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Year 3 to 6 Swimming Carnival Update

March 3, 2021
Principal Message

With the 2021 Faction Swimming Carnival upon us, I thought I would send out a few last minute reminders prior to tomorrow considering the weather. Firstly, in regards to the program, any changes that parents requested over the weekend in regards to the their child’s races will be made on the day.  I will make…

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Investigations and Rich Play-Based Activities Planned for Pre Primary and Year 1

March 3, 2021
Investigations and Rich Play-Based Activities Planned for Pre Primary and Year 1

On a fortnightly basis, the Pre Primary and Year 1 students will be coming together on a Wednesday afternoon to participate in an investigation and rich play-based session.  The door between the two classrooms will be opened and between 1:20pm – 2:00pm, the children will be given lots of opportunities to carry out activities in…

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Whole School Year 5 Assembly on Friday, 12th March – Immediate Family Only

March 2, 2021
Whole School Year 5 Assembly Next Friday, 28th August - Immediate Family Only

On Friday, 12th March, at 8:50am, we have our Whole School Year 5 Assembly scheduled to take place in the school hall.  As was the in 2020, only the immediate family of our Year 5 students will be able to attend this event in person.  In addition, the immediate family members of those students receiving…

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Easter Hat Parade/ P&F Easter Raffle/ Free Dress Day

March 2, 2021
Easter Hat Parade/ P&F Easter Raffle/ Free Dress Day

On Monday, 29th March (Week 8), we will be celebrating our upcoming Easter holiday with several whole school Easter events.  Please see below. Easter Hat Parade – This will be held in our school Hall commencing at 9:00am.  Please be creative and assist your child in making an Easter hat.  Heading to Pinterest or Google images for ideas can be a great place to start.…

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Kindy to Year 4 West Oz Wildlife Incursion 

March 2, 2021
Kindy to Year 4 West Oz Wildlife Incursion 

On Thursday, 11th March, West Oz Wildlife will be visiting St Dominic’s Kindy, Pre Primary, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4 classes. The incursion is a fantastic opportunity for our students to meet and learn about our Australian native animals, with each session running for approximately 45 minutes. For more information, please see…

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Pupil Free Day Changes

March 2, 2021
Term 3 Pupil Free Day Change

Due to Term 1 being shortened by our most recent COVID-19 lockdown and to provide staff sufficient time to complete their annual diagnostic assessments, the decision has been made to reschedule the parent/ teacher meetings, that were originally planned for the end of Term 1, to Tuesday, 20th April (Week 1, Term 2).  This day…

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St Dominic’s School P&F Cadbury Chocolate Fundraiser

March 2, 2021
St Dominic's School P&F Cadbury Chocolate Fundraiser
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On-entry Assessment Program – Identifying essential skills in literacy and numeracy in Pre-primary

February 26, 2021
On-entry Assessment Program - Identifying essential skills in literacy and numeracy in Pre-primary

Making sure your child has the necessary skills for future literacy and numeracy development is crucial. During weeks 4 – 7 of Term 1 your child will be participating in the Department of Education’s state-wide On-entry Assessment Program. The purpose of the program is to provide teachers with an opportunity, early in the year, to…

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Communication Streams at St Dominic’s – eNewsletter, Latest Notices, School Website, Seesaw, Facebook and Twitter

February 26, 2021
Communication Streams at St Dominic’s – eNewsletter, Latest Notices, School Website, Seesaw, Facebook and Twitter

There are many ways in which we share information with families here at St Dominic’s, both verbally and digitally.  This year, we have a continued focus on making information easily accessible, timely and available when needed.  Below is an outline of the main communication streams we use. eNewsletter – Once a week (normally a Sunday), all…

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Year 3 to 6 Swimming Carnival Information and Reminders

February 26, 2021
Principal Message

Please find attached to this communication the program for the 2021 Faction Swimming Carnival, which will be held at Claremont Swimming Pool on Thursday, 4th March, from 10am.  Please check this carefully and get in touch with me if you have any queries and I will cross check against the information I have via the form…

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