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School Notes

If you require a school note or you have misplaced a school note, please go to the 'Curriculum & activities' tab. There you will see an array of school notes you can choose from to download.... Read more

Welcome to 2015

Welcome to Koonawarra for 2015. We will be taking new enrolments from Tuesday 27th January, which is the first day back for our staff. Students will be returning to school from Wednesday 28th January when Years 1 to 6 will... Read more

Banish sunburn

Over exposure to UV radiation from the sun in childhood or adolescence increases the risk of developing melanoma later in life. Teach your child how to apply sunscreen properly, and they'll be able to protect themselves even when... Read more

How to get your child reading this summer!

Children who thrive in school tend to have one thing in common – they enjoy reading. It doesn't really matter what your child chooses to read, the important thing for primary-school kids is to encourage them to develop the habit... Read more

What parents should know about Instagram

It's hard to keep up with all the social media platforms and apps our kids want to use. Instagram is currently one of the most popular social networks for school-aged children at the moment. It's a free, photo and video sharing... Read more

When older kids struggle with reading

When older kids struggle to read and write, the issue can become fraught for the whole family. Parents can lose their patience and blame the child or themselves and the child loses their confidence and begins shying away from... Read more