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Events and excursions

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Volunteers 2020

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

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

Please note that volunteers other than Parents/Primary carers (i.e. grandparents, siblings, other community members) require a Blue Card, which must be carried whilst volunteering on school grounds.

Volunteer Form and Docs

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


Payments

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 a QParents  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.

ICT Forms - All students to complete before using devices in the classroom



Walking Permission Form 2020 - all students


 

Student Resource Scheme 2020

Each year parents are asked to provide resources for their child/children in two ways.

1. The Book List and

2. The Student Resource Scheme.   

Our Student Resource Scheme will operate again during 2020 offering parents who elect to participate in the scheme, an economical alternative to the purchase of learning resources for their child throughout the school year. 

The scheme is supported by the Parents and Citizens Association (P&C) and managed by the school and operates within the policy and guidelines of the Department of Education (DoE) and in accordance with section 51 of the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006. DoE encourages schools to operate a scheme as a service to parents. 


Booklists 2020

Visit tour web page for more information about Book packs and Student Resource Scheme for 2020.


Sounds to Letters - Parent Workshop

The English language is extremely complex and at Peregian Springs, we use the Sounds to Letters Program to assist students to learn how to listen and identify sounds which helps them to correctly spell and read words.

It is a phonological awareness program, used from Prep to Year 6. During the afternoon, you'll learn the basics of the program which will enable you to assist your child grasp the complexities of the English language.

This is a 'must' for new parents and a great opportunity for everyone!

  • Date: Thursday 27 February
  • Time: 2.20 p.m. - 3.00 p.m.
  • Where: Staff room
  • Book here


GRIP Leadership Conference - Student Leaders

Date: Thursday 20 February. Students depart at 7.45 a.m. and will arrive back at school at approx. 3.20 p.m. 

Travel: Charter Bus to and from venue- 114 Sportsman Pde, Bokarina. 

Dress: Full school uniform. 

Food: Students are required to bring morning tea and lunch- no food is sold at venue. Also bring water bottle. The conference sells a selection of leadership badges so if students wanted to bring $5 they would have an opportunity to purchase some merchandise. That is optional. 

Cost: Nil- school covers cost within student leadership program for participation and transport.

Complete the permission form and return to office ASAP or by Tuesday 18 February.


New Families Meet and Greet - Tues 18 Feb

New families who have enroled in our school community are invited to attend an informal Meet and Greet.

Come and connect with other new parents and meet some key staff members at our school. Members of our P&C will be there to greet you also.

Your younger non-school aged children are welcome to join you.

When: Tuesday 18 February
Time: 2.00 - 3.00 p.m.
Where: Staffroom

No Booking necessary


Year 2 Bugs Ed Workshop 

When:

Wednesday 11 March – 2M, 2T & 2P.

Friday 13 March – 2G, 2S & 2K. 

The cost of this workshop is $8.50 and this includes an activity bag containing a stick insect egg or mealworm and more. 

The last day for payment and permission form is Friday 6 March.  This is to enable the office to produce accurate records of students attending for class teachers.  For your child to attend both payment and the online permission must be finalised. 

Permission Form and payment details


Year 1 Chambers Island Excursion

Cost T.B.A

Permission/medical form

Wednesday 11 March – 1HJ & 1N

Thursday 12 March – 1F & 1R

Tuesday 17 March – 1C, 1S & 1M


'Being the parent you want to be' - Parenting with Choice Theory daytime workshops 

When:   Friday mornings (March 13, 20, 27, April 3) from 9.30 - 11.30 a.m. The program is eight hours, spread across four weeks.

WhereCommon Room.  I will meet participants at the school office the first week and we can walk down together if you are not sure where the Common Room is.

How much:  Free to all our Peregian Springs State School families.

Registration Please complete the registration form to book (maximum 20 participants). 


Year 4 Camp 2020

Thursday 26 March – Friday 27 March (2 days, 1 night)

$ 152.20 due by Friday 20 March

This includes: all meals and refreshments, accommodation and amenities, outdoor activities led by the Maranatha instructors (includes all equipment) and bus transport to and from the venue.

