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Leadership team

Congratulations to the 2017 Leadership team! Details are below. 2017 Leadership Team School Captains: Antonia Georgakopoulos Miles Angus Kingfisher: Captains: Tia El-Hage Zac Hatzipanagiotis Vice Captains: Alexis Sarandopoulos Nicholas Free School Vice-Captains: Jasmine Wolfe Daniel Power Rosella: Captains: Eleni Velonas Isaac Kandylas Vice Captains: Ava Stathatos Ioannis Giannakopoulos School Perfects: Dominique Smith Amelia Bohringer Erin Ong-Le Lea Theoharous Jonathon Papadopoulos Jared Ball Geordie Matheos Alex... Read more

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Presentation Day

On Friday 9th December Connells Point Public School had its annual Presentation Day. During that day Mark Coure, MP, Member for Oatley announce that the school is receiving a $40, 000 grant. Please click on the link below to hear the announcement. Mark Coure announcement Of course our presentation day recognised the outstanding achievements of students in literacy, numeracy, sport and the performing arts. The dux of the school was announced, as were the student leadership team. We are proud of our achievements at Connells Point public school... Read more

Junior girls dance

Showcase

Our very talented students showcased their talent in our annual Performing Arts Showcase which featured dancing, acting, singing, band, recorder and much more. What a performance and what a way to celebrate the many talents of our students! You can watch the video of I love the whole school below You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sxoatqiGXI... Read more

NovemberReturn to top
diversity day

Diversity Day

Connells Point Public School has a diverse range of cultures. We celebrated these on Thursday 3rd November as part of Diversity Day. Students shared stories about their heritage and shared food from their heritage as a way for students to learn more about other cultures. 2016 was the inaugural year celebrating Diversity Day. We had a fantastic African presenter who shared her passion knowledge about Africa the continent and flags, culture and history. Greek dancers shared a few traditional dances with the students and guests.... Read more

OctoberReturn to top

2017 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2016, all NSW public schools will receive a 2017 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2017 funding by visiting the Department's website. Watch a short animation about the important role of the RAM... Read more

Taikoz

Music Viva

At the end of Term 4 Connells Point Public School was lucky to have a fantastic performance from a Musica Viva group call Taikoz.... Read more

SeptemberReturn to top
Grace and Kate

Spelling Bee

On Thursday 15th September Connells Point Public School hosted the Regional Spelling Bee. Four of our students competed, two in both the junior and senior divisions, Ethan P and James Law and Grace W and Kate L, respectively. competition was tough in both the senior and junior divisions. With the juniors, it was a nail biting few rounds to decide the runner up. Well done to all our competitors!... Read more

Book week parade

Book Week Parade

Our annual Book Week parade was a fantastic event as always, with staff and students enjoying the day as much as each other.... Read more

Naidoc day

NAIDOC Day

Connells Point students and staff had a wonderful day celebrating NAIDOC day. Not only learning about Aboriginal history and cutlure, but having fun learning how to throw a boomerang and dance traditional dances.... Read more

AugustReturn to top
Darren Coggan

Education Day 2016

What a fantastic day we had at CPPS showcasing our performers! We were very honoured to be entertained by world leading artists. Here is a snapshot of the day .... Read more

Wushka literacy

Wushka Reading Program

To support students in their reading, we are using Wushka Literacy with is a Levelled Reading Program. Wushka is a cloud based reading program, developed using decades of educational publishing experience, which helps students learn to read. The extensive selection of fiction and non-fiction levelled school readers are stored in Wushka's coloured reading boxes. Teachers are setting reading levels for their class based on their ability level. We encourage you to explore this fantastic program with your child. Click here to find out more about... Read more

Bookweek

Book Week Parade - Start thinking of a character!

Each year, we bring children and books together to celebrate Book Week. This years Book Week Parade will be held on Thursday 25 August at 10am. We look forward to seeing your amazing costumes based on book characters. We encourage you to carry the book that you used as inspiration in the parade. Connells Point would like to invite all parents and friends to join us on the day and watch the parade. The theme of this years Book Week is ‘Australia! Story Country'. The P & C will be selling tea and coffee and you can stay and have recess with your... Read more

Behaviour Levels 2016

New Playground Behaviour Levels

The Connells Point Playground Behaviour Policy has recently been updated. The new format makes the behaviour levels and consequences more clear for all of our students. All classes have discussed the new behaviour levels and posters have been put up in each classroom. Although we rarely have issues at our school, it is important that the students are aware of the escalating behaviours and associated consequences. We encourage you to discuss with your child, the high expectations that we hold for all students at our school. Behaviour Levels... Read more

Lego 1

Lego Club

Stage 1 Lego Club has started this term each Monday at lunchtime. Mrs Batman and Mrs Dwyer have been very impressed with the way the children work collaboratively to create their Lego designs!... Read more

