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About Dunsborough Primary School

About Dunsborough Primary School

With our well developed facilities, bush boundaries and numerous trees and our elevated position overlooking Geographe Bay, Dunsborough Prim...

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Principal's Message

Principal's Message

Welcome to the Dunsborough Primary School Web Site. Here you will find information about the school, reports and pictures of the great thi...

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Dunsborough Primary School Values

Dunsborough Primary School Values

Dunsborough Primary School  places an important emphasis on Values. We want children to seek to accomplish something worthy and admirab...

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Dunsborough PS Key Focus Areas

Dunsborough PS Key Focus Areas

OUR KEY FOCUS AREAS LITERACY, NUMERACY SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT and EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING. Success in each of these area...

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Dunsborough Primary School Mission

Dunsborough Primary School Mission

Dunsborough Primary School Mission To be a high performing school, with every teacher an effective teacher and every student a successful s...

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Dunsborough PS Special Programs

Dunsborough PS Special Programs

Welcome to the Dunsborough Primary School Web Site. Here you will find information about the school, reports and pictures of the great thing...

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Enrolment At Dunsborough PS

Enrolment At Dunsborough PS

General Information A parent or legal guardian applying to enrol a child in a government school should complete this form. Only permanent r...

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Dunsborough PS School Board

Dunsborough PS School Board

In 2010 Dunsborough Primary School became an Independent Public School. As part of this process the previously existing School Council has b...

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DPS School News

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Vac Swim 2014/15

Vac Swim 2014/15

Enrolments are now open for Vac Swim. With swimming pools and beaches part ...

September 19, 2014, Hits:105

Personal Items Lists for 2015

Personal Items Lists for 2015

Lists of personal items teachers would like children to have with them for ...

September 19, 2014, Hits:71

Faction Athletics Carnival News

Faction Athletics Carnival News

All students are completing the last of their Faction trials, in preparatio...

September 17, 2014, Hits:77

Active After School Program Term 4

Active After School Program Term 4

Our Active After Schools program continues to run very successfully and act...

September 09, 2014, Hits:67

The 'BIG HEART APPEAL'

The 'BIG HEART APPEAL'

Dress-up in red or pink on Friday 12th September.Your gold coin donation wi...

September 09, 2014, Hits:48

School Athletics Carnival

School Athletics Carnival

All students are now busy training for and participating in their Faction T...

September 05, 2014, Hits:66

'Orange' School Bus Service

'Orange' School Bus Service

Is your child starting or changing schools in 2015 and are you are seeking ...

August 26, 2014, Hits:76

Dates to Remember

Dates to Remember

Week 8 & 9 Class Learning Journeys 04 Sep Walking School Bus 08 S...

August 22, 2014, Hits:93

Term 3 Planner 2014

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August 12, 2014, Hits:70

School Cross Country Program

School Cross Country Program

WEDNESDAY 20th AUGUST Start/Finish: DPS Oval. TIME(Approx but not before)...

August 12, 2014, Hits:74

Active After School Program Term 3

Active After School Program Term 3

In term 3 we are offering Mixed Netball program to students in Yrs 1-3 (Mon...

July 01, 2014, Hits:99

Quenda Day

Quenda Day

Did you know that the locality Quindalup is named after the native marsupia...

July 01, 2014, Hits:100

Dates to Remember in Term 3

Dates to Remember in Term 3

Monday  21 Jul School Development Day—students do not attendTuesday 22...

July 01, 2014, Hits:157

Walking School Bus Day Thursday 29th May

Walking School Bus Day Thursday 29th…

You are invited to join our Term 2 Walking School Bus to help celebrate Nat...

May 27, 2014, Hits:106

Jazz by the Bay - Free Music Workshop

Jazz by the Bay - Free…

With the Libby Hammer Quartet 31st May 2014 9-11am at the Old Dunsb...

May 15, 2014, Hits:148

Dunsborough Primary School Extra

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Final Music Notes for Term 3

Final Music Notes for Term 3

A most wonderful term of music has been enjoyed by the whole school! Amongst the usual class and instrumental music, we have had two big events – the first being a fabulous visit from Amanaska Funk Band (Musica...

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Dates to Remember

Dates to Remember

18 Sep Possum Sanctuary Walk19 Sep Interschool Cross Country22 Sep SIM Music Workshop in Bunbury24 Sep Athletics Field Events26 Sep Athletics Carnival 13 Oct School Development Day—no students14 Oct Students c...

September 17, 2014 No comments

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Principal's News

Principal's News

CLASS LEARNING JOURNEYSParents from most classes in the school by now would have been notified of the date and time when you can come up to school and join your child in their class learning journey this term. ...

