School News

Coolbinia Primary School

Understanding the WA school curriculum

A new website has been designed to help parents and community members better understand the Western Australian school curriculum. The new website developed by the School Curriculum and Standards Authority, can be accessed by visiting www.scsa.wa.edu.au and...

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Harmony Week Celebrations

Harmony Week celebrations were a huge success. Children participated in stall activities conducted from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 March, as well as dress-up day on 21 March.  The stalls featured blue meringues (representing the 'clean water' theme), biscuits and slices...

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Revolutionary Typing Tutor Arrives At Coolbinia PS

All our Year 3 - 6 students have access this year to a Typing resource called Typing Tournament. Typing Tournament Online is simple and fun to use yet powerful and sophisticated. It uses a unique combination of mastery learning, teaching sequences and games to...

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Grok Learning at Coolbinia

Coolbinia PS is continuing to invest in an annual school subscription to a Coding website called Grok Learning for 2019. https://groklearning.com/ About Grok Learning Grok (verb): to understand intuitively or by empathy. Grok Learning is a team of educators and...

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PLAY AFL @ Coolbinia JFC

Registrations are open to join the Coolbinia Bombers Junior Football Club. Boys and Girls teams catering for players 5 through to 17 years of age. Fun, friendship and community are the focus at Coolbinia so if you would like your son or daughter to get active and be...

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Friendship Day at Coolbinia COSCA

Friendship Day! Term 1 is all about making new friends. For many children, starting school may also involve starting Outside School Hours Care. This major milestone is an exciting time for many children and their families, but we also acknowledge that it can also be...

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SIM Instrumental Lessons begin Tuesday 12 February

SIM instrumental lessons will begin this week on the following days: Tuesday - Double Bass (9.45am - 10.15am) Wednesday - Cello (11.00am - 12.30pm tbc) Friday - Violin/viola (9.00am - 1.50pm) Instrumental lessons will be in the Camp Australia Room (old music room)....

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Before school tennis commences for 2019

Dear Parent, My name is Rhys McDougall from Playtennis at Mt Lawley Tennis Club. I am an accredited Level 2/Club Tennis Coach with Tennis Australia. We have been successfully running a before school hotshots tennis program at your school. The sessions are fun and a...

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Chess for Life 2019

The Chess for Life Coolbinia PS Morning Chess Club will recommence in 2019 on Tuesday 12 February, in the library at 7.20am for 7.30am start, till 8.30am. Chess For Life has been operating its Coolbinia PS Chess Club since 2008. The club has been WA Primary...

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Uniform Shop – Ordering for 2019

The last date to order for an online delivery this year will be Tuesday 11 December.  The Uniform Shop will open before school goes back on Thursday 31 January and Friday 1 February from 9.00am - 10.30am. Avoid the queues on these days by ordering in advance here.

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VIP Night at Beaufort St Books

Come out for a fun early Christmas shopping night and help support your school. Beaufort St Books - 567 Beaufort St, Mt Lawley between 6-8pm                                                                                                      Tickets are $5 - which can...

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Bringing Engineering to Girls – Robogals Robotics Incursion

Last Wednesday our Year 5 girls received a special 2 hour robotics workshop from Robogals, a student run organisation that aims to engage schoolgirls in engineering topics from a young age. Research shows that in Years 5 and 6, girls’ perception of STEM (Science,...

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Kiss and Drive is now open

Over the holidays the Kiss and Drive was constructed to be ready for business on day one. A big thank you to Kayne Wardrope who coordinated the works on behalf of the P&C. By now you would have received information on how to make use of this initiative. We had a...

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Coolbinia Chess Club – Showing Great Sportsmanship

Our Coolbinia Chess club recently participated in the Annual Interschool Haydn Barber Chess Tournament. 30 members of the chess club attended the competition and even though we did not win any medals on either days, our teams displayed the schools values of strive,...

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Flying High – Sharing Coolbinia’s Butterfly Program

In 2016 Coolbinia Primary implemented a whole school STEAM (Science, Technologies, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) butterfly program to support the conservation of local butterfly species.  Students watched the life cycle of butterflies in their classrooms, and...

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From Paddock to Plate…

... From Garden Bed to Kwobadarn Tables! Coolbinia's Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program is deeply linked with other learning areas.  For example, this term students have been learning in: Humanities and Social Sciences - farming and tools (Year 3), Science...

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Coolbinia PS Netball Season Wind Up

Congratulations to the Coolbinia Netball Club on yet another fantastic winter competition. The club attracted over 35 players this season who represented teams from Year 3 through to Year 6. The club are proud to advise that two of their teams finished on top of their...

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