Beeliar News: Upcoming Events

Dear Parents

Here are some are some reminders of important forthcoming events in the next fortnight:

Sport’s Carnival

This year’s Athletics Carnival will take place on Friday 20th September. It will start at 8.50am and conclude at 3pm. The LDC bus will still leave at 2.50pm. All parents, guardians, relatives and friends are encouraged to come along and support the children on this day.

Please note the following procedures for the carnival:

Clothing:                                                                                   

Children should wear faction (coloured) T shirts with school uniform bottom, hats and running shoes.

Children should bring the following:

  • Plenty of water to drink (water, not fizzy drinks or sports drinks)
  • Some snacks (no chewing gum or lollies)
  • Lunch (unless they have ordered a sausage sizzle)
  • Please apply sun protection cream before school. Children may wear coloured zinc to school, but are not to bring any with them.
  • Hat – with name clearly written on it
  • Rain-jacket if necessary
  • School bag – to keep belongings in
  • Streamers/teddies etc dressed in faction colours
  • Good sportsmanship toward team mates and other factions
  • No coloured hair spray cans please – children may put it on at home, but should not bring any to school
  • Any belongings brought to the carnival should be clearly marked with your child’s name.

Points to note:

  • All students will remain in faction bays for recess.
  • All students will gather in faction bays prior to the start of lunch at 12.00pm.
  • Faction teachers will distribute the sausage sizzle orders in the faction bays.
  • Pre-Primary students will return to their class after lunch.
  • Lunchtime is for approximately 25 minutes. Students may have lunch with their families
  • Parents may not enter the faction bays.
  • All students must be signed out by an LDC teacher if leaving before 2.45pm.

The children have been busy practising the events this term and are looking forward to a great day. A program of events should be coming home shortly.

On Monday 23rd September, TA18 and TA22 will be hosting the assembly and presenting their item. We would love all families and friends to come along to the undercover area at 2.00pm.

On Tuesday 24th September, TA18 and TA22 will go to Spare Parts Puppet Theatre in Fremantle for their excursion. Please note that students must wear their school uniform and not their faction T-Shirt.

On Wednesday 25th September, TA18 and TA22 will have an incursion provided by Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.

As Term 3 draws to a close, we would like to wish all families a happy and safe holiday break and thank you again for your continued support of our programs. There is no school development day at the start of Term 4.  Staff and students start back on Monday 14th October 2019.

Kind regards

Beeliar Staff

Beeliar News: NAIDOC Activities

On the last Tuesday of Term 2, Beeliar LDC students joined with the Beeliar mainstream students to participate in NAIDOC activities for the day. The children dressed in the colours of the Aboriginal flag and were split into 5 groups, each taking turns at separate activities.

First was a whole school NAIDOC assembly with special guest speaker, Mr Len Thorn who gave a very interesting talk about the Beeliar area and surrounds.

A Bush Discovery Tour was held in the bush outside of the school next to Possum Glade. The children walked through the bush looking for and recording the different types animals and plants they found. They saw quenda holes, and possibly even snake holes!

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Rock Art / Braiding – children did dot paintings on rocks using Aboriginal symbols like kangaroo tracks in the colours of the Aboriginal flag.

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Leaf Art – the fabulous Beeliar mainstream art teacher made every child a clay leaf tile which the children decorated with paint pens. These will all be gathered and made into an amazing mural around the school. NAIDOC letters were also coloured-in to be used as decorations in classrooms.

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Story and Dance – each group was given a native animal which they then got to make up a story / dance to perform in front of each other. They watched Aboriginal dancers beforehand and did a wonderful job of their own interpretations.

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All Indigenous children gathered in the staffroom with AIEO Marie Lindon to make kangaroo stew and damper for all of the children and staff to sample at lunchtime.

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Beeliar News: 100th Day of School – TA22 & TA18

On Friday 26th July, TA22 celebrated their 100th Day of School with their friends in TA18.

We’ve been counting the days since the start of the year and we’ve been lucky to have had a visit from ‘Zero the Hero’ on every day with a zero in it!

To celebrate our 100th day we dressed up like we were 100 years old! We wrote all about what it might be like when we are 100. ‘Zero the Hero’ left us lots of fun activities too. We had to use 100 pattern blocks to create a picture, we painted 100 gumballs, played ‘Roll to 100’ with our friends, found 100 chicks hiding in our room and so much more. The big highlight was making a crown out of 100 stickers! We’ve learnt that making groups of 10 helps us build big collections like 100.

At the end of the day, we ate some yummy cake and got a treat that Zero the Hero left for us – a maze for having an ah-maze-ing 100 days. We had so much fun and now we are wondering whether we’ll get to Day 200!

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Beeliar News: Term 2 Update

Dear Parents,

We are now well into Term 2 and there are a few important dates for your calendar.

Telephones

We have recently had a new phone system installed. Please note the new numbers:

  • Beeliar Primary School – 6174 1400
  • Beeliar LDC office – 6174 1409

Please note that if you receive a call ending in 18 it will be from TA18 and a call ending in 19 will be from TA22. Thank you for your patience and understanding whilst we switch to the new system.

School Photos
Kapture School photos will be held on either Thursday 20th June and Friday 21st June. Please look out for more information to come home shortly.

IEP Meetings and Reports
During week 10, you will have an opportunity to meet with your child’s teacher to discuss their updated IEP and receive your child’s Semester 1 Report. A timetable for this meeting will be sent home shortly.

Assembly
TA3 and TA4 will be performing and hosting the assembly on Monday 1st July at 2:00pm. Families and friends are most welcome to attend this special occasion.

There will be a NAIDOC assembly on Tuesday 2nd July – time to be advised.

TA18 and TA22 will host the assembly at the end of Term 3.

Lastly, school finishes on Friday 5th July and Term 3 commences for students on Tuesday 23rd July.

Thank you for all of your continued support,

The Beeliar Team