I would like to officially introduce you to our school leaders for 2018, - Jet Love, Jack Riley, Jade Padman & Skye Wildman. Although these students were elected and inducted last year they have only taken up their positions this year. Congratulations to these wonderful students, we look forward to seeing you and hearing from you as you lead our school throughout 2018.
You will also find information in regard to the newly formed Children's eSafety Commissioner Office here:-
An overview of FAQs that were delivered to school principals can be found here:-
Welcome back to 2018, it's going to be a fantastic year of learning, growing and having fun. We have three new classes of very new small kindergarten people and a number of new families to welcome to our school, it's lovely to have you all join our school community.
We are off to a very smooth, but exciting start. Classes were in place and children busy at work by 9:05 am on day one! I appreciate the wonderful support from my staff in being able to achieve this result. Many were in for days over the holidays, moving and preparing their classrooms and lesson plans.
Staff and Classes: I would like to introduce and welcome back our staff for 2018 and while there have not been many changes there a few.
I would like to welcome Mrs Sandy Newcombe who has recently moved from Sydney to Broulee. Mrs Newcombe is a very experienced teacher and will be R/Assistant Principal replacing Mr Peter Cameron. Miss Hannah ? has also joined our staff and will be working across classes as well as in the ICentre along with Mrs Cameron. We also welcome back Mrs Bourke who has been seeing the Northern Territory sites for the previous 12 months, Mr Rutter who returns from a curriculum position in the regional office and ?
Mrs Vicki Digby also joins us each Thursday to implement the school counselling program.
The following is a full list of classes and staff for 2018. The name of each class group will reflect the year level followed by the first letter of each teacher's surname, eg Mrs Frost's Year 2 class will be 2F.
Kindergarten: Mrs Enright -1E
KIndergarten: Mrs Dunn - KD (Assistant Principal)
Kindergarten: Mrs West - KW
Year 1: Mrs Jones - 1J
Year 1: Mrs Elliott - 1E
Year 2: Mrs Frost - 2F (Assistant Principal)
Year 2: Miss Clarke - 2C
Year 2/3: Mrs Parker -2/3P
Year 3: Mr Hicks - 3H
Year 3/4: Mrs Bourke - 3/4B
Year 4: Mrs Hounsell - 4H
Year 4/5: Mrs Morgan - 4/5M (Assistant Principal)
Year 5: Mrs Newcombe - 5N (Assistant Principal)
Year 5/6: Mrs Dunne - 5/6D
Year 6: Mr Rutter - 6R
Mrs Cameron - iCentre Coordinator
Mrs Enright and Mrs Fairweather - specialist programs across the whole of K-6
Miss Dorney - Learning Support Coordinator
Mr Hounsell - Digital Technology Coordinator (Assistant Principal)
Some of the class locations have also moved so please find attached a map of the all the classes and their locations. This map will also be available on our web site.
Selection of New School Principal: As I mentioned at the end of last year I have accepted a new position as Director Educational Leadership which I begin in Term 2. Plans are well underway for the selection of the new principal with interviews taking place next week.
- Kindergarten (2017 class) who won the Bunnings prize for the best recycled Christmas Tree at the end of last year.
- Our fantastic swimmers who took part in our school swimming carnival at the end of last year. The individual winners and age champions were presented with their ribbons and medals at last Thursday's assembly which was run by an extremely capable group of House Captains.
At our first assembly for 2018, swimming ribbons were presented and our age champions announced
Junior Girl/Boy Champions - Lara Elliott and Rafael Dyason
Junior Girl/Boy Runner Ups - Hayley Padman and Riley Campbell
11yr Girl/ Boy Champions - Caitlin Seidel and Anton Thorne
11yr Girl/Boy Runner Ups - Katie McDonald and Oliver Dyason
Senior Girl/Boy Champions - Tarren Elliott and Oliver Warren
Senior Girl/Boy Runner Ups - Chloe Dunn and Tasman Simons