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Pupil Free Days: Term 2

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We would like to remind you that there will be two pupil free days in Term 2: The first is on Friday 11th May (end of Week 2) when staff will be engaging in professional development in the area of… Continue Reading →

Out of Hours School Sport

A big congratulations to everyone who participated in out of hours school sport over the past term. We have such a high participation rate and it’s always great to hear about how each team is going. A special congratulations to… Continue Reading →

Term 02 – Robotics & Computer Programming Courses -Stem Edulinks

Phone: +61 (0) 872268626, +61 (0) 420247594 Email: info@stemedulinks.com Webpage: www.stemedulinks.com ——————————————————————————————————————————– Dear Parents / Caregivers, It’s hard to imagine a life without software usage today. When we wake up in the morning we use our digital alarm clock, we… Continue Reading →

As part of our History learning this term, the Reception children in Room 8 have started by wondering about and noticing interesting features of their own families. We have made Family Trees and the green leaves are to show our ‘Family Living’  and… Continue Reading →

Revised Sports Day Program

We have had to make some modifications to our Sports Day program due to the revised forecast temperature for tomorrow. Junior primary students will be finishing activities at Unley Oval at around 11:35am and primary students will finish at around 12:35pm. Students… Continue Reading →

Honouring the ANZACS

Anzac Day RSL On the 23rd of February 2018, our teacher, Ms. Lindon, received a letter from Semaphore Port Adelaide RSL. They were asking Room 2 to decorate a rectangular calico cloth, which showed 100 years of Anzac involvement. The… Continue Reading →

Writing from Room 21

In Room 21 we have been focussing on our writing skills. We would like to share Sam’s narrative with you. Harry gambolled around the green meadow, helping the sheep run into it. He then sprinted back to the farm, licked… Continue Reading →

Celebrating HARMONY DAY at Unley Primary School

Harmony Day was celebrated on March 21st by students. Here are photos highlighting our celebrations – Children jamming percussion rhythms while chanting the names of the 57 cultures represented at our school in 2018.Children wearing orange to show support for… Continue Reading →

Tinker Space in the Library!

Tinker Space is run in the library on Monday and Friday lunchtimes by a group of Year 5 students. They have organised a range of fun, challenging tasks and activities for students to participate in. Tinker Space encourages creativity, planning,… Continue Reading →

Library News

We have had a busy time in the library reading and borrowing books together. It has been fantastic seeing so many children and families in the library borrowing before school. Remember children can return and borrow any day of the… Continue Reading →

Sports Day Health Hustle

If you’d like to get some practice in over the weekend, here’s a video of our house captains performing the health hustle ready for sports day. We’ll all definitely be getting our heart rates up next Wednesday when we kick off… Continue Reading →

April School Holiday Tennis Programme

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Bike Education Program

Rooms 22, 18 and 19 participated in a 6 week Bike Education Program. Every Monday we brought our bikes to school and learnt about different bike safety rules. We began each lesson with an ABC check…. A = air in… Continue Reading →

Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden

Children from room 18,19 and 22 participate in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program at UPS. They learn many skills such as how to be safe in the kitchen and cooking techniques as well as developing gardening skills. This week Paul from… Continue Reading →

English as an Additional Language or Dialect

The 3/4 EAL/D students (English as an Additional Language or Dialect) were involved in a fun end-of-term activity using individual white boards  – even that was enjoyable – and shielded their work from each other. Following this they listened to… Continue Reading →

Parent Volunteers: Mandatory Training

All parents working at our school are required to complete “Responding to Abuse and Neglect (RAN) Training”. This training may be completed online and will take approximately 90 minutes. Go to: https://www.education.sa.gov.au/doc/registration-help-responding-abuse-and-neglect-education-and-care-ran-ec-induction-session-volunteers. Please ensure you have registered as a volunteer…. Continue Reading →

School Holiday Art

Student Leaders Inspired at National Young Leaders Day

Written by Swapnil Samanta, Year 7 Is a good leader born or made? Strong leadership was the topic our Year 7 student leaders set out to learn about as we headed to the Entertainment Centre, standing proudly over Port Road,… Continue Reading →

SRC Fundraiser – Thursday 12 April

Written by Amelia Scales Is a child’s mindset made from birth or born from experience? For the past few weeks, the SRC Executive have been organising their first student-run charity event for “Time for Kids”. On Thursday Week 11, we will… Continue Reading →

School Holiday AFL Football Academy

Appleton Sports School Holiday AFL Football Academy Where: Scotch College- Carruth Rd, Torrens Park When: Monday 23rd & Tuesday 24th April 2018 What: Coaching Academy (Children aged 5-11 years) Pathway Academy (Children aged 12-17 years) Times: 9:00am–12:00pm Coaching & Pathway… Continue Reading →

PETER PAN JNR Production T-Shirt Design 2018

Students are encouraged to create a t-shirt design for our musical production of PETER PAN JNR  this year with an individual artwork that displays an element of the story. The selected design will be showcased on t-shirts available at school for… Continue Reading →

Greek News

The annual Greek Glendi Festival was held last week. UPS’ contribution to the schools display was striking and very popular. It is currently adorning the walls of the Greek Room and the front foyer for all of us to enjoy…. Continue Reading →

Physical Education Lessons at UPS

Tuesdays and Wednesdays are always a busy time in the Sports Arts Centre when PE lessons are on! This term each of the year levels have been developing a range of skills, which will be especially handy with Sports Day… Continue Reading →

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Sports Day Program for Year 3-7

We are looking forward to Sports Day in Week 11 on Wednesday the 11th of April. Please click here to download the Year 3-7 program for the day, including the timetable for class tabloid events. In the first instance students must… Continue Reading →

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