Month: April 2016

Bounce Back

As part of the kidsmatter framework we are beginning to implement a social and emotional learning curriculum from Kindergarten to grade six called Bounce Back. Bounce Back is an evidence based wellbeing and resilience program. Each week every year level has


The Language of Resilient Families

Parenting ideas and insights from Michael Gross Children and adults in resilient families tune into the needs of each other, choosing situation-specific language, rather than simply regurgitating generalised ‘feel-good’ or ‘get-on-with-it’ platitudes. Follow the link here for his great advice


Tomorrow Night: 2015 Annual Report Presentation

Hi Parents – A reminder that tomorrow night at 7pm there will be a presentation of the School’s 2015 Annual Report. It’s an opportunity for you to hear in plain terms how the school is performing and to ask any


The Link 2016 Issue 11

The Link is Hillsmeade Primary School’s weekly newsletter home to parents. Click here to access this week’s copy of The Link: Issue 11.27th April.


IT Improvements and ANZAC Day

Dear Parents/Guardians – Hillsmeade School Improvements – Information Technology 2016 With the exciting opening of the new school oval now two months old the school has turned its focus to Information Technology and updating the current IT infrastructure throughout the school.


The Link 2016 Issue 10

The Link is Hillsmeade Primary School’s weekly newsletter home to parents. Click here to access this week’s copy of The Link: Issue 10.20th April


School Captains, Annual Report, Car Boot Sale & Pyjama Day

Dear Parents / Guardians School Captains On Friday afternoon at our assembly, Judith Graley MP presented our School Captains, Stefanie Stan and Joel Vigilante and their fellow school leaders with their badges. Three of our leaders recently attended the City


The Link 2016 Issue 9

The Link is Hillsmeade Primary School’s weekly newsletter home to parents. Click here to access this week’s copy of The Link: Issue 9 – 13th April.


Term 2 Welcome

Dear Parents / Guardians Welcome Welcome to term 2, an eleven week, busy term filled with lots of explicit teaching and learning, student assessment (including NAPLAN for grade 3 & 5 children) and reporting, excursions, incursions, sporting activities and fundraising events.