Coming up in Term 2
Term 2 2016
Our students have had a wonderful start to the school year and we are looking forward to an exciting and engaging term 2 at St Leonards Primary. The integrated learning focus across the school will be on Our Place In Space and will embrace learning in the areas of science, history and geography.
I am looking forward to getting to know everybody and working and learning with the school community. I would like to acknowledge the fantastic leadership that has been shown over the years by Natalie Jenkins and wish her well as she takes leave for the remainder of 2016.
Sporting Schools Soccer
Sporting Schools after school soccer commences on Wednesday, February 10th and will run for 4 weeks.
This program is funded by a Commonwealth Government grant.
School Wide Positive Behaviour Support (SWPBS) Platinum Award
Our school is one of only 4 in the State to be awarded a Platinum Award for our implementation of SWPBS.
Our values of Respect, Responsibility and Safety have been adopted by our school community and are reflected in our school culture and our students' behaviour.
Well done to our school team and students!
Grade 5 and 6 Camp
Grade 5 and 6 students will be heading off on the train to spend some time at the Doxa Malmsbury Camp. Activities include high and low ropes, abseiling, Climbing Tower and Milk Crate Stack.
Our annual school Cross Country event will be held on Tuesday, March 15th at 1.45 pm starting from St Leonards Cricket Club. Parents and friends are welcome to come along and support the runners.
Each Tuesday morning, students are invited to eat a delicious and nutritious breakfast at school, from 8.30am. The breakfast program is supported by Bellarine Community Health and the Department of Education in partnership with Foodbank Victoria.
Play Group is held each Monday from 10.00 am - 12.00 noon in the Play Group Room at the back of the Playground. Enter from Wattletree Avenue. No charge.
For bookings and information, please contact Tracey Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0427 670 905.
Walk, Ride, Scoot or Skate to School
To encourage our students to be fit and healthy, we will having active travel days on February 16th and March 8th. Help your grade to win the Golden Boot Award by taking part! Teachers will keep a tally of all those using active travel to school during the month.
Our drumming program is continuing this year every second Wednesday for all classes. David Robertson will again be facilitating the program. On the alternate Wednesday, Andrea Robertson will conduct a music program.