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P&C AGM

The P & C invite you to join them for their Annual General Meeting (AGM) this coming Thursday, 7th April. The P & C is a great way to be involved in your child’s school experience and a lovely way …

Faction Carnival 2021

Faction Carnival 2021

Ethics & Critical Thinking

We are very excited to announce that our school has been chosen to take part in a new Ethics & Critical Thinking Program this year. The Ethics & Critical Thinking Program is a pilot program developed by the Constable Care …

Library & Resource Centre

Our Library & Resource Centre is a safe and well loved space where students of East Kenwick Primary School can embrace and develop their love of reading. With book titles available to suit a wide variety of interests, they are …

School Dental Service

The School Dental Service provides free general dental care to eligible school children at school-based Dental Therapy Centres. Students from East Kenwick Primary School attend the Thornlie Dental Therapy Clinic. What care is provided? The care includes routine dental examinations …

Student Attendance

Student Attendance – why attending school every day matters Every day your child learns something new. Every day they build on what they know. What they learn today is the foundation for what they need to learn tomorrow. That’s why …

COVID Information Posted

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will endeavour to keep our community updated as quickly as possible to ensure the safety of our students and staff. Information will be shared through text messages, emails, Seesaw, our newsletters, and the school’s …

Faction Friday

Faction Friday – a new initiative for 2022 Each Friday students (and staff) will be able to wear our fantastic new faction shirts to demonstrate their faction spirit.   New Faction Names Dilert – blue Yonga – red Maali – …

Harmony Week

  What is Harmony Week? Harmony Week is a time to celebrate Australian multiculturalism, and the successful integration of migrants into our community. East Kenwick PS celebrates it every year and this year is no different. We have chosen Wednesday …

Class of 2021

Enjoy the captured moments of the Class of 2021’s Graduation Day Graduation Day 2021

ECE 2021 Excursion

The ECE embarked on an excursion to Caversham Wildlife Park on Wednesday 25th August.   It was a difficult task, but our wonderful teachers managed to find a few opportunities   to stop and take some photos to share the …

Book Week 2021

Students and staff of East Kenwick Primary School celebrated the CBCA Book Week 2021 on Friday 27th August.   The children looked amazing and it was clear they put considerable thought into their costumes. The staff looked   Pretty amazing …

In-term Swimming Lessons

In-term Swimming Lessons is a school-based swimming program for children from Pre-primary to Year 6.   It provides quality swimming lessons to ensure children develop vital swimming and water safety skills.   Lessons will operate in line with current health …

2022 Student Leadership Team

We would like to extend our congratulations to the newly elected Student Leadership Team for 2022.   Our Student Councillors for 2022 are – Mace, Jordan, Cooper, Elizabeth, Rosselle, Marcus, Marley, Danny, Storm, Ella & Darika   Our Faction Captains …

Have you connected?

Thank you to all our families that have connected to our students learning journal and classroom over the first few weeks of school.   It has been great to see such a big uptake in a short time.   Next …

P&C News

Update – the Cookie Dough Drive has now ended and the P & C were super happy with the support they received from the community. They sold a total of 579 tubs of dough. Yummo!!! We will let you know …

Our School Board

Mr Ryan Pettit (Principal) and Mrs Allison Smith (Chair) at the Year 6 2021 Graduation Day As an Independent Public School, East Kenwick Primary School operates under a School Board. The Board is comprised of staff, parents and community members. …

Starting School Successfully Workshop

23.11.2020   Is your child attending East Maddington, Bramfield Park, Maddington, East Kenwick or Orange Grove Primary Schools in 2020? VIEW MORE INFORAMTION  Come along to our parent workshop to discuss how to manage a successful start to school. It’s …

Sports Day 2020

Sports Day 2020

School Photo Day is Coming!

