Unley Primary School News

Lunch Orders with Nettle & Knead

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With the recent closure of The Village Green, we have been fortunate to secure local cafe Nettle & Knead to provide a modified lunch order service to our school community. Please see the attached menu and ordering instructions for this… Continue Reading →

Suggestions for home learning

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We are aware that under the current circumstances, a growing number of parents are choosing to keep their child at home. The South Australian Government has today confirmed once again that schools will remain open at the present time. As… Continue Reading →

Home learning packs

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We are aware that as we face the uncertainty of COVID-19, many parents and carers are looking for some guidance when it comes to helping their child learn from home. Included here are some home learning packs from an Australian… Continue Reading →

Creativity in tricky times

As we gear up for a range of home learning options, we want to assure parents that in these ‘anxious times’ our fierce desire is for everyone to be calm and non-threatened about the challenges ahead. We have enough anxiety… Continue Reading →

“Even though we have a storm happening now, at the end we will get the rainbow.”

Writing can be a powerful tool to help children express themselves during challenging times. The Year 1 children in Room 6 wrote a letter to Barley, a dog that was in the middle of a heavy rain. We talked about… Continue Reading →

Family Maths Fun – Game Review of Mobi

Hot off the press – our first review for the new Family Maths Fun series! Thanks and well done to Year 6 student, Will, who has reviewed the game Mobi. Over to you, Will… Mobi Set Up: Get 2 to… Continue Reading →

Student IT Access at Home

Unley Primary School has been asked by the Department for Education to gauge the degree of access to devices and internet connectivity for students. Please click on the link below and answer the following questions to help us gain an insight into our… Continue Reading →

Supporting children’s mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Unley Primary School staff are mindful of the disruption and uncertainty children are experiencing in what is a very challenging time. We are doing everything we can to support children’s mental health, including talking about what children can do to… Continue Reading →

Peppertree Gardens – almost there!

Many thanks to our Facilities Committee crew (Mark, Will, Thommo, Pier, Dirk and Adam) and students (Scarlett, Zara, Indi, Luca, Louis, Max and Olivia) for their hard work on Saturday to finish off the garden beds by the Peppertree Building… Continue Reading →

Carnevale in Room 2

In our Italian lessons the students have been learning about the origins of Carnevale. In particular the famous Commedia characters that started it all. These are pictures of some of the characters!

Family Maths Fun

It’s pretty safe to say that we all love a good game, and how fantastic is it when great games also allow for great learning? Over the next few weeks we will be posting a new series on the UPS… Continue Reading →

William’s big day out!

Congratulations to Year 6 student, William Jarvis, who had great success over the weekend, competing in the SA Little Athletics State Championships. William and his brother Jack are members of the Adelaide Harriers athletic club where they practise every Monday… Continue Reading →

74 Fun Things To Do Out Of School

Unley Primary students in conjunction with staff and the Education and Wellbeing Committee are excited to share with families the 74 Fun Things To Do Out Of School resource. The aim of this list is to give families suggestions of activities,… Continue Reading →

Peppertree Gardens – shaping up!

The excitement is starting to build for our Year 2 students who occupy the Peppertree building. Our wonderful Facilities Committee have been working hard to develop that scrappy piece of land between Cremorne St and the Peppertree building. The three… Continue Reading →

COVID 19 – our school response

To all members of the Unley Primary School Community, Please note the information below is the same as was sent through to families earlier in the week: As advice on offer continues to emerge, we would like to communicate with you our… Continue Reading →

Child Adolescent Health Service

For more information regarding CAMHS services and their new location, open this post and download the attached flyer. unleyps.edublogs.org/…/CAMHS-Fact-Sheet-Template.pdf

Classroom Music News – from Susan Marshall

Classroom music lessons are well under way for the year. All classes come to the music room for a one hour lesson each week. So far this term: The new receptions are having fun learning the names of the instruments… Continue Reading →

Music News

SAPPS CHOIR Congratulations to Iris Lee, Abbie Lee, Ella McCurdie, Shaan Beare and Jemima Conlon who auditioned and were successful at gaining a place in the South Australian Public Primary Schools Choir. The choir rehearses each week here at Unley Primary… Continue Reading →

Amazing Ideas in Room 11

In Room 11 the Year 1 students have let their imaginations run wild and designed vehicles to enter in the ‘Toyota Dream Car Contest’ as part of their learning in Design & Technology. This contest encourages and inspires creative expression… Continue Reading →

Volunteer as a mentor for the Year 6/7 Life Changer program

LifeChanger Foundation, together with the City of Unley, invite you to attend LifeChanger’s Mentor Workshop on Thursday 12th March from 6pm – 9:30pm. The Year 6/7 students and staff at Unley Primary are fortunate to be involved in the LifeChanger… Continue Reading →

Governing Council news

At our first 2020 Governing Council meeting, elections were held for the positions of the key office bearers. Congratulations go to the following parents: Amanda Cech – chairperson Luke Thomas – deputy chairperson Lisa Pritchard – treasurer Richard Strever –… Continue Reading →

Recycle Oral Care Waste Challenge

Unley Primary School has signed up to be part of the Colgate Community Garden Challenge to recycle oral care waste. This will give us a chance to win a $5000 community garden set – garden bed, bench and table, planter… Continue Reading →

Family Writing Challenge

This week, our wonderful Year 4 teacher Paula challenges any keen writers and thinkers to consider a clever quote from Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events: “Justice is out. Injustice is in. That’s why they call it injustice.” Discuss…. Continue Reading →

After School Market Day

market stall EXPRESSION OF INTEREST 2020

Lost Property

Just a few weeks into term and already our lost property baskets are overflowing. In the main, this comprises hats, jumpers, plastic lunch boxes and water bottles. If your child is missing an item, we encourage them to check their… Continue Reading →

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