Principals Report

Principals Report 1
Colin Burke

Welcome Back

Welcome to all members of the Elevation community for our third year of operation. I’m hoping that you all have had a restful time over the summer period.

We have had a great start to the year, welcoming back our year 8 and 9 students and welcoming 175 new year 7 students. We also welcomed over twenty new staff to the school this year.

This year we have added Food Technology to our programs at year 7 and 9 as well as adding our elective program at year 9. Extension opportunities at year 7 and 8 have broadened as has the opportunity for Year 9 elective extension classes. Our Instrumental Music program has also expanded to become a band program.

All of this is happening concurrently with the building program to finish our school which has now begun.

A huge year for Elevation!

COVID

Thanks for the support from our community with regard to regular testing and notifications of infections. From

Rapid Antigen Tests are available for families to pick up on a fortnightly basis, or you could give permission for your child to being them home via Compass permissions. We will have enough delivered for every student for all of term 1. Please contact the office if you are unsure of how to claim your RATs.

Building Works

While supply chain issues across the country has slowed the beginning of works, I can now let you know that the civil and earth works have commenced and we are on schedule. I’m expecting to see some concrete slabs poured within a week or two.  

So far, we have been able to work well with the team from Ireland Brown Constructions who have been cooperative and communicative.

As you might have seen on our Facebook page, member for Yuroke Ros Spence attended the school last week for a short sod turning ceremony to kick off the works.

Principals Report 2

NAPLAN

While NAPLAN itself does not happen until term 2, there will be several NAPLAN readiness events happening in coming weeks, where year 7 and 9 students will complete practice tasks to prepare them for NAPLAN. Parents should be aware that all NAPLAN tests will now be

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