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28 February 2019
Issue Four
Dates to Remember
From the Principal and Assistant Principal
School News
Community News
School Information
Beaumaris Primary School
(03) 9589 2619
79-99 Dalgetty Road
Beaumaris, Victoria, 3193

Dates to Remember

Snack Shack

Open Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

(excluding first & last day of each term)

Statements of Intent (SOI)

Every two weeks our teachers produce a fortnightly planner which is referred to as an SOI.  This sets out an intention of what will be taught in the classroom during that period.  These can be accessed on the school website and are displayed on the year level communication boards.


Monday 4

Sushi Day -  Order on Qkr from Wed Feb 13

Thursday 7

District Swimming Carnival

Year 2 Cranbourne Botanic Gardens excursion

Monday 11

Labour Day: Public Holiday

Tuesday 12

Investiture Assembly for student leaders 9am

Wednesday 13

Fete Meeting 9am Staffroom - All Welcome

Kingston Division Swimming Carnival

Friday 22

Parent Club School Welcome Evening 6pm-8pm

Monday 25 - Wednesday 27

Year 4 Camp Arrabri Lodge

Wednesday 27

Year 6 History Expo 2.45pm

Thursday 28

Individual and class school photos


Wednesday 3

Year 3 Design and Technologies Expo 2.45pm

Sunday 14

Parent Club Bunnings Sausage Sizzle



Tuesday 2 

School Tour 2020 Preps - 9.15am to 10.40am sign in at the school office - (see transition flyer for more information about Prep Transition)

Monday 6 

Information Evening Prep 2020 7pm to 8pm Meet in the Prep Learning centre


Monday 14

Prep 2020 Parent Session 7pm - 8pm

Wednesday 16

Prep 2020 Transition Session One 9.30-10.30am

Tuesday 29

Prep 2020 Transition Session Two 9.30-10.30am


Thursday 14

Prep 2020 Transition Session Three 9.30-10.30am


Wednesday 18

Prep 2020 Transition Session Four (meet the teacher) 9.30-10.30am

From the Principal and
Assistant Principal

The first components of our new building arrived today

An amazing day at Beaumaris PS.  Please have a look at our facebook page where you will see photos of the big event. 

Entry and Exit gates for today and tomorrow

Thank you to all families and students who entered through the gates closest to their classroom.

Thank you to the families who walked around the perimeter with their children to enter the grounds closest to their child's classroom.

To the families that didn't enter the grounds closest to their child's classroom, in readiness for tomorrow,  can you please check the map that was sent home on Monday via Compass.

Your safety and the safety of your children is our priority and your adherence to our request is much appreciated.

Parent Club Welcome Evening postponed to
Friday 22nd March 6pm-8pm

Due to the activity in the school grounds, that is expected to continue through to the evening tomorrow, the Parent Club Welcome Evening has been postponed to Friday 22nd March. Families are encouraged to BYO picnic dinner, blankets and chairs. Ice-creams will be available from the ice-cream van. Magician, Josh Staley will entertain the children with his amazing magic show.

Thank you to Lisa Grant and Parent Club for organizing the event.  It provides a great opportunity for families to get together to start the year, and truly symbolizes the friendliness of our school community.

Investiture ceremony for our 2019 student leaders
Tuesday 12th March 9.10am

Parents and carers  are invited to attend this very special occasion.  All student leaders, including our Junior School Councillors will participate in the ceremony. Weather permitting we will conduct the investiture outside. 

Gratitude and Mindfulness

What are three things that went well for you today?

What are the best things that happened to you today?

Who are you most grateful for and why?

What are you looking forward to most about tomorrow?

Sheryl Skewes                                       Louise Neave

Principal                                                   Assistant Principal

School News

Road Closure Monday 4 March - Griffiths Street


We’re excited to announce the launch of our First Day Free campaign for all Beaumaris families which is where we are offering families new to school and/or Outside School Hours Care to come and try our program for free.  See our attached flyer for more information.


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Please start collecting Jars for our home made jams etc stall.  If you know of anyone with fruit trees to help with our jam making please contact us.


A HUGE THANK YOU to all our fabulous parents who have volunteered to be on this year’s Fete committee:

Tara Bertovic, Keely Houghton, Alison Rodham, David Carpenter, Melissa Brown, Marni Hutchison, Lisa Grant, Lyndl Harrop, Carlie Fraser, Lisa Gallagher, Mel Burchall, Renate Hoffman, Georgi Manger, Lisa Murray, Ange Baker, Mel Jenkins, Jodie Crawford, Becky White, Gillian Marshall, Lee Harskamp, Marni Punt & Dani Gratz. If anyone else would like to volunteer, please get in touch. Our next meeting is on Wed 13th March at 9am in the staffroom. All welcome.



THANK YOU to our first fabulous Platinum sponsor - Peacock Bros. We appreciate your continued support. We have four  levels of sponsorship available. We would LOVE to have as many school families as possible come on board as sponsors so please email me if you’d like a copy of our sponsorship packages. The earlier you come on board the more publicity you get for your business.


We are looking for some fabulous prizes for our raffle. Especially if you have a holiday house, you’d be willing to donate for a weekend? We have previously had four school families generously offer their holiday homes. If you think you have any fabulous prizes please get in touch. In return your business will be printed on our 8000 raffle tickets which will be sold to school families and the wider community. You will also be able to advertise your business on our Fete Facebook page and appear in our Fete newsletters.

Many thanks

Ness Newell,  Fete Convenor

Hot Cross Bun Fundraiser

Baker's Delight will generously donate $2 from the sale of each hot cross bun 6-pack purchased to Beaumaris Primary School.

Just say you're from BPS and the staff will stamp a tally sheet.


The offer extends right through Term 1 until Easter and is valid at Baker's Delight on the Concourse and in Highett only.
Baker's Delight hot cross buns are super delicious, fresh and new varieties are out now.

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School Information

General Office

Office Hours:           8.15am - 4.00pm

Telephone:              03  9589 2619


All visitors to the school are required to report to the office to sign in and out.  A ‘visitor’s badge’ will be issued.

Appointments with teachers must be made via the school email: 



Student absences should be reported to the school before 9.00am via the Compass portal or phoning the school office.   Any unexplained absences will result in parents/guardians receiving an email at 9.30am on the day of non-attendance requesting they update Compass with the reason for non-attendance.



In order to minimise disruption to class and maximise learning opportunities for our students, we would like to remind you that the school day starts promptly at 9.00am.  If your child is late for any reason, please sign in at the office via the Compass Kiosk and obtain a late pass to be given to the classroom teacher.  

Please ensure that if your child is leaving early that they are signed out on the Compass Kiosk before collecting them from the classroom.



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Camp Australia.pdf
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