School News

Coolbinia Primary School

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...

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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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Design and Technologies – What Are They For?

This semester our Technology program will change from Digital Technologies to Design and Technologies. Knowledge, understandings and skills involved in the design, development and use of technologies are influenced by, and can play a role in, enriching and...

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Robotics Action at the RoboCup Perth Metro South Event!

On Saturday 23 June, our Year 5 and 6 Robotics Club students took part in the RoboCup Junior - Perth Metro South event at All Saints' College, Bull Creek. This was an opportunity for our students to practise and perform their LEGO EV3 robot performances in front of a...

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Meraki Festival Wind Up for 2018

On Wednesday 20 June the school choir and a selection of Year 6 students participated in the inaugural Meraki Festival at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. The aim of the festival was to promote the participation and engagement of performing arts activities...

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Chess Club for Term 3

The last day of chess for Term 2 will be Tuesday 26 June. No new members will be taken in Term 3. Chess for Life Morning Chess Club will recommence in Term 3 on the first Tuesday back at school in the library from 7.30am till 8.30am. Thank you to Parents and Staff for...

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Year 6 DARE Outdoor Adventure Camp Recount

At 9.00am we boarded the bus and departed on the one hour drive to Dwellingup Camp. When we finally got there we were given our first brief. Then we went on our first activity, Ambush, which was a fun game in the bush. We were then assigned groups rotating jobs such...

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