Entries by Sarah Kennedy

2019 School Swimming and Water Safety Program Reminder


The annual school swimming and water safety program begins for selected students this Monday 16th September and continues for two weeks up to and including Friday 27th September. Please see the attached note which summarises the critical information for parents of swim scheme participants. Students participating in this program should arrive at school daily by 8:45...

Online Friends and Strangers: Cybersafety Virtual Classroom


Along with many other schools in NSW, two of our primary classes 4R and 5K attended a cybersafety virtual classroom session on "Online Friends and Strangers" last Tuesday. These interactive sessions are run by specialist teachers from Aurora College, enabling schools to join in on the discussion around cybersafety and simultaneously share student ideas and responses. By the end of the session,...

Oatley Public School’s Jump Rope for Heart Fundraiser concludes this Friday 30th August


Oatley Public School's Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser will continue until this Friday 30th August. We have a goal of raising $4000 for heart research. Jump Rope for Heart is an exciting and non-competitive program, which encourages children to become more active through skipping, learning new skills and raising vital funds for heart research and...

Important Cybersafety Update from Office of the eSafety Commissioner


The Office of the eSafety Commissioner released a very important eSafety (cybersafety) media statement on Friday 1st March 2019. Please read the statement via the link below: https://goo.gl/17UMbi This statement reminds us that active parental engagement and oversight of a child’s online activities is critical from a very early age. It also provides 5 top tips to help limit your...

Reminder: Stage 3 (and all 4/5K) Council Visit – Permission Note Deadline and Early Start for 4/5K/5H


All Stage 3 classes (including the Year 4 students in 4/5K) will be attending an excursion to Georges River Civic Centre in Hurstville this Tuesday 25th September. All permission notes need to be received by the school office tomorrow Monday 24th September. Students without permission cannot attend the excursion. This is a reminder that 4/5K and 5H...

Stage 3 (and all of 4/5K) Georges River Council Visit – Parent Helpers Needed


All Stage 3 classes (including the Year 4 students in 4/5K) will be attending an excursion to Georges River Civic Centre in Hurstville on Tuesday 25th September. This visit complements our History study of the different levels of government and the responsibilities of local government. We will be meeting with Gail Connolly (General Manager,...