School News

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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Swimming Carnival this Friday

Forecast is Sunny and 32 degrees With great excitement we have our annual faction Year 4-6 swimming carnival at Terry Tyzack Pool this Friday 9 March. Please come along bring a picnic lunch and share the excitement. Huge thanks to Elliot Harris for organising the...

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Youth Leaders show the way

In the middle of last year seven Year 5 students attended the Global Citizenship Schools Youth Leadership Conference at Parliament House and learnt about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. These students, now Year 6 leaders, selected numerous Goals they...

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Your Move – Travel Smart

National Ride to School Day - Friday 23 March  Hi, we are the Your Move students of Term 1. We are here to help the environment by promoting travel smart methods to school, which reduces air pollution. Two weeks ago we did a survey of every class in the school to find...

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Kids & Anxiety FREE event for parents

Presented by ResilenceKit This information evening aims to help parents and caregivers understand anxiety, behaviours and protective factors for their young children. The focus for the evening will be: Normalising emotional experiences, such as feeling anxious. The...

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Changing the Game…Parenting Through Sport

FREE event - registration essential to secure your ticket. Unlock the secrets to giving your kids positive, healthy and rewarding experiences while playing junior sport. Wednesday 21 February FOR MORE...

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Free Positive Parenting Program

You're invited to attend a free short 2 hour session that will focus on some of the commonly experienced behaviours....disobedience, aggression and fighting. Three sessions are available. FOR MORE...

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Before school Tennis

If your child is interested in playing tennis before school this year, please fill in this REGISTRATION FORM. Classes commence this week Kindy to Year 2 Wednesdays 7.30 am - 8.15 am Year 3 to Year 6 Friday 7.30 am - 8.15 am    ...

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Perth Scorchers Bus Visit

HOWZAT?!!.... Following the success of the BigBash cricket series and courtesy of the WACA, the 'Perth Scorchers' bus will be visiting our school this Thursday 8 February at recess. It will be a short visit but promises to be packed with prizes, competitions, free...

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