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Old Tailem Town

The Year 2 classes had a wonderful time at Old Tailem Town Pioneer Village to complete our history unit. The students have been exploring how our local area has changed overtime and investigated how aspects of the past can still… Continue Reading →

Crazy Hair for the Solomon Islands

Our SRC fundraiser in Term 4 involved supporting the Dalousu Village in the Solomon Islands. We have supported the Dalousu Village for a number of years now in partnership with the Unley Rotary Club. For this event, students could wear… Continue Reading →

Investigating Celebrations with Room 8

In Room 8 we have been exploring celebrations from around the world. We have been investigating how these special events are celebrated and looked at the similarities between how people mark significant occasions; such as special meals, family gatherings, music… Continue Reading →

Supporting children with class placements

With class placements on the horizon, we thought families may like to read the attached article from Madhavi Nawana Parker. Madhavi Nawana Parker has provided young people, families, and schools with lifelong tools to develop resilience, confidence, wellbeing, and social-emotional… Continue Reading →

Assemblies in Week 8

Endless Art – Room 2

Earlier this term, Computer Programmer and Digital Artist David Doull, (parent of Isobel Doull), came to help us explore his view of art on his new app called EndlessART. David taught us how to use his app.  You can create… Continue Reading →

EAL/D Morning Tea

A reminder to all EAL/D families that our shared morning tea is happening on Wednesday 7th December at 10:30am in the Sports Arts Centre. Please drop food to the kitchen in the SAC between 8:30 and 9am, or bring it… Continue Reading →

The Journey of Our food – Room 21

Did you know that Himalayan Rock Salt comes all the way from Pakistan? Did you know that we have salt right here in South Australia? We were surprised to learn about this in “The journey of our food” incursion recently…. Continue Reading →

Salvos Christmas Appeal

Crazy Hair Day to support the Solomon Islands

The Unley Primary School SRC is excited to continue our sister school project with the Dalousu Village School in the Solomon Islands. The SRC has been working with members of the Unley Rotary Club over the last 3 years to… Continue Reading →

JAM Band

On Friday, our students were treated to a wonderful performance by a group of passionate Adelaide musicians, the Just Add Music (JAM) Band. The 7-piece band used a variety of live instruments including keyboards, guitars, drums, percussion, ukulele, flute, saxophone to… Continue Reading →

Instrumental Music Night

At Unley Primary School, there is an abundance of musical potential in students, and this is cultivated and demonstrated in our Instrumental Music Program. At the moment, we have 6 instrumental music teachers coming into Unley each week, and have… Continue Reading →

Term 4 – A Note from Mr Hodges

Term 4 has already been a big term, with a lot of enjoyable community events and fun for the students. Our students have had swimming, dance, assemblies, excursions, Jam Band and of course, Sports Day! Thank you to all our… Continue Reading →

Quiz Night 2022

The much anticipated 2022 Quiz Night was held last Saturday night with 12 tables of keen competitors participating. The array of spectacular costumes linked to the theme ‘Tropical Soirée’ was a sight to behold. The coveted award for the best… Continue Reading →

A Makeover for the Nature Play Space

On November 12, a group of dedicated families braved the elements to help give the Nature Play Space a makeover. Our working bee started off well, and although we had a fair bit of rain later in the day, most… Continue Reading →

Sports Day 2022

  After an amazing Sports Day, Room 12 has crafted some descriptive sentences about our favourite events. We wonder if you can work out which events we are writing about from our descriptions.  Racing to the finish line with Victoria… Continue Reading →

Shared Morning Tea – EAL/D Families

A reminder to all EAL/D families that our shared morning tea is happening on Wednesday 7th December at 10:30am in the Sports Arts Centre. Please drop food to the kitchen in the SAC between 8:30 and 9am, or bring it… Continue Reading →

School Disco – Friday 2 December

Pancake Breakfast

Last Friday we held what has now become a treasured feature of the Unley PS  calendar.  Our wonderful Community and Fundraising Committee and our Governing Council held a Pancake Breakfast and an opportunity for the school community to get together for a… Continue Reading →

Greek News

Yia sas! Our Greek LOTE classes have been enjoying learning about Greek customs, celebrations and cultural activities. W are exploring the connection between celebrations and traditional foods as well as different cultural practices during celebrations. The students are recognising words… Continue Reading →

Friday lunch… the sun was shining, finally!

Working Bee – Can you help out?

The Facilities Committee is always looking for ways to improve our school. The next project that we would like to tackle is the nature play space next to the music room. This is a space that get used thoroughly by… Continue Reading →

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