Payment option by instalment:

First instalment: $50.00 due by 21 February,

Second instalment: $50.00 due by 06 March

Final instalment: $52.20 due by 20 March 2020

Permission/medical form and Details


Writers' Festival. 'Imagine That...'

Monday 24 February - Friday 28 February

Students can attend ONE workshop only. Numbers are strictly limited.

Year 2

All Year 2 students, whose Student Resource Scheme (SRS) is paid,  will get to attend Author Talks for both Phil Kettle and Rebecca Johnson.

Invited Year 2 students only - Optional Writing Workshop with either author, Phil Kettle or Gregg Dreise.  If your child would like to take up this opportunity, you will need to fill in the link below and complete the $8 payment.  Places are limited and will be filled on a first in basis.  

Book - Year 2 Phil Kettle Writing Workshop

Book - Year 2 Gregg Dreise Writing Workshop

Year 3

All Year 3 students, whose Student Resource Scheme (SRS) is paid,  will get to attend Author Talks for both Phil Kettle and Rebecca Johnson.

Invited Year 3 students only - Optional Writing Workshop with either author, Phil Kettle or Rebecca Johnson.  If your child would like to take up this opportunity, you will need to fill in the link below and complete the $ 8.00 payment.  Places are limited and will be filled on a first in basis. 

Book - Year 3 Phil Kettle Writing Workshop

Book - Year 4 Rebecca Johnson Writing Workshop 

Year 4

All Year 4 students, whose Student Resource Scheme (SRS) is paid,  will get to attend Author Talks for both Andrew Daddo and Tim Harris.

Invited Year 4 students only - optional Writing Workshop with either author, Andrew Daddo  or Tim Harris . If your child would like to take up this opportunity, you will need to fill in the link below and complete the $ 8.00 payment.  Places are limited and will be filled on a first in basis.

Book - Year 4 Andrew Daddo Writers Workshop

Book - Year 4 Tim Harris Writers workshop 

Year 5

All Year 5 students, whose Student Resource Scheme (SRS) is paid,  will get to attend Author Talks for both Richard Newsome  and Tim Harris.

Invited Year 5 students only - optional Writing Workshop with either author, Andrew Daddo  or Richard Newsome.  If your child would like to take up this opportunity, you will need to fill in the link below and complete the $ 8.00 payment.  Places are limited and will be filled on a first in basis.

Year 6

All Year 6 students, whose Student Resource Scheme (SRS) is paid,  will get to attend Author Talks for both Richard Newsome  and Andrew Daddo.

Invited Year 6 students only - optional Writing Workshop with either author, Tim Harris or Richard Newsome.  If your child would like to take up this opportunity, you will need to fill in the link below and complete the $ 8.00 payment.  Places are limited and will be filled on a first in basis.  

Book – Year 6 Tim Harris Writing Workshop

Book - Year 6 Richard Newsome Writing Workshop


Special Event - An Afternoon with the Authors

All parents and Year 5/6 students.  We have a special event organised where you can meet and mingle with authors:

Date: Wednesday 26 February

Time: 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.


Swimming Year 1 2020

During Term 1 2020, Year 1 students will be involved in an 8-lesson swimming program. The lessons will be provided by Swim Fit Coolum at the Coolum-Peregian Aquatic Complex.

The swimming coaches will be supported by class teachers. 

Lessons are on FRIDAYS. Starting Friday 14 February (Week 3) and will continue for 8 weeks. 

Venue – Coolum-Peregian Aquatic Complex. Students travel by bus. 

Learning to swim and survive is an essential part of the Health and Physical Education syllabus and is assessed as such. All students are expected to participate every week. An explanation note from parents is required from any student unable to participate or to swim for a lesson.

