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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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Additional Parking for End of Year…

With our top car park unable to be used at the moment, there will only be l...

December 14, 2015, Hits:170

BYO iPad Program 2016

BYO iPad Program 2016

The BYO iPad program is expanding in 2016 to include students in Years 2, 3...

December 11, 2015, Hits:200

Pick up of Personal Items 2016

On the 27th  January  2016  -    Pick up of Person...

December 11, 2015, Hits:183

END OF YEAR FINAL ASSEMBLIES

END OF YEAR FINAL ASSEMBLIES

Dear Parents and Caregivers, END OF YEAR FINAL ASSEMBLIES It is hard to b...

December 11, 2015, Hits:108

Walking School Bus Thursday 5th November

Walking School Bus Thursday 5th November

Our Term 4 whole school active transport event, the Walking School Bus, is ...

November 03, 2015, Hits:125

Pupil Free Days in 2016

Pupil Free Days in 2016

For 2016 All Government Schools in WA have been allocated 7 days during the...

October 30, 2015, Hits:117

BYO IPAD PROGRAM IN 2016

BYO IPAD PROGRAM IN 2016

EXPANSION OF THE SCHOOL’S BYO IPAD PROGRAM IN 2016 The School Board,...

October 30, 2015, Hits:162

Sports Carnival Program 2015

Sports Carnival Program 2015

September 24, 2015, Hits:205

Kindy Cafe

Kindy Cafe

As part of our school’s commitment to making sure every child in our ...

September 03, 2015, Hits:198

Family Science Challenge 2015

Family Science Challenge 2015

Your challenge is to make a musical instrument with easily obtainable mater...

August 14, 2015, Hits:233

Android Skoolbag App Now Available!!

Android Skoolbag App Now Available!!

Instuctions for the downloading of the new android app are now available.

August 13, 2015, Hits:294

Book Week News

Book Week News

From August 10 to 14 Dunsborough Primary is celebrating Book Week. Every ye...

August 06, 2015, Hits:237

Who Shines at Your School?

Who Shines at Your School?

Go to the Competition page at thewest.com.au/competitions and submit the de...

August 06, 2015, Hits:300

Woolworths Earn & Learn

Woolworths Earn & Learn

We are excited to be taking part in the Woolworths Earn & Learn program...

August 06, 2015, Hits:255

Bendigo Bank School Banking

Bendigo Bank School Banking

Bendigo Bank's next visit will be tomorrow 7th August 2015. Banking will t...

July 31, 2015, Hits:185

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MUSIC 2016 @ DUNSBOROUGH PRIMARY SCHOOL

MUSIC 2016 @ DUNSBOROUGH PRIMARY SCHOOL

Welcome to the musical life of Dunsborough Primary School.  We have a full and exciting programme each year at our school incorporating class music, our instrumental programmes, choir and related events an...

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2015 Book Week

2015 Book Week

An amazing collection of book characters were on parade for the culmination of Bookweek in Term 3. Many thanks to the creative talents of parents, carers, neighbours and children behind the scenes out there. ...

November 19, 2015 No comments

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DUNSBOROUGH PRIMARY SCHOOL — NUMBER PLATES

DUNSBOROUGH PRIMARY SCHOOL — NUMBER PLATES

Please see the attachment for ordering details.  

November 19, 2015 No comments

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School Fete 2015

School Fete 2015

Well that was the Fete that was! Fete 2015 “Country Fair” was held over the weekend as we’re sure you are all aware and what a wonderful day it was. Amazing sideshows, outstanding food and t...

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Our Fete Entertainment Program

Our Fete Entertainment Program

Attached is the Entertainment Program for our 'Country Fair' Fete on Sunday the 25th October.

October 16, 2015 No comments

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Country Fair 2015

Country Fair 2015

Great to see everyone busy with their stalls if you want to contribute further here are some good ideas: Room 19a is looking for volunteers who would like to help with face painting. Room 19b looking for seco...

September 24, 2015 No comments

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School Cross Country

School Cross Country

Over 500 students successfully competed in the school cross country on Wednesday 26th August and we congratulate all those who ran and represented their faction. This event was a great way to highlight our trai...

