Camps and Excursion Fund Applications

Camps, Sports & Excursion Fund (CSEF) Applications are now due.  If you have a Health Care Card or Concession Card valid on 29th January, 2018 you will be eligible to receive $125 per child to go towards paying for Camps and Excursions.

If you applied for CSEF in 2017 at our School you will not need to complete an application in 2018, unless there is a change in your circumstances.

In the following circumstances you will need to complete an application in 2018.

  • You had a child start in Foundation this year.
  • The name on your Health Care Card has changed.
  • If your child started at Cranbourne Carlisle PS during 2017 and your application last year was lodged with another School.

If you have any questions please come into the Office and speak to Michelle.

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The Resilience Project

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We look forward to our Resilience Project night and invite all parents from the Cranbourne Carlisle PS community to attend this evening. Children and staff have listened to speakers from The Resilience Project so far this year and we would like our parent community to have the opportunity as well. The focus of this night will be on gratitude, empathy (compassion) and mindfulness, leading to a happier life.

As the night is designed for adults we will have child minding available if required. Children will be bringing home an attendance slip, please return this ASAP.

CCPS Fitness Group

We are excited to announce we are launching a CCPS Fitness Group. For those parent who would like to increase their fitness and health levels, as well as those looking to create a new friendships. Details are as below, or please contact the School Office with any additional questions.

Group leader – Alanna Taylor

  • Make new social connections from the CCPS community
  • Exchange recipe ideas for dinners and school lunches
  • Group walks
  • Basic fitness and exercise sessions
  • Meet for coffee afterwards
  • Monday will be the meeting day, see dates below

CCPS Fitness Group is child/pram friendly, so bring them along too!

Term 1 Dates – Feb 26th  Mar 5th  Mar 26th
Term 2 Dates – Apr 23rd  May 14th  June 4th June 25th

What to bring: Drink bottle, hat, something to nibble on
Meet point: Front of CCPS
Meeting time: 9:30am for 9:45am departure
Cost: Free

Family Learning Club

Our Family Learning Club will begin in Week 6 on Wednesday 7th of March. We look forward to seeing a great turn out of children, as well as any parents or relatives who would like to come and support the group.

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Tobin Cuss or the School Office now!
– Read books with children who might not have someone to read with at home
– Guide children through story writing (the teachers will help explain at the beginning
– Help children with maths problems
– Hang out with the children and let them know they are valued

In other exciting news our Community Art class commences this week! Join us at 2:15 to participate in an art class ran just for our parents/grandparents. Each week our fantastic Art teacher Ms Brewster will lead the adult class, where you will pick up new skills and make new social connections within our school community. Please contact the School Office or Ms Ciane Brewster if you would like to participate. She can be reached at brewster.ciane.l@edumail.vic.gov.au

Schools’ Privacy Policy

The Department has developed a new Schools’ Privacy Policy and related documents for all Victorian government schools to implement. This includes:

  • Schools’ Privacy Policy
  • Collection notices
  • Frequently asked questions (FAQs) for school staff and parents.

Why must the new privacy policy be adopted

The new Schools’ Privacy Policy:

  • replaces any existing privacy policies used by schools.
  • ensures our school is compliant with updated legislation
  • clarifies that all school staff (including Student Support Service Officers, other allied health practitioners and teaching staff) may share personal and health information about a child with all other staff who ‘need to know’ that information, to enable the school to educate or support the child or fulfil legal obligations
  • allows for personal and health information about children transferring between government schools to be shared with the next (Victorian government) school.

For further information, please click on the link below:

Schools’ Privacy Policy

Breakfast Club is back!

Our Breakfast Club is up and running for 2018. We are serving breakfast Monday and Thursday every week from 8:15-8:45am in the Breakfast Club space near the Year 1 rooms. Ms Anne Waller is heading up the team and we are keen to have as many parents involved as possible. If you would like to help out please see the School Office or Ms Waller.

A good start to the day leads to a good day!

Thank you to FOOD BANK and Kellogg’s for supporting our Breakfast Club.

Important Reminders

SCHOOL FEES

Thank you to the many parents who have finalised payment of essential item school fees, or who have organised a payment plan with the School Office. Prompt payment of these fees enables us to purchase resources to enhance children’s learning in classrooms, PE equipment, art supplies, ICT equipment and so on.

Families who have not yet paid their fees are asked to do so as soon as possible. Payments may be made in cash, BPay or via EFTPOS. Please see Michelle at the School Office.

We are very grateful that many of our families have chosen to also pay the small voluntary contribution of $40. With this money, we will add to growing library collection, purchase new take home books and add further reading recovery resources.  It is not too late for families to choose to make this payment!!

PERSONAL PROPERTY BROUGHT TO SCHOOL

Personal property is often brought to school by children, staff and visitors. This property can include mobile phones, music devices, electronic games, calculators, musical instruments, sporting equipment and cars parked on school premises.

The Department of Education and Training does not hold insurance for personal property brought to school and it has no capacity to pay for any loss or damage to such property.

Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School does not have an insurance policy for lost, stolen or damaged personal property. Children are not permitted to bring any unnecessary or particularly valuable items to school. Mobile phones brought to school MUST be left at the School Office and collected at the end of the day.

STUDENT ACCIDENT INSURANCE

The Department of Education and Training does not provide personal accident insurance for children. Parents and guardians are responsible for paying the cost of medical treatment for injured children, including any transport costs.

Student accident insurance policies are available from the private insurance market. These cover a range of medical expenses not covered by Medicare. They can be obtained by parents for individual children.

Parents are reminded that Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School does not have a whole of school accident insurance policy.

Community Night raffle winners

Thank you to everyone who made it out to our first CCPS Community Night. The vibe around the school was very fantastic and we are happy to see so much interest from our families.

Raffle Winners:
1st prize (2 Gold Class Village movie tickets + 3 month gym membership) – Aydin Keskic and family
2nd prize (2 Village movie tickets + 3 month gym membership) – Brock & Kirra-lei Benjamin and family
3rd prize (3 month gym membership, Shark Attack Fish & Chip voucher) – MIllad Hazaranejad and family
4th prize (Shark Attack Fish & Chip voucher, Tramontina Coffee plunger) – Zane & Mia Armstrong and family

Congratulations to our Breakfast Club volunteers, you have ALL won a breakfast hamper:
Chandis Medis, Michelle Neville, Saher Karim, Tracy Isaacs, Tanya Stevenson, Melissa Bell, Inderpreet Kaur, Margaret Cho

Families may collect their prizes from the front office when they are ready

And lastly our lunch box winners (handed out at school):
Isabelle 005
Alisha 416
Gutama 414
Humza 211
Sanam 025
Yashita 416

Community Night

We have had a massive response to our community, looking forward to seeing you all 5-7pm tonight. Remember, there will be food for sale so please bring cash if you’d like.

As you walk around tonight you will be able to get key dates and volunteer to help some of our key programs.

See you tonight,
Tobin Cuss
Assistant Principal