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School Tours

Welcome to Carrington Primary School.

We invite prospective parents to book a school tour through our office on 9763 9600. 

Parents are able to book af preferred date and time that is convenient.

Tours can also be arranged through our school e-mail:
Carrington.ps@education.vic.gov.au.

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Momentous May

One of the biggest highlights for our students (and staff) is Momentous May. Being able to dress up as a character-inspired outfit is always a lot of fun. Bright colours filled the hall as our students engaged in a variety of themed activities that involved teamwork, throwing, catching and running. 

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Foodbank Food Fight

What a way to finish the term off. Food dye, slime, water and a lot of laughter and fun were the order of the day. Our VIP students, who were the highest fundraisers, feasted on some delicious treats and enjoyed the marquee retreat. 

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UCLF

Leah and Scout have visited CPS each fortnight working with our Foundation-Year 3 students. Our students have worked on a variety of skills including developing relationships, collaborating on tasks and identifying emotions.

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Inter-school sport Y4-6

Our senior students competed in a round-robin competition for Tee-ball and soccer this week. It was fantastic to have such high participation rates in each sport, with several teams competing on the day. Thank you to Mr Walsh, Mr M and Miss Clohesy for supporting the students on the day.

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TRIBE Cross Country

Our annual school-wide Cross Country was completed on Friday with students from Foundation to Year 6 taking part. The Junior school ran during the morning block, followed by our senior students. 

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ANZAC Day Assembly

Our student leadership team were again exceptional role models as they provided our community with a highly detailed presentation at the ANZAC Day assembly.

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2024 Student Leadership

Congratulations to our successful candidates for the 2024 School and Sport Captain roles. The four young people that were selected epitomise what leadership is about and we look forward to seeing your personal journey in 2024 unfold. 

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Reptile Encounter

What a way to end 2023! Our final incursion for the year resulted in students getting an up close encounter with a wide variety of reptiles, mammals and amphibious creatures.

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Somers Camp

Several of our Year 5/6 students (and Mr M) travelled to Somers for a 9-day intensive camping experience. Students from schools across the Knox network were selected for the opportunity.

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Volleyball clinics

Adrian from Gecko Sports returned to Carrington to take our students through weekly volleyball clinics. Students worked through a variety of skills that will build them towards competitive games.

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Be Fit. Be Well speaker

Our Year 3-6 students were fortunate to have one of the VIS (Victorian Institute of Sport) speakers visit our school – Stacey Hymer – who is a two-time National champion (gold medal winner) for Taekwondo in 2022 and 2023 as well as many other accomplishments.

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2024 Badge Ceremony

Our whole school celebrated student leadership with the 2024 Badge Ceremony concluding the week. It was great to see so many of our students actively engage in the process throughout the term. 

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Little Anglers Initiative

At the 2022 State election, the Victorian Government committed to providing Little Angler Kits to students via schools. 

Our eager anglers have taken to the waterways over the Melbourne Cup long weekend with some amazing results!

 

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Graduation Ceremony

Our Year 6 students celebrated their primary school journey in style with a farewell ceremony in the Carrington hall. It was lovely taking a walk down memory lane and highlighting our student achievement over the years.

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Remembrance Day Ceremony

Today our student leaders, with support from Miss Clohesy, gave our school an insight into the importance of Remembrance Day. Students highlighted that it was a day for us all to remember those who have served and fallen in all wars and peacekeeping operations.

 

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Healesville Sanctuary Excursion Y4-6

Our Year 4-6 students ventured to Healesville Sanctuary as part of their inquiry learning unit. Each class took part in an educational learning experience organised by the Sanctuary staff, with students having the opportunity to explore, engage and expand their knowledge on native flora and fauna. 

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MAT program

Martials Arts were reintroduced to our students focusing on physical and mental well-being through discipline-based activities. Students were put through their paces by the MAT group and worked through breathing, stretching and movement together.

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Spirit Day October

Junior School Council created a bright and vibrant school community this past week hosting the first ‘Wear a loud shirt day’ at Carrington. Our students wanted to highlight hearing loss in children and raise funds for the cause. 

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Rugby Gala Day 2023

This week our Year 4-6 students competed in the Billy Slater Challenge Rugby League Gala Day. Two teams represented our school in the competition and had mixed results throughout the day. The games were played in great spirits and with a high level of competition. 

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Carrington Primary School

Laura Rd, Knoxfield

VIC 3180

 

(03) 9763 9600

carrington.ps@education.vic.gov.au

Carrington Primary School is accredited under the Department of Education’s CRICOS registration (CRICOS provider name and code: Department of Education, 00861K). For more information, see: www.study.vic.gov.au

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