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Newman News Term 1 Week 6: From the Leader of Early Childhood

13 Mar 2020

The College places great importance on providing a holistic education for our students. At an Early Childhood level this encompasses many aspects of a child’s learning and development. We are constantly striving to cater to the diverse learning needs of our students, and continue to offer learning opportunities that are engaging, exciting and build on the learning areas of the Western Australian Curriculum. Excursions and Incursions are an opportunity to provide experiences that allow children to explore, extend and enrich their learning, whilst reinforcing the learning objectives of the classroom curriculum. This Term, our Kindy and Pre Primary students will be venturing out on excursions to Kings Park’s Naturescape and through this they will explore the culture of the Noongar people. Additionally, Constable Care will be visiting our campus this Term to reinforce the concepts that we teach in our Keeping Safe: Protective Behaviours curriculum. Many more opportunities such as these will continue to be provided throughout the year, and we thank parents who kindly volunteer their time to assist with supervision during these events.

Grandparents Open Morning – Friday 27 March

We extend a warm invitation to all families to attend our Grandparents Open Morning at our Early Childhood campus on Friday 27 March from 8.30am until 10.00am. Click here for more information about the morning.

Newman College Production; Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
College Production

The College is proud to present Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical; coming to the Marist Auditorium in April 2020.

Adapted by Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, Matilda the Musical is a story of a special girl with an extraordinary imagination and proudly features a cast and crew comprising students from Years 5-12. Click here to read the full synopsis of the story.

Matilda the Musical will be performed over 5 days:

  • Wednesday 1 April, 6.30pm
  • Thursday 2 April, 6.30pm
  • Friday 3 April, 6.30pm
  • Saturday 4 April, 1.00pm (Matinee)
  • Saturday 4 April, 6.30pm
  • Sunday 5 April, 1.00pm (Matinee)

Tickets: Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) $80, Adult $29, Child/Concession $19

Click here to purchase tickets.

Primary Easter Raffle

Please refer to the Ministry, Outreach and Advocacy section of the newsletter for more information.

Walk for Water

Today the Marian Campus held a Walk for Water to raise awareness of the many wonderful water-based Caritas projects around the globe which are funded by Project Compassion. Please refer to the Ministry, Outreach and Advocacy section of the newsletter for more information.
Project Compassion Project Compassion Project Compassion Project Compassion

Marcellin Award

Congratulations to the following students who received a Marcellin Award in Weeks 5 and 6:

  • Mason Whitehead, Year 2 Blue – For being a kind and inclusive student.
  • Harvey McGrath, Year 2 Green – For the reverence he displayed during the Ash Wednesday Liturgy, showing he understands the importance of prayer and God’s love in his life.

The Marcellin Award at Marian Campus is drawn from submitted nominations each Wednesday morning at Prayer Assembly.
Marcellin Award