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ELECTION DAY BBQ, CAKE STALL & COFFEES – SATURDAY 21ST MAY

ELECTION DAY BBQ, CAKE STALL & COFFEES – SATURDAY 21ST MAY

OSPS Parent Group will be holding an election day BBQ, cake stall and coffee fundraiser and we would like to welcome all parents interested in volunteering for the event or assisting by baking something for the cake stall on the day. A Compass was sent today with how...

MOTHER’S DAY STALL – HUGE THANKS TO PARENT GROUP

MOTHER’S DAY STALL – HUGE THANKS TO PARENT GROUP

The OSPS Mother's Day stall was a huge hit with many students picking up a lovely gift for their mum or special person. Thank you to Parent Group, in particular stall coordinator Nicole Stenton and the team of parent helpers for the organisation and running of the...

MINDFUL IN MAY FOR YEAR’S 4 – 6

MINDFUL IN MAY FOR YEAR’S 4 – 6

Mindfulness is our ability to be calm and present at any given moment. We practice this by slowing down and concentrating on one thing at a time. Thousands of studies have proven benefits include reduced stress, reduced rumination, increased memory, increased...

OSPS TOP SCHOOL – RANKED 100

OSPS TOP SCHOOL – RANKED 100

OSPS has again been ranked as one of Victoria’s top performing schools with a perfect score of 100 as determined by The Better Education analysis of 2020 academic outcomes. This is again a massive achievement and testament to the hard work of all our staff and...

Mother’s Day Stall

Mother’s Day Stall

Parent Group is pleased to have arranged a Mother's Day Stall this Friday 6th May. Price range between 50c and $10.00 Kids to bring own shopping bags Senior Performing Arts Room Teachers will bring their classes throughout the day. Thank you Parent...

MINDFUL IN MAY

MINDFUL IN MAY

In the month of May our Year 4-6 students will be given an opportunity to participate in ‘Mindful In May’. Scientific research shows that participating daily in ‘Mindfulness Activities’ can actually improve focus, decision making, memory, resilience and creativity. It...

MASS DANCE PRACTICE #2

MASS DANCE PRACTICE #2

The OSPS hall was full of energy again for the second mass dance practice for the Victorian State Schools Spectacular. We are extremely proud of our year 5 students who are participating and working hard to learn the routines. Check out further VSSA news at Victorian...

OSPS CROSS COUNTRY

OSPS CROSS COUNTRY

The annual cross country was held in the last week of term 2. A mighty success filled with the house colours of red Gould, green Fraser, yellow Cuthbert and blue Landy. We used a digital tracking system to time all the competitors for each of the age divisions. The...

EASTER HAT PARADE

EASTER HAT PARADE

The excitement from the students from P - 2 for the Easter Hat parade was enormous. Hats of all shapes and sizes including rabbits, eggs, straw, chickens, bunny ears, pom poms, foam bits, glitter, streamers and loads more were on display for all to see. The weather...

WELCOME BACK TO TERM 2 – CAPITAL WORKS UPDATE

WELCOME BACK TO TERM 2 – CAPITAL WORKS UPDATE

Welcome back to Term 2! As you may have noticed, that after many hours of planning and consultation with the Department of Education, Victorian School Building Authority (VSBA) and their appointed Architects and consultants, we are taking initial steps forward on our...

SOSC VISIT WITH YEAR 5’S

SOSC VISIT WITH YEAR 5’S

This term some of our past Year 6 students from South Oakleigh Secondary College came across to OSPS to visit the Year 5 cohort. They shared with us what it has been like for them transitioning to Year 7. They shared some some exciting stories and all the amazing...

EASTER RAFFLE IS ON!

EASTER RAFFLE IS ON!

The annual Easter Raffle is on and we are looking forward ro receiving lots of donations of easter eggs, chocolates and goodies for the prizes over the next week. Please drop donations off to the office. Tickets are for sale on Compass Tix for OSPS families only....

YEAR 6’S – PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS PROGRAM

YEAR 6’S – PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS PROGRAM

This term Year 6s participated in the Play To Your Strengths Program run by James Hammond, Community Engagement Coordinator at St Kilda Football Club. True to its name, the program helped us all identify our character strengths using knowledge of ourselves, with...

3 WEEK OLD CHICKENS

3 WEEK OLD CHICKENS

What’s that sound of early morning chirping outside Mrs Dwyer’s window? Why it’s simply the singing of the grade 3 chicks. We now have nine happy glee club members enjoying their new compound and being adored by the children.   Cuddles all around each lunch time and...

PARENT GROUP AGM

PARENT GROUP AGM

Parent Group will be holding their AGM on Wednesday 27th April starting at 7.30pm. This meeting will be held via Google Meets this is due to COVID restrictions.   If you would like to become a part of the Parent Group and meet new parents from different grades, be a...

CURRICULUM DAY MONDAY 4TH APRIL

CURRICULUM DAY MONDAY 4TH APRIL

A reminder that there is a Curriculum Day Monday 4th April, so that staff can undertake professional development. Therefore no students attend school on this day. Please see below information about Camp Australia Out of School Hours Program (OSHC) being run on this...

OSPS BULLYING NO WAY

OSPS BULLYING NO WAY

Last week o Friday 18th March our students took a pledge to take a united stand against bullying. Together we created a colourful mural displaying acts of kindness and positive messages of encouragement. The display highlighted the importance showing empathy and being...

HARMONY DAY

HARMONY DAY

A wonderful sea of orange o display on our school oval for Harmonty Day with a terrific drone show overlooking the school buildings and grounds. We all belong and are reqpresented by an array of multicultural backgrounds and families. We are so lucky at OSPS for the...

HARMONY WEEK

HARMONY WEEK

This week we celebrate Harmony Week, where eveyone belongs. Tomorrow, Tuesday 22nd will be Harmony Day at OSPS and we hope to see a sea of orange around the school. Students may wear casual clothes in orange or their traditional cultural outfit to school this day....

YEAR 5 @ IMAX

YEAR 5 @ IMAX

After two long years of remote learning the Year 5’s were super excited to attend an excursion to IMAX and the Melbourne Museum. e stunning IMAX 3D films provided our students with a unique understanding of Natural Disasters. In conjunction to this they also had an...

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