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Term 4 Senior Unit Newsletter

On Friday December 9th , the Senior Unit will be heading out on their excursion ‘Maths in the City’. The day is aimed at using the skills learnt in the classroom about mathematics and putting the skills into practice in the real world. It should be a fun and exciting day for everyone and really promote the students independence as they navigate and communicate with their team about how to approach the tasks. Students will travel in teams of 56 accompanied by either a teacher or parent helper on the day. A note has gone home and we need enough parents to volunteer for the day to make sure the day can run. Teams with their budgets must also shout their helper lunch and coffee so c’mon parents jump in and have a fun day with us!

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House Sports Maths in The City Excursion Year 6 Orientation Day Year 6 Graduation Whole School Transition Day Final Day of school

Bike Education will be running in Term 4 and the first two sessions have run with great success. Thank you to all parents for making sure your kids have the opportunity to participate in bike education and is it a very important aspect to understand bike safety and riding on roads. Keep checking your child’s bike and helmet as they return from their bike education session on the Friday to make sure their bike is safe and their safety equipment is in tact. It is great to seelots of kids riding to school and using the things they are learning and their common senseto get to school safely. As the term progresseschildren will start to make their way out onto the roads and put all their hard work and knowledge to the test!

Congratulations to the softball and volleyball teams who represented CSPSon Monday 24th October. Unfortunately the inclement weather affected the playing schedule significantly. Volleyball: Won both their games. Softball boys: Won 1, drew 1 and lost 1. Softball girls: Played 1 game and lost – 2 schools withdrew and didn’t play.


The Senior Unit will be holding their first ever Relay For Life event on Friday from 12:30 – 3:30pm. We have been incredibly impressed with the fundraising efforts of the students to date! Pleasecome along to cheer on the teams and join in the fun! Survivors and carers of people with cancer are invited to begin the event by walking the first lap with the students.

How quickly the year has gone and all of a sudden our year sixes are into their last term of primary school! Some things to note is the 13th of December is an orientation day for our Year Six students. This particularly affects students going to our main Pleaseensure any funds you have raised feeder schools Camberwell High and Canterbury are handed in to Miss Rossby this Friday. Girls. Students heading to private schools you will find orientation days may be running on different days so pleaselet your classroom teacher know if you will be absent for part or even the day of school so you can be marked accordingly. Graduation night will be on the 20th of December and a small committee of parents has begun meeting with Caroline Rossand Sarah Johnson to help run the festivities. Thank you for volunteering your time to ensuring the children have a memorable night!

The 18th of November is our House Sports Day. Remember to dress up in your house colours and support your house by cheering and dressing up. Don’t forget to practice at home for the big day by training for the egg and spoon races, potato sack racing and relay races. It promises to be a fantastic day for all the CSPSstudents. Parents are more than welcome to come and watch and support your favourite house. Any parent wanting to volunteer to help on the day would be fantastic.


Term 4 Newsletter 2011