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6th December
Graduation Mass 9am


7th December
Last Day Term 4


2019

21st January
Uniform Shop open 9am-12noon


22nd January

School Office opens
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Uniform Shop open 12noon-3pm
Open Classroom Day


23rd-24th January
Uniform Shop open 9am-12noon


28th January

Australia Day Public Holiday


29th January
Term 1 begins


 

REGULAR EVENTS

Sports Uniform Days
Wednesday & Friday

School Assembly
Thursday 2.30pm
MEAC (Sports Hall)


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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

UNIFORM SHOP OPENING HOURS
DURING TERM TIME

~ Monday - 8.30am to 9.15am
~ Thursday - 8.30am to 9.15am
(2.15pm to 3.15pm only if assembly is on)

STEP-UP DAY
All students will enjoy progressing to their next year level on Friday 30th November. We will endeavor to place our classrooms in sequential order on the upper level. This will in most cases mean a change of room for the teacher rather that the students! This is under collaborative discussion with the teachers involved. The Year 2 class will be situated in the ‘old music room’ which is to be refurbished over the holiday break. This will allow our Year 2 students to remain on the ‘ground’ level and near their Year 1 friends.

SWIMMING CARNIVAL
The annual swimming carnival is on Monday, December 3 commencing at 9am at the Glennie Aquatic Centre. All students received a note from Mrs Coggan with the details for the day. All parents, grandparents are asked to join us for this great event of competition and fun for our students. Many thanks to Mrs Coggan for organising this event.

FAREWELL MASS AND YEAR 6 GRADUATION
The Farewell Mass and Year 6 Graduation is on Thursday 6th December.  It is a very special day for the whole community.  The program is:

  • Mass:  9.00am
  • Graduation Morning Tea:  10.00 – 11.00am.  Year 6 students, their families, Fr Darrell, Councillor James O’Shea, Mrs Bliss, Mrs Manthey, Mr Anderson and parishioners.
  • Final Assembly:  11.00am Graduation Power-Point, presentation of certificates, P&F Presentations.

All classes will be involved for this morning program.  It is not just for the parents of the graduation 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 students will be waiters for the morning tea and their families are asked to provide finger food, such as sandwiches, fruit and sweets for the shared morning tea for the graduating class.  More details will be provided for students in the Year 5 class.

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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