At Willoughby Public School we aim to cultivate socially-aware learners who are critical and creative thinkers, within a safe, respectful and responsible learning community.
Dear Parent and CarersStudent Progress Reports
Teachers are currently writing student reports for Semester 2. Reflection on English, Mathematics and general capabilities. Able to: Learning to: Strategies to support learning; student reflection comment and general comment. The reports will provide an overview of where the children are at with their learning and the students have written insightful comments about their own learning – we are working hard with the students in becoming assessment capable learners – knowing where to next and what they have to do to get to the next level. We observed huge growth in independence through Covid, especially with the regular verbal feedback from the class teachers.Student Leadership Nominees
Our 2022 student leader nominees have provided wonderful support to our incoming 2022 Kindergarten students this week as they start their transition program to “big school”. The Year 5 students created security and displayed exceptional kindness supporting our new kindergarten students.
Stage 3 students, Stage 3 teachers, Mrs Blake, Mr Michaeil and I had the privilege to listen to the first round of voting for our 2022 school captains and vice captains. Congratulation: Harry M, Jack C, Kalen S, Joseph T, Archer U and Troy C, Olivia L, Holly B, Sylvie L, Inky B, Alice Mc and Sierra F. These students have made it through to the next round of voting! They will present their speeches to Years 2 – 5 via Teams.Metro Renewal Program
Metro Renewal program upgrade. We had representatives from AMU, DoE architect on site 2 weeks ago to look at the classrooms in Block C. The architect is going to complete a search for the original plans to check the load bearing beams etc keeping in mind the heritage significance of the building combined with ways to modernise the learning spaces. The architect will develop an overall master plan for Block C that we can complete in stages over the next few years.New hall lights installation
Thank you to Mr Hancock for coordinating the installation of our hall and stage Our current Year 6 students will be the first group to use the new lights including the disco ball at their farewell on 13 December.Willoughby City Council’s Wildlife Storybook Series
Saskia R, Heidi S, Lotta V, Audrey L, Lynn S, Kylie K Year 5 students contributed to the Willoughby City Council storybook series. WPS students had to feature the Short-beaked Echidna. They were very excited to be recognised as published authors and illustrators. Congratulations we are very proud of you.