04.09.2020 Dear parents/carers,   Please see the information sheet about the up and coming photo day.   If you have any questions, please to contact the school on 94591251 or eastkenwick.ps@education.wa.edu.au     Kind regards,   Nicole Anderson Principal ‘Learners …

Standalone Bushfire Plan

04.09.2020 Dear parents/carers,   Our standalone bushfire plan has been added to the website under the "parents & community" menu.   If you have any questions, please to contact the school on 94591251 or eastkenwick.ps@education.wa.edu.au     Kind regards,   …

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

15.05.2020 Dear parents/carers,   Please see the latest update from the department of Health regarding Covid-19.   If you have any questions, please to contact the school on 94591251 or eastkenwick.ps@education.wa.edu.au     Kind regards,   Nicole Anderson Principal ‘Learners …

Term 2 Review

15.05.2020 Dear parents/carers,   I want to thank you all for your support in what was one of the most unusual starts to a school term we have ever seen.  Together, we have been able to make the best of …

Building On Strength in Uncertain Times: In this together

Titled Building On Strength in Uncertain Times: In this together, the video provides relatable and culturally responsive information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, parents and community members about these challenging times from both a system-level and Aboriginal perspective. You …

Term 2 & Pick Up Map

01.05.2020   Dear Parents and Carers,   Thank you for your cooperation and support as we delve into Term 2. As the weeks’ progress, we will be reviewing and fine-tuning our processes to keep you and your family safe.  We …

School Starts on Wednesday 29th April

28.04.2020 Good afternoon, Thank you for your replies via email or sms text message in regards to your child’s start date – it is appreciated. If you have not already informed us, please do so ASAP at eastkenwick.ps@education.wa.edu.au. In addition, …

School Update – School open from Wednesday 29th April 2020

24.04.2020 Dear parents and carers,   I am writing to you during the school holidays to let you know about the arrangements for our school for Term 2 and what it will mean for you and your child/children.   These …

Dental Therapy information over school holiday

08.04.2020 The Thornlie Dental Therapy Centre will be closed in the April school holidays except for Wednesday 15/04/2020 and Thursday 16/03/2020 for EMERGENCY TREATMENT ONLY. In case of an EMERGENCY ONLY on other days please call Queens Park Dental Therapy …

Term 2 Distance Learning

06.04.2020 Good Morning Parents and Carers, I thought it was timely to engage with you prior to heading into the Easter holidays. The situation with COVID-19 is ongoing and continues to evolve daily. All schools in WA, have been preparing …

25 Things to do in social isolation

02.04.2020   Dear Parents and Carers,   Please find this useful resource, 25 Things to do in social isolation.   Kind regards Nicole Anderson Acting Principal

Message from the Minister for Education

26.03.2020 Dear parents and carers Please view the PDF version here. The State Government has made some changes to how your child will learn while all Western Australians work toward minimising the spread of COVID-19 in our community. On 26 …

Learning at Home

24.3.2020 Dear Parents and Carers, Please find these free websites & resources for Kindy to Year 6. If you cannot access the PDF please see below for the direct links. Kind regards Nicole Anderson Acting Principal     PLD - …

COVID-19 Update

24.3.2020 Dear Parents and Carers, I hope that you have found the information useful over the past weeks and I will continue to keep you updated as information becomes available from the Department of Education. My aim is to keep …

PP-6 swimming program – recover costs

18.03.2020 Dear Parents and Carers, As you may be aware, our PP-6 swimming program has been cancelled. Please find attached the necessary form to recover costs and return to the front office if applicable. Please note that our before school …

Playgroup has been suspended until further notice.

18.03.2020 Playgroup has been suspended until further notice. Coronavirus Update - Schools hosting community playgroup sessions on site Dear Principal In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, I am writing to advise that Playgroup WA has recommended to member community playgroups …

P & C AGM Postponed

Dear Parents and Carers,   While the situation regarding the COVID-19 continues to evolve, it is important that as a school community we follow the advice of health professionals and the Department of Education guidelines for COVID – 19. Our …

COVID-19 Update

16.03.2020   Dear Parents and Carers, While the situation regarding the COVID-19 continues to evolve, the Department of Education sector has established plans and a team to support principals and schools. It is important that as a school community we …

COVID-19

11.03.2020   Dear Parents and Carers, I have received multiple queries in regards to Coronavirus (COVID-19) this week and believe it is timely to inform you that we are acting on the latest advice of the Department of Health and …

Week 6 Information

Please click here to see our week 6 information sheet.  

