Dear Parents and Caregivers,
It is with a sad heart that we farewell Anne Driscoll, Caladenia’s Manager of Corporate Services, who has given many years of service to the staff, students, parents and the community of Caladenia. Anne has managed a complex role within our school with a highly professional and positive mindset. On behalf of the school community, I want to share our sincere appreciation for her commitment to the students of Caladenia.
We are requesting parents have a conversation with their children about bike/scooter safety around the school. The number of students not wearing helmets is concerning considering the number of cars on the road around the beginning and end of the school day.
I am pleased to inform the community that the senior playground is about to get a major facelift. With support from the Education Department, Caladenia’s P&C and the work completed behind the scenes by Mrs Driscoll, the playground will be extended and the soft fall replaced. This is a great result for the senior students at Caladenia. Work on this project will commence soon.
Rob Smyth – Acting Principal
Teacher Appreciation Day
Thank you to the P&C for organising such an amazing morning tea for Teacher Appreciation Day. We would also like to say a very big thank you to all the families who brought in morning tea. The contributions were amazing and delicious and the variety was wonderful.
This year we celebrated Grandparents Day by inviting parents and grandparents of our Pre-Primary classes to share their lunch with them in the play area. Many parents and grandparents were able to come along and join in the celebration for this wonderful day. The Pre-Primary students were happy to celebrate this day as grandparents hold such a special place in our hearts – as they fill our lives with a treasure trove of stories, laughter, advice, and plenty of love. We hope that all the grandparents of Caladenia Primary School had a wonderful ‘Grandparents Day’!
Here are some pictures of families celebrating this special day.
Year 3 Room 35 – Miss McKoy
In Term 4, the Year 3 students have been learning about ‘Time’ in Maths. The students in Room 35 created their own clock with their favourite time of the day, that corresponds with a small write up and an illustration to complete. The students have been exploring time in more depth, by incorporating fractions that they have learnt towards the end of Term 3 and beginning of Term 4, by exploring new terminology like quarter past and quarter to.
P&C News and Community News
CALADENIA P&C CHRISTMAS MARKET
1 DECEMBER 2023
4pm to 7pm, Caladenia Primary School Oval
FOOD TRUCKS! CHRISTMAS STALLS! FREE ENTERTAINMENT AND ACTIVITIES! ANIMAL FARM! AND MORE! Facebook – Caladenia P&C Christmas Market Event for information.
The P&C is very excited to hold Caladenia Primary School 2023 “Colour Explosion Run”. This year’s “Colour Explosion Run” will include buckets of colour and options of running through a gauntlet of water gun spray/hoses! The day’s focus is on fun and fitness with the added benefit of raising funds for our school.
School Oval Friday 10 November 2023
1.30 to 2.30pm
Everyone is welcome to come and cheer on the students!
*Permission slips were due in today at 3pm, however the P&C have kindly offered to accept any late payments and permission forms on Monday 6 November.
$5 per student