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Instrumental Music Lessons in 2019

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If your child wishes to apply to start learning or continue learning an instrument at Unley in 2019, applications are now open. This year, all the information is available on the UPS website. www.unleyps.sa.edu.au Click on – ‘Student Activities’’ –… Continue Reading →

An important message to families from the Education and Wellbeing Committee

Recently, over 20 staff and 50 parents from UPS attended the Growing Up Online Parent Information Session with Susan McLean, leading Australian cyber safety expert. The significant number of school staff in attendance speaks volumes about the seriousness of this… Continue Reading →

QUIZ NIGHT – Live Auction Items and Prize List for 2018

Check out the following list of fantastic items presented for the LIVE AUCTION at our QUIZ NIGHT this Saturday night. Sincere thanks and gratitude for the generous donations and support to our school. Thank-you to our Auctioneer Sharon Gray. Good… Continue Reading →

Unley Primary School – Brandmode Uniforms for 2019

If you would like to purchase some new uniform items for your child before the start of the 2019 school year please see attached information from our uniform supplier Brandmode for personal fitting dates in December. Brandmode Unley Fittings 2019… Continue Reading →

A trip to Oceanic Victor In-sea Aquarium!

In Term 1, Ms. Lindon entered her class into an online competition to go and swim with the tuna at the Oceanic Victor In-Sea Aquarium. We were extremely surprised to find out that we were lucky enough to win after… Continue Reading →

Farewell for Unley Kindergarten Director, Ann Rieger

Dear Parents, You may be aware that the much-loved Unley Kindy Director, Ann Rieger is retiring at the end of this year after more than a decade of leadership.  Her professionalism, organisation and warmth has been appreciated by many and… Continue Reading →

2018 Parent Opinion Survey

Each year we seek the feedback of parents to help guide our future planning. We would appreciate you spending a few minutes to respond to this survey. Please click here to begin.  

Thanks for your help

Many thanks to all parents and students who helped out with Saturday’s working bee. A small but enthusiastic group sanded, painted, lopped branches and spread mulch. Your efforts are much appreciated by our school community. A special mention goes to… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music Night 2018

Instrumental Music Night will be held on Tuesday 13th November at 6pm in the Sports Arts Centre. This night is a showcase of Unley Primary students who have been learning an instrument at school this year. Performers need to be… Continue Reading →

They Blew Us Away

Last Thursday Parkside Primary School Jump Rope Team performed for our entire school. The performance was gripping and very exhilarating. We also thought it was very dramatic and the little ones were stunning. It was thrilling to watch their well-rehearsed… Continue Reading →

Diary Dates for Term 4

Saturday 27 October Spring Working Bee Tuesday 30 October Growing Up Online Parent Information Session Wednesday 31/10, 7/11, 28/11 and 5/12 Dance Lessons Years 6 & 7 Friday 2 November Botanic Gardens Excursion – Rooms 7 & 8 Tuesday 6… Continue Reading →

QUIZ NIGHT 2018 – Colour UPS

Gourmet Share Platters for UPS Quiz Night

Eight ways to help your child develop their organisational skills

You may be worried that having less traditional ‘homework’ is impacting on your child’s organisational skills. Maggie Dent, one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors and educators, puts it well when she explains, ‘Remember children learn all the time, not just when… Continue Reading →

Class Allocation 2019

Every year our staff place great importance on, and dedicate much time to, class placements for the following year. When we commence the process of placing students into classes for 2019 we look to achieve a balance of the academic,… Continue Reading →

Authorial skills at work in Room 21

The process of writing, editing, and re-writing, with the aim of a piece of writing being published, was the focus for Room 21 throughout Term 3. Lillian worked through this process to produce the piece below titled ‘The Old Railway’…. Continue Reading →

138 Tickets sold for Parent Information Session – 61 places still available | Get in before the final rush!

We’re very excited about the parent information session, Growing Up Online, on Tues 30th October. The importance of parents and school staff working together to help young people manage their online behaviour cannot be overstated, so with less than two… Continue Reading →

Music is Fun Band Performance

The school will be hosting two performances of the Music Is Fun Band on Thursday 22nd November. The Music Is Fun Band show is a highly interactive, energetic, fun filled show for R-7 presented by a seven-piece band that performs… Continue Reading →

Roman History in Room 2

The students in Room 2 have been studying Roman History. In particular, they have been learning about “Legacies of Ancient Rome” and “Roman Technology”. In Term 4, student are designing and building models of Roman structures like arched walls, acqua ducts… Continue Reading →

Unley Remembrance Day Service

A special Armistice Remembrance Day Service will be held in the Unley Soldiers Memorial Gardens on Sunday the of 11th November at 10:45am. Students from Unley Primary School are invited to join our student leaders and meet Amy and Peter… Continue Reading →

Homework Policy Review – Survey closes next Friday

Unley Primary School’s homework policy was developed during 2017, based on current educational research and in consultation with students, staff and parents. To help staff and the Education & Wellbeing Committee (comprised of parents and members of staff) to review the… Continue Reading →

Post-separation parenting workshop

This workshop is for separated parents who want to understand and manage the changes in their family. This workshop will enable you to: Share with others about what is different now that the family has changed Learn about what your… Continue Reading →

SMS Notifications

To help keep track of student absences here at Unley Primary, we will soon be using SMS to notify you when your child is not at school without a recorded reason. These messages will help to keep our students safe… Continue Reading →

Sam and Tom Win School Survivor Competition

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Unley Primary School Survivor competition over the last six weeks. All competitors gave it a go and represented their classes brilliantly! The support from each class was absolutely fantastic and we loved… Continue Reading →

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