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17th to 20th October
Book Fair in Music Room


24th October
Board Meeting


27th October
Day for Daniel
Special Tuckshop Day


3rd November
Prep 2018 Orientation Day


14th November
P&F Meeting in Library


24th November
Christmas Play and
P&F Christmas Party


27th November
Swimming Carnival


28th November
Board Meeting


1st December
End of 2017 School Year


15th January
School Office opens for 2018


22nd January
School resumes Term 1 2018


 

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

HOLY NAME ART SHOW FUN DAY
On Saturday, the Holy Name P&F hosted our Art Show Fun Day as a new concept. Our event coordinators, committee, and volunteers worked tirelessly in the months of planning and preparation to host a very successful event filled with entertainment and activities that kept all engaged whilst keeping a strong focus on the very high standard of the Children’s Art Competition. Congratulations to Christy (Year 2 parent) and Carolyn (Year 4 parent) for the ‘dreaming-up’ of the inaugural concept and bringing the event to a successful fruition. The positive accolades, the overwhelming feeling of happiness and obvious enjoyment rendered the 2017 Art Show Fun Day a resounding success. Well done to all!

PREP 2018
Prep Orientation Day is set for Friday 3rd November. The day will involve the new Prep students and families being welcomed to our community. The students will enjoy the morning in the Prep classroom with Mrs Goldthorpe and Mrs Jaeger while the parents enjoy an information morning to ensure a smooth transition to school life.

BOOK FAIR/BOOK WEEK
Holy Name will celebrate Book Week in Week 3. There is a Book Fair open in the Music Room with quality books and gifts for sale. All proceeds raise funds for our school. Please do lots of Christmas shopping.  The Book Week Parade is on Friday, October 20 at 8:30 am. This is an optional participation event but students do enjoy picking their favourite book or book character for their costume. All families are invited to participate in the parade from younger siblings to parents.

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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