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Principal's Report Term 4 Week 7

23 Nov 2022


Our 2022 Principal’s Afternoon Tea will be held on Monday, 12 December. We have approximately 50 students who have earnt three gold awards and as a result will receive a prestigious ‘Principal’s Medallion. We will publish our recipients in next week's newsletter.

Parents were emailed last week to attend.



On Thursday, 8 December between 9:00 – 11:40am, CPS will hold its Annual Chess Competition. The competition is open to all interested students K – 6.

This tournament will be run with approximately 6 rounds, with all participants guaranteed six games (no one is eliminated). 

There will be trophies awarded for the highest 3 scorers, and medals presented as age prizes. Each child will also receive a participation certificate. There will also be encouragement awards, depending on the number of entries. Entries close on Friday 2nd December and the entry fee is $20.

To enter please go to and pay online with your credit card using the codeWUZW81FHAS and fill in the electronic form, with your child’s details. Further information can be found in the flyer in today’s newsletter.



End of year Christmas Disco

The P&C end of year Christmas Disco is to be held on Wednesday, 14 Dec 2022 during school hours. The theme for the disco will be Christmas and all students who will attend the disco will be allowed to wear Mufti (Christmas themed clothing) for a Gold Coin donation (for a charity nominated by the SRC). To celebrate a wonderful year as a community, the P&C will fund the cost of the Disco.    

We will have a special guest visit to the disco to give all our children an exciting surprise.  All children will receive an ice block after the disco from their class teacher.

The schedule for the disco will be;

Kindergarten – 9:40am-10:20am (40 mins)

Stage 1 – 10:30am-11:15am (45 mins)

Stage 2 – 12:15pm-1:00pm (45 mins)

Stage 3 – 1:10pm-2:10pm (60 mins)


Special BBQ Sausage Sizzle Lunch Pack

To help celebrate the disco, there will be a special BBQ Sausage Sizzle lunch for the day. 

Cost for the Lunch Pack is $7 and included:

·         A Beef Sausage (Vegetarian Sausage available) in a Bread Roll

·         Juice Popper (Apple or Orange)

·         A packet of chips

Please Pre-order your child's BBQ lunch via QKR! 

Orders will be closed at 10pm on Sunday 11 December.

Please contact Emily Wong on if you have any queries.



The P&C would also love to welcome parents to enjoy an informal afternoon tea on Wednesday 14th December, from 2:30pm – 3:15pm

The invitation is open to all parents but we would especially like to welcome our parents who have so kindly volunteered to assist in 2022 (and previous years).  

It would also be a great opportunity to thank and farewell the outgoing year 6 parents who are leaving us this year. To help with the catering, please make your interest in attending known by purchasing the free ticket in Qkr! (under your parent Profile) by 10pm Sunday December 11 OR please email Emily at for your attendance. 



A big thank you to all of the students that have auditioned so far for Carlo Star Search. We have seen a lot of great acts so far, and it is going to make selecting the finalists really difficult.   

We are currently finishing off our Stage 2 auditions, before we move into Stage 3.

We are aiming to have our Grand Final show on Monday 12 December at 9:45am. Parents of the finalists are welcome to come and enjoy the show. We hope to be able to announce the list of finalists by the end of Week 9. Make sure to keep practicing even if you have already auditioned, and good luck to all students with their auditions coming up. 

Thanks to Mr Pappas for his organisation.  



Our presentation day assemblies will take place on Friday, 2 December.    

A separate assembly will be held for each stage group. They will be held at the following times.  Invitations to families of students receiving awards were emailed last week.   

Early Stage 1 – 9:30 – 10:15am   

Stage 2 – 10:30 -11:25 am      

Stage 1 – 12:10 – 1:00 pm    

Stage 3 – 1:10 to 2:10 pm   approximately 



A pre-construction meeting will take place next week and we are hopeful that construction will commence over the January holidays.  



The pre – school entrance upgrade is nearing completion (bollards to be installed). Hopefully it will be operational in coming weeks.  

The automated vehicular school gate will be installed over the January holidays.  



We are seeking your feedback on our after-school activity providers. This is a school run survey for us to gain some feedback about the need for before and after school care within our school community. There are also some questions for families who are currently using Camp Australia, our current before and after care provider.   

Click on the link below to provide some feedback about our after school care options, including Camp Australia, T3 soccer, chess, languages, KICKS, etc … After school activities survey

Neil Hinton