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Winter Interschool Sport Venues - Round 1 (Great Ryrie Primary School)

Weather permitting, this Friday's matches will be played against Great Ryrie P.S. (Great Ryrie Street, Heathmont).


Throughout Term 2, ‘Winter’ Interschool Sport is played during the afternoon. Game-play is generally from around 1:30pm until around 2:30pm. For teams playing 'Away', the bus departs for competition as soon after 1:00pm as possible, and returns to Kalinda P.S. at approx.: 3:00pm.

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Kalinda featured on ACARA website

Kalinda now features on the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority's (ACARA's) website as an illustration of a 'Highly Effective School' in relation to the management of the implementation of the Australian Curriculum. Only 20 schools across Australia were chosen for this project, with Kalinda being the very first. The following video was shot by an ACARA team that flew down from Sydney to interview our staff. The video is designed to be used as a professional learning tool for other school management teams across Australia. You can watch it here.

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KALINDA / NORWOOD AUSKICK:

Registrations for the 2015 AusKick season are open. The easiest way to register your child/ren for season 2015 is online (click here to be redirected to the AFL Auskick registration page).

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2016

 

Enrolments for 2016

 

We are currently taking enrolments for Foundation (Prep). To book a tour, please contact us on 9876 3289.

 

Foundation Information Night is being held on Monday 4th May at 7pm in the Library. All new families are welcome to attend.

 

Kalinda Open Night is being held on Monday 18th May from 4.30 to 7pm. Everyone is welcome to come and view the students' work on display. Activities will be held throughout the evening, and our choir will close the night with a performance in the stadium.

 

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OUR SCHOOL WEBSITE IS NOW MOBILE FRIENDLY

A short video showing parents how to use our school's new mobile friendly website. You can save calendar events directly into your mobile phone. Easy!

Brought to you by sponsor-ed mobile friendly websites for schools.


Parent's Experience video - how to get the most from your school's mobile friendly website from denis masseni on Vimeo.

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Kalinda Online - never be 'out of the loop' again!

Student homepage: connecting school & home

 

Don't forget to regularly 'check-in' to our student homepage (which provides hyperlinks to the homepages for each Level). Click on the link above to be taken to the page, and feel free to explore the homepages for each of our Levels. Individual classroom and student pages can be accessed with your child's password.

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1:1 iPad Program Website

This is a link to the website that contains all the infomation about our 1:1 iPad Program for Year 5 and 6 this year. Find out details about pricing, covers, required apps, and why we believe the program is important in the first place.

 

https://sites.google.com/a/kalinda.vic.edu.au/ipadinfo/home

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Welcome to Kalinda Primary School's Website

Kalinda is a learning community of students, teachers and parents founded upon quality relationships characterised by our values. At Kalinda we are committed to fostering a "lifelong love of learning".


We actively engage students in a range of meaningful learning experiences. Through these experiences our children will construct those understandings and acquire the competencies needed for further education, the workplace and the achievement of a quality lifestyle in a constantly changing society.


Our school culture is based upon our values and a sense of community. We respect and care for each other at all times. We begin each year with our Quality Beginning program, designed by our teachers. During these first two weeks we review our Values, learn how we think and learn and how we can improve, set goals for the year, learn about our school and community and, most importantly, get to know each other. Strong relationships, based on respect for each other as an individual, are developed between students, staff and community.


Our excellent programs, in all Key Learning Areas, are complemented by our extra-curricula learning experiences in all curriculum areas. We believe in providing challenges and opportunities to extend children's learning, build self esteem and foster an awareness of community responsibility.


We invite you to ring for a personal tour of the school where we will proudly show you around the school and you can tell us about the individual needs of your child and ask questions about us.

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