Friday 20th April 2018


A very warm welcome back to all students, parents and staff for what I am sure will be a term filled with effort, achievement and success. Throughout these 11 weeks, it is a wonderful opportunity for students to set new goals, put their heads down and focus on core literacy and numeracy skills. We continue the great success of our new ‘Soundwaves Spelling Program’, which is delivering consistency and success, broaden our reading strategies and deep level of comprehension with CAFE reading and building stronger writing skills through the VOICES program. Along with this academic focus, we have a wonderful week of celebrating public education in May with many planned activities for Education week that allows us to showcase the many learning opportunities our great school has to offer....

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Thursday 29th March 2018


When we all woke up this morning and blinked Easter was upon us. Thank you to all students, parents and staff for your focus, endeavours and attitudes in helping to ensure a successful foundation in Term 1....

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Friday 16th March 2018


This Friday marks our National Day against bullying. Recently, the Prime Minister sent a letter to all schools asking them to have strong discussions about all forms of bullying. At Laurimar Primary School, we have zero tolerance for Bullying and when we know about it, we act on it. Schools are very good at educating in this space. The important thing is that these values are modelled and spoken about through all walks of the community, sporting clubs and in homes. Together we can all make a stand against bullying and in our great country, we will work towards stamping this inappropriate behaviour out....

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Friday 2nd March 2018


In recent times, you would be aware of the publicity around respect for education, our schools, Principals and their staff. There seems to be an increase in the amount of occasions where parents demonstrate a high level of disrespect to education, their schools and the teaching professionals that run our schools. People need to be reminded that our school is a workplace and home to 120 employees and that all people need to be treated with a level of respect and dignity....

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