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Tuesday 30 March 2021

Re: Yr 5/6 Excursion to Sydney 

Dear Parents,

We were hoping to make final preparations for the Year 5/6 excursion in September. However, we have decided to withdraw from the excursion and informed the students just last week. 

Although there are no restrictions on travel to Sydney we deemed that Sydney is still open to becoming a Covid ‘hotspot’ and it presents a high risk for our students. The students took it pretty well and understand that staying in a motel in Sydney’s CBD may be something we do down the track in a COVID ‘free’ year. 

We will organise another Year 5/6 overnight excursion for Term 4 and will let parents know as soon as possible. The destination will be closer to home.


Kind Regards

Mrs Jannine Richards                            Maddison Crozier
Principal                                             Year 5/6 Classroom Teacher


Tuesday 30 March 2021

RE: Naplan 2021

Dear Parents of Year 3 and Year 5 Students,

NAPLAN assesses literacy and numeracy – important skills that each child needs to succeed in school and life. The NAPLAN tests are designed to help us make sure students are on track with their literacy and numeracy development.

All students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 across Australia participate in NAPLAN tests for reading, writing, conventions of language (spelling, grammar and punctuation) and numeracy. 

Last Thursday students in Year 3 and Year 5, participated in NAPLAN Practice Tests, which were designed to give students, teachers and systems an opportunity to practice administering and participating in the online testing environment. No results are recorded from the practice tests. 

Further practice will be conducted in classrooms to familiarise students with the testing environment. If you have any questions about NAPLAN Online, please contact your child’s teacher, Ms Crozier or Ms Richards. 

The test dates for Naplan next term are between: 

Tuesday 11 May and Thursday 20 May.

Please note these dates in your calendar. Apart from illness, all students in Year 3 and 5 are to be at school between those dates so they can complete the required tests. Individual results for NAPLAN will be forwarded to parents by the end of Term 3.

 Kind Regards 

Maddison Crozier                                       Mrs Jannine Richards
NAPLAN Coordinator                               Principal

March 30 Newsletter

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Yarrangobilly Caves Excursion

Please see below information and permission note for the K-6 excursion to Yarrangobilly Caves.

Please complete and submit the form before the excursion.

Information and permission note

March 23 Newsletter

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White Cross Mobile Dental

If your child attended the dental clinic, please check their bag this afternoon there is a report from the dentist on what treatment they received and follow up treatment plan.

March 16 Newsletter

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Just a reminder ........

Tomorrow we will hold our Cross Country at the Batlow Showgrounds/Golf Course.  

 Details are:

Students will walk to the Showground at 11:30am.

Students will walk the course before having a drink break.

Races will start at 12:30pm.

K/1/2 students will return to school via bus at 1:45pm

 Distances-    11/12     3 km

                      8/9/10   2 km

                       5/6/7     800 m (around showground oval)

Students will need to wear sport uniform, hat and also bring a water bottle.

Students who have asthma are to run with their asthma puffer. The school first aid kit will also contain any necessary equipment.

Don't forget to wear a hat, sunscreen and plenty of water to drink.

On Thursday students will have an anti-bullying session with Dave "Powman" Taiban. Sport uniform to be worn on Thursday also please.


CROSS COUNTRY tomorrow has been postponed until TUESDAY due to the weather forecast tomorrow.

Students are to come to school as normal in summer uniform NOT SPORTS.

Family BBQ Final Call

Just a final call to remind parents to pre-order your sausage or rissole for our Friday evening BBQ. We have 11 families attending already which is fantastic! Please follow the link below to place your order.

BBQ order form