School News

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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Coolbinia Netball – more players needed

The Coolbinia Netball Club is looking for 2-4 more players to join their Year 6 team for the Winter Season. Both boys and girls are welcome! The season commences on Friday 11 May. Games are at 5.20pm and are held at Mathews Netball Centre in Jolimont. Training will be...

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2017 NAPLAN Results available for viewing

The 2017 National NAPLAN information is now available on the My School website. It provides information about our Year 3 and Year 5 students' performance as indicated by NAPLAN assessments. Progress over time can also be seen with data tracking cohorts across years....

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Book Fair this Friday 16 March

Term 1 School Rewards catalogues from Beaufort St Books have gone home this week. When purchasing from the catalogue every dollar you spend earns the school dollars to spend on new books! You can order from the catalogue in 3 ways: Purchase on the day of the book fair...

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Roots & Shoots visit the Zoo

On Sunday 11 March, some of the Coolbinia Roots and Shoots Club members attended the annual Roots & Shoots Conference at Perth Zoo.  Members learnt about animal enrichment ‘toys’, they enjoyed keeper talks, and had a lot of fun taking animal photos and watching an...

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Harmony Week Celebrations at Coolbinia

  Event: Harmony Day… Bollywood incursion, dress-up day and fundraiser for a well and sanitation equipment. Aim: Share our diverse heritage that comes from every part of the world and builds upon our rich Indigenous culture. Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018. What is...

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What is Grok Learning?

Grok Learning Coolbinia Primary School has recently invested in a school subscription to a Coding website called Grok Learning. About Grok Learning Grok (verb): to understand intuitively or by empathy. Grok Learning is a team of educators and software engineers who...

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Clean Up Australia Day

Rubbish Recording and Reduction Last Friday 2 March all students at Coolbinia Primary School took part in Clean Up Australia Day. All rubbish left at the school that day was collected by the students and placed into bags. The Year 4 students in Rooms 9 and 10 were...

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