Landcare Grant

THANK YOU, SIMONE AND THANK YOU LANDCARE!

Glen Huntly Primary School were very excited about winning the Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grant.

This money is being used to create a wildlife passage in our large garden pots and to celebrate our new indigenous House Teams – Kurwan, Bael, Pike and Garrawang. It has also allowed us to engage renowned Indigenous artist Simone Thomson and her son Sean.

Simone is a Melbourne based Aboriginal artist who draws inspiration from the abundant textures and colours of this beautiful land, along with the ancestral bonds she has to the Birrarung (Yarra River) and Dhungala (the Murray River).

Simone painted one of our large concrete pots with earthy tones and depicted gathering places that also represented suns. She drew smaller circles which represented the students travelling from far and wide, from their own diverse backgrounds, to our gathering place – our school. The curves represent people sitting from a bird’s eye view.

Simone did an incredible artwork and even drew a boomerang hoping she can one day return for more painting when possible. We hope so!

Tuesday 5th December

Our Carols night will begin at 5pm on Tuesday 5th December.

West Site. All welcome!

 

Swimming

As part of the Swimming Program at Glen Huntly Primary School, all students will be involved in an intensive learn to swim – swimming program at the Monash University in Clayton.
It is important for the community to learn the importance of swimming and water safety in 2023, and will cover skills from beginner  intermediate advanced. The students will build their confidence in the water and move through the levels learning new skills including water safety, swimming development, personal survival, and basic rescues. With a conclusion of a fun day to celebrate their achievements.
All teachers are AUSTSWIM qualified and endeavour to provide a fund and rewarding aquatic environment.

Art Show & Science Fair

We hope you can join us for this year’s wonderful Art Show and Science Fair!

 

Soiree

We are all looking forward to seeing our students perform this week.

Literacy and Numeracy Week

Literacy & Numeracy Week is observed annually in August and September each year, and this year it takes place from August 29 to September 4. It is an initiative that was started by the Australian government to encourage reading, writing, and numeracy in students as well as recognize their achievements and the work of teachers and parents in the fields.

Book Week

We celebrate Book Week with our Parade on Thursday.

We look forward to seeing all of the amazing outfits.

Parents and friends welcome.

 

Victoria’s Top Schools

We are proud to see Glen Huntly Primary school taking the number 30 spot on this year’s list of all schools in Victoria.

 

Working Bee

Our Term 2 Working bee is on Sunday 18 June 9am to 12pm followed by a BBQ.

You can come just for an hour or the whole time.

Any student can come if they are with an adult.

Students who come and help will be presented with a community certificate for helping at assembly.

A range of works will be undertaken such as weeding, cleaning, spreading mulch, cleaning signs, graffiti removal etc.