5 Aug 22

Commonwealth Games Parade

Newsletter | Primary Update

We had a wonderful start to the week holding our school’s version of MCC Commonwealth Games Opening Parade. Our very own Queen Elizabeth II was able to make it to officially open the ceremony.

The atmosphere was electric, and excitement abounded as the children all came dressed up to represent one of the countries of the Commonwealth:

Prep – Australia

1A – Samoa

1B – India

1C – Dominica

2A – Singapore

2B – Mauritius

2C – Canada

Year 3 – New Zealand

4A – United Kingdom

4B – South Africa

5A – Scotland

5B – New Zealand

5C – Fiji

6A – The Bahamas

6B – Malta

Many of our learning activities for this week have a Commonwealth Games focus as well. Such rich learning opportunities.

Thank you for helping to make this possible by reading the emails from your child’s homeroom teacher and preparing an appropriate outfit.

Other important dates coming up are:

  • Friday 5 August – Prep 100 Days of School
  • Friday 5 August – Mini Commonwealth Games – all Years 1 to 6 children to wear PE uniform with runners (Preps will do something similar on another day)
  • Monday 22 August to Friday 26 August – Book Week
  • Thursday 25 August – Favourite book character parade – details to come soon
  • Thursday 25 August – Books to Life incursion
  • Tuesday 13 September to Thursday 15 September – Primary School Musical performances
  • Thursday 15 September – Last day of term three for students

As you can see, we have a busy term with lots of exciting things happening.

Thank you for your support in helping all of these events be a success for your child.

Jodie Vamplew, Head of Primary