Compass Update News

We wish to advise families that the Compass School Manager software and App will be undergoing to a series of updates over the coming weeks and into the next term.  For more information please click on read more.

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Literacy and Numeracy Week | Splash of Colour Information for Families

Students are encouraged to wear a splash of colour in theme with our College Values each day during Literacy and Numeracy Week.  Normal School Uniform must be worn each day.  Ideas for A Splash of Colour includes Hair Ties / Ribbons, Coloured Socks, Hats, Bow Tie/Neck Tie, and Wrist Bands

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Primary InterSchool Athletics Carnival

Congratulations to all students who have qualified for the InterSchool Athletics carnival on Tuesday 13 August.  There are a high number of students participating in the event, and we are so proud of their athletic achievement to reach this stage in the athletica calendar.Download the timetable here

Literacy and Numeracy Week | Reading is My Secret Power

Literacy and Numeracy Week is celebrated at Carranballac P-9 College from Monday 19 - Friday 23 August.Click Read More for event program and Dress Up Parade information.

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We want our parents to tell us what they think!

Our school is conducting a survey to find out what parents think of our school. The Parent Opinion Survey is an annual survey offered by the Department of Education and Training that is conducted amongst a sample of randomly selected parents. 

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Bring a Laptop from Home (Bring Your Own Device) Program

Families with students in Yr 5 - 9 are strongly encouraged to provide their own notebook computer for use at school and home.  This is particularly valuable for senior students to continue to work on major assessments, learning tasks and complete homework tasks.

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Welcome Trent

We would like to welcome our newest member of the Carranballac P-9 College Wellbeing Team; Trent.  Trent is a male 18 month old golden Labrador Companion Dog and will be a resident at our Boardwalk School during the school day.

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Changes to School Banking

From Term 3, School Banking Day will be Fridays.    Please ensure that from next term, Dollarmites deposit wallets are now brought into school on Friday mornings only

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On Track Music and Hip Hop School Holiday Program

We’ve assembled an awesome collection of Australia’s Hip Hop artists & DJs to teach you all the tricks of the trade to kick-start you into the music biz. You’ll learn how to mix beats, and DJ sessions in a hands-on music program for students from Year 7 - 9.

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Crazy Sock & Casual Dress Day

The last day of Term 2 (Friday 28 June) will be a Casual Dress "Crazy Sock" Day for Foundation - Year 4 students, and a Casual Dress Day for Year 5 - Year 9.  Students must provide a gold coin donation to attend out of uniform, with proceeds going to Australian Cancer Research.

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Big Science Competition

The Big Science Competition is an easy way to challenge students from years 7 to 10 and track their performance against state or national averages.It’s a multiple choice test of critical-thinking & problem-solving skills, not just factual recall. Click here to register and find out more.

Electives Showcase

An Elective Showcase will be held on Thursday 1 August for students in Year 8 to choose their 2020 Year 9 Elective Classes.2019 Elective Class information is currently on the College website, found under the Curriculum tab.Information will be updated soon.

SLC Evening & Elective Showcase

Students in Year 8 are invited to attend the Elective Showcase to select their 2020 Year 9 Elective Classes.All Secondary Student Learning Conferences will be held at the Boardwalk School, BER Building. Primary Student Learning Conferences will be held in the student’s normal school classroom.

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Osh Club Booking App

Kidsoft is an app in an exciting phase of development that will allow parents to make or change Osh Club bookings, send messages and contact Customer Service and billing directly.   The app is available through the App Store or Google Play store for free download.Click here for User Guide

Australian Maths Competition

As part of our enrichment program for Mathematics we are offering students from Years 3 to 9 the opportunity to participate in the Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC).

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Carranballac Winter Sports Program

Carranballac P-9 College offers an extensive sports program, including Summer and Winter competition sports.  Students participate in scheduled training sessions as an extra curricular activity and compete with students from various local schools.

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eSmart and eSafe

The internet provides many valuable and engaging opportunities, it can also enable exposure to offensive & illegal online material. You can reduce the chance of exposure by implementing online safeguards and parental controls. 

Carranballac Uniform

The wearing of the school uniform is compulsory and sensible clothing is expected at all times. The uniform shop is open on a regular basis.    Hats are compulsory in the warmer months.  “Hats on” policy in Terms 1 and 4 – otherwise children must stay in the shade.Click here for more information

Carranballac Students hit the Recording Studio

Earlier this year the senior and junior rock bands were involved in song writing sessions with local songwriter, musician and producer Luke Yeoward.  The result is four songs that are now available to you via our school newsletter and website for free download.

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Carranballac P-9 College Fortnightly Newsletter

Our fortnightly edition of the Carranballac P-9 College Newsletter is live on the website! We welcome you to download the Newsletter from the College website.

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Event Calendar

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  • Year 4 Werribee Zoo Excursion

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    Tue 27th August
  • Yr F - 2 Animal Awareness Incursion

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    Wed 28th August
  • Hobsons Bay Secondary Student Division Athletics Carnival

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    Wed 4th September
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