Lake Macquarie City Council Environment Awards

Environment AwardsToday, Cardiff North Public School attended the Lake Macquarie City Council Environment awards and came away a WINNER, with a category prize for energy monitoring!

Miss Gillard, Tamika F, Rachel L and Zali S were proud to accept this award for the Cardiff North Public School ‘Green Team’. The prize also came with $200 in prize money which the ‘Green Team’ have plans to spend on their gardening and environmental projects around the school.

A big thank you to every student involved, clearly our hard work is not going unnoticed!

 

Tell Them From Me “Parents as Partners” Survey

If you haven’t already done so, PLEASE go to https://nsw.tellthemfromme.com/cardiffnth, and complete the “Parents as Partners” survey.
Staff are continuing its self-analysis and find your input very useful.
Last week, staff went through the student responses for the past three years and started to make some plans for the next 3-year plan based upon those survey responses. We want to do the same with the parent surveys. Remember, no individuals are, or can be, identifiable. It’s an overall view from our parents.

Education Week

This week,  (Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August) is Education Week, a statewide annual event to celebrate public education in NSW.

The week highlights the achievements of public education and local schools, putting the spotlight on our students, our educators and the communities that support them.

This year’s theme is I Learn, We Learn. It is a celebration of the commitment of the NSW Department of Education to ensuring that our students are at the heart of learning and that all our schools improve every year.

Yesterday, we had a wonderful day where parents came into our classrooms, picnic in the grounds for afternoon tea and then a relaxing concert and parade ended the day. Thank you to everyone who came along and enjoyed the day.

Transition to NAPLAN Online

The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) is an annual assessment for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. Planning has begun to move NAPLAN from a pen and paper assessment to an online assessment. A fact sheet is available for parents and carers to help understand the transition process, which includes a NAPLAN Online School Readiness Test to be held at our school in the week between 28th August and 1 September this year.