JulyReturn to top
Mural

Mural - Thanks Mrs Jessup

Connells Point Public School Mural 2016 A new mural has been completed at Connells Point Public School thanks to Mrs Jessup. Jenni Jessup has taught at the school for over 20 years. She is a talented artist and an extremely dedicated teacher. She was approached by the Principal (Mrs Therese Corben) to complete a mural that was bright and had an Indigenous theme. The artwork was influenced by Sally Morgan one of Australia's best known Aboriginal artists and writers. Sally's paintings tell the story of her people, their land and history. The... Read more

JuneReturn to top
Students and the Olympic Flame

Olympic Day

On Thursday 23 June students participated in an Olympic Day. They dressed in the colours of a given country and participated in an opening and closing ceremony and various events throughout the day.... Read more

Students at Connells Point Public School

Walkathon

On Friday 17th June students at Connells Point Public School participated in a Walkathon. Although the weather interrupted K-2 students, it didn't dampen their spirits. The final amount raised by our very generous family and friends will be well used to enhance our students' learning.... Read more

Studying artefacts in the quarantine station

Stage 2 Quarantine Station Excursion

Kids in quarantine introduced students to the concept of quarantine, and the history of the site, particularly in light of newly arriving migrants to Australia in the 19th and 20th centuries. First contacts, ship travel, migration, treatment of diseases, segregation based on class and race were a few of the topics covered on the day. The students gained a lot from the excursion.... Read more

Premiers Spelling Bee

The Premier's Spelling Bee was introduced in 2004 as a fun and educational way for primary school students to engage in spelling. The program includes activities to encourage all students to engage with spelling and to promote improved literacy in combination with the English K-6 Syllabus. Below is a link to the Spelling Bee website. The password is 'puzzle'. Please make sure you practise the words to enable your child to participate in the school Spelling Bee. Premiers Spelling Bee... Read more

Public Speaking

Students will be starting to prepare and present speeches in class in preparation for the Public Speaking competition held in Term 3. Below is a link with information on Public Speaking that can be read to support your student. About Public Speaking (pdf 889 KB)... Read more

ANZAC Day 2016

ANZAC Day 2016

On ANZAC Day, we remember all Australians who served and died in war and on operational service. The spirit of Anzac, with its qualities of courage, mateship, and sacrifice, continues to have meaning and relevance for our sense of national identity. Connells Point Public School commemorated ANZAC Day by holding a whole school assembly where parents were invited to attend. The School Leadership Team also represented our community by laying a wreath at the South Hurstville RSL Dawn Service. You tube video:... Read more

Cancer Council Biggest Morning Tea

Biggest Morning Tea

Connells Poit Public School To our family, friends and colleagues, We are hosting an event for Australia's Biggest Morning Tea to help those affected by cancer. Every dollar I raise from hosting this event goes towards Cancer Council and the great work they are doing. on: 31/05/2016 at: Connells Point Public School at: 1st Half Lunch If you can't make it, you can still help by making a tax-deductible donation online to my fundraising page right now... Read more

AprilReturn to top
Harmony Day

Harmony Day @ CPPS

You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2icjWgndZM4 Connells Point Public School celebrated Harmony Day, where we recognise diversity in our community. We discussed where people's families in our school had come from and how migration has brought positive change in Australia. Thank you to all the students who participated in our Harmony Day activities, our staff who organised them, and our parents and families who attended our assembly today. We think that people are more the same than they are different. As one of our Stage One... Read more

FebruaryReturn to top
CPPS

School Council Vacancy

We have another vacancy for a parent representative on the Connells Point Public School Council starting immediately. Candidate Submission (doc 28 KB) Nomination Form (pdf 32 KB) School Council plays an important role in partnering with the Executive and Teaching Staff of our school together with the P&C Association in seeking to continually improve the education of our young people The School Council comprises the Principal, 3 school staff representatives, 3 parent representatives, a community representative and the President of the P&C. The... Read more

Showcase 2015

Showcase Success

Congratulations to all of the students who took part in the 2015 Performing Arts Showcase. The event took place at the Sutherland Entertainment Centre on December 1st. Thank you to all of the parents who attended and supported the event, providing a great opportunity for our students. I would also like to thank the teachers for their hard work and dedication. Finally, thanks to the wonderfully talented students who made this night possible. We look forward to seeing you at next year's event! CPPS Reverse Poem - Performed by Noah S You tube... Read more

JanuaryReturn to top

A new school year

Welcome back to school for 2016. As we start the year we have high expectations of our students and staff and a commitment to deliver the excellent public education that parents, carers and the community rightly demand. This year we will work towards achieving new priorities announced by the Premier to raise the percentage of students in the top two bands in the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). I am proud of our achievements in public education and each year our schools provide our communities with much to... Read more