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Update 210224

Parent/Teacher Conversation

Next week booking will open for parent phone conversations. Keep an eye out for the information in next weeks Newsletter.

Before School Care

Before school care is now avaliable here from 7.00am to 8.30am. If your chid is at school before 8.30 can you please book them in to Lady Gowrie on  6230 6806.

Launching into Learning (LiL) starts today, 21st February. LiL is for babies and children up to the age of five. Sessions happen weekly during the school term on Wednesdays from 1:45-2:45.  We meet in the Kinder room for each session for play and other fun activities.  Come along to have fun together, learning and playing and enjoy having a chat with other parents and carers.

Attending LiL is a great opportunity to get to know your local school. It also gives you a chance to connect with other families within your community.

LiL_Term_1_2024.pdf

CANTEEN -  Fri 23rd Feb

Recess: Sweet Special:  Banana Cake (Gluten free option available on the app)
Savoury Special: Cheese Muffin
Berry Muffin:     Strawberry

Lunch: Vegetarian Fried Rice with egg omelette garnish

February 14 Newsletter

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Chess - Term 1

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Chess - Term 1

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Update 070224

Welcome back

We are looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow.

Albuera Street Primary School welcomes parents into our school and value the support and help you give, especially when volunteering. 

Before you volunteer please make sure you have a current Working with Vulnerable People Card.

Our Department now requires all volunteers to do a short online course about Mandatory reporting. This is one of the ways we are working to keep all our students safe. Please use the link below.

https://decyp-safeguarding.mygo1.com/signup/email 

Proof of completion must be provide to the school office.

Canteen

Canteen for 2024 will start on Friday the 16th February. Please ensure that you update the Qkr! App to reflect your child’s new class.

Volunteers required for term 1. Please refer to the new volunteer requirements mentioned above.

Caron Summers   Canteen Manager.

Ukulele @ Albuera Street – The AUKs

Mr Williams will be offering ukulele classes on Tuesdays at lunchtime this year.  This program will be open to grades 2 to 6. The first class starts on 20th February.

Students need to bring along their own ukulele. These can be bought from music shops and cost from $45.  Ukuleles that are less than this price are usually toys and are not suitable.

Students will also need to get a plastic folder with inserts to keep their music clean and together. This will be brought along to the lesson each week.

Is your child a righty or a leftie? This is important for knowing the tuning, so ask the music shop to help you have it appropriately strung and tuned. Tuning of ukuleles is so important, so purchasing either a ‘pitchpipe’, or an electric one (e.g., Snark) is recommended. There are free iPhone/computer ones so students should learn to how to tune their own uke and keep them tuned. Parents need to support their students in keeping ukes tuned at home too. Please be vigilant in regularly tuning your child’s ukulele, and/or teaching them how to tune, as tuning multiple students’ ukuleles when class is on is wasted time.

Although an elective, students who would like to join the group must commit to practising at home as so no one is left behind. We can then move on as a group to playing lots of more complex music together. 

There are only 15 spots so, first in - best dressed!  Last year’s uke players are welcomed back at the beginning of Term 2 to play when the newest students have gained some greater skills. They are, though, truly encouraged to come along (without their ukuleles) and support our new players to learn the basics during this first term.

Come along and be an AUK! [Albuera Ukulele Kids]      Mr Williams

Regards,

Jo Waldon
Principal

Before School Care

We pleased to announce that Lady Gowrie is starting BSC for the start of term 1.

The hour’s children will be able to attend 7.00am-8.30am.

You will need to arrange enrolment for BSC with Lady Gowrie on 6230 6806

Regards,

Jo Waldon
Principal

Levies and Uniform day reminder

Just a reminder that tomorrow Thursday 1 Feb in uniform and levies day.  We will be open from 10 am to 2 pm. Validation forms will also be available to pick up.

Regards,

Jo Waldon
Principal

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Update 131223

REMINDERS:

Albuera Carols - tomorrow K-2 5.00- 5.30pm

                             years 3-6    6.00 -6.30pm

                             BBQ from 4.30pm

Canteen - Fri 15th  

Recess:   Apple Crumble with custard  - Muffin - chocolate

                 Mini Pizza (Margharita)

Lunch: Beef Burger - (with cheese, cucuber,tomato,lettuce,pineapple,cooked onion)

YEAR 5/6 CAMP 2024

A reminder to all parents of students in Years 4 and 5 this year that Blue Lagoon Camp attendance indication notices are due tomorrow. This assists us in planning for the camp in Term 1 2024.

Spare forms are available from the office.

Thanks,

Steve Jeffrey

December 6 Newsletter

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