The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) is an annual assessment for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. It has been an everyday part of the school calendar since 2008.
NAPLAN tests the sorts of skills that are essential for every child to progress through school and life, such as reading, writing, spelling and numeracy. The assessments are undertaken nationwide, every year, in the second full week in May.
NAPLAN is made up of tests in the four areas (or ‘domains’) of:
• language conventions (spelling, grammar and punctuation)
NAPLAN tests skills in literacy and numeracy that are developed over time through the school curriculum. To gain further understandings about NAPLAN and what it means for your child, we would like to offer a parent information session for all interested families.
School camps are coming...
Students in Year 4 and Year 6 will have the opportunity to attend school camp in late July this year. School camps will become a memorable activity for your children. They will remember aspects of the event for life. Year 4studentss will be visiting Tallebudgera Beach camp and Year 6 will be visiting Lake Ainsworth in northern NSW.
While camps are terrific fun, they can be expensive too. We encourage families to begin budgeting for camps as soon as possible. Estimated costs are between $200 - $250. The more students who attend, the better the price generally.
VIP Carpark winner announced
The winner of the highly sort after VIP Car park for Term 3 is George V from 4JK. George’s family now has access to the car park for all school days and school events throughout this term. Thank you to the families who supported the VIP Raffle for Term 2.
That very important day - Mothers Day!
To celebrate that very special person we have a Mother’s Day Stall and Raffle running. PLEASE NOTE - The Mother's Day stall DEADLINE IS Thursday 27 April at 4pm.
MOTHER'S DAY STALL:
Stall vouchers are open now and are a cost of $6 each. As in previous years, there is an option to select your voucher for Mum or for a Grandmother. Stall vouchers are available via Flexischools and close on Thursday 27 April at 4:00pm.
Children will then visit the stall at some stage between Tuesday 2 May to Friday 5 May.
MOTHER'S DAY RAFFLE:
Tickets are available now via Flexischools and will close on Wednesday 10 May at 4:00pm with the lucky winners announce on Thursday 11 May.
Tickets cost $2 each or 3 for $5 and there are some beautiful prizes up for grabs - pamper vouchers, photo shoots and mother's Day gift bags - the list of raffle prizes will be advised our next School newsletter.
As with all our events, if you require an extension of the deadline, please contact the P&C prior to the respective deadlines above to arrange. There will be no stall vouchers or raffle tickets available after the deadline has passed.
If you have any questions please email the P&C
Year 4 it is your turn - Woolies Breakfast
Thanks to the ongoing support of Woolworths Coomera East next week we will hold our next Woolies Breakfast and this time Year 4 are the lucky recipients.
Combat Course - Rescheduled Day
The wild weather sent the last day of our Combat Course reward a little of course. We have now rescheduled the final day of the reward and it will be held next Thursday 27 April. Classes and Cohort winners taking part on this day will be emailed details by their teacher in the coming days.