Unley Primary School News

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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 →

Bakers Needed! – Art Show Cake Stall

Going the extra mile: Generosity at UPS!

Here at Unley Primary, we are often raising funds for important causes all around the world. But one thing that’s important when donating to others is understanding the reasons behind why we are donating in the first place, and the… Continue Reading →

Science News

for the students to gain further knowledge This term students will be investigating chemical sciences with students furthering their knowledge and understanding of the composition and behaviour of substances and how materials have a range of physical properties which can… 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 →

Promoting Public Education

During the holidays UPS became an impressive looking film set for a few days. Our school provides the setting for upcoming series of advertisements for DECD and the state government promoting public education. Although Unley Primary School will not be… Continue Reading →

Holiday Improvements

It has been a busy time over the past two weeks of our holiday period. The work on the new Campus 3 play space has been flying along and we anticipate that this will just about be finished at the… Continue Reading →

Chinese Visit

Toward the end of Term 3, Unley Primary School hosted a group of visitors from China. The visiting group were from the Gingko Foundation, with educators, environmentalists and entrepreneurs, represented. The mission for the Gingko Foundation is to “nurture a… Continue Reading →

Room 3 News

In Room 3 this year we have been learning about social and emotional wellbeing. We have been exploring the five Key Concepts from Play is the Way in order to develop our emotional intelligence and social competency. Sometimes it can… Continue Reading →

Fullarton Community Garden

Kelly Sports Term 4 Program

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Shout Out – Art Show Cake Stall

Kelly Sports Spring Program

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Parent Information Session – Mathematical thinking: a change in mindset

Our local partnership of schools is looking forward to offering parents and caregivers the opportunity to attend this Information Session on Tuesday 24th October, 6:30pm at Linden Park Primary School. There are limited places available for parents from each of… Continue Reading →

UPS Connect Business Breakfast

Save the date for the inaugural UPS Connect Governing Council Business Breakfast! Hosted at the Cremorne Hotel, come along to hear an inspiring address from Guest Speaker and Parent Tim Jarvis, AM as well as attend the launch of the… Continue Reading →

Spring Art Show

We are looking forward to our Bi-Annual Art Show on Sunday 29th October in the Sport Arts Centre. Please mark this date in your diary and extend an invitation to family and friends, as this day is one not to… Continue Reading →

Volunteers Needed

Preliminary Notice – After School Market

UPS Fit Club – Term 4

Click here to download payment form Here is a great chance to join the UPS Fit Club. The team have been successful in receiving Active Unley grant again ($400) which will see their fundraising hit $2894. Our school is so… 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 →

Room 2 Celebrates SALA

Written by Jasmine E, Year 7, on behalf of Room 2 The month of August is a wintery one here in South Australia. Rain buckets down and icy winds whip those who dare to brave the cold outside. But, if… Continue Reading →

STEM Student Ambassadors

Written by Jack W, Year 7 On Tuesday, Oliver, Poppy, Lilah and I went to Unley High School to join some other Year 7 students from schools in our local area to form a Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM)… Continue Reading →

OFFICE NEWS

UNEXPLAINED STUDENT ABSENCE It is important for patents to inform the school if a child is away with a reason for their absence. The department is now checking on students who have been absent unexplained. In order for us to… Continue Reading →

Cleland Wildlife Park – Room 14

On Thursday, Room 14 went on an excursion to Cleland Wildlife Park, to support their Inquiry Unit this Term. Andrea, the Education Officer at Cleland explained the importance of the animal’s homes, their natural habitats, how they are managed and… Continue Reading →

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