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Wendouree, Victoria


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Premiers’ Reading Challenge

The Victorian Premier’s Reading Challenge is now open for students K-12. Students in grades F-2 are invited to log 30 books they have read between now and the start of September. Children in grades 3 and up need to read 15 books. The Reading Challenge provides a list of books to choose from. Some children have chosen to bring home 

World Teachers’ Day

World teachers’ Day 2020 celebrates teachers with the theme ‘Teachers: leading in crisis, reimagining the future’. This theme reflects the commitment teachers have made as leaders particularly teaching throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in a range of environments.

Junior School Council Badge Presentation will occur at assembly on Monday 24th February

Elected members of the Junior School Council for 2020 will be presented with their badges at assembly next Monday (24th February).

School financial assistance

Applications for 2020 Camps, Sports and Excursion Fund (CSEF) are open.  To be eligible you must be a holder of an eligible Centrelink Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card or you are a temporary foster parent. Parents that received CSEF at Forest Street Primary School in 2019 do not need to complete an application form in 2020, providing there has 

Swimming Program Begins

The swimming program for 2020 runs for 8 weeks, throughout term 1. Students will swim on either a Tuesday or a Thursday at Swim and Survival Academy in Wendouree. Students will walk down with their classroom teacher and a buddy grade. After swimming they will walk back to school.  Parents are welcome to join their classes for the walk to 

Grade 5/6 Camp – 3 Amazing Days

Grade 5/6 students have just returned from an incredible three days at Camp Wilkin in Anglesea. After an early start on Monday, all students traveled by bus down the to beach for a celebration of their time in Grade 5/6. Students were encouraged to challenge themselves with exciting activities like Leap-of-Faith, Rock Climbing, Flying Fox, Low Ropes, Bike Riding, and 

Science Discovery Dome

All Grade 5/6 classes had a great visit from the Science Discovery Dome today. A mobile planetarium, the Science Discovery Dome was a great way for students to learn about the planets in our solar system and the Milky Way Galaxy. Students had front row seats as we zoomed through space, travelling back in time to see how the universe 

Art Trail a Success

The bi-annual Forest Street Art Show took place last week, on Wednesday 16th October. It was a great opportunity for students to show off what amazing artists they are, with each and every student having some art in the show. Some pieces were group projects, with entire classes or grade levels contributing to an overall piece. This let students see 

STOMP Indigenous Dance

On Friday, 11th October, dance company “Stomp” visited the school and taught students dances inspired by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. Not only did the students have fun learning the dances, but they also had the opportunity to learn about traditional instruments and ways-of-life. A big “thank you” to Stomp for making this opportunity possible for our students. Check 

Celebration of Learning

On Wednesday, 18th September, parents, guardians and special guests were invited in to celebrate some of the amazing learning that has been happening throughout term 3. Students loved shared their Learning Journeys, packed full of exciting learning achievements. This included published writing pieces, reading celebrations and maths tasks that show just how far they have come as learners this term.