School News

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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Before School Strength and Conditioning for Years 1-6

In the lead up to the Cross Country and Athletics Carnivals we would like to offer some before school strength training! Strength training helps kids build healthy muscles, joints, and bones. They can improve endurance, total fitness level, and sports performance....

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Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

Triple P is a multilevel system of parenting and family support for every parent. Triple P teaches practical, effective ways to manage common issues which most parents will face, such as: tantrums, meal time and bed time difficulties, whingeing, disobedience, hurting...

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What is inquiry?

The characteristics of inquiry-based learning is a constructivist approach where the overall goal is for children to make meaning. While teachers may guide the inquiry to various degrees (externally facilitated) and set parameters for a classroom inquiry, true inquiry...

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Mural Magic

The early childhood playground mural is finished.  The completed design has been painted with a clear protective finish.  Congratulations to all artists who worked on the mural, with special thanks to Jade Dolman, the Noongar artist who directed the creative process....

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Interschool Swimming Carnival Results 2018

On Wednesday 27 March we had our Interschool Swimming Carnival. As you may expect everyone was nervous but when our Year Sixes dived in the water they achieved an outstanding seven 1st places. Next up were the Year Fives, they were amazing achieving an unexpected...

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Meraki School Festival

Cathy Smith, our Music Specialist, is very excited to announce that Coolbinia PS will be participating in the inaugural Meraki School Festival, to be held at the Perth Convention and Entertainment Centre on Wednesday 20 June. The festival provides students (both...

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A very successful Harmony Day Fundraiser

Year 6 student leaders organised a very successful fundraising program to celebrate Harmony Day this year, focusing on Sustainable Development Goal No. 6, Clean Water.  A gold coin donation was requested from students wearing cultural dress or blue clothes (to...

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Faction Swimming Carnival Results

From the Year 6 Attaches, Connor and Noah Thank you parents, teachers and students who participated in the swimming carnival. It was great to see that everyone tried their best. Thank you very much Mr Harris for organising the Carnival. It was a very close swimming...

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