School News

Recap of the Robo Cup WA State Event for 2018

The culmination of our hard work over the past two terms led to our appearance and performance at the RoboCup State event last Friday. Our four teams, The Dragons, Waterpatrol, The Rabbits and The Australian Outback Party, competed against another forty teams to win a...

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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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Before School Cross Country and Sprint Training

Cross Country and Sprint Training is on! In the lead up to the Cross Country and Athletics Carnivals we would like to offer some before school training with the focus on running! This will help kids build healthy muscles, joints, and bones. They can improve endurance,...

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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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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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Living Green 2018 Awards … Winner

The recent awards evening conducted by the City of Stirling recognised our school's efforts in promoting and taking action on a wide range of sustainability issues.  Mrs Holland and Dr Lewis attended the event on  behalf of the children, staff and parents of Coolbinia...

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School Photo Day is coming

Tuesday 12 June and Thursday 14 June Our school photo day is coming! Approximately two weeks prior to the photo day every student will receive a Kapture Photography order envelope to bring home. The recommended method of ordering your photos is online through...

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An Authentic Italian Incursion

On the last week of Term One students had the opportunity to experience eating an authentic Italian gelato. It was lovely to see the students appreciate the gelato, and make comparisons to ice cream they normally eat at home. Students also did a fantastic job of...

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Researching Coolbinia Primary School’s history

As part of the HASS Curriculum, students in Year 3 Room 4 developed an inquiry into the things that have changed and the things that have remained the same at Coolbinia Primary School since it opened in 1955. As a class, we framed inquiry questions that we were...

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Our New Coolbinia Student…Robbie the Robot!

Last week the students in Years 3 – 6 were reintroduced to Robbie The Robot. In the last six months Robbie’s creators, Mr Geoffrey Kaye, our STEM Professionals in Schools Specialist and his son, Mark Kaye have been busily making upgrades and improvements to the...

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Clean Up Australia Day Rubbish Audit 2018

On the 2nd of March 2018 the students at Coolbinia Primary School helped to collect rubbish as part of the national ‘Clean Up Australia Day’ initiative. Each class got an area of the school e.g. the far end of the oval or the undercover area, and the classes needed to...

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