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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 →

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 →

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 →

Choir Success

 SENIOR CHOIR NEWS On Friday 25th May, the Senior Choir were assessed by Lisa Johnson from the Festival of Music Team. Every choir involved in the Festival are assessed and given a grade. The choir worked hard to prepare for… Continue Reading →


In Greek class we learn “Ellinika” Our topic this term is “The family”. Pop into the Greek room to see our beautiful family trees.

Growing Tommy’s Garden

Although it is not rolling out at lightning speed, there is a wonderful sense of anticipation as elements of Tommy’s Garden are gradually installed. Along with several artistic elements there is now some handy shelter over the sandpit and stage… Continue Reading →

Go the Pies – Footy Pies that is!

What a great Footy Pie Day we had today! It was perfect footy weather and the pies, pasties and sausage rolls were much appreciated by all. The funds raised will, in keeping with tradition, go towards our school library and… Continue Reading →

Reconciliation Week in Unley

Dear Parents and Friends, For many years our school has proudly taken part in a celebration of Reconciliation Week through Unley Council. This year our pupil free day falls on the same day and so we will not be participating… Continue Reading →

Unley High School Information Sessions

Please see attached for information regarding Unley High School’s Principal’s Tour: Term 3 Principal’s Tour Website-1c7honf

Science News

Mind opening Museum: MOD UniSA open now on North Terrace, Adelaide New discoveries are awaiting you at the new UniSA futuristic museum of science discovery aimed to inspire and stage some of the latest technology on offer. Now open on… Continue Reading →

Tommy’s Garden

Over the holiday break we have continued the work in Tommy’s Garden with some exciting additions. We still have further additions on the way that will add to the aesthetics and creative play options for students, with additional shelter, storage… Continue Reading →

Welcome Back

Welcome back to Term 2! We hope you have had a wonderful couple of weeks enjoying this beautiful autumn weather, having a few sleep ins and not worrying about packing lunches and bags. We are delighted to have Wendy Woolford… Continue Reading →

Science News

This term the science focus is on Biological Science and Life systems. Students will be investigating the needs of living things, how they grow and change, and explore how our senses are used to make decisions about situations they may… Continue Reading →

Sports Day….we survived!

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

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

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 →

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