Do you have any spare change?

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Posted by Mrs Wembridge | Posted in Student leadership, Sustainability | Posted on May 27, 2017

The Common Cents challenge is to collect 300 – 5cent pieces. Classes have been given a poster to mark off the coins collected. Money raised will support the Werribee Open Range Zoo’s Threatened Species Program for the Eastern Barred Bandicoot. Werribee Primary School has supported the Love Your Locals program for several years.


Money will be collected on Thursday 8th June.

Each completed 5 cent poster is enough money to care for an Eastern Barred Bandicoot for one month.

Book Fair and ‘Pirate Day’

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Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Donations, Library, Literacy | Posted on May 24, 2017

Next week is Werribee Primary School Book Fair. Our theme for Book fair is Pirates starting on Tuesday 30th May until Friday 2nd June. The library will be open each day from 3.10pm  – 3.45pm.

 

“Arrrrr me Hearties!”

To celebrate the book fair the Junior School Council have organised a ‘Dress like a Pirate Day’ on Thursday the 1st of June. We want everyone to come to school in their best pirate outfits! That could be a pirate, a parrot, a character from ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ or something that would fit in with ‘Pirate Day’. Your gold coin donation will go towards resources for the library. There will be a parade for all of the pirates in the Learning Gallery on Thursday afternoon. Foundation – 2 will be at 2:20pm and Years 3 – 6 at 2:40pm. The library will be open for book sales from 2:10pm – 3:45pm on Thursday.

Thank you.

  

    

Rollathon donations

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Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Donations, Foundation, Werribee Friends, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6 | Posted on May 22, 2017

A huge thank you goes to all of the parent volunteers that helped supervise the Rollathon last week, greatly appreciated. And well done to everyone that participated!

free glitter text and family website at FamilyLobby.com

Every $5 raised earns a raffle ticket. There are 2 brand new Sacrificing Scooters, 2 X-brand helmets and other amazing prizes to be won.

Money is due by this Friday and the raffle will be drawn at Assembly on Monday 29th May. Thank you to everyone who has already collected donations.

Amazing Art Work

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Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Art | Posted on May 22, 2017

Have you seen the art on display from term 1? Here is a sample of the fantastic art created last term from Foundation to Year 6.

What do you think of the students artwork?

Cross Country

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Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Sport | Posted on May 4, 2017

Yesterday a fantastic bunch of year 3 to 6 students competed in the Werribee District Cross Country. All students demonstrated our school values and were very successful overall. Werribee Primary School finished 6th out of 10 schools. Manor Lakes finished first winning the shield this year.

Congratulations to the 4 students who have made it through to the next round;

Braydan from 6S finished 3rd

Lou Lou from 5S finished 2nd

Adrijana from 5B finished 5th

Sabrina from 6S finished 3rd

Thank you to Mrs Staehr for organising the day and Mr Hyde, Mrs Smider and Miss Scarrott for helping us on the day. Also, thank you to Hailee (Emily’s mum) for taking some amazing photos.

Press play to view a slideshow of the day.

As I’m getting ready to start running everything goes silent, unexpectedly I hear the word ‘GO!’ I run and I’m pushing myself to the front, I let everything go and just run. I don’t let anything distract me. My competition started dropping behind me and I just kept going. ‘Ahh’ I got a stitch, but I kept my mind on my goal and I pushed straight through it like I’m breaking through a wall. I was going to stop, but I didn’t have long to go, so I said to myself ‘No I’m not giving up I’m going to keep running, but at the same time I have to try to preserve my energy till the end, even if I don’t win I’ve won my own race by bettering myself. ‘ So I keep running and I get 2nd place, but then he came back up behind me and he got in front of me again. Him and his teammate encourage each other down till the final moment but then in the crowd all I could hear was Blake yelling and screaming at me go ‘you’re almost there Braydan!’ So I follow his advice and I start sprinting and I slow down because I thought I was at the end because last year this was the finish line. My mum yells ‘keep running you’re almost there!’ so I start sprinting again, as I go past the finish line I hear Blake, Sam and a few others yelling and saying ‘Yeah! Great job!’ and so I finish 3rd and I get my certificate. My mum comes and hugs me and says ‘One better than last year’ I replied in an exhausted voice ‘1 point for each kilometre’.

