School News

Coolbinia Primary School

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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Artopia 2018… Outstanding Success!

Artopia 2018 featured 3D creations in the context of the NAIDOC Week theme 'because of her, we can!'. Celebrations began with a special assembly conducted by the Year 4/5 class.  Aboriginal women who demonstrated...

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Enrolments for VacSwim are now open

With swimming pools and beaches a big part of the Western Australian lifestyle, ensuring your children can swim competently and safely is essential. You can now enrol your children in VacSwim swimming lessons during the October and December/January school holidays....

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NAIDOC Week and Artopia Celebrations at Coolbinia

NAIDOC Week at Coolbinia Primary is a rich learning experience for our children!  First there were Indigenous Games in Physical Education lessons, followed by the NAIDOC Week stall and activities each day, then on Friday our NAIDOC assembly and annual Artopia...

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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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