September 05, 2014 No comments

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Freo Footy Skills Finals

Freo Footy Skills Finals

On Saturday a group of Year 7 boys represented DPS at the Freo Footy Skills Finals at Patersons Stadium which was held before the Fremantle vs Port Adelaide game.  The boys qualified for the finals after w...

September 05, 2014 No comments

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School Cross Country

School Cross Country

Over 500 students successfully competed in the school cross country on Wednesday 20th August and we congratulate all those who ran and represented their faction. This was a fitting culmination to our training a...

September 05, 2014 No comments

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Science Week

Adding to the Biological Science units students are enthusiastically learning about with their class teachers, many boys and girls across all year levels took the opportunity to join in the lunchtime Science we...

August 28, 2014 No comments

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Chaplain's Chat

Chaplain's Chat

Greetings and hope you and your family are keeping well in spite of the winter bugs circulating. Sometimes I get to chat to children waiting for parents to pick them up when they are feeling unwell or upset at ...

August 26, 2014 No comments

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Room 20B's Music Lesson

Room 20B's Music Lesson

Kindy students Dancing to 'Amanaska' from Musica Viva.

August 13, 2014 No comments

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Phys Ed News

Phys Ed News

On Friday 120 students from Year 6 and 7 competed in the Winter Interschool Carnival in Busselton. Dunsborough Primary had teams in the Football, Netball, Soccer and Hockey competitions; we were all playing aga...

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Principal's News

Principal's News

THE IMPORTANCE OF REGULAR ATTENDANCEInformation on the number of half days your child has missed in semester one is also provided in their report. Regular attendance is essential to ensuring each child has the ...

July 01, 2014 No comments

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Chaplain's Chat

Chaplain's Chat

Last week I was away from school on a silent retreat. It was a welcome time of self care and refreshment.  Everybody including children need time to spend alone doing things they enjoy such as reading, wri...

July 01, 2014 No comments

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P & C Update

P & C Update

COUNTRY CLUB HELPS OUT AT SCHOOL WITH GARDENS Thank you to Barry from the Dunsborough and Districts Country Club, for helping our Gardener Andrew Spencer-Wright and our P&C Grounds Committee by moving mulch...

July 01, 2014 No comments

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P & C Update

P & C Update

Drive Carefully and Watch out for our Kids! With the wet weather now upon us, it is even more important that we watch out for our kids when driving. Our school student population is now over 750 and there was ...

May 28, 2014 No comments

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Kindy Enrolments for 2015

Kindy Enrolments for 2015

Kindy application forms are available from the school office or down load using the following link. {phocadownload view=file|id=91|target=s} Parents are required to complete an Application for Enrolment Form ...

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End of Semester Reports

End of Semester Reports

At the end of this term parents of all children from K to 7 will receive a written end of semester report about their child’s level of achievement and progress made during the first two terms of this year. If ...

May 28, 2014 No comments

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Banners on the Terrace

Banners on the Terrace

The Year 5 students in Ms Couchman's class have entered the City of Perth's "Banners On The Terrace" competition. During their art lesson they have created a design that looks at what makes the City of Busselto...

May 22, 2014 No comments

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Skipping

Skipping

Dunsborough Primary School Students are enjoying enhancing their skipping skills this term. “Keep practising students!” Ms Chapman Phys Ed Teacher

May 22, 2014 No comments

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P & C News

P & C News

Welcome to our new Canteen ConvenorThank you to Fran Hindle who has taken over as our new Canteen Convenor. Fran has shown great commitment to P&C events and I look forward to seeing what Fran and the cante...

May 15, 2014 No comments

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Chaplain's Chat

Chaplain's Chat

Thanks to all the Dad’s who came to the Fathering Project. It was a wonderful night of Inspiration. CHILDREN LEARN WHAT THEY LIVE If a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemm.If a child lives with ho...

May 15, 2014 No comments

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P & C News

P & C News

EASTER BIG BREAKFASTThe Big Breakfast was again a big hit. Thank you to everyone who volunteered at the Big Breakfast and in particular Jeanine Baxter and Cheryl Whyte for their organisation. Another great resp...

April 30, 2014 No comments

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DUN 2 - Auction

DUN 2 - Auction

The Dunsborough P&C will be auctioning DUN 2 at the upcoming DYCCI AGM (Chamber Commerce). This event will be held at the Regency Beach Club on May 13th. Meeting starts at 5.30pm and the Auction starts at 6...