by Braydan

Autism Awareness Day

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Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Donations | Posted on May 3, 2017

Thank you to everyone who made an effort to dress in a bright shirt and donate for Autism Awareness Day on Friday the 28th of March.  🙂

 

   

Anzac Day

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Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Anzac Day | Posted on May 3, 2017

On the 24th of April the captains laid a wreath at the War Memorial in Station Street.
Thank you to Leanne Leighton for taking the students to the Cenotaph for Anzac Day.

Rollathon Rescheduled to Thursday 18th May

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Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Sport | Posted on April 27, 2017

The Rollathon has been rescheduled to Thursday the 18th of May 2017.

Students are only allowed to bring a bike or a scooter and helmets must be worn. No skateboards, roller blades, skipping or balls  are allowed in our Rollathon.

All students (and staff) are encouraged to wear their house colours (yellow, red, blue and green). 

Don’t miss out on receiving a raffle ticket (1 for every $5 raised). There are 2 brand new Sacrificing Scooters, 2 X-brand helmets and other amazing prizes to be won.

Winners will be announced at assembly on Monday the 29th of May @ 9am.

We also need some parent helpers to help on the day if you have your working with children check and can help at any time on the day please fill in the slip provided or contact the school.

I hope everyone has a fun and safe day at the Rollathon, By Komol  5B

Amazing things happen

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Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Literacy | Posted on April 27, 2017

Do you know what Autism is? The following video is an introduction to autism that aims to raise awareness among young non-autistic audiences, to stimulate understanding and acceptance in future generations. It is intended to be viewed, discussed and shared widely by anyone but especially teachers and parents.

What do you think of the video?

What did you find out?

Lest we forget

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Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in History | Posted on April 25, 2017

Autism Awareness Day

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Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Donations | Posted on April 21, 2017

5/6 Camp

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Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in camp, Year 5, Year 6 | Posted on March 31, 2017

Camp Kangaroobie was a blast! 116 students and 14 adults for 4 days of mud and mayhem. We climbed ropes, paddled canoes, competed in games, tackled an obstacle course, explored the farm, sang songs and learned bush dancing. The whole group had an amazing afternoon at the beach building sand castles, climbing sand dunes, splashing about and just relaxing. Press play to see just a few photos from 5/6 Camp 2017.

 

Our favourite memory of Camp Kangaroobie

Sabrina – ‘I like the ropes because we worked in teams.’

Blake – ‘When Miss Scarrott spoke to a Donkey it froze.’

Harshita – ‘The night walk because it was exciting and fun’

What was your favourite moment on camp?

Harmony Day

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Posted by Miss Scarrott | Posted in Foundation, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6 | Posted on March 24, 2017

The school was filled with colour and excitement! Students, teachers and parents celebrated Harmony Day in style. We had amazing displays from a range of different cultures set up in the gym. A huge thank you to everyone involved in organising today.

Press play to see some fabulous clothes worn and some of the displays and activities in the gym.

What does Harmony Day mean to you?

Did you visit the gym, if so what did you see?

Active Travel Launch – March 17, 2017

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Posted by Mrs Wembridge | Posted in Sustainability | Posted on March 21, 2017

BE ACTIVE AND SAFE

As part of the Active Travel program, Werribee Primary School has had Active Travel markers installed to show where to travel safely and actively to school. Three Active Travel paths have been installed – Kelly Path, Soldiers Path and River Path. Students and their families, teachers, and representatives from Wyndham City Council and Bicycle Network met at one of the designated path starting points to walk to school together.
 
We had over 80 families walk on the day. The weather was perfect.
Will you be walking more often?

Lunchtime Gardening

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Posted by Mrs Wembridge | Posted in Sustainability | Posted on March 21, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to the students who have been joining Mrs Wembridge for Lunchtime Gardening on Thursdays. They have been very busy weeding and digging the vegie patch in the Secret Garden and have also planted new plants in the raised beds in front of Rooms 1 & 2.

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