The school's spelling bee was held on Wednesday, 25 August in the school hall. There was a great participation rate, with
many students eager to test their spelling skills. Winner of the junior section was Anthony of 2/3K, with the runner-up being Anastasia of 4/5M. In the senior section, Evan of 5W was the winner, with second position going to Liam of 6P. Students who placed 1stand 2ndin each division will progress to the next round.
The Premier's Spelling Bee was introduced in 2004 as a fun and educational way for primary school students to engage with spelling. The competition is open to all government primary, central and community schools in NSW and comprises two divisions – Junior for Years 3-4 and Senior for Years 5-6. Regional Finals are held in various locations across NSW at the end of Term 3. Each year the State Final is held at the Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Centre, Sydney, with the final half hour of the Senior Final broadcast live on ABC Local Radio. The competition attracts significant publicity through media and television coverage.
The2010 word lists can be accessed by opening the following;
Junior Spelling Bee Words - 2010 (pdf, 62 KB)
Junior Words Annotated - 2010 (pdf, 493 KB)
Senior Spelling Bee Words - 2010 (pdf, 67 KB)
Senior Words Annotated - 2010 (pdf, 514 KB)
Further information is available from the following website;