Unley Primary School News



Sports Day….we survived!

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What a fabulous day we had on Wednesday for our 2018 Sports Day. While the weather was less than perfect Unley Oval looked a treat and students were as enthusiastic as ever. There is a great spirit at this school,… Continue Reading →

Welcome YMCA to our Out of School Hours Care program

Last term our parent members of OSCARS determined at a Special Meeting that we would dissolve OSCARS inc. and go to tender for a new provider for our out of school hours care provision. This motion was passed unanimously. Increasingly,… Continue Reading →

Pupil Free Days: Term 2

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We would like to remind you that there will be two pupil free days in Term 2: The first is on Friday 11th May (end of Week 2) when staff will be engaging in professional development in the area of… Continue Reading →

Honouring the ANZACS

Anzac Day RSL On the 23rd of February 2018, our teacher, Ms. Lindon, received a letter from Semaphore Port Adelaide RSL. They were asking Room 2 to decorate a rectangular calico cloth, which showed 100 years of Anzac involvement. The… Continue Reading →

Parent Volunteers: Mandatory Training

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All parents working at our school are required to complete “Responding to Abuse and Neglect (RAN) Training”. This training may be completed online and will take approximately 90 minutes. Go to: https://www.education.sa.gov.au/doc/registration-help-responding-abuse-and-neglect-education-and-care-ran-ec-induction-session-volunteers. Please ensure you have registered as a volunteer…. Continue Reading →

School Holiday Art

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Drink Troughs

After a few dry months, we are delighted to have the drink troughs on Campus 1 back in action. Many thanks to the Facilities Committee and in particular Luke Foster for organising this renovation at a generous rate. Many thanks… Continue Reading →

Sport Vouchers

The Office of Recreation and Sport (ORS) have a voucher program to support families interested in their children playing club or community sport. This unfortunately does not apply to our school sporting teams. Many thanks to Auskick coach and UPS… Continue Reading →

Science News

Science is a process of asking questions, investigating and finding ways to explore and reach new understandings. Like what causes day and night? The rising of the Sun and the Moon are daily reminders of the awe and wonder, beauty… Continue Reading →

Welcome events – Pancake Breakfast and more to come!

The pancake breakfast, organised by our Governing Council with help from the Community and Fundraising Committee, other parents and staff was a great success. Families were welcomed to a new year at Unley PS over a delicious breakfast of pancakes… Continue Reading →

Your representatives

At our recent AGM we had an opportunity to report to our school community on our achievements in 2017 and our plans for the year ahead. Many thanks to those who came along to share in this. Congratulations and thank… Continue Reading →

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Our newest cricketers

Cricket season is up and away with teams from Years 3 to 7 representing our school. We appreciate the wonderful efforts of our parent volunteers – coaches and team managers, scorers and helpers – who make this opportunity possible for… Continue Reading →

Back on the Road Again…with UPS Fit Club

The gang is back again, looking for new members and a big year ahead. Please contact the Front Office for further information.

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

2018 Class Placements

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 2018 we look to achieve a balance of the academic,… Continue Reading →

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