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TICKETS ON SALE NOW – Disney Peter Pan Jnr

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New Lunch Order Provider

We are pleased to announce that we will be moving to a new lunch provider for our school from the start of next term. The Village Green provide a range of healthy, home made foods that will be on offer… Continue Reading →

74 Fun Things To Do Out Of School

Unley Primary students in conjunction with staff and the Education and Wellbeing Committee are excited to share with families the 74 Fun Things To Do Out Of School resource. The aim of this list is to give families suggestions of activities,… Continue Reading →

Get clever and compost!

Each of us, on average, produce about 180kg of food and garden waste a year. If that is sent to landfill, it produces 15.3 kg of methane gas – a toxic greenhouse gas. Why not see if you can start… Continue Reading →

Uniform Sale

Thank You for the Bees Wax Food Wrappers

Sending a huge thank you to Christel, Andrew and Michelle and the wonderful team of volunteers who gave up their weeekends to cut, sew and iron our amazing Bees Wax Food Wrappers. With hundreds of individual wraps on order and… Continue Reading →

Introducing Mademoiselle Bee with Rooms 11 & 12

We helped the environment by making a bee hotel. We learnt learned that people kill bees by spraying them and the gardens with chemicals. Ava Today I saw bees. Bees are cool. Bees are great flyers. I want to see… Continue Reading →

Investigating Places – Art with Room 17

Room 17 embarked on an inquiry journey this term, investigating places and how we are connected to them. What a perfect time to delve into some multi media art work! First we viewed and sketched a simple city skyline, noticing… Continue Reading →

Rumble SA Poetry Slam – Congratulations Audrey!

In Adelaide for the past two years, Spoken Word Poetry South Australia has held a competition for young slam poets under 26, to encourage and instigate a culture of poetry in the next generation. Workshops are held with some young… Continue Reading →

Telstra Kids Grant

We are delighted to announce our success in applying for a $1,200 grant from Telstra. Our Telstra Kids grant will be used to purchase a set of Sphero Robots to be used across the school. Spheros Allow students of all… Continue Reading →

STEM Building Fund Donations


WE NEED YOUR HELP … making Bees Wax Food Wrappers

Thanks to all the volunteers that helped last Sunday making the bees wax food wrappers. We are on again this Sunday the 24th June to finish them off and we desperately need helpers. We have planned 2 shifts 11am –… Continue Reading →

Disney Peter Pan Junior Casts, Dates and Classes

Rehearsals are gearing up and songs being learnt for our major school production next term. Please click the links below for information regarding Cast A and Cast B members, dates and times. Disney Peter Pan Junior Cast B Disney Peter… Continue Reading →

Room 24 artists on show

Room 24 students have been learning about famous artists and then creating an art piece that is similar. Last week we learnt about an Australian artist, Ken Done. We created our own versions of the colourful Sydney Harbour. They are… Continue Reading →

Ecological Footprint Quiz

Are you curious to find out how many planets we would need if everyone lived like you? Members of our Green Team took the Ecological Footprint Quiz and were shocked by the results! The tool measures how much biologically productive land and… Continue Reading →

Room 7 Goes to Urrbrae Farm

Last Wednesday Room 7 went on a big bus to visit Urrbrae Farm. We had some big students take us around the farm. They explained about how they care and look after the animals, and how they run the farm…. Continue Reading →

Room 8 host some special visitors!

On Thursday the 24th of May, 4 Officers from the South Australia Police: Norwood Station visited the Reception students of room 8, as part of their unit of work on keeping safe. Prior to the visit, students recorded what they… Continue Reading →

School children send 9 million ziplock bags to landfill each year

It’s estimated that more than 9 million ziplock bags go to landfill from SA schools annually. The Green Team encourages Unley Primary students to pack food in reusable containers so we can reduce the amount of packaging we send to… Continue Reading →

Unley Tennis Academy Holiday Clinics

Join Unley Tennis Academy’s growing group of holiday Tennis Players for some great fun and learn to play Tennis locally. Click the link below to download their flyer. UTA Tennis Clinic JULY 2018 Clinic-25jol4u

Science News – Biology

Quiz questions How do cacti survive living in the world’s driest places? What is the process by which a plant uses the energy from the sun to make its own food? Which are the biggest trees in the world? Which… Continue Reading →

Consider your packaging options

The Green Team ambassadors are thrilled to be working with the Community and Fundraising Committee to encourage students to use reusable wraps for their lunches. This week the Green Team encourages you to consider your packaging options. Try using reusable… Continue Reading →

School Lunches

Our Governing Council, in response to some feedback, has begun reviewing the provision of our school lunches. As you will know, students can currently order their lunch from Wednesday to Fridays through  Small Talk Café. They collect lunch orders and… Continue Reading →

Changes to Out of School Hours Care

As you may be aware YMCA will be commencing the Before School care, After School care and Vacation Care program at Unley Primary School as of the 2 July 2018. As we are a new third party all families currently… Continue Reading →

School Holiday Football Academy

Appleton Sports School Holiday Football Academy Invites all boys & girls who are interested in playing Australian Rules Football to attend our inaugural football academy Where: Scotch College – Carruth Rd, Torrens Park When: Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th July… Continue Reading →

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