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Room 24 News

             The Year 3’s in Guided Inquiry have been busy learning about how Indigenous Australians have a “strong connection to their country”. We have looked at the art created by Bronwyn Bancroft, an Aboriginal illustrator. She… Continue Reading →

Room 7 News

Room 7 have begun to practise activities in teams in readiness for Sports Day. We have been learning how to do the Egg and Spoon Race and Tunnel Ball. Come along to the Market Stall on April 6th and adopt… Continue Reading →

Meteorite Landing with Room 2

When the year 6/7’s of Mrs Lindon’s class walked into science one Tuesday morning they were expecting a normal lesson… but they were wrong! Eric had a special surprise for them – a real meteorite from space! This meteorite is… Continue Reading →

Greek News

Yiasou, Kalimera and Kalispera ! We have had a fantastic start to the year in our Greek classes and have been enjoying lots of learning. Come and visit to see our fabulous achievements so far. We have learnt our greetings… Continue Reading →

Fine Motor Friday

Fine motor skills are those that involve a refined use of the small muscles which control the hand, fingers and thumb.Fine motor skills are essential for performing everyday skills involving pencil and scissor work, manipulating LEGO, dressing dolls during play,… Continue Reading →

Room 11’s advice for our Reception students

The Year 1 students in Room 11 have engaged in Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) to support positive relationships and a cooperative start in their new classroom. They have discussed actions they can take if they don’t have a friend,… Continue Reading →

End of Year Library News

Exciting news! We have received the Premier’s Reading Challenge Certificates and medals and these will be handed to children next Thursday to wear to our assembly. A big congratulations to students who read 12 books from a wide selection of… 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 →

Greek News

Here are some of our learners enriching their experiences in Modern Greek Language learning by engaging in a variety of games and puzzles during “Game Days” in Greek LOTE. The games have been purposely designed to support our Greek class… Continue Reading →

Room 19 News – Year 5’s

In our Literacy Groups we work on various activities that help students with their reading and writing. In the last two weeks of Term 3 we focused on writing using lots of description and precise nouns. The children created a ‘Spooky’… 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 →

Southern Elders Weaving Group

Last week the Year 2’s from Rooms 15 & 17 welcomed Janice and Lorna from the Southern Elders Weaving Group to share traditional weaving techniques and stories from their culture. It took great patience and perseverance from the children to… Continue Reading →

Kitchen Garden Result – Adelaide Show

Last week Room 20 went out to our Kitchen Garden. We researched weeds and discovered ‘Chickweed’ is edible and chickens love to eat it too.We tidied up the garden and found some worms too. We also organized a ‘Kitchen Garden… Continue Reading →

Book Week Escape To Everywhere

Open the attached file to read all the details of the Book Week celebrations at Unley Primary School. Book Week 2017 – Blog Article-1c2ye9u

Room 24 Excursion

Rm 24 Visit to the Fire Station On Monday 4th September our class visited the Adelaide Fire Station. We started off in the gym where someone spoke to us about personal fire safety and “good and bad” fires. Then we… Continue Reading →

Room 14 News

On Wednesday, Room 14 undertook their first Soccer Workshop with Stay Active. It was the first of three sessions and they thoroughly enjoyed it! Soccer encourages the development of agility and fine motor skills, all whilst teaching children the importance… Continue Reading →

Room 7 news

Room 7 were very excited to receive a parcel from Mrs Maddocks. We wrote about how we felt before we opened the beautiful wrapped parcel and how we felt after we saw it was a short listed book for Book… Continue Reading →

Unley PS Ninja Warrior

Written by Poppy W and Grace A, Year 7 The House Captains along with Peer Support leaders have started a fun “Australian Ninja Warrior” course for children from Years 3 to 7. The course incorporates physical and mental ability, determination… Continue Reading →

Unley PS ER

Written by Grace M, Year 7 Did you know six year olds can be doctors? Not technically, but Unley PS students are giving it a try on Tuesdays at lunchtimes. They start off by asking their patient to complete a… Continue Reading →

Play is the Way Room 14

PLAY IS THE WAY is a practical methodology for teaching social and emotional skills using guided play, classroom activities and empowering language. It is a process that gives schools a way to develop effective communication. On Tuesday afternoon, Room 14 and 17… Continue Reading →

Softball coach needed

Year 6/7 Girls Softball Coach Needed If you are interested in Coaching or Assistant Coaching a Year 6/7 Girls Softball Team in Term 4, or for further information – please contact our Out of School Sports Co-ordinator, Tenille Hartzenberg. (Tenille.Hartzenberg127@schools.sa.edu.au)

Term 3 Lunchtime Activities – Seeking Donations of Items for Play

Our Year 7 leaders have designed the lunchtime activity roster for this term with a reality TV show twist! We hope you can help us collect some things for our pretend play by donating any unwanted items from home or… Continue Reading →

BOOK WEEK Escape To Everywhere

BOOK WEEK Week 4 & 5 – Term 3 The week will be celebrated at Unley Primary from Thursday the 17th Aug – Friday the 25th August. SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR Thursday 17th August – Wednesday 23rd August The Book Fair is a mobile bookshop… Continue Reading →

Pupil Free Day Professional Learning

Our pupil free day on Monday provided an opportunity for staff to engage in professional learning on developing students’ social and emotional competencies. We explored a range of strategies to help empower children with an understanding of their own behaviour… Continue Reading →

Meet the Writers Festival

On Thursday, 22nd June, eight Year 6 and 7 students attend the ‘Meet The Writers’ Festival at the Adelaide Convention Centre. We were able to hear the following authors speak about being an Australian Writer of Children’s and Young Adult… Continue Reading →

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