Blackwell Public School

Educating for Tomorrow

Telephone02 9670 5080

Emailblackwell-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Early stage 1

Kindergarten announcement

 
Welcome to early stage 1
 

With the great team of teachers in Early Stage 1, your children will have a wonderful start to school.  We are looking forward to working closely as a stage team and learning from each other.

The Early Stage 1 team is

KBlue – Mrs Rachel Bulluss,  Assistant Principal - ES1

KHazel - Mrs Danielle Hemmings

KMagneta – Mrs Alison Mumford

KViolet – Mrs Milica Vlahovic

SUO – Mrs Anna O’Brien

SUB - Mr Nicholas Bransdon

Library: The library is open at 8.30 for quiet reading time or borrowing each morning (except Tuesdays). Each class has their own library time.

Monday – 

Tuesday –

Wednesday – 

Thursday – 

Money Procedures: All money sent to school for payment of goods and excursions etc. should be in a labelled envelope and handed in at the school office. Please DO NOT hand to the class teacher.

Money Procedures: All money sent to school for payment of goods and excursions etc. should be in a labelled envelope and handed in at the school office. Please DO NOT hand to the class teacher.

Labelling: Please label all equipment and clothing brought to school. This is very important and enables the return of lost items.

Appointments: Please phone the office if you wish to make an appointment to speak to a teacher. A suitable time can then be arranged. If you have information that is required for the day, please write a note and forward it to the class teacher.

School Packs: Please purchase your child’s ‘School Pack’ as soon as possible as it contains essential items that they require for lessons. For example: a handwriting textbook, library bag, scissors, glue, whiteboard markers etc.


Equipment: We would appreciate if you could please supply your child with a bottle of hand soap, a box of tissues and wet wipes. We do have painting aprons but if you prefer your child to have their own paint shirt, please send one to school with their name clearly labelled on it.

Assessments: Teachers conduct formal and informal assessments regularly throughout the year to assist with the compilation of reports. Our reports are sent home at the end of each semester (Terms 2 and 4) with parent / student / teacher interviews held during the year. Please feel free to arrange interviews at any time if you have a question or concern. Teachers may also request an interview with parents.

Crunch and Sip: This is a small snack of fresh fruit or vegetables and water only, eaten in class between 9—11am each day. Please avoid whole apples— only a quarter or half an apple is needed or cut into slices.


Recess and Lunch: Please do not send too much food as some students are having difficulty eating it all and often miss out on playtime. Given students eat “Crunch and Sip” in the mornings, they only need one or two little things for recess, e.g. yoghurt, fruit, sultanas, rice crackers etc. Sandwiches, wraps or rice cakes are all they need for lunch. Please do not send soft drink. Try   to limit the number of sugary items (processed foods). Snap lock bags are easy for the students to open and are disposable. Please teach your child to open their snack packets or make a cut in the packet for them to tear down.

Uniform:

We ask that students wear their joggers on Sport and dancing days. It is also recommended that girls wear school shorts/skorts, to ensure comfort and mobility.

Dancing is on WEDNESDAY for all classes.