Remote learning can throw up some challenges but the students at Parktone have risen to the chasllenge and discovered different ways to stay connected and learn in so many ways. We have a 'Spoonville', virtual assemblies, dressing up for 100 days of school and so much more.
There are so many wonderful things to know about Parktone Primary School and we've created a snapshot in our Prospectus such as Leader In Me, Our Learning Environment, Leaders In Wellbeing, Literacy, Numeracy, Specialist Classes, Grounds & Facilities, Community Partnerships and so much more.
We had a great day celebrating Leadership and Personal Responsibility at our most recent Leadership Morning. Students and guests enjoyed fantastic performances and speeches followed by activities centred around the first Habit of Be Proactive.
Our new Specialist Centre is being enjoyed by all Parktone students during regular Physical Education, Visual Art and Japanese lessons. The amazing new space has opened up so many more learning opportunities for our students.
With the support of FranklinCovey Parktone Primary is focused on how we as educators can create leaders, one child at a time. The Leader in Me initiative based on Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, is being embedded across all subject areas, and now demonstrated and taught daily.
The Community Business Directory is an opportunity for parents, students, staff and their partners in the Parktone community to promote their businesses and services. Rather than doing a google search, you can check the directory. Please click here to access the directory.
In September, 19 Parktone students and 5 staff members travelled to Japan as part of our inaugural visit to our sister school Saikyo Gakuen in Matsumoto.
Parktone Primary School is proud be a Leader in Me Lighthouse status! We are the first government school in Australia to receive this honour. Over 2000 schools in the world are part of the Leader In Me process and only 151 have Lighthouse status.
On May 22nd and 23rd we welcomed students from Saikyo Gakuen, our Japanese sister school for their third Parktone visit. Our visiting students learned about Australian culture, enjoyed a home stay with Parktone families and shared their culture on our annual Japanese Day.
Please be reminded that there are two designated drop off only zones on McSwain Street. Due to increased student numbers it is essential that parents do not park in these zones or park illegally in surrounding streets or the staff car park.
Parktone Primary School is holding a Waste-Free Lunch Challenge.Each Wednesday, we ask that your child’s lunch contain as few items as possible that must be thrown away. Ideally, your child’s lunch will only contain items that will be eaten, composted or recycled. For more information click here!