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Earn and Learn Program

As you know, our school has been participating in Woolworth’s Earn & Learn. The program has now finished for this year, so a big thanks to everyone who supported our school. We’re now at the important stage of the program where the Sticker Sheets are collected and lodged as our Earn & Learn claim. We need all Earn & Learn Sticker Sheets and any loose Earn & Learn stickers to be dropped off at school by this Friday, 22 September. Remember to check your handbag, the car glove box or they maybe stuck on the fridge. Every little bit helps. Thanks again for all your support!”

Ninja Warrior Challenge

This term the Social Justice Group is running a Ninja Warrior Challenge this Thursday 21 September.

All students from Yr 1-6 can be involved and they are reminded to bring in a $2 donation if they want to participate. All participants will receive an icypole as part of their entry.

Bring A Cup Cancelled Tomorrow

As the school is participating in Ninja Warrior challenge tomorrow the final Bring a Cup will be cancelled.  The Healthy Hub will be returning next term with a breakfast workshop. More details to follow next term.

Open Night Tuesday 19 September

We look forward to seeing everyone at next week’s Open Night.

From 6.00pm-7.10pm your child can share his/her learning experiences with family and friends in their classrooms.

At 7.10pm the whole school will gather in the courtyard/undercover area where the Year 1, 2 and 3 students will sing followed by the Year 4-6 choir.

It is always a wonderful evening and an opportunity for the whole school community to get together to celebrate learning.

Interschool Athletics Carnival

We wish all interschool competitors the very best next week. To view the program click HERE.

Monday 18 September: Jumps, Throws and Middle Distance for selected Year 3-6 students
Where: Karrinyup Primary from 9.30am-1.30pm.
Meet in undercover area 8.15am sharp.

Wednesday 20 September: Sprints and team games for selected Year 1-6 students
Where: McLean Park, Floreat from 9.30-1.30pm.
Meet in undercover area 8.15am sharp.

Students vs Teachers Lunchtime Team Game Challenge

With our exciting interschool event approaching fast, our student interschool competitors honed their skills and took to the field against the teaching staff during their lunch break.  The teacher’s team included a leader ball line up that looked hard to beat. Mr Quantock known for his accurate cricket bowler’s arm took the lead position, with the long term experience of Mr Longhurst holding down the challenging last position. Although the teachers caught well, things got dubious when the teachers were required to sprint with several teachers demonstrating that they had been paying little attention during sports carnival practice and were even seen to be confused as to the direction they were required to run in. We’re glad to say the students experienced no such difficulties and all teams performed like well-oiled machines! The students all performed exceptionally well, which gives us high hopes for school success next week. Thank you to all the teachers who participated and the students for willingly giving up their lunch time breaks to demonstrate their enthusiasm and commitment to Subiaco Primary School achieving their best at the upcoming carnival! Good luck to all competitors!

To see photos click HERE.

The results from the event are as follows:

Interschool Teacher – Student Challenge
Event First Place Second Place Third Place Fourth Place Fifth Place
Leader Ball Year 3/4 Boys Year 5/6 Boys Year 5/6 Girls Teachers Year 3/4 Girls
Chest Pass Year 5/6 Boys Teachers Year 5/6 Girls Year 3/4 Boys Year 3/4 Girls
Tunnel Ball Year 5/6 Boys Year 5/6 Girls Year 3/4 Boys Teachers Year 3/4 Girls
Corner Spry Teachers Year 5/6 Boys Year 5/6 Girls Year 3/4 Boys Year 3/4 Girls

Duty of Care Before and After School

Lately we have noticed a number of students staying and playing on the school grounds unsupervised after school, while other students are waiting around to be picked up well after 3:30pm.
Parents have the duty of care for students travelling to and from school. This means it is the parent’s responsibility to ensure their child arrives safely both to and from school.

Schools are responsible for duty of care of students once in the school grounds during school operating hours. At our school, children are asked to come to school from 8.30am when a teacher is on duty. If children come to school prior to 8.30am they are asked to sit on the steps outside the staffroom until 8.30am when a teacher will be on duty. After school, it is expected that children make their way home straight away unless under the supervision of parents, for example if playing in the Blackies.

The school cannot take responsibility for students who are at school after 3.15pm. For more information, click HERE to view extracts from the Department of Education’s Duty of Care Policy.

School Photos Now Online

School photos are now available to view online. Emails were sent out this morning to parents who registered.
If you have registered, but not received an email, please check your trash/spam.

If you have not yet registered, please send an email to with your child’s name, room and year to receive your login code.

Registering allows you to view all your images online. It is completely free and obligation free.

Please contact Grant if you have any questions.

Activate Your Jacket Tags

Thanks to all the families who have chosen to participate in the Lost Property tag trial.

To those who have already collected their items don’t forget to activate your Smart Tag/s, by sending an SMS of each unique code to the phone number listed on the tag (0458 899 000)

If you missed out on dropping off your jackets on Friday morning, tags are still available from the Uniform Shop and Library for parents to sew onto their own items.

New Phone System

The telephone system at Subiaco Primary School has been upgraded.  This has resulted in our phone number being changed.

Effective immediately, the new phone number is 9207 7900.  A redirection service will be in place for 18 months.


Re-Direction Service:  Telstra is currently experiencing problems with the re-direction.  If you phone the old number you will only hear an automated voice saying the new phone number twice (very slowly!).  Stay on the line as your call will be re-directed eventually.

Pre-Primary:  parents of Pre-primary children must now phone the new number to contact their classroom (see exception).

Exception:  LP Pre-primary (Mrs Gaunt / Mrs Thornett) is not connected to the new system and their original phone number will remain the same – 9381 3825.

RagTagd – Smart Tags For Finding Lost Property

The Uniform Shop is excited to announce that over the Winter period (commencing Week 2 of Term 3), our school will be completing a three month trial with RagTagd, a young start-up company that helps parents find lost property at school.  Finally a way to help locate your child’s missing jacket!

How it works
Whenever your Smart Tagged garment reaches the lost property area, you will be notified via an automated SMS (text message) letting you know that it’s there – making retrieval quick and easy.  In fact, collection is so simple that 90% of families using RagTagd at other schools retrieve their lost property within a day of receiving an SMS.

How parents can take part
1) Free Smart Tags will be available (Term 3) from the uniform shop to sew into jackets you already own.

2) Activate your Smart Tag, by sending an SMS of your phone number, to ensure you receive notifications.

3) If notified, arrange collection of item from the lost property area.

What others say
RagTagd is up and running at 70 large schools in NSW and QLD

View a Channel 10 clip of RagTagd’s impact in Sydney at

Did you know…?

  1. Smart Tags are completely safe, like the credit card in your pocket.
  2. Smart Tags can be re-registered for second-hand sales and hand-me-downs

To find out more!

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