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 – Week 3, Term 2, 2022

Principal’s Update – Week 3, Term 2, 2022

Quick links to sections in this post: Good News StoryPrincipal's UpdateCOVID UpdateOther Information House mascots mural on the Canteen wall. Good News Story Canteen Week takes place from the 23rd to the 27th May. Our canteen is extremely well managed by Deonne and...

Students take on the juggling Mastery Challenge

Students take on the juggling Mastery Challenge

We are learning to juggle! A Class Story written by Riley S and Mason H We are learning to juggle by watching an expert on a website. We start with 1 ball, then 2, and then 3. We have been practicing weekly on the grass area in front of the office 2-3 times a week....

Principal’s Update – Week 2, Term 2, 2022

Principal’s Update – Week 2, Term 2, 2022

Quick links to sections in this post: Good News StoryPrincipal's UpdateStaffing UpdateCOVID UpdateSchool Photos and Student Free Day Students enjoy reading during morning healthy snack. Good News Story I will often talk about how kind our students are and how...

Exciting upgrades for Resource Centre at Porties

Exciting upgrades for Resource Centre at Porties

In 2021 the Port Noarlunga Primary School Resource Centre underwent a major facelift. We are so proud to be able to share these before and after photos now that it has been finalised. The Resource Centre is a vibrant, welcoming and user-friendly learning space...

Principal’s Update – Week 11, Term 1, 2022

Principal’s Update – Week 11, Term 1, 2022

Quick links to sections in this post: Good News StoryPrincipal's UpdateEnd of Term Message Students taking part in the RAA Street Smart incursion in Week 9. Good News Story Every Government school in South Australia has a School Improvement Plan. 2022 is the first...

SSO Support at Port Noarlunga Primary

SSO Support at Port Noarlunga Primary

“We are hardwired for connection, curiosity and engagement.”-Brene’ Brown As students look to seek each of the three elements mentioned in the above quote, they don’t need to look too much further than our School Services Officers (SSOs). Often quietly entering and...

Early Years Nature Play Incursion

Early Years Nature Play Incursion

FROM LITTLE THINGS BIG THINGS GROW Earlier this term the Early Years classes participated in an incursion run by Nature Play SA.Nature Play SA is a not-for-profit organisation whose vision is to “inspire the south australian community to engage and connect children...

Year 5/6 Aquatics and Water Safety Excursion

Year 5/6 Aquatics and Water Safety Excursion

On Friday the 11th March the sun gods were smiling upon us as we ventured on our annual pilgrimage to Port Noarlunga Beach for aquatics and beach safety lessons. We arrived sunblocked up and began the mission that is wetsuits! After much jumping, rolling around and...

Principal’s Update — Week 7, Term 1, 2022

Principal’s Update — Week 7, Term 1, 2022

Quick links to sections in this post: Good News StoryPrincipal's UpdateExternal School ReviewGrounds and Facilities UpdateSchool Events Calendar Students taking part in the Nature Play incursion in Week 6. Good News Story A walkthrough is a casual visit to a classroom...

Join Scholastic Book Club Online

Join Scholastic Book Club Online

by Tina Jackson - Resource Centre Manager Book Club is an excellent way to access exciting and affordable books that foster building independent reading skills at home, with the added benefit of supporting the school in raising Scholastic credits and resources that...

Student Wellbeing at Port Noarlunga Primary

Student Wellbeing at Port Noarlunga Primary

At Port Noarlunga Primary School, we have a strong focus on student wellbeing. Read contributions from: Victoria Corbett - Student Wellbeing LeaderDana Lauck - Behavior Practitioner CoordinatorJoshua MacWilliams - Aboriginal Education Teacher / Pedagogy and Practice...

Principal’s Update — Week 5, Term 1, 2022

Principal’s Update — Week 5, Term 1, 2022

Quick links to sections in this post: Good News StoryPrincipal's UpdateStaffing UpdateSchool Events Calendar Good News Story Yard duty is a part of the weekly routine for staff. I have four duties timetabled but try to get out into the yard more often. So far this...