Unley Primary School News

Thanks for another great year

What an amazing year at Unley Primary. As we emerge from another wonderful Celebration Night and a range of events to farewell our Year 7 students, we realise this is a busy, productive and important time for us all. Celebration… Continue Reading →

Keeping Fit, Raising Funds

Thank you to UPS mum, Bianca Harms for coordinating the Get Fit with Friends sessions over the course of the year. Fitness sessions led by our very own, Sarah Kuss, have brought our school community together with a focus on… Continue Reading →

Junior Tennis Programs

UPS parent, Justin Tredwell has run tennis programs at our school this year and proposes to run after hours programs for 5-10 year olds in Term 1 next year. Please see the attached for further information.

Thanks For Your Support

We are delighted to have secured funding under the state government’s “Fund My Neighbourhood” grants program. As you know we targeted some additional funding to enhance the nature play space on Campus 3, now called ‘Tommy’s Garden’. In total we… Continue Reading →

Congratulations, Rebekka!

Congratulations to Year 5 student, Rebekka Stutley, who was selected to captain the girls’ SAPSASA Golf Team in the Pacific School Games. These were held in Adelaide last week, with the golf tournament played at Glenelg, Adelaide Shores, North Adelaide… Continue Reading →

Homework Policy

The Education and Wellbeing Committee would like to thank you for your feedback on our school’s Homework Policy. We received an overwhelmingly supportive response from parents and caregivers and we are grateful for your constructive comments and questions. The committee… Continue Reading →

Class placements for the coming school year: Ten tips to ease doubt and worry…

A timely post from Madhavi Nawana Parker. For more information on guiding young people to be happier and more resilient please follow SOLUTIONS FOR KIDS on Facebook. Children and parents are currently finding out about teachers and classmates for 2018 around… Continue Reading →

Campus 3 becomes Tommy’s Garden

The SRC are thrilled to announce the new name for Campus 3… Tommy’s Garden! “Why?” we hear you ask. Well, let’s go back to 1851, when an elephant named Tommy first arrived in Australia. Tommy was originally from Calcutta, India,… Continue Reading →

Christmas Appeal

Our Student Representative Council (SRC) understands that Christmas can be a difficult time of year for families in need. Every Christmas it is a tradition for our school to run a food drive to bring hope to these families. Our… Continue Reading →

SRC Initiative – Moving from Year 5 to 6!

As students, we experience many different changes throughout our schooling years. Sometimes these are personal changes, like changes that affect us at home, or affect our families, and sometimes these changes impact us at school. One common transition that students… Continue Reading →

End of Year Library News

Exciting news! We have received the Premier’s Reading Challenge Certificates and medals and these will be handed to children next Thursday to wear to our assembly. A big congratulations to students who read 12 books from a wide selection of… Continue Reading →

Community and Fundraising Committee: what a team of champions!

Last week we ticked off the final Community and Fundraising Committee event for the year. We dodged inclement weather and celebrated a highly successful UPS Market in the Sport Arts Centre last Thursday. Previous to that students had a wonderful… Continue Reading →

Business Breakfast Success

Our inaugural UPSConnect Business Breakfast last Friday at The Cremorne Hotel was a wonderful success, launching the UPS Building Fund. This was a great example of our community coming together with purpose and determination. We are aiming to develop an… Continue Reading →

New Unley Primary School Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new Unley Primary School website to support our community with direct access to the information they need about prospective enrolments, learning programs and extra activities. We have rejuvenated the look and… Continue Reading →

Remembrance Day

Last Saturday we commemorated Remembrance Day with the Unley community. Our school has had a strong connection with this service over many years, commemorating, amongst others, those ex-Unley Primary students who lost their lives fighting in Australia’s wars. A big… Continue Reading →

STOP Animation

In Week 5, students in Rooms, 14, 15 and 17 were fortunate enough to create their own ‘Stop Animations.’ Students learnt about the ‘zoetrope’ a cardboard object that was invented by Mr Walt Disney. This was one of the first… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music Night

* Please can instrumental music students check with their instrumental teacher as to whether they are performing on the night*

Instrumental Music 2018

If your child wishes to apply to start learning or continue learning an instrument at Unley in 2018, applications are now open. This year, all the information is available on the UPS website. www.unleyps.sa.edu.au Click on – ‘Curriculum’ – ‘Extra… Continue Reading →

After School Market

A chance to name Campus 3!

Students would have seen the work happening in Campus three over the past few weeks and at last the space is finally open! With a wonderful new garden play space we think the area needs a creative, interesting name to… Continue Reading →

Out of School Hours Care (OSCARS) Changes

In recent months we have been in discussion with the OSCARS Management Committee in regard to the ongoing provision of our Out of School Hours Care arrangements. On Wednesday the 1st of November a special general meeting was held where… Continue Reading →

UPS Connect Business Breakfast

Have you heard about the UPS Connect Business Breakfast? Join the school community to launch the UPS Building Fund and sit back and enjoy the inspiring words of Tim Jarvis, AM. Purchase your tickets to this inaugural event at http://www.trybooking.com/325181 WHERE? … Continue Reading →

School Disco

Art Show Sales

Only a few days to go until the Bi-Annual Unley PS Spring Art Show. Did you know you can pre-purchase your child’s artwork and ride combo pass? visit: – http://www.trybooking.com/318680 SUNDAY 29th OCT 11am – 3pm

Year 6/7 Softball Team

This photo is of the Year 6/7 softball team in their new tops from their first game on Saturday. They lost 2-10 to Highgate but the highlights were Jordan diving for a catch and catching the ball and Jess stretching… Continue Reading →

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