SEBASTOPOL PRIMARY SCHOOL
RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY & READY TO LEARN
INFORMUS NO. 13 August 22nd 2019
Book Week Parade Tomorrow 9.15am - Friday 23/08/2019
2019 Book week celebrations
are underway. Year 2-6 students
enjoyed their visit to the Ballarat
Fine Art Gallery to learn about how
art tells stories. Thanks to the Art
Gallery for providing this free
educational event for our school.
Make the time to visit this fabulous
gallery, admission is free.
THIS COMING FORTNIGHT:
Assembly 2.40pm, 4/5 & 5/6 Library Visit, 4/5 Bowling, Open Day and Young Authors Workshop
SEBASTOPOL PRIMARY SCHOOL Warreen Street, Sebastopol Victoria 3356
Phone: 03 5335 8157 Fax: 5335 9173 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
19th-23rd Aug Book Week
Wed 21st Aug SWPB Celebration
Mon 26th Aug Choir - South Street
Tue 27th Aug School Council Meeting
Wed 28th Aug Assembly 2.40pm
Mon 2nd Sept 4/5 Library
Thurs 5th Sept Open Day
Wed 11th Aug Assembly 2.40pm
Wed 18th Sept SWPB Celebration
Fri 20th Sept End of Term 3
Mon 7th Oct Term 4 Starts
Wed 9th Oct Assembly 2.40pm
Thurs 10th Oct Swimming
Wed 16th Oct Life Education Van
Thurs 17th Oct Swimming
Thurs 17th Oct Life Education Van
21st-25th Oct Children’s Week
Wed 23rd Oct Assembly 2.40pm
Thurs 24th Oct Sovereign Hill Snrs
Fri 25th Oct Sovereign Hill Snrs
Thurs 31st Oct Swimming
Wed 6th Nov Assembly 2.40pm
Thurs 7th Nov Swimming
Thurs 14th Nov Swimming
Wed 20th Nov Assembly 2.40pm
Thurs 21st Nov Swimming
Thurs 28th Nov Swimming
Wed 4th Dec Assembly 2.40pm
Thurs 5th Dec Swimming
Wed 11th Dec Gr 6 Graduation
Thurs 12th Dec Swimming
Fri 13th Dec Volunteers Morning Tea
Wed 18th Dec Reports Go Home
Thurs 19th Dec End of Term 4
Dismissal at 2.10pm
Coming up in Term 3
Dominic Kemp - Prep/1L
For always showing respect to
teachers and his classmates.
Sean Smyth - 2/3W
For making more of an effort to
share his thoughts and opinions
during whole class conversations.
James McCurdy - 4/5S
For increased participation in
Noah Smith - 5/6B
For his positive attitude towards
learning and school.
Congratulations to these fabulous role models and
Blue Light Youth Award recipients. You are all
Tyler & Brayden
Jayden & Jaxon
Student Recognition Awards
Principals Message 22/08/2019
Sebastopol Instructional Model of
Our educational team have been working
in collaboration with the Bastow
Leadership Institute and the DSSI
Teaching Partners to develop our
Instructional Learning Models. These
models have been shared with School
Council and they are now on display in
the front entrance. The ‘Instructional
Model’ describes the consistent approach
that we have to learning across the
school to support students to progress
and learning the key concepts in
Reading, Writing and Mathematics.
Junior School School Council Report
Our favourite things at school this term:
Paul – Mathematics, I love learning
about 3 D Shapes.
Kristina – Writing a Dragon Story with
Izzy – We are learning Netball
Tiarna – I am reading ‘Black’ it is about
a girl whose past come back
Dominic – Mathematics, I am learning
my 2 times table
Jadyen – I love reading Harry Potter –
‘Prisoner of Azkaban
like to have
and tree house.
Royal South Street Choir Performance
We are excited to be performing again on
Monday 26th August at Founders
Theatre, Federation University,
Chancellor Drive, Mt Helen. Our section
of the program starts at 8:30am. It would
be wonderful to have some familiar faces
in the audience to support our choir.
Katherine Williams Year 5/6 Class
We are pleased to have Katherine
Williams back at school teaching Year
5/6. The students have been busy
updating Katherine on the changes at
school. Katherine has had
over two years teaching in
the UK and travelling
through Europe. It is
wonderful to have
Katherine back at
Foodbank Breakfast and Lunch Club
Every 5 weeks we have over 300kg of
food staples delivered to school,
including ten boxes of apples, thanks to
the wonderful team at Foodbank.
Foodbank have now expanded their
support to include lunch packs and
hampers for families. Please contact us if
you would like a hamper.
Have a safe and happy
Last week we played Ballarat College Red. We won our game 7– 6.
Last night we played Creswick. We lost . The scores were 15-5.
Could all Netballers please ensure that the school or coach is aware if you are
unable to attend a game on a Wednesday night. All players need to be at the game
10 minutes prior to the game starting. $6 per game.
To pay VNA go to https://netball.resultsvault.com/common/pages/reg/welcome.aspx?
Our School Swimming program is due to start next Term. Students will travel to the
Ballarat Aquatic centre by bus every Thursday for 10 weeks at a cost of $93.50 per
student. Payment plans can be arranged with the office. Please ensure that your
children have appropriate swimwear before Term 4 Begins.
The students loved the soccer clinics last week. Future A League Champs in the making.
It is Book Week!
Keep up the reading at home!
Remember our Book Week Parade -
Friday 9:15am. Book character dressing
up encouraged. Toddlers and parent
Michelle has returned from the UK and is
team teaching our 2/3 class with Nadine
We asked Michelle a few questions:
Favourite Team – Bombers
Favourite Food – Tacos
Favourite Drink – Milo
Hobby – Music, Michelle plays the French
Favourite Film/ Book – Harry Potter
Favourite place – countryside
Favourite Colour – Blue
Favourite Travel destination – Safari in
Michelle is a valued member of our professional team and she has some wonderful educational
ideas and strategies that she is sharing with the 2/3 class.
Our Prep- Year 3 students are all working through these learning professions to
support their reading development.
Literacy Learning Progressions
Meet Michelle Reinhardt!
Bakers Delight continue to support our school on a commission based fundraiser.
Whenever you purchase any items at Bakers Delight quote ‘4017’ and we receive 5% of
Friday 25th October at Sebastopol Bowling Club
Tickets $12 per person or $100 for a table of 10
Sebastopol Primary School
For Students in Years 2-6
Learning club is designed to provide children with extra help in Literacy and Numeracy.
Learning Club is conducted by The Smith Family and will be running at Sebastopol Primary
School from 3:10 – 4:30 Wednesdays afternoons.
The program will start on Wednesday 1st of May and finish on Wednesday the 4th of Decem-
If you would like your child to participate, please will in and return the attached form to the
office. For further information please contact Holly on 0408602298
Me & My Dad Community Playgroup 10.00am - 12pm
Sebastopol Community Play Group 9.30am - 11.00am
Me & My Dad Community Playgroup 10.00am - 12.00pm
For more information contact City of
Ballarat Playgroup Coordinator on 53205682
Sebastopol Primary School
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What is SWPB?
SWPBS stands for ‘School Wide Positive Behaviour Scheme 'which was first introduced in parts of America with a focus
on school wide discipline. Essential elements of SWPBS include:
(1) building a culture within the whole school t