What’s Happening

Grade 5 Maldon Camp

Date: May 23, 2017 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Feature Post, Fun Things, What's Happening, Year 5 0

We all arrived in sunny conditions… Below are some photos….    

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Birmingham Open Day

Date: May 21, 2017 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Feature Post, What's Happening 0

On the 17th of May Birmingham Primary School had Open Day with a theme – Maths Around The World. We had lots of people from our community come and visit our school.  Classrooms were open, there were buskers playing guitar, keyboard, violin and also singing. Student Leaders took parents around for tours. There were Maths…

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BPS Reading Challenge

Date: May 15, 2017 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Library, What's Happening 0

BIRMINGHAM READING CHALLENGE It is wonderful to see a lot of students taking part in the competition. As we have just started, it is still not too late for the others to join in. The challenge runs until the 8th of September, which gives everyone plenty of time to complete it. Students can read any…

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Chess Term 2

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

This term 16 children have been learning and playing chess every Thursday after school. It is  great seeing children compete with each other each week. Below are some action shots:      

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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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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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2017 Captains

Date: February 27, 2017 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Feature Post, Student Leaders, What's Happening 0

We had a special assembly where all the Student Captains were given their badges. The principal of Yarra Hills presented all the badges. Below are the captains:        

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Celebrating Christmas…

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

What a night. There were lots of stalls… We had Pizzas and a BBQ on the top basket ball area. Santa arrived on the Fire Truck. The band played and all the children sang Carols. The whole community (around 2,000 mums, dads, aunties and uncles and grandparents and children) attended the wonderful event. Thank-you to…

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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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We won the District Swimming Carnival

Date: November 15, 2016 Author: Fred Vanderwerf Categories: Feature Post, Sport, What's Happening 1

Birmingham Primary School won the Lilydale District Swimming Carnival last Thursday. There were 60 children that attended from Grade 2-6. It was a great day. We won the shield… We loved the excitement and were so proud when won against the other schools…

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