**Dates and Times may change.
SCHOOL STARTS: 8.50am
SCHOOL ENDS: 3.25pm
SCHOOL STARTS: 8.50am
SCHOOL ENDS: 3.25pm
First Break - 11.00-11.40am
Second Break 1.50-2.30pm
It is preferred students leaving early are collected at the beginning or end of these breaks to minimise disruptions to classes.
Term 3 Monday July 15 - Friday September 20, 1.30pm
Term 4 Monday October 7 - Tuesday December 17, 1.30pm
Thurs 15 - Maths Parent Night
Mon 19-Fri 23 - Book Week
Tues 20 - Grandparents Day Mass 9am
Fri 23 - Book Week Parade (Dress up)
Tue 27 - SEB Meeting
Wed 28 - Father's Day Liturgy 2.30pm Prep
Fri 30 - Father's Day Breakfast 7.30am
Wed 4 - Assembly Year 3
Wed 11 - Assembly Year 1
Wed 18 - Assembly Visual Arts
Fri 20 - Jump Rope for Heart
- Term 3 Finishes 1.30pm
Tue 20 - Grandparents Day 9-11:40am
Fri 30 - Father’s Day Breakfast 7.30am
Mon 14 - Community Catchups 8.45am - 9.30am
Mon 14 - Prep Transition 2020
Mon 28 - Community Conversations 9am - 10am
Mon 11 - Prep Transition 2020
Wed 13 - Music Soiree 4.30pm - 8.00pm
Thur 28 - Galilee 25th Anniversary Event TBC
Wed 4 - Carols Picnic 5-7pm
August 14 - Year 5
August 21 - NO ASSEMBLY
August 28 - Father's Day Liturgy Prep
September 4 - Year 3
September 11 - Year 1
September 18 - Visual Art
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Please use this form if your child needs to take any temporary medication at school (antibiotics/eye drops/ventolin/creams or lotions etc.).
Please read the policy below if you are unsure of the correct wearing of the Uniform. Students who are in incorrect shoes, with a note, must be for a maximum of one week. Correct shoes are to be worn till the end of the school year (it is not acceptable to be in incorrect shoes to save purchasing of new shoes towards the end of the school year).
Boys should be currently wearing the striped navy blue sock (they are for Winter).
Galilee Uniform Policy:
PSW Uniform: 1/128 Bertie Street, Port Melbourne 9768 0385
Second Hand Uniform @ Galilee
Open: Friday morning 8.35-8.50am
Located in Prep Building
Donations of clean/well cared for uniform happily accepted.
To register and book for your child to attend before or after school care, please do so via this link: http://theircare.com.au/
Our Galilee Maths Evening is on tonight from 6-7pm.
Please join us for information about teaching and learning in Mathematics, as well as ideas for home learning and ways in which you can support your child.
We will be introducing and playing a number of Maths games on the night. If you want to find out more about Maths Olympiad, Learning Framework in Number, Essential Assessment and other areas of Maths, please respond to the CareMonkey form if you can come along. Everyone is welcome!
Thank you to our school community for participating in Jeans for Genes Day on Tuesday and raising money for genetic birth defects. Thank you to all of our students who gave so generously, we raised over $500. What a fantastic achievement!
Due to a change to the Dendy Athletics date (usually a week before), Grandparents' and Special Friend's Day has had to change to Tuesday 20 August. There will be a Mass at St Peter and Paul's Church at 9:00am, followed by classroom visits and a Morning Tea. All Grandparents and Special Friends are welcome to visit the Book Fair during Morning Tea time.
Please be ready for a 9am start however this may be conditional on students' arrival time.
If there are any grandparents who have made arrangements to come in on the Monday and are unable to come in on Tuesday 20 August, please contact Helen Rochecouste and we will cater for you.
Chess Club did not meet this week. David will organise a make-up session for later in the term.
Dendy Athletics is happening on Monday 19 August at Duncan McKinnon Reserve, Murrumbeena. A reminder for students to arrive at school by 8:15am.
Galilee is hosting a Scholastic Book Fair on 19-23rd August to increase literacy and to encourage our students to read. Our Book Fair encourages children to be excited about reading and learning. The Book Fair will be located beside the hall (Park St Entrance) and will be open before and after school during Book Week. The Park Street Entrance will be closed during Book Week.
The theme of Book Week this year is Reading is my Secret Power.
On Friday 23rd August, the children can come to school dressed up as a book character and there will be a parade for children to showcase their costumes from 9-10am on the day. You are more than welcome to come along and watch the parade.
Our Book Week incursion performance, will take place on Wednesday the 21st of August.
A reminder all school fees are to be paid in full by the end of August unless you have made written prior arrangements (direct debit/agreement with Simon Millar).
The Dads and Kids Camp
Date: Saturday 16th November - Sunday 17th November
Where: Camp Wyuna, Queenscliff Victoria.
Tickets on Sale through TryBooking.com on the 29th August at 10:00am. A website link will be supplied at a later date. Securing your place on camp requires payment in full at the time of booking.
More details including cost etc, will be released shortly, we are just finalising them now.
The camp is open to all grade groups of current children of Galilee.
If you have any questions please contact me. [email protected]
A fantastic weekend of activities and challenges aimed at increasing family and school community bonds.
We hope to see the old DOGS who have made previous years a success and many new faces to continue this great tradition.
(We will do our best to accommodate all that want to come along, however the camp does have a cap on numbers and based on previous years people may miss out. Strictly first to book policy.
Regards James McGann
Sts Peter & Paul's are hosting a Trivia Night on Saturday August 24 at 6:30pm. Go to the following link to book tickets:
A consultation session with students was held today on 15 August 2019 at 12.00 noon with a selection of Year 3 students and SRC members to provide vital input towards the Masterplan.
Consultation meetings with parents of students at Galilee to discuss the school’s revised proposed Master Plan for the future redevelopment of the school, will be conducted by the Architects for the project –CHC on MONDAY 26 AUGUST 2019. Please note that a Masterplan was developed in 2016 and we aim to revise this document. Two consultation meetings will be held in the school hall at the following times:
Child minding facilities at school during the consultation meeting (6-7pm for Galilee school-aged children) will be generously provided for free by TheirCare. A Caremonkey notification was sent home earlier this week for you to indicate attendance.
A consultation meeting with staff will be held on the same day at 3.45pm.
Thankyou to the many families who completed the recent survey (85%) about proposed changes to the school uniform. The data has been recently collated and discussed with the Uniform Committee. More detailed information will be forwarded in next week's newsletter.
South Melbourne Market have some fantastic initiatives that are happening.
At Galilee, it is important that we support our local community who support us.
Please see below some initiatives that you may want to take part in:
Community Partnerships and Marketing Leader
Last week in GOSH it was "Science and Magic" week: we've done plenty of experiments, tricks and experiences. Our children are the most gifted and talented personalities: Lily, Ishaan, Marco, Elana, Jessica, Max, Eliza, Adele, Sarah, Zoe, William, Millie, Jensen, Isabella, Henry, Joel,Oliver, Katherine, Sofia, Jay, Jamie, Aston and others as usually showed us how collaborative, creative and knowledgeable they can be!!!
This week we have Fashion week and again we can't stop wondering how wonderful and impressive our dearest children are!
Next week we'll have "Book week" in GOSH and will try to wright our own books with illustrations and many other interesting crafts will be done!
Holiday Program bookings for the "Back in Time" theme are already open, don't forget to register and book your children at www.theircare.com.au
I'll go on maternity leave after the end of the term, Holiday Program will be run by Gemma and other coordinator you'll be introduced to within next couple of weeks.