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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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Year 2 and Year 3 iPad App Lists for 2015

Year 2 and Year 3 iPad…

Please follow the link to the Year 2 and Year 3 iPad App lists for 2015.

December 18, 2014, Hits:17

Musical Notes @ Dunsborough Primary School

Musical Notes @ Dunsborough Primary School

Welcome to the musical life of Dunsborough Primary School  We have a full ...

December 18, 2014, Hits:4

Are You Bush Fire Ready

Are You Bush Fire Ready

http://det.wa.edu.au/redirect/?oid=SiteProxy-id-15679953&title=Are+you+...

December 03, 2014, Hits:26

Dunsborough Kindergarten in 2015

Dunsborough Kindergarten in 2015

Your child is eligible for Kindergarten Enrolment if born between 1 July 20...

November 21, 2014, Hits:40

Our Short Film Competition is on Again!

Our Short Film Competition is on…

Entry forms are available from the front office or you can click on the lin...

November 13, 2014, Hits:53

Our Art Exhibition

Our Art Exhibition

We are really looking forward to seeing you at our Biennial Art Exhibition ...

November 13, 2014, Hits:43

Proposed Class Structure for 2015

Proposed Class Structure for 2015

One of the major planning tasks the school undertakes in term 4 is to devel...

November 13, 2014, Hits:45

Bay OK Day Program

Bay OK Day Program

CELEBRATION – GENERAL INFORMATION Friday 7th November 2014 Purpose:“To ce...

November 06, 2014, Hits:154

Walking School Bus

Walking School Bus

Walking School Bus Day THURSDAY 6th November 2014 Our Term 4 whole school ...

November 05, 2014, Hits:111

School Parking and Kiss & Drop

School Parking and Kiss & Drop

Vehicle access to Dunsborough Primary at pick up and drop off times is a ch...

October 31, 2014, Hits:53

Bay OK Day

Bay OK Day

Bay OK Day is next Friday 7th November. Students will be walking down to Ol...

October 31, 2014, Hits:65

Dates to Remember Term 4

Dates to Remember Term 4

06 Nov Walking School Bus07 Nov Bay OK Day14-15 Nov Art Exhibition19 Nov Ta...

October 29, 2014, Hits:89

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:196

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:135

Faction Athletics Carnival News

Faction Athletics Carnival News

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

September 17, 2014, Hits:126

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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...

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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...

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Chaplain's Chat

Chaplain's Chat

“Successful schools start with healthy minds” is the slogan of KidsMatter Primary, a mental health and wellbeing framework for primary schools. Dunsborough Primary School is a KidsMatter School. This year we ha...

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Dunsborough Primary Busy Bee Sunday 16th November

Dunsborough Primary Busy Bee Sunday 16th November

The P&C would greatly appreciate parent’s assistance at our annual busy bee on Sunday from 10 am when we are hoping to spruce up the school grounds and complete some minor maintenance including the followin...

November 13, 2014 No comments

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Expansion of the School's BYO iPad Program in 2015

Expansion of the School's BYO iPad Program in 2015

The School Board, after conducting an extensive review of the two classes, Rm 6 (y1) & Rm 17 (y2), in which children have been allowed this year to bring their own iPad to school each day, have decided to e...

October 31, 2014 No comments

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Pupil Free Days in 2015

Pupil Free Days in 2015

For 2015 All Government Schools in WA have been allocated 6 days during the school year where students are asked not to attend. These pupil free days are used by our staff to complete school development activit...

October 30, 2014 No comments

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Science Week Report

Science Week Report

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...

October 29, 2014 No comments

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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...

July 04, 2014 No comments

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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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