Special Programs

The Power Of One

Date: May 13, 2017 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Feature Post, Special Programs, What's Happening 0

On Wednesday two actors define bullying as any situation where, because of a power imbalance, systematic behavior occurs that is HURTFUL, PURPOSEFUL, and REPEATED where one person picks on another with the intent to cause harm and isolation. The actors explain that they will be acting out skits to show children the negative effects of…

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Grade Six Electric Car Grand Prix..

Date: March 28, 2017 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Feature Post, Fun Things, Special Programs, Year 6 1

On Tuesday the 28th of March the Grade Six children raced their Electric cars. There were lots of races. It was a great day. There were lots of teams… We loved racing the cars against each other… It was a great day… Here is a video of one of the many races…

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Prep Picnic

Date: March 3, 2017 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Feature Post, Fun Things, Prep, Special Programs, What's Happening 0

On Tuesday 28th February the Preps had a picnic after school. Everyone had a wonderful evening having their picnic on the oval, patting all the baby piglets, chicks, calf and lots more babies. It was a great night. Thanks to the Prep teachers for organising the night. One of many great community events that will…

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Travelling Boat Project

Date: January 2, 2017 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Feature Post, Special Programs, Student Leaders 1

‘TRAVELLING BOAT’ – ANTI-BULLYING PROJECT’ On Monday 12th December 2016 Birmingham Primary School (BPS) launched a very exciting project. About 3 years ago BPS joined local schools in the area (such as St Mary’s, Mt Evelyn Primary and Yarra Hills Secondary) in the Bully Stoppers Project. This allowed Grade 6 student leaders to come together…

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Term 4 Working Bee…

Date: December 3, 2016 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Feature Post, Special Programs, What's Happening 0

Thirty-eight mums, dads, boys and girls helped at the working bee on the 26th of November. We mulched in front of the grade 5 and 6 building and at the front of the school. The Prep/One sandpit was cleaned out so that a new sandpit can be built next year. All the other sandpits were…

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Grade 3 Camp

Date: October 30, 2016 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Feature Post, Special Programs, Year 3 0

From Wednesday 19th till Friday 21st, 98 grade 3 children and 10 staff went to Gundiwindi Lodge Camp. The weather, food, activities, rooms, bed bunks and lots more was great. All the boys and girls had a wonderful time. Below are some photos taken on the camp. We all boarded the bus… Lots of happy…

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Boys and Dads Night

Date: June 5, 2016 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Feature Post, Fun Things, Special Programs, What's Happening 0

On Thursday 2nd June over 100 boys and dads (big brothers, uncles, cousins and grandfathers) had a wonderful night doing various literacy activities in the library and some  classrooms. Everyone listened to an AFL representative talk about the importance of literacy for jobs when boys grow up. He stressed the importance of reading especially with…

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Chess Lessons Term 3….

Date: May 23, 2016 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Feature Post, Special Programs, What's Happening 0

We continued Thursday after school Chess Lessons this term. There are 19 children working with a coach for an hour session each week for 10 weeks. The children are enjoying learning all the rules and playing games against each other. Below are some photos taken on a Thursday afternoon… Term 3 winners…. What concentration for…

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Birmingham Cross Country

Date: May 10, 2016 Author: Tom James Categories: Special Programs, Sport 0

Congratulations to everyone from Prep to Year Six who participated in our Birmingham Cross Country at Lilydale Lake. Walk or run, everyone had a fantastic time. A big thank you to all our parent volunteers who made the day possible and an especially big thank you to those who went beyond the call of duty…

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