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School Tours and Enrolments

School tours are conducted every Tuesday morning at 9.40am and every Thursday afternoon at 2.00pm.

Walk to School Month  

Walk to School kicked off on Monday 8th October and we have already seen many students walking to school or using the running track in the morning. It is fantastic to see!

We understand that it is not possible for all students to walk to school due to different circumstances, but if possible, try walking a couple of times or even parking a couple of blocks away and walking a short distance. During the month of October, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Mr Hawes will also have some extra activities available before 9am on the hardcourts to encourage students to be active before school starts.

Selfie Competition

Will you be walking to school during Walk to School month? If you are, take a selfie of yourself walking to school and send it to us for a chance to be in the newsletter and win a prize!

How it works:

All students must get permission from their parents before sending in any photos.

  • Make sure you include your name and grade!

A winning selfie will be chosen each week and published in the newsletter! You’ll also receive a cool Walk to School prize!

For more information about Walk to School, visit http://www.walktoschool.vic.gov.au/

 

Celebrating 55 years in Education

Congratulations to our Principal, Mr John Hurley on achieving an outstanding 55 years service with the Education Department. We celebrated his achievement with a special assembly with the Hon. Luke Donnellan as our guest.  He presented Mr. Hurley with several awards to commemorate this occasion.

Playgroup at Thomas Mitchell Primary School

A playgroup for 0-5 year olds is held every Thursday morning from 9.15am-10.30am during the school term. We ask for a gold coin donation to particiate and for parents to please bring a nut free snack for their child/ren.

It is a great opportunity to meet other parents of children attending our school or local families and for your younger children to meet other children who may be joining the school in the future.

Please feel free to bing a friend along, or if you know someone with younger children who would like to join this group, please let them know. Fun acitivities include playdough, painting, pasting, stories, music, signing and games.

Kids Dream Day - Free Dress Day

A free dress day to raise funds for the Isabella and Marcus Paediatric Brainstem Tumour Fund was recently held.   Isabella and Marcus died from an incurable brain tumour that is most common in primary-aged children.  Isabella was a student at TMPS in Prep and Year 1 and her mother Khush Harris is an Integration Aide at the school.  "Kids Dream Day" encourages children to let their imagination run free and dream about what they would like to be when they grow up; a dancer, doctor, teacher, footballer, superman......and dress accordingly.

Brain tumours are the leading cause of cancer deaths in children, more than leukaemia and research is desperately needed to develop cures for our children.  The Charity has established 3 laboratories in Melbourne to research brainstem tumours in children.