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Countdown to Education Week 2021

From the Department
This year Ed Week will be held from 26 to 30 July 2021 celebrating the theme Lifelong learners. NSW public schools will celebrate Education Week from 26 to 30 July 2021 with the theme Lifelong learners. Education Week is an annual celebration of NSW public education and it’s your chance to celebrate the achievements of your school, students and learning community.
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Helping students connect with mathematics to create a better future

From the Department
We all know how integral the relationship is between parents and carers, schools and teachers for our children to succeed. Parents and carers who regularly read to their child and listen to their child read, have demonstrated how this transforms our children into literate students.The same practices can be extended to mathematics, with parents and carers able to engage with their child on a range of activities like noticing and wondering, playing games, shopping and cooking to supportlearning at school.Visit theEveryday Maths Hubwhere you will find many examples and ideas for you and your child to explore mathematics in a fun and engaging way at the same time supporting the development of strong mathematics and numeracy skills.To support and drive awareness of the importance of mathematics in everyday life – a group of well-respected ambassadors and content creators will continue to share with students how they use mathematics in their daily life.Some of our ambassadors have already shared their stories with us: Sports brains with professional athlete,Steve Solomon, and mathematics teacher, Eddie WooCreative brains with former Harper’s BAZAAR editor-in-chief,Kellie Hush, and mathematics teacher Eddie WooChef brains with former Masterchef contestant,Alice Zaslavsky, and mathematics teacher Eddie Woo.
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T2 Week 3 Newsletter 2021 (mural unveiling, P&C AGM, COVID ILSP)

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Stay up to date with all of the news and upcoming events atLake Heights Public School. From the Principal’s desk ‘Our students have a right to a quality education that is not going to alienate their sense of cultural identity’ Professor Chris Sarra On Thursday and Friday last week, Mrs Whyte and I were very privileged to have the opportunity to attend the Illawarra Reconciliation Conference with an esteemed panel of local Aboriginal Elders and speakers. Over the course of two days we examined many of our school’s practices with a view to ensuring that all of our students are supported to achieve to their potential.
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T2 Week 2 Newsletter 2021 (Mother’s Day, District Cross Country, P&C meeting)

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Stay up to date with all of the news and upcoming events atLake Heights Public School. From the Principal’s desk ‘At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them’ Comemorations and Celebrations On Friday it was an honour to host Mr Cyril Parker on behalf of the City of Wollongong RSL Sub Branch to hold an ANZAC ceremony here at school. Mr Parker served in the Korean War in 1950 onboard HMS Glory.
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Term 1 Week 10 2021 (hat parade, peace pole, wellbeing)

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Stay up to date with all of the news and upcoming events atLake Heights Public School. From the Principal’s Desk ‘Peace begins with a smile’ Albert Einstein Restrictions continue to ease As restrictions continue to ease across NSW in relation to COVID, it is with great pleasure that we are able to continue re-welcoming community members onsite to share our school. This started late last week when we were able to welcome the Rotary Club of West Wollongong onsite to install a Peace Pole near our main entry.
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T1 Wk9 Newsletter 2021 (Harmony Day, Classroom Management, Hat Parade details)

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Stay up to date with all of the news and upcoming events atLake Heights Public School. From the Principal’s desk ‘Everyone Belongs’ Harmony Day 2021 Some of our students don orange and work together to celebrate Harmony Day Inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone On Friday, our classes celebrated Harmony Day. The messages behind this day are incredibly important, and underpinned a range of activities undertaken in classes with buddies.
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T1 Week 8 Newsletter 2021 (Harmony Day, Use of Assessment)

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Stay up to date with all of the news and upcoming events atLake Heights Public School. From the Principal’s desk ‘The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team’ Phil Jackson Year 5/6 welcoming me into their room to participate in ‘Quality Teaching Rounds’ yesterday.
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