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What another extraordinary year this has been with many of us excited to see the year end and looking forward to a fresh 2022. While this time last year we were hoping for a year of normality it is important to take stock of the wonderful things we have been able to...

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PYP Evaluation Completed This Week This week McKinnon Primary School has been completing the final stages of our International Baccalaureate (IB) Evaluation. Each IB World School is regularly evaluated to ensure that the standards and practices of its IB programme are...

COVID Update It is absolutely terrific to have everyone back at school. It’s lovely to hear the laughter and the noise of play, as the children enjoy being able to socialise with their friends and learn together with them and their teachers in the classroom. This has...

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2022 ENROLMENTS and DEPARTURES Have you got a foundation child you still need to enrol? Great news we are ready to accept that enrolment now, please send to the office as soon as possible. If you are planning on leaving Mckinnon Primary in 2022, it would be greatly...

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Return to School – Wellbeing and Social Supports It is normal for parents and students to have a variety of emotions about returning to school. While it is a time we have been looking forward to, feelings such as excitement and nervousness for example, can be very...

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RUOK? DAY AT MCKINNON – WEEK 9 RUOK? Day is always an important time to remind everyone that any day is the day to ask, “Are you OK?” and support those struggling. Last week students spent time in their classes exploring the four important steps involved in this...

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WHOLE SCHOOL ASSEMBLY It was great to conduct our whole school assembly online this week. This is a first one we have been able to achieve during lockdown. We have one more planned for the last week of school on Wednesday at 2.30pm, please come along and join us. A...

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Student Learning It has been difficult for all of us during this time, however what has given us quite a lot of joy is seeing what our students are capable of producing in this remote learning context. Thank you again for your continued support.  Whole School Assembly...

Principals’ Blog 06-08-21

What a crazy and unpredicted end to the week we have had! Thanks again to all our families who are working so hard to support their children at home. 100 Days of School for our Foundation Students We had a fantastic celebration last week with our Foundation students...

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THANK YOU A huge shoutout to all our parents who are supporting our kids at home. It is very much appreciated. Thank you for your ongoing support during this challenging time for everyone. DET have developed a learning from home information page for parents which has...
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