Author: Sue Knight

Sue’s News November 4

Transition Program Today we conducted the first of our formal transition sessions for all children in preparation for 2016. The children at each year level will meet the current teachers and engage in a range of activities that will familiarise them with expectations, the scope and type of learning they will encounter next year. In…

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Sue’s News October 14

Parents’ Association Our Parents’ Association is a very active group who support all activities at Hampton and assist greatly with communication between home and school. One of the main responsibilities of this group is to encourage involvement in school life and to allow opportunities for parents to express ideas, suggestions and opinions. Meetings are held regularly,…

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Sue’s News 7 October

Term 4 I extend a warm welcome to all community members for Term 4, typically an exciting and fast paced term. I hope that everyone has had an enjoyable break and is feeling refreshed. Highlights for Term 4 include: prep and Year 5 swimming program, divisional and regional athletic sports, Year 3 choir night, Year…

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Sue’s News 16 September

Arts Extravaganza On Thursday the community was treated to a magnificent display of children’s art work at the annual Art Trail. This event always attracts interest, there is something quite special about viewing and enjoying children’s art, there is a joyous spontaneity and creativity which often produces unexpected results. Their approach and ideas expressed through…

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Sue’s News 9 September

Annual Art Trail Tomorrow night I strongly encourage all community members to come along and enjoy the magnificent displays and exhibition of art work –  all prepared by the talented children from Hampton. The trail officially opens at 4pm and you will need at least a couple of hours to thoroughly peruse the impressive art…

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Sue’s News September 2

Student Enrolments for 2016 Planning is now well underway for 2016. It appears likely that we will have a small increase in enrolments. Hampton continues to be a popular suburb for families; we receive numerous enquiries from families currently residing overseas, but are looking to relocate to Melbourne. Furthermore this is an attractive destination for…

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Sue’s News August 26

2015 Art Trail: Thursday 10 September Our annual Art Trail is only a couple of weeks away. Marion and the children are currently working on the finishing touches of art work that will be exhibited. Many of the two dimensional pieces are being mounted and the displays will be going up very shortly. The Chinese…

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Sue’s News August 19th

National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) NAPLAN tests assess student knowledge and skill in numeracy, reading, writing, spelling, punctuation and grammar. The results of the tests provide information for students, parents, teachers and principals about student achievement which can be used to inform teaching and learning programs. NAPLAN tests provide point-in-time information regarding…

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Sue’s News August 12

‘KidsMatter’ Hampton Primary has already begun the process of reflecting on and identifying elements of social and emotional learning through the ‘KidsMatter’ whole-school approach.  KidsMatter is a powerful tool and resource that aims to support schools to develop a complete and proactive approach to improving children’s mental health and wellbeing in primary schools. It will…

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Sue’s News August 5

A New Format This week community members will see a slightly different format with my blog.  I have decided to try using one larger and longer post which will include all my news, this is in response to parent feedback. Parent Opinion Surveys Parents are reminded that the opinion surveys distributed to a random selection…

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