Month: March 2016

End of Term 1 Update

Well here we are at the end of term 1 for 2016. It has been a short term and we are in for an 11 week term when we return. It is important therefore that we take the time to rest


The Link 2016 Issue 8

The Link is Hillsmeade Primary School’s weekly newsletter home to parents. Click here to access this week’s copy of The Link: issue 8 23th March 2016


Parents Building Solutions

ARE YOU TIRED OF YELLING? How to get kids to listen, without having to yell DEALING WITH ANGER Helping parents, helping kids deal with anger and frustration TECHNOLOGY AND OUR KIDS When to limit it, and how? STRATEGIES THAT WORK


Multicultural Day This Week

Hillsmeade Multicultural Day is on Thursday 24th March 2016. We invite students and teachers to wear traditional clothing which reflects their family background/identity or the colours in their national flag.


Action against Bullying, Swimming Team, School Council & Final Week of Term

Dear Parents/Guardians – National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence With the 2016 National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence coming up on Friday 18th March, Hillsmeade PS is taking a stand and showing our support by tying


The Link 2016 Issue 7

The Link is Hillsmeade Primary School’s weekly newsletter home to parents. Click here to access this week’s copy of The Link: Issue 7 -16th March 2016


Working Bee This Weekend

Working Bee This Sunday 20th March from 9-11am! We have had a large number of plants donated by Bunnings and some mulch has also been donated.  We encourage all students to come with their families!


Social skills for children

Michael Grose Director Parentingideas 2016   Social skills for children   By Michael Grose   School brings different types of learning, including social interactions and how to make friends. Parents can lay the foundations at home by teaching their kids these


KidsMatter Framework

KidsMatter Primary is a flexible, whole-school approach to improving children’s mental health and wellbeing for primary schools. It can be tailored to schools’ local needs. Through KidsMatter Primary, schools undertake a two-to three-year cyclical process in which they plan and


National Young Leaders Day, Berwick Show & Professional Learning

Dear Parents/Guardians – National Young Leaders Day As Jodie wrote in last week’s edition of the Link, Mr Moore and I went to the National Young Leaders’ Day with our 20 grade 6 student leaders. The theme for the day was