primary School children will be encouraged to walk and commute safely to school. It is a Community Event seeking to promote Road Safety, Health, Public Transport and the Environment.  Our Year 6 Environmental captain Jack inspired al students at assembly this week to think of ways to take up the challenge. Even for kids who come each day in cars, to park a distance from school and walk the rest of the day.

All information can found at: walk.com.au

 

BBPS BEANIES AND SCARVES NOW AVAILABLE

 

Beanies $15 and Scarves $20

 

When

Monday 20th 8.45-9.15am

Thursday 23rd 8.45-9.15am

Monday 27th 8.45-9.15am

 

Where

Weather permitting at the front of the school near the flag poles or alternatively in the room opposite the office

 

For further details check out the flyer with Mary’s action modelling.  Below our toastie warm Year 5 team helping Jenny at today’s opening.  Thanks to (L-R) Felix, Will H, Will O, Jack, Oli, Lawson and Oakley.

 

GRATITUDE JAR

This term, P-2 are reflecting daily on something that they are grateful for in their life. This consolidates the learning that has taken place in working with the Resilience Project on gratitude, empathy and mindfulness. Thank you to Ed (Prep) and Charlie (Year 6) for being our gratitude monitors this term.

 

ALCOHOL POLICY

The Education and Policy sub-committee of school council have reviewed our Alcohol Policy.  We value your feedback, please see the draft policy attached and provide any feedback to Kim Ancrum by Wednesday 22nd

 

OPEN DAY 

We look forward to you joining us at school Wednesday 22nd May as we acknowledge the Education Week theme “Celebrating Careers”.

 

9.15am-10.30am - Join your child in the classroom and participate in an activity.

2:30pm-3:30pm- Join your child so they can share their learning with you and take you on a tour of some of their learning spaces.

 

 

SOME EVENTS AT BBPS THIS TERM

 

Education Week – Open Classrooms

Wednesday 22nd May

Please come and join your child for the hour session (or both) and join in the everyday learning. This is a great opportunity for your child to share their learning with you.

9.15 – 10.30am

2.30 – 3.30pm

 

Science Fair

Friday 21st June

Keep this afternoon free to come and join us for our first Science Fair. Students will be exhibiting their learning from this term’s whole school focus on Science.

 

Parent Teacher Interviews

Tuesday 25th June

Parents are invited to book in for a 10 minute interview with your child’s class teacher to discuss their progress so far this year A sign up system will open a couple of weeks beforehand for you to book in. This will be advertised via our newsletter and Compass

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