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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 →

Stand UP Success!

Throughout Week nine of last term, Unley Primary School students participated in a number of activities as a part of Stand UP Week. The aim of this student-led initiative was to educate students on what bullying is and motivate them… 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 →

Room 18 Events

This week Room 18 were fortunate enough to have three free educational experiences linking to the arts, geography and physical education curriculum. On Tuesday morning, we visited Unley Museum to explore how the local environment has changed over the past 200 years…. Continue Reading →

Room 8 Events

This term our Inquiry has been “Food From the Earth”. We have been exploring where our food comes from, in particular the foods we eat that come from the earth. To start our thinking about our Inquiry we went to… Continue Reading →

Rooms 15 and 17 Excursion to SA Museum

On Friday the Year 2’s from Rooms 15 and 17 went to the SA Museum to visit the Yidaki-Didjeridu and the Sound of Australia Exhibition and tour the Aboriginal Cultures Gallery. “I liked when it did the thunderstorm and I liked seeing… Continue Reading →

Friday Friendship Fun Day Festival

Friday Friendship Fun Day Festival We ended last week with our Friday Friendship Fun day Festival. The students from rooms 23 and 24 planned a festival and invited the year 3s from room 21 to be involved as well.  The… Continue Reading →

Greek News

As part of our topic on “The Family”, students in year one and two make their own Greek readers. The title of the year one book is “The Chocolate Cake” and the year two book is called “The Coloured Hats”…. Continue Reading →

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