  • In accordance with Education Queensland policy developed in consultation with the QCPCA, students must have a sun shirt or T-shirt to be able to swim.
  • We strongly recommend ALL students bring a swimming cap and swim goggles to use at the pool.
  • Students may also use water resistant 30+ sunscreen.
  • Suitable swimming clothing and a towel and thongs will assist your child in having a comfortable experience. 
  • The cost per child for swimming is $70.00 PLEASE NOTE: This charge is non-refundable in the case of a child not swimming on any day/days as all payments are made prior to students participating in this activity. 
  • The last day for payment is 07 February 2020. 
  • Does your child have a medical condition that may impact on their safety during participation in this activity? If 'Yes', please email a medical clearance certificate to admin@peregianspringsss.eq.edu.au in order to participate in this activity. 


Swimming Year 2 2020

During Term 1 2020, Year 2 students will be involved in an 8-lesson swimming program. The lessons will be provided by Swim Fit Coolum at the Coolum-Peregian Aquatic Complex.

The swimming coaches will be supported by class teachers. 

Lessons are on MONDAYS. Starting Monday 10 February (Week 3) and will continue for 8 weeks. 

Venue – Coolum-Peregian Aquatic Complex. Students travel by bus. 

Learning to swim and survive is an essential part of the Health and Physical Education syllabus and is assessed as such. All students are expected to participate every week. An explanation note from parents is required from any student unable to participate or to swim for a lesson.

  • In accordance with Education Queensland policy developed in consultation with the QCPCA, students must have a sun shirt or T-shirt to be able to swim.
  • We strongly recommend ALL students bring a swimming cap and swim goggles to use at the pool.
  • Students may also use water resistant 30+ sunscreen.
  • Suitable swimming clothing and a towel and thongs will assist your child in having a comfortable experience. 
  • The cost per child for swimming is $70.00 PLEASE NOTE: This charge is non-refundable in the case of a child not swimming on any day/days as all payments are made prior to students participating in this activity. 
  • The last day for payment is 3 February 2020. 
  • Does your child have a medical condition that may impact on their safety during participation in this activity? If 'Yes', please email a medical clearance certificate to admin@peregianspringsss.eq.edu.au in order to participate in this activity. 


Surf Skills Year 6 2020

As part of our HPE Program for 2020, during Term 1 all Year 6 students will participate in a 6-week Surf Skills Program. 

The lessons will be conducted by trained coaches from the Noosa Heads Surf Life Saving Club and held at Noosa Main Beach.  The coaches will be supported by Class Teachers and school support staff.  

  • The sessions begin in Week 4, on Tuesday 18 February and finish 24 March. 6 Lessons will be run over this period. 
  • Students will travel to and from Surf Skills via bus. 

    The entire Aquatics Program (surf skills and swimming carnival) is a key part of the Health and Physical Education syllabus and is assessed as such. All students are expected to participate every week. An explanation note from parents is required from any student who is unable to participate for a lesson. 

    In accordance with Education Queensland and the school's SunSmart Policy, all students must wear a sun shirt or T-shirt for each lesson.  Long hair must be tied back or a swimming cap is to be worn.  Students are strongly encouraged to use water resistant 30+ sunscreen. A water bottle, towel, swim gear and suitable footwear is required also.
  • The total cost per child for the 6-week Aquatics Program is $65.  This cost is non-refundable in the case of a child not swimming.  Full payment is required 11 February 2020, and no late payments can be accepted.  This will enable the office to produce accurate records of students attending, book buses, allocate school staff and advise the Surf Lifesaving instructors for their numbers required.


QPAC Excursion - Year 6 2020

  • What: 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
  • Where: Lyric Theatre, QPAC, South Bank, Brisbane
  • When: Three classes 25 March 2020 and three classes will attend on 1 April 2020.
  • Time: Students will need to be at school on the day by 8:30 a.m.
  • Return: We will arrive back at Peregian Springs State School by approximately 6:00 p.m. 
  • Cost: $78.00 Due 02 December 2019 See easy link to BPoint at the bottom of your emailed invoice 


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Last reviewed 14 February 2020
Last updated 14 February 2020