Naplan Information for 2020

Please click here to see the 2020 Naplan information sheet.  

Parent & Carer Afternoon 11/3 @3.15pm

The early Childhood Wishes to invite you to our Parent and teacher afternoon When: Wednesday 11 March Where: Your child's classroom Time: 3.15 to 4pm Please come and meet the teacher and see the classroom.  

Note from your P&C President

To the School Community   I would like to extend a warm welcome back to our parents, staff and students for 2020 and the beginning of a new chapter for East Kenwick Primary School.   With the near completion of …

Harmony Picnic Evening

Dear Parents and Friends,   Re; Harmony Picnic Evening   It is with pleasure we invite you to celebrate the wonderful cultural diversity in our community. Harmony Week celebrates Australia’s cultural diversity. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of …

Out of School Hours Care

Beckenham Early Learning 135 Ladywell Street, Beckenham, Perth, WA, 6107 osh@beckenhamearlylearning.com.au 0491 174 344

On-entry Assessment Program

Dear parent/carer Please refer to the below information regarding the On-entry Assessment Program.   Key messages for Pre-primary parents An overview for Parents   Please contact the school office should you have further questions. Thank you.

Message to Parents/ Carers re novel coronavirus

Dear parent/carer Acting on the latest information re novel coronavirus from the Department of Health, the Department of Education is implementing the following for public schools. Students who have been in the Hubei Province of China Students who have been …

3 & 5 Naplan results

Dear Parents & Caregivers, The Year 3 & 5 Naplan results were sent home on 11/9/2019. Please see additional information.  

Faction Carnival Program (Friday 13th of September)

Faction Carnival Friday 13th of September - 9.00am - 3.00pm Click here to view the Program   Dear Parents/Carers: Please ensure that students bring a hat, water bottle and wear their faction shirts. All families are invited to come, share …

Jumps, Throws and Long Distance Runs Schedule (Monday 9th of September)

Jumps, Throws and Long Distance Runs Schedule Monday 9th of September Click here to view the Schedule

From the P&C President’s Desk

To the School Community, As a parent of three children and a small business operator, I am excited to send this information to you as we start a new term. School Uniforms During last term I have been part of …

General Meeting – Thursday 8th August

General Meeting Date: Thursday 8th August Time: 2:30pm Where: School Library

The Watoto Choir

The Watoto Choir http://www.eastkenwickps.wa.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/VID20190524105407-web.mp4

School Cross Country

SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY Where:       East Kenwick Primary School When:        12:20pm – 3.00pm, Friday 21st June 2019 The event starts with the Year 3 Girls and alternates Girls, Boys etc until the last event Year 6 Boys. Students are …

Our Foodbank Experience

Check out our Foodbank Experience. http://www.eastkenwickps.wa.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Foodbank-Fruit-Van-EK.mp4

P & C Meeting – Thursday 20th June

P & C Meeting Date: Thursday 20th June Time: 3:30 - 4pm Where: At school

NAPLAN Online 2019 Parent information

Please see the attached NAPLAN 2019 Parents guide. Click here to view the guide.

AGM – 10th April 2019

Parents and Citizens’ Association Annual General Meeting Date: Wednesday 10th April 2019 Time: 3:30 – 4pm Where: Staff Room at East Kenwick Primary School Click here to read more.

Exciting Changes Happening at EKPS

We are so very excited to share with you all some of the wonderful and exciting things happening at our school . We do miss our community Big Breakfast each term and we are looking forward to when our school …

Naplan 2019

Naplan 2019 Term 2 - Week 3 & 4 13th May – 24th May 2019 Click here for more information

Christmas & Book Awards Rooms 7-16s

Please see flyer for full information.

Christmas & Book Awards Rooms 1-6

Please see flyer for full information.

