LAST DAY OF TERM 3
We have made it. Another great term of learning. This term we have done so many wonderful things. We planted trees at Coburg Lake for National Plant Tree Day, celebrated 100 days of school, fund raised for Jeans for Genes Day and Footy Colours Day. We had a few choir outings, celebrated book week, was involved in Coburg High Transition. We had students try out for the athletics, had a fantastic Father’s day stall and Pie Day. Our first ever Student Led Exhibitions was a huge success with much positive feedback about students facilitating their learning (well done!). We had the Year 3 and Year 4s go out to Phillip Island Adventure Resort as well as having the Grade 1 dinner. What a great term.
Last week our school was mentioned in the Herald Sun as being one of the fastest growing schools in Victoria. Our school was listed as the third fastest in the North West with a growing population at 167%. This was based on last year’s data, so this year with 540 students and next year with 580 students, we could only imagine where this would leave us on that list. This is confirmation that the school is going through a massive change which undoubtably has impacts on the school. I’d like to thank our parent community to who has been understanding of our current situation. Hang tight everyone, next year we will see ourselves with new spaces for everyone to enjoy.
I have walked through the inside of our new specialist complex and I have to tell you that it is absolutely amazing. Truly it will be one amazing place that the students and our community will adore. I’d like to publicly thank those on the capital works team (Sebastian Furness, Emma Hopkins, Stephen Sharpe, Simon Presljak, Debb Davis and Tim Prendergast) for their advice and guidance on the design of this building. Their push to move the windows down so that you can see through the gym, STEAM room and oval is just sensational. What a great idea from our capital works team. Well done.
We are on track with brick works commencing and carpentery continuing to add shape to the building.