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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 the old cattlemen’s hut and...
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.
Market Day

Market Day

Howitt Park Market Day and Firewood Raffle Clifton Creek Primary School had a great day on Sunday 24th June at the Howitt Park market, despite the chilly temperatures! With an enthusiastic band of parents and staff, our little school was able to not only able to set up an eye-catching stall complete with herbs, citrus, seeds...
Entertaining at Howitt Park Market

Entertaining at Howitt Park Market

Students at Clifton Creek are tightening up their hand drumming rhythms and tuning their vocal chords in preparation for the Howitt Park market on Sunday 24th June where they will be presenting  short performances at 10 and 11am. A market stall will also operate with some goods for sale from the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden...
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 and scooters around the grounds...
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...