Author Archives: Bannister Creek Primary School

School Holidays

School holidays commence tomorrow, Friday 2nd April and students return to school on Monday 19th April.  
Mrs Macauley is extending her leave, so Mr Miller will continue in the role of Principal in Term 2, Miss Carey will continue as Deputy Principal and Mrs Hinchcliffe will continue teaching in Room 12.
We wish all our families a safe and happy holiday, and look forward to seeing you all back next term.

Harmony Day Family Picnic 19th March

All BCPS families are invited to attend our BCPS Harmony Day Family Picnic which will be held in the school grounds on Friday 19th March, from 5.00 – 7.00pm.
There will be food stalls, community singing, Bollywood dancing, Lion dancers and a guitar performance, so bring your picnic rugs or folding chairs and join in the fun.  The Canteen sent home order forms with students today for the special Harmony Day food that you can pre-order.  Orders should be returned to the Canteen or the P&C box in the School Office by Thursday 18th March.
Students and their families are encouraged to wear either cultural dress or orange for Harmony.  We look forward to seeing you all there next Friday evening.

Harmony Day 2021

Community School Online Survey – We need your feedback!

We conduct community surveys every two years to gain information regarding how parents and carers view our school’s performance.  Our 2020 survey will be conducted over the next 2 weeks. We are surveying parents/carers, a sample of students in Years 4, 5 and 6 and staff.  Please take time to complete this survey, we value your feedback and will carefully consider your views to inform future planning.  We are continually reviewing our performance, focusing on school improvement. 

Your input is needed; the survey link is:

For parents who are unable to access the online survey link, paper copies are available from the school office.  All surveys, electronic and paper are required to be submitted by 12:00pm on Friday, 30th October.

Coming Events – October/November

Mon 19 OctBook Week commences National Water Week commences
Wed 21 OctAssembly hosted by Room 7 Interschool Athletics Carnival
Thu 22 OctYear 1 & Room 18 Water Tabloids
Fri 23 OctYear 6 ‘Dancesport’ commences
Mon 26 OctP&C Meeting – 4:30pm
Tue 27 OctBaldja Waangkiny Meeting – 2:00 to 2:45pm
Mon 2 NovSchool Board Meeting – 3:15pm
Wed 4 NovMusic Assembly

Important P&C News

Thanks to our wonderful volunteers, school community and Natalie, our canteen supervisor superhero.  While other canteens are closing their canteens, our school canteen will open 5 days per week in Term 4, as part of a trial.
If this trial is supported by our wonderful community, then we may be able to open 5 days per week in 2021.
The canteen will be open every school day from tomorrow, Tuesday 13th October.  See Natalie in the canteen for launch specials. For more information about our canteen please click here.

Coming Events – August/September

Wed 19thBYOD Parent Information Session – 6:00pm in the Staffroom
Thu 20thYear 3-5 ‘Dancesport’ commences
Fri 21st Student Council Colours Day Fundraiser
Wed 26thAssembly hosted by Room 11- this will be posted on Connect
Tue 1stYear 6 students depart for camp at Point Peron
Wed 2ndP&C Meeting – 9:00am in the Staffroom
Thu 3rdP&C Father’s Day Stall and Raffle
Fri 4thYear 6 students return from camp
Mon 7thSchool Board Meeting:  3:15pm in the Conference Room