The Porties Post

Latest news from Prort Noarlunga Primary. Our school newsletter is presented here as a live rolling blog.
Latest information, Class Stories, sports results, student achievements, and Principal Updates are all shared here.

Principal’s Update — Term 4, Week 1, 2021

Principal’s Update — Term 4, Week 1, 2021

Dear all, Welcome to Term 4. This term is the last term at Primary School for our Year 6 and Year 7 students before moving on to Secondary School in 2022. There will be tears, laughter, worry and joy for all this term and we will work with the students to support them...

Principal’s Update: Term 3, Week 9, 2021

Principal’s Update: Term 3, Week 9, 2021

Dear all,Apologies for not checking in recently or as regularly as I should lately. There are a couple of things that I would like to share / update in this blog post. COVID19 Guidelines I understand there is a lot of frustration and discontent regarding the...

Colours in our World and Patch Theatre Excursion

Colours in our World and Patch Theatre Excursion

Class story from Kim Gwatking's Reception class Colours in our World This term in our Visual Arts lessons, we have been learning about ‘Colour Theory’. We have explored choices of colour in famous artworks and discovered how different colours work together to create...

Parents are invited to take part in the Class Placement survey for the upcoming school year. The survey is open until October 11th, 2021 (the first day of Term 4). Visit the following link to complete the survey: https://www.schoolsurvey.edu.au/s/TyM3tNvK Families...

Book Week Parade 2021

Book Week Parade 2021

With tricky Covid regulations still in place, Port Noarlunga Primary took their Book Week parade to streets for the first time. Old World, New World, Other World What a sight to behold. Aliens, dinosaurs, pirates, chefs, astronauts, princesses, superheroes—too many to...

Community Circle in Year 6/7

Community Circle in Year 6/7

Social skills are a vital element to helping kids succeed socially, emotionally,personally, and even academically. These are the skills that help kids join inmeaningful conversations, collaborate with peers, develop lasting friendships, self-advocate when they need...

New Mural A Splash of Colour

New Mural A Splash of Colour

A stunning new mural brings splashes of colour to the outside walls of Administration and Resource Centre. The artwork features elements designed by Port Noarlunga Primary Aboriginal students and was painted by renowned local Aboriginal artist Scott Rathman over two...

Principal’s Update – Term 3, Week 3, 2021

Principal’s Update – Term 3, Week 3, 2021

Dear all, I hope you are well and enjoying the bursts of sunshine that we have had. Firstly, I would like to thank everyone who has adhered to the restrictions at the start and end of each day. I know that this is not the ideal situation for some families however, the...

Fine Motor Skills

Fine Motor Skills

By Miss Emily's R/1 class This week our blog is all about our Fine Motor skills that we have been developing in our class and its importance to our development. Fine motor refers to the group of skills involved in the ability to manipulate smaller objects with the...

Reconciliation Week at PNPS

Reconciliation Week at PNPS

National Reconciliation Week 2021 27th May – 3rd June More than a word. Reconciliation takes action. National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can...

French Fun Day 2021

French Fun Day 2021

What a great day to celebrate all things French! So many students and staff dressed in the bleu, blanc and rouge. So many interesting characters - artists, chefs, mime artists, historical characters, fashion designers, and even some Schtroumpfs (Smurfs)! Merci to the...

Statewide Digital Strategy Survey

Statewide Digital Strategy Survey

The Department for Education is developing a new Digital Strategy and wants to hear from you. The Digital Strategy will set a clear vision for using digital technology across our education system, now and into the future. Have your say and help shape the future of...