The little school that makes a BIG difference

Clifton Creek Kids Hit the Slopes

Clifton Creek Kids Hit the Slopes

Clifton Creek Kids Hit the Slopes We have had  an amazing adventure – great snow, blue skies and sunshine – we couldn’t be luckier, and I couldn’t be prouder of our little group of skiers! They have shown great resilience and endurance. Yesterday we skied from Dinner Plain to JB Plain to see...
Raindrop Art

Raindrop Art

It was a very wet Tuesday last week, which inspired our raindrop art using the “resist” technique. With pastel and watercolours, the children drew raindrops falling into puddles capturing the moment that concentric circles of ripples are created.
In the garden with the little class

In the garden with the little class

It is lovely to see our youngest students becoming familiar with the learning activities in the garden and in looking after our animals.
Big bicycle thankyou!

Big bicycle thankyou!

Bike Club On Monday we were back on our bikes after cancelling the last couple of weeks due to illness. Everyone rode further than previously and confidence is growing. While after-school bike club is for our Grade 5 and 6 students, all of our students have been enjoying riding bikes...
Mother's Day celebrations at CCPS

Mother’s Day celebrations at CCPS

The saying “It will all be right on the night” certainly rang in my ears last Thursday night. Despite the mystery of the missing table cloth and present and no lights in the kitchen, everything came together beautifully. Wednesday and Thursday disappeared in a flurry of activity in preparations. It...
Seasonal Harvest

Seasonal Harvest

There was plenty to see, do and learn last Thursday morning in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden class as students discovered a variety of wildlife had checked into the Air B&B insect hotel since  habitats were created last year. The automatic feeder was topped up with chicken grain, a treasure trove of...
Artists Visit

Artists Visit

Last Friday we were delighted to welcome Alan Solomon and Tracey McKeown to school. They were here to present Annika with a memento of the artwork created by Alan and inspired by Annika’s Duckosaurus picture in the Bollard Art Project. Alan is the artist who also created the striking designs...
Valanga Visits

Valanga Visits

Yesterday the children enjoyed a very ‘up close and personal’ visit from Valanga Khoza.  Valanga is a musical artist who was born in South Africa, but now lives in Melbourne with his wife and three children.  The students and Valanga spent the day learning new songs and dance, drumming and listening...
Prep Steps 2018

Prep Steps 2018

Is your child starting Prep in 2019? Transition from Kinder to school Prep Steps provides children with genuine school experiences in the classroom and playground. These special days build a sense of familiarity with school life, helping children to feel happy, secure and confident when they start school. Our Prep...
Our school is ...

Our school is …

….UNIQUE. Phone  5157 9251  for an appointment to visit us and see education in action at Clifton Creek Primary School.  
A school well resourced with ...

A school well resourced with …

Spacious modern classrooms. Excellent teacher : student ratios. Computers, netbooks and iPads. Separate Library. Kitchen workstations set up to  Stephanie Alexander specifications.      
Room to run and play

Room to run and play

We have wide open spaces for games and outdoor activities.
Our very own bus

Our very own bus

We are happy to report that our “new”  school bus is doing its rounds very nicely, equipped with individual seat belts for all  and driven by licensed teaching staff from Clifton Creek Primary School.
A school where ...

A school where …

Learning is meaningful and based on relevance and children’s interests. All communication is honest, open, sharing and constant. Relationships between students, staff and families are supportive and close. Everyone is treated with respect. Achievements are celebrated and students are allowed to “let their light shine”.

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