In this Principal's News: Welcome to term 4, communications update, class input for 2019 and traffic on Jersey and Bishops Streets.
In this Parents and Friend's News: Special lunch, Mangos galore, twilight picnic, footy and raffle windfall and get ready to disco.
Coburg North Primary School will be hosting a ThinkUKnow presentation on Tuesday 23 October, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. All parents, carers and teachers are encouraged to attend.
Out of Hours School Program is keen to gather some ideas and feedback from parents and community members to help inform our planning for next year. To enable this, we would appreciate you taking the time to complete this short survey.
On Friday the October 26 Coburg North Primary School is celebrating National Bandanna Day. Colourful and patterned bandannas will be sold outside of Stephanie and Georgia’s room for $5.00 from the 15th of October to support young people living with cancer.
Do you want to find out what your child is doing in class this term? Then check out the Curriculum outline for Term 4, 2018. Look for it anytime under the 'Curriculum' drop down on our website's navigation.
We are delighted to announce that our Library has lots of lovely new books that have been purchased in memory of Liz Collins, a valued member of our school community who loved books and reading.
A reminder that our school uses Compass as a form of communication and notes are added to Compass for you to receive digitally (as well as paper copies that arrive home via children). You will receive Compass notifications telling you that a new notice has been added, but please check in to Compass on a regular basis to ensure you are kept up to date with all school communications.
In Term 4, the Grade 1/2's will be exploring construction in Visual Arts. In preparation for the units of work planned, we will need the following items: cardboard boxes and odd socks. The Grade 5’s will be making creatures using jeans, as part of a textile unit.
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is a fantastic online resource for parents and children to learn more about being cybersmart and cybersafe when it comes to the digital environment.
Pamphlets will be going home for our last Bookclub for 2018. Bookclub has the option to identify an order as a gift. This means that it will not be distributed to the student but it will be held in the Office for collection by an adult. Orders are due by Friday 2nd November.
G.A.T.E.WAYS Term 4 experiences are now available catering for all students across a number of different subject areas. Please check out our G.A.T.E.WAYS page. For first time attendees, an expression of interest is required to be completed and returned to Tim Prendergast via the office. If students have previously attended any gateways programs an email to Tim requesting nomination to a particular program will suffice.
A reminder that on Monday November 5 the school will be holding a Curriculum Day; there will be no school for students. And, Tuesday November 6 is Melbourne Cup Day and a public holiday. See you all back at school on Wednesday November 7.
This week our feature volunteer is Ruth Sandy, read more about Ruth and the great work she does to support Coburg North Primary School.
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Every week Joy Freier, the Wellbeing Officer at Coburg North receives an inbox full of helpful parenting advice and upcoming workshops to assist in raising primary school age students. This is where she shares them with the parenting community. Please check back often for updates.