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Brighton Beach Primary School

19 Windermere Cresent

Brighton 3186, VIC

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Term 3 Week 10

19 Sep 2019

Year 3 Camp - Our Year 3 students and teachers are currently enjoying their first ever school camp to Camp Oasis, Mt Evelyn. Students are away for two nights and participate in a range of activities including archery, candle making, a visit to the reptile house, just to name a few. Many thanks to Kirsten Braun for her organisation of this event. Students will return on Friday at 2.30pm.  If for some reason the time differs we will send out a compass notification to the Year 3 parents.

 

 

 

 

P-2 Swimming - Students in Prep-2 have just participated in their two week intensive swimming program, facilitated by The King Club Sandringham.

 

Louis, Year 1 “It was fun and we got to put our head under the water”

 

Lachlan, Year 1 “I learnt how to jump into the water safely”

 

Malaika, Prep “I liked kicking. We needed a board at the beginning and then we used a noodle”

 

Tallulah, Prep “I liked being at the deep end”

 

 

Spark Girl’s STEAM - A group of Year 5 and 6 girls attended the ‘It Takes a Spark’ STEAM Conference last week, which focused on bringing teachers and students in Years 4-10 together with inspiring female industry role models and innovators for a day of interactive workshops. Our team of students put their new found knowledge into practice by leading the staff through a coding activity using a micro:bit at this week’s staff meeting.

 

Lucy “Only 36% of girls are into STEAM. I’m surprised that there is such a gender difference in this area because it’s amazing!”


Jaime “I liked the micro:bit activity because there were lots of fun parts and I’d only done a little bit of coding before”

 

Lauren C “I liked helping the teachers learn something and seeing the different ways they completed the task”

 

St Mary’s Pre School visit - 4OP visited St Mary’s Pre School this week.  Students shared a book they had selected from our library and completed an activity with them.

 

Charlie “We got to meet children that could be our buddies next year”

 

Demi “It was really fun because we made boats and helped them learn symmetry”

 

Alvin “It was really fun to go back to where I went to kinder and see how it had changed”

 

 

 

 

 

2020 Workforce Planning - If your child is not returning to Brighton Beach Primary School in 2020 can you please let Benita know via email at brighton.beach.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au with “2020 Student not returning” in the subject line as we are beginning our workforce planning for next year.

 

Class Placement 2020 - Each year we invite parents to share particular concerns that may assist to inform class placements for next year. Should your child have particular learning needs that require consideration for class placement in 2020, please put these in writing and email brighton.beach.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au the office by the end of this term, 20th of September.

 

Holiday Program - The program is now open for bookings on our website – to see what has been planned go to http://theircare.com.au/calendar/brighton-beach-primary-school/

 

End of Term - The last week of term 3! Many thanks to all our families for your involvement within our community this term. Have a safe and happy holiday, and we will see you when school returns on Monday 7th October.

 

A reminder that Friday 20th September is an early finish of 2:30pm

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