Open Class

Parent and Carers are invited to spend an afternoon with their child/ren wandering through their classrooms. Come and share in the children's excitement of showing you their learning journeys. Wed 7th Nov, 2.30-4.30pm

Term Calendar

2020 Term Dates for Students 2020 Term 3 Parent Calendar 2020 Term 3 Kindergarten Calendar Semester One Term One – Monday 3 February - Thursday 9 April Break – Friday 10 April - Monday 27 April Term Two – Tuesday …

Parking Reminder

It would be appreciated if parents do not park in designated disabled parking bays unless you are the holder of a current ACROD sticker. Thank you for your consideration.

School Disco Menu – 31/8/2018

Nearly half of the school has RSVP. Please find the menu available on the day/night!

Congratulations To….

Congratulations gold slip winners

Book Week

Find your treasure this book week.

Core Learning Areas

Students at East Kenwick Primary School all participate in the eight learning areas, as specified by the Australian Curriculum. These learning areas include: + English + Mathematics + Science + Humanities and Social Sciences + The Arts – (Music, Dance, Drama, Media Arts & Visual …

Our Staff

As an Independent Public School (IPS) East Kenwick Primary School has greater control over its governance; using a one-line budget means that we can employ staff which best suit the current and emerging needs of our students and community. East …

Newsletters

20222021202020192018201720162015202220212020 2020 Newsletters Issue 06 - Oct 2020 Issue 05 - Sep 2020 Issue 04 - Sep 2020 Issue 03 - Jun 2020 Issue 02 - May 2020 Issue 01 - Mar 2020 2019 2019 Newsletters Issue 10 - 18th …

Leadership & Engagement

Leadership A feature of our shared leadership structure is “student voice” and developing student leadership, which is an integral part in our School’s Business Plan. We measure our success in this area by looking at the number of Year 6 …

Other Programs

ACCELERATED READING PROGRAM | Accelerated Reader helps teachers set the right goals, match students with the right reading materials, and gain deeper insight into progress quickly and efficiently. The program differentiates and personalizes each child’s learning experience for a profound …

Specialist Programs

We encourage our students to seize opportunities and thrive. This is why we provide a number of specialist programs for students who wish to extend their skillsets as they prepare for life beyond their schooling years. GIFTED & TALENTED | …

Information & Handbooks

Information (incl. contribution & charges): Handbooks School Information, Rules, Policies and Guidelines 2020 Kindergarten Handbook 2020 Map Voluntary Contributions and Fees The total amount of contributions parents/caregivers are being asked to pay has been set at $60.00 per student, which …

Annual Report & Business Plan

2022 Annual Report 2018 Annual Report 2020-2023 Business Plan 2016-2019 Business Plan

Uniforms

UNIFORM SHOP  Parents can purchase uniforms from the school office during office hours. Please see the order form for prices and available sizes.

Breakfast Club

This great initiative is run by the school and volunteer parents and community members. It supports many of our students giving them the option of having a healthy and social breakfast at school.  It operates each morning from 8.15am - 8.35am in the …

Community Playgroup

East Kenwick Playgroup is a friendly, fun and relaxed place for children aged 0-4 years and their parents/caregivers to enjoy the morning. At Playgroup you can have fun playing with your child, meet other parents and familiarise your child with …

P&C Association

The Parent and Citizens Association (P&C) is a group of parents and community members connected to East Kenwick Primary School, who are actively involved in the school. The objects of the Association are to promote the interests of the school …

Our School

We honour our motto, ‘We Learn With Pride’. Everyone in the school community is part of the ongoing process of learning and teaching. Hence we are constantly evaluating, seeking, reflecting and adapting our programs as we continue to evolve as …

Principal’s Welcome

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Community Members, Welcome to East Kenwick Primary School. We pride ourselves on ensuring that students are at the centre of everything we do. Our aim is to provide your child with the opportunity to learn in …

Our Story

East Kenwick Primary School is a metropolitan primary school catering for students from Kindergarten to Year Six. East Kenwick Primary School has been part of the Kenwick community since 1980. In 2014 we gained Independent Public School (IPS) status, which …

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