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We have tweaked our recycling at CCPS

We have tweaked our recycling at CCPS

Residents and students at Clifton Creek PS are pleased to be making use of the newly upgraded RECYCLE STATION just inside the school gates. As successful recipients of the East  Gippsland Shire “Community Environment and Sustainability Grants” late last year, the school was able to make the most of its grant to enhance waste management practices...

Sausage Sizzle Fundraiser

Thank you to Tony and the team at Bunnings Bairnsdale who have offered us a chance to raise some funds this Saturday 19th May with our SAUSAGE SIZZLE. We’ll be there all day, so why not come along and buy a couple of delicious hot snags. All profits are being put towards the costs associated with...
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 was truly heart-warming to see...
Firewood Fundraiser

Firewood Fundraiser

Buy a ticket for a dollar to win a trailer load of firewood. Get your tickets now by contacting the school on 5157 9251.The winning ticket will be announced on 24th June 2018.  Many thanks to John & Mick  for donating and filling the trailer load of wood.  

Schools’ Privacy Policy

The Department of Education and Training  has developed a new Schools’ Privacy Policy and related documents for all Victorian government schools to implement.  It can be found by following this link; http://www.education.vic.gov.au/Pages/schoolsprivacypolicy.aspx.  (Copy and paste into your browser)
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 potatoes and tomatoes were unearthed...
2018 Calendars

2018 Calendars

We have printed some extra calendars and recipe books this year. They would make a lovely gift for grandparents – only $15 per publication. Catch us at school over the next couple of days if you would like to purchase one.
Holiday help for our Gardens

Holiday help for our Gardens

GARDEN HELPERS We would love your help in the garden over the school holidays – a little watering in exchange for some amazing produce. Would you like to help? You will need to come up 2 or 3 times in the week (depending on weather). Please let us know asap so we can arrange a...
Junior Class adventures at Coonawarra Farm Resort

Junior Class adventures at Coonawarra Farm Resort

What a fantastic day the Junior Class had  Thursday 23 November with our big day out to Coonawarra! We all travelled together in the car, entertained by our “back seat girls” (Annika and Ahnali) and their lovely singing. We arrived early at Coonawarra which meant we were able to fit in some archery! It was...
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 on our timber poles at...
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 to stories. A few of...
School Procedures for the Bushfire Season

School Procedures for the Bushfire Season

Schools and children’s services listed on the DET Bushfire At-Risk Register (BARR) will be closed when a Code Red fire danger rating day is determined in their Bureau of Meteorology district.  Our school has been identified as being one of those at high bushfire risk and is listed on the BARR. Where possible, we will...