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No late payments can be accepted after the advertised payment due date.
 
You will receive an emailed invoice when your child is invited to attend an excursion, event or other paid activity at school
 
  • BPOINT is now the preferred payment method for all student invoices at Queensland State Schools . BPOINT is a secure online payment portal supported by the Commonwealth Bank which enables parents and caregivers to pay the school via credit card or debit card. This is a really easy method, with a direct link found at the bottom of your emailed invoice.
  • All invoice details will automatically import if you use the link from the invoice.
  • BPOINT.com  This link can also be found  via your QParents account. 
(Call our office for details. We can assist you to easily sign up for an account. All of your child's invoices and school reports will be stored here. You can also report absences using your QParents account)

Alternatively:

 
  • Cash, EFTPOS and credit card payments can be made at the office counter

  • Phone payment using credit/debit card via BPOINT 1300 631 073. Please quote CRN and invoice number from the BPOINT box on the left of your invoice
 
  • Centrepay - please come into the office  to complete an application
 
  • Direct Deposit payments can be made into:

Peregian Springs State School General Account
Account BSB : 064-212  
Account:  10004670 
Please state child’s LAST NAME and Given name, Excursion/Camp name, as reference. 
Email copy of payment transfer to our Business Manager BSM@peregianspringsss.eq.edu.au

Unfortunately Education Queensland regulations mean that we are unable to take credit card payments over the phone.
 

Volunteers

There are many opportunities to help out in school as a Parent/Carer volunteer:

  • Classroom assistance with reading etc.
  • Tuckshop
  • Resource Centre
  • Excursions
  • Sports activities

And many more!

Please carefully read the linked documents and complete the attached form before starting your volunteer work with us.

Volunteer Form and Docs

Thank you for your support of our school. We greatly appreciate your time to assist our school community. 

 

Booklists for 2019 and Student Resource Scheme

 
 

 
 

Walking Permission Form

 
 
this form covers parent permission to engage in short walking excursions from the school in which your child/children go outside the school gates during the current school year.
 
These journeys or activities last no longer than one day, are undertaken by students for educational purposes outside the school and are authorised by the Principal and supervised by one or more staff members. These include but are not limited to excursions to
 
  •     The high school for transition days
  •     Aveo Retirement Home
  •     Arcare Retirement Home
  •     Practice and competition for cross country
  •     The local shopping centre
 

Numeracy and Critical Thinking Workshop 

Bangers and Maths 2019 

  • Thursday 06 June  6.00 – 7.15 p.m.
  • Come at 5.30 p.m. for sausage and bread!
  • Who: Parents and their school aged children
  • Cost: $5.00 per family includes Sausage and Bread, Laminated Game, Dice and Markers 
  • Where: In the ISC (Sports Hall)

Parents and school children can unite as a community, enjoy some experiences and learn the answers to these questions; 

· What are numeracy and critical thinking?

· Why are they so important for my child’s development?

· How do they help build confidence and reduce anxiety?

· What quick activities can I do to help?

· What Early and Middle Years concepts should I target?

· How can I prepare them for High School success?

 Booking Essential Booking - Bangers and Maths

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YEAR 5/6 SUNSHINE COAST INTER-SCHOOL READERS’ CUP 2019

  

 A team of 5 students has been chosen who will be required to read 4 novels and 1 picture book from Monday 01 April - Wednesday 29 May.

 
   The competition will be held on Wednesday 29 May
   

The reading list for 2019 includes:

  •      The ANZAC Violin - Picture Book
  •  Wombat Warriors - Samantha Wheeler - Animals
  •  The Elephant - Peter Carnavas - Contemporary
  •  r - Jessica Townsend - Fantasy
  •  Ruins of Gorlan - John Flanagan - Adventure
 Copies of the books required are available for loan at the library. Team members are encouraged to share the reading of the books and if possible, read all the titles. Teams are encouraged to meet regularly to prepare for the competition. All team members will take part on the day of competition and rotate the role of reserve. The winning team will go on to represent the Sunshine Coast Region and compete at the State Readers’ Cup competition later in the year.

Parents and Caregivers are welcome to attend the competition where positive parent behaviour is expected and the judges’ decisions will be final to ensure students have a positive and rewarding experience.  

Please complete this permission link by Friday 24 May including the Permission to Travel by Private Transport form. ​

  

Parenting Workshops - Sorry these workshops are now full.

 
 
When:  4 x Friday mornings (May 31, June 7,14,21) from 9.30-11.30 a.m.

Where:  Common Room Year 5 & 6 block.  We will meet everyone at the front office at 9.30 a.m. on the  first day (May 31) and walk everyone to the room J.

Registration: Please follow link to register (maximum 20 participants).​

 

Emu Mountain – Year 4 Students

This term in Science, students have been learning about erosion and its effects on the environment. To contextualise this unit of work Year 4 students will participate in an excursion to walk up Emu Mountain in Coolum.

 
Students will walk from PSSS up Emu Mountain and back to school. 

 
Tuesday 28 May 2019 (9-11 a.m.) - Classes 4R, 4M, 4H
Wednesday 29 May 2019 (9-11 a.m.) - Classes 4F, 4W
Thursday 30 May 2019 (9-11 a.m.) - Classes 4B, 4S

 
There is no cost for this excursion.  Students will need to wear comfortable closed in walking shoes and their full school uniform, including their hat.  Please also ensure sunscreen is applied prior to school and that your child brings a drink bottle.
 
It is a medium level walk appropriate for children and there are panoramic views at the top. Staff and students will observe and discuss the surrounding environment and the various environmental impacts. Staff have walked this excursion previously.  

