Unley Primary School News

Fraction Fun in Room 21

In response to our fabulous and informative Maths PD on Big Ideas of Number, Room 21 revisited fractions and decimals. Learnt concepts were presented in different ways to identify any misconceptions. Playdough, making number small and large lines, reasoning rods,… Continue Reading →

UPS Quiz Night – Saturday 28th of August

Pop this date in your diary! More information to come soon.

OSHC Survey

In 2020, a small survey was conducted, covering the needs of UPS families and their experiences with OSHC and Vacational Care. Since the survey, 2021 has seen the YMCA team continue to improve their services and respond to your feedback… Continue Reading →

Parent Information Session – Cybersafety

Raising children in a digital world is not easy, and soon enough every parent will have to discuss online behaviour with their child. Fortunately, parents at Unley Primary have the opportunity to hear tips and advice from internationally renowned presenter Susan McLean on the topics of young… Continue Reading →

Enrol now in Preschool

Wellbeing News

At UPS we support students to build social and emotional skills, take increasing responsibility for their own wellbeing and make decisions that enhance resilience. This week at assembly the whole school learnt about the importance of mindfulness. Mindfulness is learning… Continue Reading →

Production Ticket Sales

Important info – Beauty the Beast 4 June

Year 2 Geography – Room 15

In Geography, Room 15 have been exploring their connection to places. The students began by identifying where Australia sits in the world, we learnt the names of all the continents and where they are found on a world map. We… Continue Reading →

RSPCA Dress Up Day

Today we saw lots of great animal print, onesies, and even some pretty extravagant costumes for our RSPCA fundraiser organised by the SRC. As a school, we managed to raise a total of $794.

Room 2 Ms. Lindon’s Class National Sorry Day Learning

National Sorry Day is an Australia-wide observance held on May 26 each year. This day gives people the chance to come together and share the steps towards healing for the Stolen Generations, their families and communities. This week on May the 26th, Room 2… Continue Reading →

Disney Beauty and the Beast Jr. production costume assistance

Sewers wanted! If you have the ability to sew and a small amount of time between now and the 20thJune I would love to hear from you. We require a few costumes for the Disney Beauty and the Beast Jr…. Continue Reading →

Term 2 Production Update

RSCPA Fundraiser – Friday May 28

Our wonderful SRC have organized a dress up fundraiser for next Friday, the 28th of May. Students can come dressed as an animal, or wear animal related casual clothes for a gold coin donation on the day. All money raised… Continue Reading →

The future of Gymnastics 

Look out Olympians, here come the Unley Gymnasts! Over the past few weeks children from reception to year 2 have been participating in gymnastics lessons. There have been many highlights including learning how to keep safe when doing handstands, cartwheels… Continue Reading →

Italian

Towards the end of Term 1, and the start of Term 2, the Year 6/7 classes have been working on the origins of Carnevale. They have also been using the stock characters of Commedia dell’ Arte to do conversation pieces,… Continue Reading →

Room 14 Autumn Art and Detailed Writing

In Room 14, our Year 2’s have been learning about the calendar and how the environment changes as the seasons change. We collected and admired a range of leaves in various vibrant autumn colours. We then created beautiful artwork using… Continue Reading →

Unpacking Maths @ UPS – Key Vocabulary

Research tells us that families have the most significant influence on their child’s learning and development. This resource is the fourth in a series which will unpack and explain the language and learning in UPS classrooms, and provide practical activities… Continue Reading →

Family Maths Challenge

Each fortnight we will post a selection of ‘family maths challenges’ for you to try at home. Have a go at each level before moving on to the next. We would love to hear what you have discovered and we… Continue Reading →

Walk Safely to School Day

National Walk Safely to School Day is held on Friday, May 14th. This is a community initiative that aims to raise awareness of the health, road safety, transport and environmental benefits that regular walking (especially to and from school) can… Continue Reading →

Ladies’ Long Lunch – Fundraiser

The Community and Fundraising Committee presents the Ladies’ Long Lunch coming up on Sunday May 23rd. Tickets are limited, so get in quick to avoid disappointment!

Unley Primary School Production 2021

This year it is very exciting to share with you that our Musical Production of ‘Disney Beauty and the Beast Junior’ will go ahead this term. After having to cancel our production last year, we have had our contract and… Continue Reading →

Term 2 Diary Dates

TERM 2 DIARY DATES PLEASE NOTE SA schools continue to follow COVID related restrictions advised by the Chief Public Health Officer. WEEK 2 Mon 3/5 OSHC Committee Meeting Mon 3/5 Committee and Fundraising Meeting 7pm Wed 5/5 Glenunga IHS parent… Continue Reading →

Unpacking Maths @ UPS – Key Vocabulary

Research tells us that families have the most significant influence on their child’s learning and development. This resource is the third in a series which will unpack and explain the language and learning in UPS classrooms, and provide practical activities… Continue Reading →

Lest We Forget

Over recent years, Unley Primary School has been represented proudly at the ANZAC Dawn Service at the Memorial Gardens. Members of our student leadership team and other families and friends connected to our school, have participated in the service, through… Continue Reading →

Yr 6/7 Unley Bullets Basketball Team Premiers

The magnificent Unley Bullets defeated Emmaus Christian College 23 to 15 in a tough fought Grand Final on Wednesday night. Congratulations to Winnie Vaughan, Zach Esvelt, Thomas Balnaves, Tom Bridgwood, Henry French, Arijit Nair and Ben Wilkin on a great… Continue Reading →

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