Unley Primary School News

UPS students pledge to take a stand against bullying and violence

I promise that if I witness bullying I will try my hardest to give help and support to the victim. I also promise that I will report any information I have about someone being bullied to an adult. I will… Continue Reading →

SAPOL visit UPS to discuss online safety and digital reputation

Sergeant Peter Winter from the South Australia Police visited our Years 6 and 7 students this week to talk about how students can keep safe and be respectful online. Sergeant Winter sensitively covered a range of topics in his presentation,… Continue Reading →

Young Cricketers

Our Year 3 Cricket teams are flying through the season so far, having great success and enjoyment. On Monday they were treated to a special treat with Redbacks opener, Jake Winter, coming along to the early morning practice session. Max and… Continue Reading →

Celebrating inspirational women

We wonder how you spent International Women’s Day this year? The UPS Student Leadership Team visited the South Australian Museum for a special forum, also attended by students from North Adelaide Primary School and Adelaide Botanic High School. The forum… Continue Reading →

Wonderful writing and fabulous families!

As part of our Inquiry theme “Who am I?”, the reception students in Room 7 have been inquiring about families, what they are and the many forms they can take. The theme has been running through all the learning areas… Continue Reading →

Assembly Schedule 2019

Assemblies at UPS are usually held fortnightly on Thursday afternoons at 2:30pm in the Sport Arts Centre. All classes R-7 have the chance to host an assembly once throughout the year. We greatly value this regular, whole-school event for the… Continue Reading →

Harmony Day at Unley Primary School

Did you know? Over the last 70 years more than seven and a half million migrants have made Australia their home. Nearly half of Australians were born overseas or have a parent who was. People from over 200 countries make up… Continue Reading →

Celebrating our young writers

Continuing on with our series of great young writers, some authors from Tam’s Year 3 students, Adelaide, Blake and Li-ern share their poetry: The Beach I see the blue, calm ocean and the shiny sunset. I feel happy and relaxed… Continue Reading →

Governing Council Positions 2019

As previously announced, we have formed our Governing Council and had our first meeting for the year. At this meeting the following positions were confirmed: Chairperson:  Stacey Thomas Deputy Chair:  Toby Carter Treasurer:  Kym Masters Correspondence Secretary:  Richard Strever We… Continue Reading →

Adventures and Explorations at Woodhouse

In week 5 all of the Year 5’s went to Woodhouse Activity Centre for a two night camp. We all had a fabulous, although hot and exhausting, time. We enjoyed activities such as tube sliding, orienteering, Challenge Hill, laser skirmish,… Continue Reading →

Crossing Danger

Please be advised that we have had some concerns expressed about the safety of students who walk down Rugby St past the Edmund Tce roundabout on the way to school or on the way home from school. The issue appears… Continue Reading →

Keeping kids safe online

Over the last week some parents have raised concerns about children’s wellbeing and cyber safety in light of the ‘Momo Challenge’. There has been some conjecture about whether the momo challenge is an online game, or a hoax that has… Continue Reading →

It’s time to take action against bullying and violence

Unley Primary School is empowering students to take a stand against bullying and violence through this year’s National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (NDA) next Friday, 15 March. The theme for this year’s NDA is: Bullying. No Way! Take action every… Continue Reading →

Music at UPS with Mrs Marshall

It has been a great start to the year making music in the UPS Music Room. Each class in the school attends a one hour music lesson with me during the week. My big focus for the year so far… Continue Reading →

Healthy Eating in Room 14

The Year 2 students in Room 14 have been discussing healthy eating. They each designed the most delicious, and healthy, lunch box they could think of. We hope you enjoy our posters.

Head Lice

Head lice are small, wingless biting insects which live and breed in human hair. Outbreaks of lice are common in children in schools everywhere. We have had a number of cases of head lice at UPS already this year. When… Continue Reading →

Celebrating our young writers

This year our school is focusing on students’ writing as a key goal for improvement. In celebration of this, we would like to publish on Unley Primary School News a regular sample of students’ writing. Our first narrative is by Year 4 student, James Thomas: Amazed… Continue Reading →

Planning for the Future: A Consultation with Staff and the Community

Parents and carers are invited to join staff and members of our Governing Council and subcommittees to discuss possibilities for the Building Fund and the improvement of learning environments at Unley Primary. We will meet on Wednesday, 20 March at… Continue Reading →

Free parenting seminars

Parenting seminars presented by Madhavi Nawana Parker and Mark Le Messurier on topics such as anxiety, resilience and social and emotional literacy are held on the last Wednesday of each month at Fullarton Park Community Centre. Madhavi Nawana Parker is a highly… Continue Reading →

After School Market – Stall Registration of Interest

Our first After School Market is scheduled for Friday 29th March on the Campus 1 Basketball Court. Please see attached flyers for general information and how to register your stall.  

Your 2019 school representatives

I would like to extend our congratulations and thanks to the following parents and community members who have put their hand up to support our school in 2019. Our Governing Council and sub committees drive much of the improvement at our… Continue Reading →

Smart Start in Room 8

The Receptions in Room 8 have been settling in to school life. They have been exploring how to work together and be the best learners they can be! They have been exploring: – our Golden Rule – what friendly people… Continue Reading →

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