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14th-15th August
School Photos


16th August
Central Zone Athletics Carnival


17th August
ICAS Spelling Awards
presented on Assembly


27th August
OptiMINDS


1st September
Father's Day Celebrations 8.45am


3rd September
First Holy Communion


5th September
Parent Teacher Interviews


8th September
Grandparents Day


11th-14th September
Swimming Block Prep - Year 4


13th-15th September
School Camp Years 5/6


15th September
End of Term 3


2nd October
Public Holiday - Queen's Birthday


3rd October
Term 4 begins


7th October
Art Show / Fun Day


 

REGULAR EVENTS

Sports Uniform Days
Wednesday & Friday

School Assembly
Thursday 2.30pm
MEAC (Sports Hall)


Website Issues

 
Welcome to our website...

Holy Name Primary School provides a co-educational faith-based Catholic education to students from Prep to Year 6.   Holy Name is a Catholic School immersed in the values of the Sisters of Mercy providing:

  • Friendly, welcoming, family atmosphere that fosters the Gospel values & academic excellence.
  • A care code that has the student's well-being at the centre of everything we do.
  • A student resilience program that reflects a supportive and caring classroom/school culture.
  • Dedicated and progressive staff who are inclusive and outreaching.
  • Well equipped Early Years Centre.
  • An indoor Activity Centre that caters for all types of sport.
  • An engaging and well-resourced ICT program incorporating I-pads, IWBs and laptops
    into our pedagogical practices.
  • Specialist drama, art and sport teachers; A dance and swimming program for all students.
  • An extension and enrichment program.
  • Visible community spirit; Active and dedicated parent body.
  • Fun and exciting After School Program delivered in a safe and secure environment.

Click here to view a slideshow of images of our wonderful buildings, grounds and facilities.....

On behalf of the school community, I invite you to take the time to look at the information available on this website.  It is an excellent reflection of the interest and dedication the staff at Holy Name have towards the pupils and families of our fine school.

Kathy Bliss, Principal   

Community News

SPORTS NEWS
Touch Football and Gala Day
Our Year 5 and 6 students attended the Catholic School's Gala day in Week 3. The students enjoyed a fabulous day learning new skills and meeting students from other schools across our diocese. We also wore our new netball bibs and caps provided by Queensland School's Sporting Grant along with our new touch footballs. Thank you Mr Dowden, Mrs Simiyu and Mrs Leggat for taking the students to this carnival. 

Central Zone There are a large number of students from Years 3-6 attending the carnival. Please check the notice board for your event and event times. Your child should have received a permission slip. Please return to Mrs Coggan by Monday the 14th of August along with $7.

SPEECH and DRAMA EISTEDDFOD
It is with great with pride that I share the success of Holy Name students at the verse-speaking Eisteddfod. A large number of students from Year 1 to Year 6 have been working with Mrs Coggan to prepare and present their masterpieces at the verse-speaking Eisteddfod, achieving awards and personal best achievements. Of note is the success of our Year 1 entrants, Emily and Lindsay who placed 3rd and 1st respectfully. Adong, Year 5 was awarded a highly commended placing with an amazingly high score of 87. As reported by Mrs Coggan, the standard was extremely high and Holy Name students were extraordinary on their inaugural entries in the verse speaking. Congratulations to our talented students and to the extremely dedicated Mrs Coggan.

Woolworths Earn and LearnIT'S BACK.... WOOLWORTHS EARN & LEARN STICKERS
We are excited to be taking part in the Woolworths Earn & Learn program. You can help Holy Name school by collecting Woolworths Earn & Learn Points (stickers). Just collect Woolworths Earn & Learn stickers when you shop at Woolworths until Tuesday 19th September 2017 We will redeem these for awesome educational resources for our school. Simply stick them onto a Woolworths Earn & Learn Points Sheet (available at the checkout). When it's completed, just bring it back to school to the drop box in the office. Or you can drop the sticker sheets into the boxes at Clifford Gardens WW, Grand Central WW and Wilsonton WW. 2017 Holy Name sticker target is 8500, Sticker sheets available from Woolworths.

The more we collect, the more we can redeem. There are thousands of products available through the Woolworths Earn & Learn program, and we'd like to get lots of new gear! Products in the range include resources for mathematics, English, science, art & crafts, through to sports gear, library supplies and more. We are grateful for your support and look forward to a successful program. If you have any questions, please ask at school.

WE ARE AUSSIE KIDS!
Check out the super cool students from Holy Name School who have collaborated with Small Town Culture to create 'Aussie Kids', a production full of talent and personality. The music video is Episode 3 in the 'Walk Together Toowoomba' YouTube Series celebrating cultural diversity and acceptance in local schools. Supported by MDA and the Queensland Council of Unions.


You can also view the video by liking the Small Town Culture Facebook page where you can share it with your friends to really celebrate and promote the amazing learning at Holy Name.        

 

 
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