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HAND WASHING STATIONS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS

HAND WASHING STATIONS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, 11 year old Archie from Kingswood College in Box Hill, set up a Go Fund Me page to raise money for portable hand washing stations for primary schools. He has fundraised enough money to provide OSPS with 2 hand washing units!...

EASTER RAFFLE!

EASTER RAFFLE!

It was a rush last day for OSPS students as the premier brought forward the school holidays early. So Parent Group brought forward the Easter Raffle in the most magnification style of team work to be able to deliver the prizes to the lucky recipients. Thank you to all...

CURRICULUM DAY FRI 27th MARCH

CURRICULUM DAY FRI 27th MARCH

Late last night it was communicated by the Department of Education that this Friday 27th March will be a Curriculum Day. Therefore, no students are to be at school, making their final day of this term Thursday March 26, finishing at our normal time of 3.30pm. This is...

FREE HOLIDAY ONLINE CODE CAMP

FREE HOLIDAY ONLINE CODE CAMP

Code Camp has been running a school holiday program at Oakleigh South Primary School for our students for several years now. However, due to the current climate we are facing, we have decided to cancel the program this April school holidays. There is good news! We are...

YEAR 5’s LAWN BOWLS

YEAR 5’s LAWN BOWLS

In the midst of Coronavirus and practically everything being cancelled, the Year 5 lawn bowls was permitted to go ahead as planned this week. The students are having a wonderful time learning new sport skills most have never tried before. Well done to the students...

THANK YOU STRAIGHT BACK

THANK YOU STRAIGHT BACK

OSPS principal, leadership and staff would like to thank the very generous thoughts and sentiments of the entire school community who continue to support and appreciate us during these unprecedented times. Your kind words are all that is required! A digital bunch of...

SCHOOL TOUR 24th MARCH – CANCELLED

SCHOOL TOUR 24th MARCH – CANCELLED

The OSPS School Tour on Tuesday 24th March has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation. We will endeavor to reschedule the tour date at a later stage. We apologise for the inconvenience.

CANCELLED OSPS FETE – COVID19

CANCELLED OSPS FETE – COVID19

It is with sadness that under DET direction OSPS has had to cancel many much enjoyed excursions and events. Whilst the students and school community will be disappointed, we strongly support the measures being put into place to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Notably...

YEAR 1 GRANDPARENT’S DAY

YEAR 1 GRANDPARENT’S DAY

The Year 1’s were so excited to be celebrating very grandparent's day or special person's day. Over 160 of our biggest fans came to visit us at school…..our grandparents and grand-friends! We had family and friends come from as far as interstate and even overseas! We...

DISTRICT SWIMMING WRAP UP

DISTRICT SWIMMING WRAP UP

OSPS students starred at Beachside Division Swimming Carnival. Thank you to our all the students for competing including our 2 emergencies, Gemma and Pranshu. All the best to Ben he proceeds to the South Metro Regional level. Than you to Ms Wells, Ms Sangster, Mr...

EASTER RAFFLE

EASTER RAFFLE

OSPS children will enjoy the Easter festivities with the Junior School Easter Hat Parade in their classrooms on Thursday March 26th. the junior raffle will be drawn and prizes distributed to classrooms. The Easter Hat Parade has been cancelled. Term 1 Final Assembly...

YEAR 1’s AT CASEY SAFETY VILLAGE

YEAR 1’s AT CASEY SAFETY VILLAGE

The Year 1's zoomed off to Casey Safety Village where an exciting, fun filled and educational day was spent learning about fire and road safety. During Fire Safety, students learned about “A Metre from the Heater” and the importance of being two steps away from...

OSPS WINS BENTLEIGH DISTRICT SWIMMING SHIELD

OSPS WINS BENTLEIGH DISTRICT SWIMMING SHIELD

OSPS has taken out the overall best school at the Bentleigh District Swimming Sports with some amazing individual and relay results. There were over 50 students who competed on the day and 22 will move to the next round of competition called Beachside Division. Thank...

THE YEAR 3 SUSTAINABLE VILLAGE

THE YEAR 3 SUSTAINABLE VILLAGE

A healthy eating incursion, hatching and caring for baby chicks, a big clean up with the whole school on Clean Up Australia Day, caring for our rabbits, weeding, planting seedlings, striking cuttings in the hot house, harvesting fresh produce, cooking vegetable pizza...