April 30, 2014 No comments

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Interschool Summer Carnival

Interschool Summer Carnival

Late last term, 110 students from Years 6 and 7 participated in the Interschool Summer Carnival, which was held in Busselton. We played against five other schools in Tennis, Softball, Cricket, Volleyball and Ba...

April 30, 2014 No comments

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School Hats

School Hats

It was great to see virtually all of our students return to school this week in school uniform – Fantastic! The only problem was a number of children forgot to bring their school hat! Parents and students are ...

April 30, 2014 No comments

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Fathering Project

Fathering Project

All parents, particularly the Dads and Father Figures in our school community, are reminded about the Fathering Project which our school Chaplain, Rae Witham, is hoping to start up in Dunsborough this term. A ...

April 30, 2014 No comments

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Principal's News

Principal's News

Welcome back to term 2 with a special welcome to any new families that may have joined our school community. We have another extremely busy 10 weeks ahead of us culminating with the issuing of an end of se...

April 30, 2014 No comments

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P&C News

P&C News

New P&C Treasurer Welcome to our new P&C Treasurer Judi Bromley. We thank Judi for taking on this vital role in our school. We also thank outgoing Treasurer Wendy Dukes for her efforts over the last th...

March 21, 2014 No comments

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Taking students out of school for an extended period of leave which is not health related

Taking students out of school for an extended period of leave which is not health related

{phocadownload view=file|id=84|target=s} Under the School Education Act 1999, it is expected that all students should attend school whenever it is open for instruction unless they are unwell or not physically ...

March 20, 2014 No comments

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National Clean Up Schools Day

National Clean Up Schools Day

There were hundreds of ‘busy bees’ scouting around the school grounds on Wednesday for the National Clean Up Schools Day. We collected 6.2kg of litter and 900g of recyclable materials. We also collected a pla...

March 06, 2014 No comments

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Chaplain's Chat

Chaplain's Chat

Dear Parent/Caregivers Last newsletter I mentioned The Fathering Project. Exciting news—this project is coming to Dunsborough hosted by our school. Dads and father figures please reserve the date Tuesday, 13th...

March 05, 2014 No comments

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P & C Update

P & C Update

Still Needed: P&C Secretary and Treasurer for 2014 We were unable to fill our roles of Secretary and Treasurer at our AGM last week and we desperately need to do so to have a functioning P&C. For the ...

March 05, 2014 No comments

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Music Notes

Music Notes

We've had a wonderful start to Music at Dunsborough Primary in 2014. Each class from Year 1 to 7 has either Music or Drama for a semester so the children have access to all areas of the performing Arts each ye...

March 05, 2014 No comments

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Principal's News

Principal's News

KEEPING PARENTS INFORMED OF THEIR CHILD’S PROGRESS Ensuring parents and caregivers receive regular and relevant information on the achievements and progress of their children is one of the most important a...

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Physical Education at DPS in 2014

Physical Education at DPS in 2014

Dear Parents and Caregivers, The guiding principle of our PE program is to help all students develop the skills to become and remain physically active. All students in Years 1-7 participate in over two hours o...

March 04, 2014 No comments

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P & C Update

P & C Update

NEEDED: P&C SECRETARY AND TREASURER FOR 2014  The Secretary and Treasurers roles are great ways to be part of the P&C, be part of a great team and make a valuable contribution to the school. Ann-...

February 19, 2014 No comments

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Principal's News

Principal's News

During the first weeks of this term all of our class teachers have made themselves available to meet with parents at parent/teacher information meetings. Hopefully these meetings have given parents the chance t...

February 19, 2014 No comments

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Annual Parent Satisfaction Survey

Annual Parent Satisfaction Survey

Many thanks to those parents who took the time to complete the School Board’s Annual Parent Satisfaction Survey. Overall the survey data was very positive with more than 95% of the 87 families who responded in...

December 11, 2013 No comments

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End of Term Reports

End of Term Reports

A formal written report on all children from K to 7 will be sent home to parents at the end of this term. These reports will be given out to students, in a sealed envelope, to take home at the start of the las...

November 27, 2013 No comments

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Personal Items Lists - 2014

Personal Items Lists - 2014

Lists of personal items class teachers would like children to have with them for the start of the 2014 school year have now been finalised. 2014 Personal Items list for all year levels from Kindy to year 7 hav...

November 27, 2013 No comments

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Music Notes

Music Notes

MORNINGTOWN RIDE Train whistle blowin' Makes a sleepy noise Underneath their blankets Go all the girls and boys. Rockin', rollin', ridin', Out along the bay, All bound for Morningtown&...

November 26, 2013 No comments

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