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.

Year 1/2 Nature Play Incursion

Year 1/2 Nature Play Incursion

🍃 🍁 🍂 A class blog from Miss Alana’s Bananas In week six all three Year 1/2 classes were lucky enough to have Maria, Abe, and Cameron from NaturePlaySA in for our second incursion. First we made connections to Reconciliation Week. Maria discussed pigment production...

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A day in Room 18-1 with Team Ehlers

A day in Room 18-1 with Team Ehlers

Years 1 and 2 in Room 18-1 on the deck. Do you ever wish you knew more about our day? Do you ask us but don’t receive much detail? Here’s what we did on Wednesday, June 1: “Hi Sweetheart, what did you do today?” We discovered that our parents also refer to us as…...

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Principal’s Update – Week 7, Term 2, 2022

Principal’s Update – Week 7, Term 2, 2022

Girls SAPSASA footy at Porties Good News Story SAPSASA has been an important part of primary school life for a very long time. I was never athletic or skilled enough to be an active participant in SAPSASA events but I certainly enjoyed the opportunity to cheer on my...

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Principal’s Update – Week 5, Term 2, 2022

Principal’s Update – Week 5, Term 2, 2022

Good News Story Reconciliation Week has provided an opportunity for students to build a deeper knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history, including contemporary history and events. Some of the experiences that I was...

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Fascinating Science Discoveries with Team B

Fascinating Science Discoveries with Team B

A CLASS STORY from TEAM B (Danielle Butcher Year 1/2) This term in Team B we have been focusing on different materials in Science. We have been investigating the properties of natural and human-made materials while noticing their appearance, texture and how we can use...

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Changing Roles in the Porties Library

Changing Roles in the Porties Library

A CLASS STORY by Mrs Sander/Mr Letcher’s Year 4/5 Class There have been some exciting changes in student participation in the library. Students are being progressively trained to scan returned books and to check which books are on hold which gives them a chance to...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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