Latest News 22.6.21

Forms and Payments Due

2022 Kindy and Pre-Primary Applications
Arbor Day Permission – Year 4 (and Year 6 Sustainability Leaders)

Message from the Principal

Dear Parents and Carers

While most of us have been rugged-up, I’ve been surprised by the number of children arriving in short sleeves –seemingly quite happy and comfortable. If your child isn’t among them and feels the cold, remember that the Uniform Shop now has long sleeved polo shirts in stock. They are proving very popular!

Free Dress Day

Our Year 6 Student Councillors have been busy negotiating and organising a free dress day to raise money for a very worthwhile cause. You can read their message here

Student Reports

Also available from this link is some information about student reports which will be emailed home next week. This provides an overview about things like expected levels of achievement, how grades are determined and why these might change from one semester to another and/or from year to another.

One of the important things about levels of achievement or grades, is that these are based on multiple sources of evidence, in different contexts and over time. That is, judgements about whether students have mastered skills, demonstrated knowledge and understandings and demonstrated personal and social qualities, work habits etc are not determined on the basis of a few ‘tests’ at the end of a term or semester. Teachers collect information over weeks and months and this is collated, and then ‘moderated’ with year level colleagues. I hope you find the overview helpful.

Interschool Cross Country

Best wishes to those students who will represent Kapinara in tomorrow’s interschool cross country event. I hope the weather is reasonably kind to you, and that you will be able to say at the end of that event, that you are proud of your performance and that you did your best. Thank you for training hard and for representing your school.

Best wishes
Elizabeth Blackwell