Basketball court
Quiet yard
Our vegi patch in the quiet yard
Sport on the oval and senior playground
garden mosaics
garden mosaics

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Welcome

Welcome to Newport Lakes Primary School where an enthusiastic and dedicated team of teachers work together to provide a stimulating and challenging learning environment for all students. The School Council, Parent Club, families and staff enjoy a positive relationship which is reflected in a school culture that values and embraces a partnership approach to education.


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Vision Statement

The vision of NLPS is to develop students that are resilient responsible, respectful and compassionate, within a safe and nurturing environment.
We provide a rigorous educational program that empowers students to excel, take action and become lifelong learners.

We believe all students can learn and as members of diverse communities we can make a difference to the world around us.


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DATES TO REMEMBER



 

2015 Term Dates

2015 Pupil Free Days

Term 2

13th April - 26th June


Term 3

13th July - 18th September


Term 4

5th October - 18th December

 

27th  August

2nd November

 

Tuesday 28th July 

Grade 3/4 Excursion to Royal Botanic Gardens

Wednesday 29th July

Preps Fire Education Incursion

Life Education Program commences

Thursday 30th July

Australian Maths Competition

Band Practice - 2.30 - 3.30pm

Friday 31st July

Life Education Parent Session - 9.30am

Monday 3rd August

Indonesian Students arrive

Tuesday 4th August

Grade 5/6 Excursion to Imax and Museum

Wednesday 5th August

Preps Fire Education Incursion

Thursday 6th August

ICAS Maths Assessment

Family Life Sessions 5.00 - 8.30pm

Friday 7th August

Grade 1/2 Grandparents Day 10.00 - 11.30am

 

 

 

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School Uniform

The new school uniform shop is now online and  open ‘24/7’ to take parentss uniform orders. We believe it will be a much more efficient and convenient system of ordering and purchasing uniforms for parents and will also hopefully reduce some administrative tasks from the school office. Online orders can be delivered on a weekly drop off to the school ( no charge)  or delivered directly to the home for a fee  of $10.00. Parents are also most welcome to visit the Double C store in Laverton,18 minutes from Newport down the Princess Freeway.

 

Please click here to log on to the website.

 

 

 

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Skip-a-thon

On Friday 14th August all the students (prep -6) will be involved in a Skip-a- thon to raise funds for the school. The profits from the Skip-a-thon will be directed towards the purchase of Math equipment for each of the classrooms, equipment for the school’s music and drama program and to the Yr. 6 Graduation Presentation.  The Walk-a-thon promotes a balanced and healthy lifestyle and provides a fun and enjoyable way of raising much needed funds for our school.   The children will rotate around 10 different ‘skipping activities’ around the school grounds and classrooms.

 

Each child has been given an information letter for parents and a sponsorship card.   They may like to get parents, family or friends to sponsor them for the 10 skipping activities or to give a donation.  There will be special prizes awarded on the day as well as all children that raise funds will go in a special raffle draw for a list of major prizes. We look forward to your support on this fun day.

 

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Life Education Program

Trained ‘Life Ed’ educators deliver a program in the state-of-the-art mobile classroom. The Life Ed teacher will utilise the iconic mascot ‘Healthy Harold the Giraffe’ in the primary school sessions to make the learnings fun and memorable.


The program has been developed to complement the Australian curriculum, and gives teachers relevant print and digital resources to use leading up to the visit and afterwards in the classroom.  The cost of the Life Education program has been included in the annual excursion and incursion levy.

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Family Life

The Family Life Program is an ‘Education in Human Sexuality’ program offered to the families of Newport Lakes Primary School. It is conducted after school in the evenings and children attend with their parents.  The Family Life program is an optional program, organised by the Parents Association and there is a cost of $20 per family for one session or two or more sessions $25.00 per family. 

 

Please click here to download the form.  Please return all forms and money prior to Monday 3rd August, 2015.

 

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Emergency Contact Details/Media Permission Forms

A copy of your child's Emergency Contact details and Media Consent forms were sent home last term..  Parents are requested to check all the emergency details and return these signed forms to the office.

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