YEAR 6 SUMMER SPORT UPDATE

YEAR 6 SUMMER SPORT UPDATE

Three rounds into the Summer inter school Year 6 sport and OSPS teams have achieved some pleasing results. Well done to all the students on showing terrific sportsmanship and behavior. Round 3 vs St Peters Results Softball Girls lost 14 - 15 Softball Boys drew 15 - 15...

OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT WRAP UP

OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT WRAP UP

Huge thank you to Parent Group for hosting the annual Outdoor Movie Night of The Adam's Family. After the postponement of the week before due to the weather, the following Friday was clear of rain and everyone rugged up on the oval on a cool summers evening. Popcorn...

UPDATE FROM TSEFAH SCHOOL, HAWZIEN, TIGRAY, ETHIPOIA

UPDATE FROM TSEFAH SCHOOL, HAWZIEN, TIGRAY, ETHIPOIA

‘This is the Tsefah School Library that OSPS helped build. It was inaugurated in April 2019. The pictures in this post were taken last Saturday 22/2/2020. I carried over lots of English books and learning materials and the students were thrilled! Thank you OSPS...

OUR SISTER SCHOOL IN TIGRAY

OUR SISTER SCHOOL IN TIGRAY

Last year we collectively raised over $10,000 to send to our sister school in Tigray Ethiopia. Together we are making a difference to the impoverished lives of hundreds of children . Please read Maria Strintzos ‘ post below. Is Sami the next Oakleigh South Primary...

PREP BBQ A SIZZLING SUCCESS

PREP BBQ A SIZZLING SUCCESS

The annual Prep BBQ was a sizzling success again this year hosted by Parent Group and the Prep teachers. Families enjoyed sharing a meal, chatting, getting to know one another while children and siblings played in the junior play area. The children were entertained by...

JAPAN TRIP YEAR 6

JAPAN TRIP YEAR 6

As in the past 4 years, this exchange provided our students with life-changing experience they will never forget. Educational, cultural and linguistic challenges accepted, and children showed maturity and resilience beyond their years. With respect being one of the...

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tue03mar11:30 am12:30 pmOpen Day School Tourcommunity welcome

tue03mar10:55 pm10:55 pmResponsible Pet Ownership IncursionPreps

thu05mar11:00 am1:00 pmYr 6 Summer SportRd 5 vs St Pauls (HOME)

fri06marAll DayBeachside Div Swimming3-6 selected students

wed11marAll DaySt John's 1st Aid IncursionPreps

thu12marAll DaySchool PhotosP-6

thu12mar11:00 am1:00 pmYr 6 Summer SportRd 6 vs Murrumbeena (HOME)

thu12mar10:00 pm10:00 pmFire Education Session #1Preps

fri13marAll DaySchool PhotosP-6

wed18mar9:00 pm3:30 pmCANCELLED IMAX & Melbourne MuseumYear 5's

thu19mar9:00 am2:30 pmCANCELLED State Schools Spect' RehearsalYear 5 selected students

thu19mar11:00 am1:00 pmCANCELLED Yr 6 Summer SportRd 7 vs Coatesville (AWAY)

thu19mar10:00 pm10:00 pmCANCELLED Fire Education Session #2Preps

fri20marAll DayCANCELLED BULLYING. NO WAY DAY!P - 6

fri20mar5:30 pm9:00 amCANCELLED OSPS Chior @ SOSC Cultural FestivalCommunity

mon23mar9:00 am9:45 amEaster Raffle DrawnP - 6

mon23mar9:00 am3:30 pmTerm 1 FinishesP-6

tue24mar12:00 am12:00 amCANCELLED Year 2 Incursion - Healthy Snack AttackYear 2's

tue24mar5:30 pm6:30 pmCANCELLED Open Day School Tourcommunity welcome

wed25marAll DayCANCELLED Casual Clothes Day for FeteP - 6

thu26marAll DayCANCELLED House Cross Country3 - 6

thu26marAll DayCANCELLED SMR Swimming3-6 selected students

thu26marAll DayCANCELLED Icy Pole DayP-6

thu26mar9:00 am10:00 amCANCELLED Easter Hat ParadeP-2

fri27marAll DayCANCELLED Harmony DayP-6

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