September 03, 2015 No comments

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Music Notes

Music Notes

Lots has been quietly happening in music this term (some loudly, too!). Junior classes have begun music classes for 2015 and seniors have swapped to drama - all students have been producing some excellent work....

September 03, 2015 No comments

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2015 NAPLAN Results

2015 NAPLAN Results

Individual reports for students in years 3 & 5 who participated in the National Assessment Program in Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) conducted in May this year have now arrived at school. These reports will...

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Japanese Crane Display

Japanese Crane Display

Students in Years 3-7 have been learning about the history of the Atomic Bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima during World War II, as August 6th 2015 is the 70th Anniversary.  Sadako and the 1000 Paper Crane...

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It's Time to Wear Our School Hats

It's Time to Wear Our School Hats

Parents and students are reminded , under our School’s Sun Protection Policy and Dress Code, all students have to wear a school hat from now on if they want to play or do an activity outside whilst at sch...

August 06, 2015 No comments

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Chaplain's Chat

Chaplain's Chat

Dear Parent/Caregivers This term I will once again run “BUZ Feel Safe Feel Right” Protective Behaviours to all year two’s. Protective behaviours is about empowering children to recognise when...

August 06, 2015 No comments

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Principal's News

Principal's News

Planning for 2016 With the release of our projected one line budget for next year, planning has already started to ensure everything is well and truly in place and ready for the beginning of the 2016 school ye...

August 06, 2015 No comments

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Interschool Winter Carnival

Interschool Winter Carnival

On Friday, 120 students were selected from Years 5 and 6 to participate in the Interschool Winter Carnival in Busselton against the other local government primary schools. This was the culmination to our Senior...

July 03, 2015 No comments

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Clay Work with Mr Bigwood

Clay Work with Mr Bigwood

Fun making clay animals and cars with our parents!

July 03, 2015 No comments

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Art Sewing

Art Sewing

This art project took 5 weeks.  First we drew mini beasts then we traced them onto material and coloured them in using aquarelle pencils.  We sprayed the colouring in, then when it was dry, we sewed t...

July 03, 2015 No comments

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P&C Busy Bee

P&C Busy Bee

Help Wanted Sunday 21st June From 10amThe P&C would greatly appreciate parent’s assistance at our annual busy bee on Sunday when we are hoping to spruces up the school grounds and complete some minor...

June 18, 2015 No comments

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Chaplain's Chat

Chaplain's Chat

A lovely quote that I came across recently: “You don’t need to be an amazing COOK to spend time with a child cooking”“You don't need to be a great SINGER to spend time with a child sing...

May 29, 2015 No comments

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P & C Update

P & C Update

SUPPORT OUR ENTERTAINMENT BOOK FUNDRAISER TO KEEP RAE (CHAPLAIN) 4 DAYS A WEEKThe Entertainment Book fundraiser is being rolled out this term with funds raised going to assist the school to retain our School Ch...

May 15, 2015 No comments

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Our School's a Star

Our School's a Star

Our School’s a Star is an opportunity for Western Australian public schools to show the world what makes them shine. With a school’s staff, students, parents and local community members working tog...

May 15, 2015 No comments

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ANZAC Ceremony

ANZAC Ceremony

I would like to offer my sincere thanks to all the community members and staff who combined so well to ensure that our ANZAC Day Ceremony on Friday the 24th April was a significant and appropriate event. With t...

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Developing Inquiring Minds

Developing Inquiring Minds

The Year 4 scientists from room 10 have been busily thinking about materials in our lives, their properties and how they relate to use. Through investigations, students have so far explored how to conduct a fai...

March 27, 2015 No comments

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BIG BREAKFAST EXTRAVAGANZA 2015

BIG BREAKFAST EXTRAVAGANZA 2015

The P&C will host the BIG BREAKFAST on Thursday 2nd April before school. There will be music, dancing and of course a yummy breakfast. The Easter Gourmet Raffle plus a prize draw for canteen volunteers will...

