Port Noarlunga Primary School

The Porties Post

Latest news from Port 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.

Amelia Colour Fun Run highest fundraising student 2023

Amelia Colour Fun Run highest fundraising student 2023

✨ Congratulations to Reception student Amelia Watson from Miss Bayly's class. Amelia was our school's highest fundraising student for the Colour Fun Run in Term 3 A fantastic achievement. Amelia was presented with her certificate and special prizes including a very...

read more
Memorial Garden Makeover

Memorial Garden Makeover

by Vicki McCarthy—Business Manager During 2023 a group of students from the Year 5/6 classes and I have been working together on Wednesday afternoons to improve and beautify the Memorial Garden as part of the electives programs. Thanks to a large number of generous...

read more
Premier’s Reading Challenge 2023

Premier’s Reading Challenge 2023

by Tina Jackson - Resource Centre This year the Premier’s Reading Challenge in South Australia turned 20! To celebrate this milestone we ran an additional challenge where students could challenge themselves to read 20 books instead of the usual 12. Students who...

read more
Outdoor Education Day for the Deck Team

Outdoor Education Day for the Deck Team

Mrs Alana Years 1/2  Miss Bianca Years 2/3  Miss Butcher Years 1/2  Mrs Ehlers Years 1/2 Mrs Alana, Miss Bianca, Miss Butcher, Mrs Ehlers and classes had a BIG and BRILLIANT day out at the Nature Play SA cubby building site near the Karka Pavilion in Belair National...

read more
Class Placement 2024 Parent Survey

Class Placement 2024 Parent Survey

The parents survey for class placement 2024 is now open. This survey will support us in making the best decisions when configuring classes for 2024. Would you mind taking 4 minutes to complete this form? ✔️ Complete one survey for each of your children.✔️ Make sure to...

read more
Principal’s Update – Term 3, 2023

Principal’s Update – Term 3, 2023

We are nearly to the end of term and are looking forward to finishing on a high note with our Colour Fun Run. I’d like to send a MASSIVE thank you out to Briana Field and her team of volunteers for all that they do and all that they have done this term. The Bunnings...

read more
Upper Primary Outdoor Education Term 3 2023

Upper Primary Outdoor Education Term 3 2023

by Year 6 students Dahlia and Hayley Outdoor Ed is a program our school does to get students outdoors, to take risks and to have fun, all students from reception to year 6 all get a chance to have a day of activities outside. In Term 3 the year 5/6s went to Douglas...

read more

SPORT FEED

Trampolines and gymnastics: Tri-Skills at Porties

Trampolines and gymnastics: Tri-Skills at Porties

A Class Story by Tayla Bayly's Reception class For the first four weeks of Term 3, all classes at our school have been taking part in the Tri-Skills program. The Tri-Skills program gives us the opportunity to build our gymnastics and trampolining skills, whilst also...

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...

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...

2022 School Soccer Season

2022 School Soccer Season

2022 Soccer Season is going ahead.Register interest before March 7th 2022 (click here).First training session for Year 4/5/6 is March 9th 2022.Come & Try day to be announced. via Michael Warren - White Pointers Soccer Co-Ordinator Port Noarlunga Primary School...

Spectacular Week of SAPSASA

Spectacular Week of SAPSASA

Week 3, Term 3 was jam-packed with SAPSASA events every single day for our Sporty Porties students. Monday saw the Boy's Footy team take part in knock-out football at Christies Beach Primary. They competed hard and, despite not snagging a win, came away with a fun and...

Mia joins gymnast elite

Mia joins gymnast elite

Mia competing in Melbourne Port Noarlunga Primary School student Mia has been selected to be part of the accelerated gold squad for Gymnastics South Australia. Mia becomes one of only 16 students across the state who are accepted for this exclusive category, one that...

SWORDFISH 2019 Beach Carnival Champions!

SWORDFISH 2019 Beach Carnival Champions!

For the first time since 2009 Swordfish (House colour red) have won an historic PNPS Beach Carnival; the event held annually at Port Noarlunga Beach. The 2019 Beach Carnival trophy was presented to Swordfish house captains Kayla and Indiana after a challenging morning...

Change of Seasons Change of Sports

Change of Seasons Change of Sports

With winter slowly ebbing away our winter sports are turning to the excitement of finals and the finishing of seasons. Which means getting ready for our summer sports is around the corner! Not only do students get fitter and better at a sport, joining a sporting club...

Students enjoy trampolining and gymnastics in TriSkills learning

Students enjoy trampolining and gymnastics in TriSkills learning

Students at Port Noarlunga Primary School have been engaging in TriSkills activities this term. Written by students Abigail and Indi. Photos by student Mitchell. TriSkills is really fun because we get to do a variety of different activities like gymnastics and...

PNPS Girls represented in Onkaparinga South SAPSASA Netball

PNPS Girls represented in Onkaparinga South SAPSASA Netball

Port Noarlunga Primary School students Abigail and Lucy were ecstatic to be selected in the Onkaparinga South netball team, which competed in the SAPSASA Netball Championships at Suncorp Stadium last week. The 10-player squad played against other state district sides,...