 
The walk up the mountain itself takes about 20 minutes. We will allow 2 hours to walk from Peregian Springs State School along The Avenue, Havana Rd West, over the Bridge, then along Havana Rd East and then access Emu Mountain tracks opposite Coolum State High School.  We will leave at 9:00 a.m. and return by 11:00 a.m.
 
We would like parent helpers to walk with us, so please advise your child’s class teacher if you are available. A Volunteer Declaration Form will need to be completed online. 

 
Please complete the online permission form by Friday 24 May  Permission Form - Emu Mountain​
Please complete the online medical form – only if your child’s details have changed  Medical Form - only if details have changed​

 
Drone footage of our walk will also be captured.
 
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your child’s class teacher.
 
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Earth Smart Leaders Kids in Action

 
As an Earth Smart Leader, your child will be participating in Sunshine Coast’s Kids in Action Conference 2019. This highly regarded program consists of an environmental projects day on 10 May and a conference on 11 September. 

 
What is Kids in Action?
Kids in Action is Sunshine Coast Council’s environmental education initiative that aims to increase children’s environmental knowledge and understanding, and inspire and provide opportunities for positive environmental and sustainability action. 

 
Environmental Projects Day
The Environmental Projects Day will take place on Friday 10 May at 2 venues: Dunethin Rock, Maroochy River and Brannoch’s Reserve, Mooloolah, Students will have the opportunity to participate in a range of paractical hands-on activities that develop scientific and creative skills in responding to local environmental issues. 

 
Students are required to meet at Dunethin Rock, Dunethin Rd, Maroochy River by 8:30am on Friday 10 May, for registration. Students will spend one hour at this location for an indigenous cultural talk, after which, they will be collected and transported to Brannoch’s Reserve via the bus provided. The environmental projects day concludes at 4:30pm, when students can be collected from Dunethin Rock, where we started the day. You may want to consider carpooling with other Earth Smart Leaders.  Thank you to those parents who have already indicated their ability to transport students to or from the venue.  More details will be emailed to you specifically.
 
Students are encouraged to wear long pants or jeans when they do their fieldwork. Students will need to wear closed in shoes, sunscreen and their school hat, as they will be outside for most of the day. Consider a light raincoat if the weather looks threatening
 
Students are required to bring their own food for the day and ‘Nude Food’ is really encouraged!

The Conference
The Kids in Action Conference will be held on 11 September at Venue 114 (Kawana Community Centre).  This is the culmination of the Kids in Action program where students share their presentations, workshops and interactive displays with other students and teachers from across the region.  More information regarding the conference will be given closer to the event.
 
Andrea Hall will accompany students on Environmental Projects Day and students are to locate her, once they have arrived at Dunethin Rock.  If you have any queries please email Andrea on ahall119@eq.edu.au .

 
Please complete the online permission form by Friday 03 May
Please complete the Medical Form – only if your child’s details have changed
 
 

Prep Excursion - Sea Life

 
In Term 2 our Prep classes are learning about living things in particular the habitats of sea animals.  To complement learning, we have planned an excursion to Sea Life Mooloolaba.  As part of the excursion students may have the opportunity to touch sea stars and sea cucumbers.  
 
Students will travel to and from Sea Life Mooloolaba by bus where they will participate in a guided tour with Sea Life educators.  The chartered bus will leave Peregian Springs State School at 9.10 a.m. and return by 1.30 p.m. in time for students to be collected at the end of the school day as usual.  

See below the day your child’s class will be participating in this excursion:  
 
Tuesday 14 May
P1H (Prep students only)
PB
PRM
PT
 
Wednesday 15 May
PG
PKB
PDB
 
For your child to attend we need to receive the full payment of $27.00 and the completed online permission by Tuesday 7 May.  Should you hold a Season Pass payment of $9.50 is required to cover bus transportation.
 
Students need to wear their full school uniform including covered shoes and their hat.  Students will also need to bring their morning tea in a clearly labelled bag and a clearly labelled drink bottle that can all be transported easily in boxes on the bus. 
 
 
Medical Form - Complete only if your child's details have changed
 
We look forward to our Sea Life adventure. 
   
 

Performing Arts Leaders Shirts

We are very excited to announce that we have designed a Performing Arts Leader shirt that your child will be able to wear at P.A. events and lunch club activities. 
 
Please email Mrs Hobson with your child's preferred t shirt size
shobs8@eq.edu.au
We are making them available for students to purchase at the cost of $22.00
 
Invoices will be emailed to you shortly. There is a quick link to BPoint at the bottom of the invoice for easy online payment.
 
 

School of Rock QPAC - Year 6 students

As part of the Performing Arts Program at Peregian Springs State School, Year Six students have the opportunity to attend a production in Brisbane.  In 2019 the Year Six students will be attending the ‘School of Rock’ Musical on Wednesday July 31. 

School of Rock content advice:  Age recommendation 8+.  Please note that School of Rock contains occasional strong language.  Smoke effects and stobe lights are used during the performance therefore should your child have a medical condition that would be impacted medical clearance needs to be sort. 

For the performance we will travel by bus to the Lyric Theatre, QPAC, South Bank, Brisbane. Whilst in Brisbane we will also visit the Gallery of Modern Arts (GOMA).

The bus will depart school at 9:00 a.m and we will return at approximately 6:00 p.m.  Parents are asked to collect their child from school.  Please don’t be late for pick-up.

Students will need to wear full school uniform and bring a small bag containing morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a water bottle.

The cost for each student is $65.00

The online permission form and payment must be completed by Friday 5 April.  No late payments will be accepted. 

 

  

 
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