March 27, 2015 No comments

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P & C Update

P & C Update

Survey Volunteers required for Children’s Crossing on Gifford RoadThe P&C is preparing to put in a new application for a Children’s Crossing at the Gifford Road median island near Keenan Street....

March 04, 2015 No comments

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Chaplain's Chat

Chaplain's Chat

Our school virtue this month is 'Responsibility'. According to the Centre for Parenting Education being responsible is a key to success both in school and the larger world when children grow up. By carrying out...

March 04, 2015 No comments

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Music Notes

Music Notes

What a fantastic weekend for music in the South West! We were fortunate to have the Dunsborough Arts Festival down at the foreshore and students from Dunsborough Primary showed some wonderful talent in the X-Fa...

March 04, 2015 No comments

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Director General of Education, Sharyn O’Neill visits our School

Director General of Education, Sharyn O’Neill visits our School

Dunsborough was one of four schools in this area who received a visit this week from the Director General of Education, Sharyn O’Neill. The purpose of Sharyn’s visit was to see some quality teaching...

March 04, 2015 No comments

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Interm Swimming

Interm Swimming

Parents are reminded the school’s 2015 In Term Swimming Program commences next week (March 9) with children from years 1 to 6 participating in lessons spread over the final three weeks of this term. (Note...

March 04, 2015 No comments

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Our Goals to Create a Friendly and Safe School

Our Goals to Create a Friendly and Safe School

Schools throughout Australia and worldwide are increasingly recognizing the need to address bullying, resilience, social skills and self-esteem. Our school will continue to implement the Friendly Schools & ...

February 19, 2015 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, 2015 No comments

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Our Staff in 2015

Our Staff in 2015

Joining our staff for the first time in 2015 are 3 new teachers. Mrs Lisa Kingsbury and Mr Stuart Mann have moved from Perth to join our school community and they will teaching a year 6 class (Room 32) and a Y...

February 19, 2015 No comments

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Student Diary

Student Diary

All students in years 1 to 6 were asked to acquire a student diary as part of their year level’s personal items list for 2015. Student diaries are regarded as a valuable teaching tool to help students dev...

February 19, 2015 No comments

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Physical Education in 2015

Physical Education in 2015

Congratualtions to our Faction Leadership Group for 2015 on their election. Attached is an outline of the Physical Education Program for 2015.   The school program is designed to give students an opportu...

February 19, 2015 No comments

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P&C AGM this Monday 23rd February

P&C AGM this Monday 23rd February

Our P&C AGM is this coming Monday at 7:00pm in the staffroom and there are some great opportunities to get involved with the P&C this year. P&C Fete Committee2015 is a fete year and we are looking ...

February 18, 2015 No comments

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Science - What's Bubbling!

Science - What's Bubbling!

We have a school focus on Chemical Science for the first 14 weeks of this year! We are so excited that Scitech are coming to our school to deliver some exciting shows and workshops to classes in Years 1 –...

February 18, 2015 No comments

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Music Notes

Music Notes

Music has begun beautifully at Dunsborough Primary School this year - thanks to all parents for enquiries about our programme.  Much of the information can be accessed on the front page of our school websi...

February 18, 2015 No comments

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Musical Notes @ Dunsborough Primary School

Musical Notes @ Dunsborough Primary School

Welcome to the musical life of Dunsborough Primary School  We have a full and exciting programme each year at our school incorporating class music, our instrumental programmes, choir and related events and act...

December 18, 2014 No comments

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P & C Update

P & C Update

P&C Busy BeePainting of the new seating and shade cover to the sand pit, oiling of the bench seats and re-filling of the kindy sand pit with sand were among the projects undertaken at the busy bee last week...

December 01, 2014 No comments

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End of Year Reports

End of Year 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...

December 01, 2014 No comments

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Bay OK Day

Bay OK Day

750 Dunsborough Primary School students aged from Kindy to Year 7, descended on Geographe Bay in Old Dunsborough to celebrate Bay Ok Day 2014 on November 7.The yearly event is held as a celebration of Science a...

November 13, 2014 No comments

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