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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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Open Gate Term 2 2014

Open Gate Term 2 2014

{phocadownload view=file|id=85|target=s}  Applications are now open f...

March 26, 2014, Hits:49

Road Works - Gifford Road Closure

Road Works - Gifford Road Closure

The City of Busselton has advised us that they will be completing roadwork/...

March 25, 2014, Hits:34

Easter Raffle

Easter Raffle

The popular Easter raffle has proved a tremendous success over the years fo...

March 21, 2014, Hits:39

Interm Swimming

Interm Swimming

Parents are reminded the school’s 2014 In Term Swimming Program commences n...

March 20, 2014, Hits:39

Cancer Council's 2014 Relay for Life

Cancer Council's 2014 Relay for Life

Many of the teachers are preparing to take part in the Cancer Council's 201...

March 11, 2014, Hits:49

Student Diaries

Student Diaries

All students in years 1 to 7 were asked to acquire a student diary as part ...

February 19, 2014, Hits:35

Dates to Remember 2014

Dates to Remember 2014

20 Feb Active After Schools—Lawn Bowls 20 Feb Sustainability Breaky Me...

December 20, 2013, Hits:475

Year Book Available from The Lemon Tree

Year Book Available from The Lemon…

Our Year Book is available from The Lemon Tree Home and Gift Store during t...

December 20, 2013, Hits:88

2013 Year Book

2013 Year Book

Year Books are available from the school office @ $20 until lunch time on F...

December 19, 2013, Hits:91

DUNSBOROUGH CHRISTMAS CAROLS

DUNSBOROUGH CHRISTMAS CAROLS

Thursday 19th December 2013 at 6pm - Picnic dinner on the lawn at John...

December 19, 2013, Hits:141

Premier's Reading Challenge

Premier's Reading Challenge

The Premier of Western Australia is inviting every child from K to 7 to par...

December 11, 2013, Hits:86

End of Year Assembly Kindy - Year 2

End of Year Assembly Kindy -…

2013 END OF YEAR ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CHILDREN FROM KINDY- YEAR 2 WHEN: Monday...

December 11, 2013, Hits:155

End of Year Assembly Year 3 - 7

End of Year Assembly Year 3…

2013 END OF YEAR ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CHILDREN FROM YEAR 3 - 7 WHEN: Tuesday E...

December 11, 2013, Hits:90

Junior Landcare Team Award Finalists

Junior Landcare Team Award Finalists

Bay Friendly Schools Program- The program works with schools to ensure all ...

November 19, 2013, Hits:113

The Active Transport Challenge

The Active Transport Challenge

It's is on again.  Dunsborough Primary School Sustainability Committee...

November 13, 2013, Hits:108

Dunsborough Primary School Extra

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P&C News

P&C News

New P&C TreasurerWelcome 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 thre...

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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Music Notes

Music Notes

School Song End Week 6  Lyrics to "Count on Me" If your tossin' and you turnin' and you just can't fall asleepI'll sing a song beside youAnd if you ever forget how much you really mean to me Everyda...

November 14, 2013 No comments

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Chaplain's Chat

Chaplain's Chat

Once again Dunsborough Primary School showed its generous spirit in responding to the overwhelming disaster following Typhoon “Haiyan” in the Philippines. Our money chain measured 51 metres long and the total r...

November 13, 2013 No comments

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Principal's News

Principal's News

PROPOSED CLASS STRUCTURE FOR NEXT YEAR One of the major planning tasks the school undertakes in term 4 is to develop a provisional class organisation for the following year. Based on current indications o...

November 13, 2013 No comments

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MEDIEVAL FETE HITS NEW HIGHS!

MEDIEVAL FETE HITS NEW HIGHS!

What a fantastic day it was last Sunday! Congratulations to everyone on making this year’s Medieval Fete such a resounding success. A School Fete is a huge undertaking for any school community to take on. It r...

October 30, 2013 No comments

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Annual Parent Satisfaction Survey

Annual Parent Satisfaction Survey

To help gauge the level of satisfaction parents have with the operation and performance of our school and help the staff and the School Board plan for improvement, all families in the school are invited to comp...

October 30, 2013 No comments

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Term 3 Art

Term 3 Art

Our artist's work from Term 3.

September 27, 2013 No comments

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Industrial Action Thursday 19th September

Industrial Action Thursday 19th September

As advised earlier in the week the State School Teachers' Union of WA, CSPU and United Voice has directed teachers and all non-teaching staff to engage in a stop work meeting on the morning of Thursday 19th Sep...

September 18, 2013 No comments

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Faction Athletics Carnival

Faction Athletics Carnival

Our Faction Athletics Carnival is rapidly approaching and all year levels are currently having their selection trials. These trials are used to place students in their divisions for the sprint race and select s...

