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.

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...

Beach School!

Beach School!

In Term 1 Team Ehlers and Miss Alana’s Bananas spent four wonderful Friday mornings just North of Port Noarlunga Jetty for beach Nature Play sessions. We arrive at school, Slip Slop Slap after checking the UV Rays, get our beach shoes on and bags ready and head for...

Dance Curriculum whole school performance

On Wednesday 5 May 2021 Port Noalunga Primary students were involved in a whole school incursion by Dance Curriculum. During allocated morning lessons, students learned a dance routine together in groups with their year levels. Those...

A sporting chance at Porties

A sporting chance at Porties

So, what are all the opportunities to play sport at Port Noarlunga Primary School? Here is a rundown as to what is available and the structures in place for school based sports. The Department for Education supports sport through policy development, curriculum...

Principal’s Update – Term 2, Week 1, 2021

Principal’s Update – Term 2, Week 1, 2021

Welcome to Term 2 Dear all, Yesterday I spent some time in the yard at lunch time and walked away with pride and contentment after seeing the way the students were interacting with each other and the staff. There were students of all ages playing chasey across the...

Principal’s Update – Term 1, Week 11, 2021

Principal’s Update – Term 1, Week 11, 2021

Dear all, We have had a massive term here at Porties (again). There have been many positives across the team in all areas of academic, social, emotional, sports and creative pursuits. Our students are here to learn and we are here to make that happen. The ‘Porties...

Playing Board Games to Learn Social Skills

Playing Board Games to Learn Social Skills

Every Thursday afternoon the year 5/6 students from Mr Horsfall and Mr Letcher’s class spend a lesson playing board games in groups. A large array of board games are made available for students to choose from. These are mainly games that they have not come across...

Team Nicole — what’s been happening in room 17-1

Team Nicole — what’s been happening in room 17-1

In our classroom we have 22 students and a Koala named Milo. Each week Milo gets to go home with one of our lovely students. After the weekend, students then reflect what they did with Milo in his journal. Milo is well loved in our classroom and is always in the arms...

The Buddy Program

The Buddy Program

A classroom story by Kris Sander - Year 4/5 teacher Buddy programs are generally programs which involve older children being paired with younger children, for example children starting school and children in older years. However, similar year level students may also...