5 cent Month of May challenge finishes this Friday (27th May)
Seabrook would like to invite the children, family and friends of the school to collect as many 5 cent pieces in the month of May. The class that collects the most coins in Junior School (Prep, Grade1 & 2) and Senior School (Grade 3, 4, 5 & 6) will win a class Lunch Pizza Party
School side gates to be locked
Please be advised, in the interests of safety, that all side gates into the school will be locked between 9:30am and 2:30pm from next Monday 16th of May. Parents and visitors parking or wishing to enter the grounds in school hours from either The Robbins or Mintaro Way will have to walk around to the front of the school. Thank you for your cooperation.
Premiers reading challenge
The Challenge is open to all Victorian children from birth to Year 10 in recognition of the importance of reading for literacy development. It is not a competition; but a personal challenge for children to read a set number of books by 9 September 2016.
Children from Prep to Year 2 are encouraged to read or ‘experience’ 30 books with their parents and teachers. Children from Year 3 to Year 10 are challenged to read 15 books. All students at our school will have their names entered online as participants in the Challenge, unless you advise us that you would like them to be exempted.
The Entertainment Book
The Entertainment Book gives you access to thousands of up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers for Melbourne's best restaurants, cafes, attractions and the theme parks. Plus if offers the best in market prices for over 2,000 hotels and resorts that you can use whenever you like until 1June 2017. Order online, visit www.entbook.com.au/1893y72
Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund
Applications close 3 June 2016.
Parents are reminded that if you hold a valid means-tested concession card or are a temporary foster parent, you may be eligible for the CSEF. A special consideration category also exists for asylum seeker and refugee families. The allowance is paid to the school to use towards expenses relating to camps, excursions or sporting activities for the benefit of your child.
The Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund helps ensure that no student misses out on the opportunity to join their classmates for important, educational and fun activities. It is part of making Victoria the Education State and the Government's commitment to breaking the link between a student's background and their achievements.
The annual CSEF amount per student is:
- $125 for primary school students
How to Apply
- Contact the school office to obtain a CSEF application form or download from the CSEF website. www.education.vic.gov.au/csef