Ships Athletics Carnivals – POSTPONED

Due to the poor weather forecast for this week our Kindy & Pre-Primary carnival will now be held on Thursday 16 August from 9am-12pm.  The Year 1-6 carnival will be held on Friday 17 August.  The P&C will be selling food at both of these carnivals and there will also be a coffee van onsite.  More details will follow closer to the date.

New School Number 

The school has a new phone number 6206 7900.  The old number will continue to work over the next few months before being disconnected.  This change is department driven, new phone systems are being rolled out across schools in WA.

Salty Dog 2018

Salty Dog spelling competition is returning in Term 3.  PP-6 Word Booklets were sent home last term.  The class competitions will be held during Week 3 of Term 3.  Should you require another copy of a word booklet please click on the school events page on this website, locate the respective year tab and click the link.

New Parents Afternoon Tea – Tuesday 14 August, P&C Room.

From 2pm-3pm on Tuesday 14 August, the P&C would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our new families that have joined ORPS  in 2018 to come in for some afternoon tea and a casual chat in the P&C room.  This is a great opportunity for those Mums and Dads that are new to the school to meet other parents and members of the P&C.  Younger siblings are welcome to attend, we have plenty of toys for them to play with.

PEAC Testing 2018 – Wednesday 15 August. 

Year 4 students will sit testing for the Gifted & Talented – Primary Extension and Challenge (PEAC) on Wednesday 15 August.  If you DO NOT wish for your child to participate in this testing you must write to/email christopher.smith@education.wa.edu.au no later than Friday 10 August.  More detailed information will be sent home via Class Dojo.

Learning Journey – Wednesday 12 September 5-6:30pm

This event has been recently added to the term planner, more details will follow in the weeks to come.  Please mark this date in your diary so you will be able to attend and see a showcase of work that your child has completed this year.

TERM 3 – School Development Date Change

Please note that the school development day in Term 3 will be held on Friday 7 September (Week 8).  Please mark this date change on your calendars at home, students do not attend school on this day.

Kindy and Pre-Primary Applications 2019

Applications for Kindy enrolment in 2019 close on Friday 20 July.  Please visit the school office for an application form.  You must also provide proof of address, child’s birth certificate and immunisation record.  Applications will not be accepted without the correct documentation.  For more information please click on the enrolment tab in the menu at the top of the school website.

Parents / Guardians of current Kindergarten students must complete an application form at the Bridge to enrol their child in our Pre-Primary for 2019.  Please complete this application by the 31 August, this provides us with accurate numbers on which students are returning for 2019 so we can move onto out forward planning.