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A tip from the Green Team

Did you know that small plastic items such as straws, bread tags and bottle lids are too small to be picked off the recycling conveyor line? To combat this problem, these items can be used to fill a plastic bottle… 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 →

Ellenika

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

Skoolbag App Update

Our school’s app, SkoolBag, is being updated with some improvements to give you more control over the content and notifications you receive. You do not need to download an update, however, you will notice some changes when using the app…. Continue Reading →

T SHIRT ORDERS – Disney Peter Pan Jnr

Learning in Italian

The students have been learning about animals and the body in Italian this term. In particular the Year 6/7’s have been studying Mythology and how to write descriptive sentences about Mythical Creatures, like the Chimera.

A persuasive text from Room 21

Throughout Term 1 and the first two of weeks this term, Room 21 learnt how to write a range of text types including both persuasive and narrative. This year, the writing component of last week’s tests required students to write… Continue Reading →

Disney Peter Pan Jr. update

Excitement is buzzing around the school as rehearsals are underway for the musical. For those of you who are new to Unley, we put on a whole school musical every two years. This year the musical will be performed in… Continue Reading →

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

T SHIRT ORDERS – Disney Peter Pan Jnr

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 →

Green Team Tips

Each week the Green Team will be sharing a tip on how you can reduce, reuse and recycle. This week we thought you’d be interested to know that you can recycle alfoil by collecting enough to make an adult fist-sized… Continue Reading →

Students learn how to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

On Monday afternoon the Reception to Year 4 classes enjoyed participating in a performance about reducing the materials that we send to landfill and reusing and recycling our resources to help look after the environment. The show educated the younger… Continue Reading →

Mental Health and Mindfulness

Keeping children happy and healthy involves taking care of their mental health as well as their physical health. Smiling Mind is a not-for-profit organisation that works to provide accessible, life-long tools to support healthy minds. A number of teachers at Unley… 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 →

Students raise $1225 for Time for Kids

Thursday the 12th of April was an exciting day, as we had our first fundraiser of the year, held by the SRC Executive team. We came to school dressed in casual clothes and brought in a coin donation to support… Continue Reading →

Tennis coaching available

Unley Primary Students Commemorate Anzac Day Together

It was fantastic to see such a large number of students representing our school at the ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Unley Soldiers Memorial Gardens during the holidays. Year 7 students, Lily Scales and Swapnil Samanta, had a speaking… Continue Reading →

Footy Pie Day

FOOTY PIE DAY 2018 Friday 18th May dress up in your favourite sporting teams colours The Community and Fundraising Committee invite you to Footy Pie Day 2018 to raise funds for our Unley Primary School Library. All orders online via https://www.trybooking.com/VFRF… 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 →

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