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UPS Events 2019

A big thank you to our Community and Fundraising Committee for organizing our Pop up Market, held last Friday. There were wonderful stalls in the Sport Arts Centre, and plenty of fun and excitement for all. All up about $4,000 in profit… Continue Reading →

Evacuation procedure

Please be advised that our school will practice our evacuation procedures tomorrow, Wednesday 3 April. Each term we rehearse either invacuation or evacuation practices to ensure students are aware of our plans. Classroom teachers will address this issue with their class… Continue Reading →

YMCA School Holiday Program

See attached Program and Booking Form for the April School Holidays at our YMCA OSHC at Unley Primary School. New students are always welcome. Contact the Director Kimberly at unleyoshc@ymca.org.au or phone 0417 379 828. Unley-April-Vacation-Care-Program Unley-Permission-Booking-Forms

Supporting your child’s vocabulary development: using parallel language and other useful strategies

Your child’s vocabulary is not a natural outcome of their age, or the number of years they have spent at school. While your child may incidentally learn some words as they progress through school, other useful and important words do… Continue Reading →

Sports Day

Sports Day on Wednesday 10 April promises to be a wonderful event, full of fun and excitement! Please click here for information about the day, including a timetable of events for both junior primary (R-2) and primary (3-7) classes. We… Continue Reading →

Unley High School Principal’s Tour

Please find attached information regarding Unley High School’s principal tour, held from 9.30 – 10.30am, Tuesday May 7th Bookings are essential for Principal’s Tours:  Register at: tours@uhs.sa.edu.au Principal’s Tour Term 2 2019_Banner Image-2c86lmc    

UPS students pledge to take a stand against bullying and violence

I promise that if I witness bullying I will try my hardest to give help and support to the victim. I also promise that I will report any information I have about someone being bullied to an adult. I will… Continue Reading →

SAPOL visit UPS to discuss online safety and digital reputation

Sergeant Peter Winter from the South Australia Police visited our Years 6 and 7 students this week to talk about how students can keep safe and be respectful online. Sergeant Winter sensitively covered a range of topics in his presentation,… Continue Reading →

Young Cricketers

Our Year 3 Cricket teams are flying through the season so far, having great success and enjoyment. On Monday they were treated to a special treat with Redbacks opener, Jake Winter, coming along to the early morning practice session. Max and… Continue Reading →

Celebrating inspirational women

We wonder how you spent International Women’s Day this year? The UPS Student Leadership Team visited the South Australian Museum for a special forum, also attended by students from North Adelaide Primary School and Adelaide Botanic High School. The forum… Continue Reading →

Wonderful writing and fabulous families!

As part of our Inquiry theme “Who am I?”, the reception students in Room 7 have been inquiring about families, what they are and the many forms they can take. The theme has been running through all the learning areas… Continue Reading →

Assembly Schedule 2019

Assemblies at UPS are usually held fortnightly on Thursday afternoons at 2:30pm in the Sport Arts Centre. All classes R-7 have the chance to host an assembly once throughout the year. We greatly value this regular, whole-school event for the… Continue Reading →

Harmony Day at Unley Primary School

Did you know? Over the last 70 years more than seven and a half million migrants have made Australia their home. Nearly half of Australians were born overseas or have a parent who was. People from over 200 countries make up… Continue Reading →

Celebrating our young writers

Continuing on with our series of great young writers, some authors from Tam’s Year 3 students, Adelaide, Blake and Li-ern share their poetry: The Beach I see the blue, calm ocean and the shiny sunset. I feel happy and relaxed… Continue Reading →

Governing Council Positions 2019

As previously announced, we have formed our Governing Council and had our first meeting for the year. At this meeting the following positions were confirmed: Chairperson:  Stacey Thomas Deputy Chair:  Toby Carter Treasurer:  Kym Masters Correspondence Secretary:  Richard Strever We… Continue Reading →

Adventures and Explorations at Woodhouse

In week 5 all of the Year 5’s went to Woodhouse Activity Centre for a two night camp. We all had a fabulous, although hot and exhausting, time. We enjoyed activities such as tube sliding, orienteering, Challenge Hill, laser skirmish,… Continue Reading →

Crossing Danger

Please be advised that we have had some concerns expressed about the safety of students who walk down Rugby St past the Edmund Tce roundabout on the way to school or on the way home from school. The issue appears… Continue Reading →

Keeping kids safe online

Over the last week some parents have raised concerns about children’s wellbeing and cyber safety in light of the ‘Momo Challenge’. There has been some conjecture about whether the momo challenge is an online game, or a hoax that has… Continue Reading →

It’s time to take action against bullying and violence

Unley Primary School is empowering students to take a stand against bullying and violence through this year’s National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (NDA) next Friday, 15 March. The theme for this year’s NDA is: Bullying. No Way! Take action every… Continue Reading →

Music at UPS with Mrs Marshall

It has been a great start to the year making music in the UPS Music Room. Each class in the school attends a one hour music lesson with me during the week. My big focus for the year so far… Continue Reading →

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