September 06, 2013 No comments

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School Learning Journeys

School Learning Journeys

All parents should have received, or will be receiving shortly, an invitation to come up to school and join their child in a class learning journey before the end of this term. The purpose of this activity is t...

September 03, 2013 No comments

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Mountain Biking Program – Active After School Term 4

Mountain Biking Program – Active After School Term 4

In recognition that mountain biking is a fantastic family and nature based activity and to use the fantastic resource that we have adjacent to the school. The Cape Mountain Bikers and Dunsborough Primary School...

August 28, 2013 No comments

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School Cross Country

School Cross Country

Congratulations to all the Year 1-7 students who competed in the School Cross Country last week. It was wonderful to see so many students completing the courses so quickly – their training certainly paid off. T...

August 28, 2013 No comments

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Sugito Visit

Sugito Visit

Tuesday 13th saw the arrival of 12 Japanese exchange students to our school. With origami paper and some imaginative hand signals the children were able to communicate with each other and take part in some wond...

August 22, 2013 No comments

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Bay OK Day Recognised in State Awards

Bay OK Day Recognised in State Awards

Mrs Nicholson proudly accepted an Award at Western Australian Coastal Conference held in Esperance. Bay OK Day was recognised and awarded for a research and/or educational initiative that has contributed to imp...

August 22, 2013 No comments

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Book Week Space Parade

Book Week Space Parade

The theme for Book Week this year is anything to do with “Space”. You may come as anything you can think of about Space or your class may want to do a theme and all come as aliens, stars, spacemen etc.Come and ...

August 22, 2013 No comments

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Science Week - Rockets!

Science Week - Rockets!

Science Week 2013 had plenty of highlights! There were bubbles being blown, trees being planted, rockets flying and finally, on Friday Mr Watts built a model Tsunami. Interested in science? This event is for y...

August 16, 2013 No comments

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Our Foundation Students 50 Years On!

Our Foundation Students 50 Years On!

On Friday 9th August 2013 Dunsborough Primary School celebrated 50 years to the day since the official opening of the school in 1963. The undercover area was brightly regaled by 700 paper cranes hanging from ba...

August 16, 2013 No comments

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Chaplain's Chat

Chaplain's Chat

This term I am running the BUZ Feel Safe Feel Right Protective Behaviours Program in all the year two classes. This program has been paid for by Dunsborough Primary School’s P&C. The BUZ Feel Safe Feel Rig...

August 13, 2013 No comments

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P&C Busy Bee Clean Up a Great Success

P&C Busy Bee Clean Up a Great Success

An excellent turnout of parents on the weekend resulted in gardens being pruned and mulched, the undercover area cleaned, the junior school toilets given a spruce up, and concrete floors around the canteen and ...

August 13, 2013 No comments

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Has Your Child Got Their School Diary?

Has Your Child Got Their School Diary?

Available from the office @ $4.00 each. An essential part of your child’s basic school equipment which they should bring to and from school every day is their school diary. Every teacher in the school from yea...

August 13, 2013 No comments

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Fever Fastball at Challenge Stadium

Fever Fastball at Challenge Stadium

Congratulations to Emma Cattlin, Nicole Carter, Stephanie Reid, Rose Hindle, Chanel Tas and Georgia Taylor who recently completed in the Fever Fastball Competition at Challenge Stadium. The girls were selected ...

August 06, 2013 No comments

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Chaplain's Chat

Chaplain's Chat

So begins the second half of our school year. I hope the holiday period has been good for your family whether it has been “downtime” from busy schedules or visits to interesting destinations. I have just read ...

July 24, 2013 No comments

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Our Canteen Continues to Make Healthier Food Choices

Our Canteen Continues to Make Healthier Food Choices

Sausage Sizzles are off the menu!  We are really proud of our canteen menu which emphasizes home-made, healthy choices. However, our Sausage Sizzle fundraisers just don’t fit our canteen philosop...

July 24, 2013 No comments

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Principal's News

Principal's News

End of semester reports for all students from 1 – 7 will be posted home during the last week of term to the address as indicated on our school records. Kindy and Pre Primary reports will be given out to parents...

June 20, 2013 No comments

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P & C Update

P & C Update

Walking School Bus Well done to everyone who joined a Walking School Bus on the 7th of June. A particular thank you to Corrynne Keelty, Alli, Mark and Jack Flynn, Fran Hindle, Lee Nash and Kate Brooks for ...

June 19, 2013 No comments

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Eisteddfod 2013 Success!

Eisteddfod 2013 Success!

What a fantastic time we have had with many of our students participating in the City of Bunbury Eisteddfod this month. This Education Department approved event is a great opportunity to perform on stage and be...

June 19, 2013 No comments

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