A/Principal Message

Message from the Acting Principal

Book week
Last week we celebrated book week at Kapinara Primary School with flair!!!  During the week we had the opportunity to listen and work with Western Australian authors and illustrators including Aska Aska, Kitty Black and Kylie Howarth.

Book Week Assembly by 5P 
Congratulations to Mrs Kylie Powell and her amazing 5P class for their engaging and creative assembly based on the 2021 Book Week theme “New Worlds, Old Worlds, Other Worlds.”  We were transported to literary worlds and reminded how a book can take you anywhere. Congratulations on an awesome assembly!

Book week Parade

On Friday 27th August, staff and students dressed up as a book character and classes paraded around the Basketball courts.  It was fantastic to see the variety of costumes and listen to the children proudly talk about their favourite book and the character they had chosen to dress up as. It’s great to hear children speak passionately about books and reading. After the parade, parents and guests were invited into the library to see the Book week displays by each class.
Special thanks to Kylie Powell for coordinating the  Book week events and Joanne Moore, our Library Officer for organising book week events.
Please click here to enjoy some photos from the day.

Faction Athletics Carnival – Friday 3 September

Our school faction athletics carnival is on Friday. Please note the following :

  • All students will be involved in a range of individual and team events
  • Students have been taught specific throwing and jumping skills during Physical Education lessons
  • Students qualified for jumps and throws based on their measured jumps and throws during Physical Education lessons
  • Students nominated for additional distance races (200m, 400m,  800m)

It is a great community day, so bring your picnic rug and your loudest cheering voice and come and enjoy the day! More information about the carnival has been sent via email today.

Tabloid Games  PP – Year 2 – Friday, 10th September – following assembly
PP, Year 1 and Year 2 classes will participate in a Tabloid PP – Year 2 morning scheduled for Friday 10th September  (after assembly) for approx. 1.5 hours.
The intent of the morning is to engage children in physical activities through a positive social experience, promoting success and enjoyment. It is a sports event that invites children to experience a variety of fun activities that encourage skill development, problem solving, fitness, perseverance and co-operation using normal and modified equipment. Parents are welcome.

Filmbites’ Drama program

The ‘Filmbites’ Group are currently providing a series of drama lessons for PP to Year 5 over the rest of Term 3. These sessions will take place in the Music room.
‘Filmbites’ Drama program is aligned with the WA curriculum.  The program gives students from PP to Year 5 a fun and solid grounding in Voice, Movement, Role, Situation, Space, Character, Time, Tension, Mood and Relationship, through 45-55 minute modules for each element.
These elements serve not only as building blocks for future drama training but also enhance literacy, communication, confidence, creativity and life skills.

Design an Ad’  Kapinara Winner announced- Adam R Year 5 

The West Australian’s Newspapers in Education team recently ran their annual ‘Design an Ad’ competition.
Almost one thousand advertisements were entered into the competition this year and were judged by representatives from each company. The winning ads were chosen based on their visual appeal, originality and creative concepts. All winning entries were published in the 22nd August edition of ED! Magazine in The West Australian.
A big congratulations to Adam.  He was awarded prize money and a certificate for his winning advertisement.










Take care
Dr Melinda Harris
Acting Principal


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