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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 3 Application Form
Our Skoolbag App Trial

Our Skoolbag App Trial

To try and improve our communication with parents, the school will be condu...

July 02, 2015, Hits:12

Kindergarten Applications Close 24 July 2015

Kindergarten Applications Close 24 July 2015

Kindy application forms are available from the school office or download fr...

July 02, 2015, Hits:13

Student Council Disco

Student Council Disco

Friday 19th June 2015 Old Dunsborough Hall – Gifford RoadEntry is $3 ...

June 17, 2015, Hits:65

Interschool Winter Carnival

Interschool Winter Carnival

Students in Years 5 and 6 are using their Senior Sport sessions to prepare ...

May 29, 2015, Hits:56

Dunsborough Bay Fun Run

Dunsborough Bay Fun Run

This is being held on Sunday 7th June and we strongly encourage all our sch...

May 29, 2015, Hits:66

Free Parenting Seminars

Free Parenting Seminars

Managing children’s behaviour can be challenging at times for most pa...

May 29, 2015, Hits:65

Walking School Bus Timetable

Walking School Bus Timetable

May 20, 2015, Hits:79

Dates to Remember

Dates to Remember

18 May Open Gate– Legomania and Numero19 May Open Gate—Fizz, Bu...

May 15, 2015, Hits:89

Walking School Bus Thursday 21st May

Walking School Bus Thursday 21st May

Walking school buses are part of our Active Transport initiative. They help...

May 15, 2015, Hits:66

Food Revolution Day Friday 15th May

Food Revolution Day Friday 15th May

On Friday 15 May, Jamie will be hosting his exclusive Food Revolution Day c...

May 06, 2015, Hits:75

Dates to Remember Term 2

Dates to Remember Term 2

20 Apr Student return for Term 2 21 Apr Sporting Schools - Athletics24 Apr...

April 02, 2015, Hits:122

Bay OK Day 2015 Program & Map

Bay OK Day 2015 Program &…

March 27, 2015, Hits:91

Bay OK Day 2015

Bay OK Day 2015

This year, Dunsborough Primary School are collecting colourful plastic plan...

March 27, 2015, Hits:113

Term 2 Open Gate: Applications Now Open

Term 2 Open Gate: Applications Now…

Our very successful Open Gate after school program is on again this year. A...

March 26, 2015, Hits:72

Dunsborough Primary School Extra

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

September 19, 2014 No comments

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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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