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School is currently closed for the Christmas break.

We hope you have a restful break also and we look forward to connecting with you and your family again in 2017.

A reminder that stationery packs will be sold on 27th of January 10am – 2.00pm, in room 1.  Payment can be made by cash, cheques, eftpos.

2017 Term Dates –Russell Street School
Term 1 Tuesday January, 31 To Thursday, April 13          (104)
Term 2 Monday, May 1

Teachers Only Day –June 2

To Friday, July 7                         (98)
Term 3 Monday, July 24 To Friday, September 29                      (100)
Term 4 Monday, October 16 To Friday, December 15       (88)

Parents/ Caregivers should check with each school they have an association with as there is often small variation in start and end dates.

Scale A Teacher Vacancy

screen-shot-2016-10-25-at-9-38-59-amAn opportunity has become available to be part of our forward thinking, dynamic school. The school’s vision is to ‘inspire agency, creativity and excellence both within and beyond the four walls of the classroom’. If you are a collaborative team player and want to be part of making this vision become a reality, please apply.

Full information about how to apply is linked here.

Scooter Park Opens


screen-shot-2016-10-25-at-10-29-38-am I’ve been really impressed by the way your children have managed themselves as they become familiar with the scooter park and in particular, show consideration for all others doing the same. It’s a beautiful thing. Like with any new endeavor, there have been a few bumps and scrapes –in almost all cases your children have got up, brushed themselves down (composed themselves) and got back scootering. No one wants to miss out.

We have put an interim protocol together which screen-shot-2016-10-25-at-10-29-07-am
is linked here. This is the basis of our health and safety plan.  We ask you all to support safe use of this facility during those out of school times that your family might come down to use it, and in particular, to only allow scooters on it.  Like our swimming pool we see this as a family friendly facility, where the focus is on the enjoyment and safety of young children.