General News Week 5


The dates for NAPLAN 2020 are 12 – 22 May, Weeks 3 and 4 in Term 2.
Your child will do the 2020 NAPLAN tests online and will bring home a NAPLAN Online – information for parents and carers brochure tomorrow.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Kim Knowles.


Students need full uniforms for an assembly in week 7 this term.
Choir uniforms are available to hire from the P&C through the Uniform shop. Cost of hire is $10 for the year, cash or eft. Uniforms must be returned before the end of this school year in a satisfactory condition or you will be charged a $60 fee. Please see Miss Li’s choir email regarding correct Uniform requirements.
Choir hire days – 8.15-9.15am -Thursday 5th & Wednesday the 11th March


Year 3H will be conducting the assembly on Friday, 20th March and would love all students and staff to support Harmony Day by wearing orange on this day.
Thank you in anticipation of your support.


The Year Three cohort with Year Six leaders will be conducting the ANZAC service for 2020 on Wednesday, 8th April from 2.30-3.00pm. All members of the wider community are invited to attend the service. Could all students please bring some flowers or ferns from their gardens on this day and leave in the buckets provided in the Instrumental Room (next to the Pre-Primary corridor) by 8.45am?

If any parents would like to assist in making the flower wreaths for this commemoration, please contact Mrs Hopetoun-Smith or Miss Filov as soon as possible via email . or

Calling all budding Hockey players!

Any families interested in hockey from years 1-4 wanting to learn and play hockey? We have for the last 4 years offered an after school training session on a Tuesday and then play games in the junior fixtures at Perry Lakes in a Saturday morning with teams from year 1/2’s and from year 3/4’s.
If you are interested in joining us the season starts at the beginning of May and runs through to early August ( ie all of term 2 and half of term 3). It’s all about joining in, having fun and learning the game!
Please contact the following if you are interested Year 1/2’s Katherine Shelley 0411150340  or Year 3/4’s Nik Richards – 0409992528

Wembley Downs Junior Football Club – registrations are open! Pre Primary to Year 6
Junior Football registration (Year 3 to Year 6)
Auskick registration (PP to Year 2)
Should you wish to meet in person, we will be holding our Registration Day this Sunday 23rd February from 12 noon – 2pm at Luketina Reserve. The uniform shop will be open and the Club Merch/Boot Swap will be available.

Wembley Downs Cats Girls Footy for 2020
This season we are planning on starting up our very first Cats Girls footy team! The age group will be Year 3 and 4, and games will be played on a Friday nights under lights. More details to follow so watch this space! You can register via our website Wembley Downs JFC, or contact Evan Hewitt for more information via email