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Students return from
School Camp 2pm
Prep Orientation Day
and Step Up Day
10.45am – 2.00pm
Prep – Year 6
Fame Theatre Show at Empire
P&F Christmas Party &
School Concert 6.00pm
Farewell and Graduation Mass 10.00am
Last Day of School 2015
25th January 2016
Student Free Day
Australia Day Public Holiday
Classes resume for 2016
Sports Uniform Days
Wednesday & Friday
MEAC (Sports Hall)
|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
|STUDENTS OF THE WEEK - WEEK 7
FAREWELL MASS AND YR 6 GRADUATION
Friday, December 4, is a very special day for the whole school community. The program is:
Mass – 10 am
*Final Assembly – 11 am Graduation power-point, presentation of certificates, P&F presentations
* Graduation Lunch 11:45 am. Yr 6 students, their families, Fr Ray, Mrs Manthey and parishioners.
All classes will be involved for this morning program. It is not just for the parents of the graduating class. It is an opportunity for all families to give thanks to God for the wonderful year that has been and to say farewell before we all take a very well earned break. The Year 5 families are asked to contribute to the shared lunch by way of support for the graduating class.
PREP 2016 ORIENTATION DAY
On Thursday, 26th November, we will induct the 2016 Prep families and the beautiful students into the inclusive Holy Name community. The morning will be steeped in introducing them to the ‘Holy Name Way.’ The new preppies will enjoy a morning becoming familiar with their classroom and teacher. Their parents will enjoy an information and social morning, being greeted and addressed by the many facets of school community as follows:
Holy Name Parish – Fr Ray Johnson
Principal – Mrs Kathy Bliss
TCEO – Mrs Maria Dau : Presentation on ‘Early Literacy Skills for starting school’
Speech Therapist TCEO – Mrs Megan Venz
School Psychologist TCEO – Ms Eleanor Glover
Occupational Therapist – Mrs Rachel Crooke
Chairperson Holy Name Board – Mr Richard Landers
President Holy Name P&F – Mr Ben Bathurst
Convenor Holy Name Clothing Shop – Mrs Teresa Coleman
Convenor Holy Name Tuckshop – Mrs Melissa Kowitz
Extend After-School Care - Ms Frankie Munchow.
Parents of the 2015 Prep students
While the parents soak up all this information the new preppies will enjoy our wonderful Prep facilities in the care of Miss Chester and Mrs Jaeger.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT ‘AN EXTRA TERRESTRIAL CHRISTMAS!’ THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3, 6PM
I am so excited to see this Christmas production so ably directed by Mrs Rachel Coggan, Arts Teacher, Holy Name. All students have a unique part in this amazing production and need to attend. Parents please attend this event, bringing grandparents and friends to enjoy our students performing at their best!
P & F CHRISTMAS BBQ THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3, 6PM
Following the students Christmas Play ‘An Extra Terrestrial Christmas’ the P & F will host a BBQ where all families are invited to socialise and enjoy Christmas cheer to celebrate an amazing year at Holy Name. Please attend this community event to celebrate a year of learning of your children. Please complete the reply slip from our previous newsletter for catering purposes.
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