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As usual, times are very busy at Golf Links. Preparations for a very busy week 9 are well underway. With STEM Festival, multiple excursions, planning week and the State Tee-ball finals all on next week we were in complete preparation mode. Our Tee-ballers had a very special visitor this week to give them some tips of the trade. Justin Huber, who was the 20th Australian recruited into major league baseball in America came over to share some words of wisdom with the teams. Our players were given some new techniques and inspirational words as they prepare for their finals assault. As I have said all along, we have so much pride for these athletes as their effort, engagement and team work has been first class. Regardless of the result, we are so very proud of your effort.

STEM Festival

Don’t forget that nest week is our first ever STEM festival.

On Monday the 4th of September we will have the opening of the STEM Festival at 6:00pm. We would love to see all of our families come and celebrate this with us.

On Wednesday the 6th of September, we are running a special session for parents about Maths learning at primary school. It is a great opportunity for our families to learn how we teach Maths and what you can do at home to help. Our special guest is Michael Ymer the renowned Maths specialist. Michael is an internationally recognised mathematics consultant, educator and master practitioner. He will lead a Parent Forum on the current best practice on the teaching of mathematics, and how parents can help their children improve their numeracy. With mathematics a key component of our strategic plan we want our parents to really share in the learning with us this year and keep that excitement about core curriculum at the forefront of what we do. I highly recommend this session having had the privilege of witnessing Michael present on many occasions. We do hope to see you there.

R U OK Day

R U OK? is a harm prevention charity that encourages people to stay connected and have conversations that can help others through life’s ups and downs and on the 14th of September it is the official R U OK day for 2023. Whilst we build the social and emotional skills of our children by helping them develop the skills they need to support each other and be good friends throughout the year. The R U OK? message will be explicitly taught on this day. Wellbeing has become a core area of our curriculum with the DET’s mental health and wellbeing initiative giving us access to the resilience project this year. Coupled with our respectful relationships content we are able to explore these concepts regularly throughout the year. It means, important messages such as this one are always at the forefront of our learning.

Take care,

Kirrily Lamers






The STEM Festival is next week!!! Take a look at the below timetable to find out what exciting things will be happening throughout the week.

Professor Bunsen Incursion
A compass event has been released with further information on the Professor Bunsen Science Incursion. Consent and payment for this event is due Monday 28th August.

Mixed Level Maths & STEM Activities
On Friday 8th September between 9:30am and 11:30am, students will participate in Maths and STEM activities in mixed year level groups. This is a great opportunity for students to buddy up across the school and work collaboratively to solve problems.

Opening Ceremony & Amazing Race

On Monday 4th of September at 6:00pm, families are invited to join us in the school hall. Our specialist captains will run a short opening ceremony. Afterwards, families can participate in the RGLPS STEM Amazing Race. A variety of STEM challenges will be set up around the school for you to enjoy. Students will be able to collect stickers for each activity completed.

Parent Information Session on Mathematics
On Wednesday 6th September from 6:30pm-8:00pm, parents and carers are invited to attend an information session on Mathematics. This event will be held in the school music building. While our preference is for parents to attend in person if at all possible, we will organise a Webex link for those who aren’t able to attend.  Webex details will be provided via Compass closer to the date.  Michael Ymer, specialist mathematics consultant, will address some of the following points:

  • What is my child learning in mathematics?
  • How can I help my child become an efficient problem solver?
  • How do children best learn mathematics?
  • How can parents promote quality thinking and learning?
  • How can I help my child in mathematics?


Australian Cross Country Championship

A big congratulations to Sam Phillips from 5REL who recently travelled to Canberra to compete in the 2023 Australian Cross Country Championships. Sam ran with children from around Australia in the Multi Class event through the Stromlo Forest and his team came home with the silver medal. Well done Sam!



Huge thank you to all the volunteers who helped out at the Father’s Day stall on Thursday. 

Big thank you to Britt for organising!!!

Happy Father’s Day to all the RGLPS dads, grandfathers and other special people in our student’s lives!!




Winter Specials

Beefie Burger – See Flexischools Menu for details


Monday 4th September                   10.30 am – 12.30pm          Rachel Bellgrove

Wednesday 6th September             10.30 am – 12.30pm          Melissa Jenkins

                                                             10.30am – 12.30pm           Amanda Solakidis

Friday 8th September                       10.00am – 12.30pm           Naomi Martin

                                                             10.00am – 12.30pm            Elena Lazzarotto

                                                             10.00am – 12.30pm            Britt Jacobson – Mills


Friday 15th September – Last Day Term 3

The canteen will be closed for normal lunch orders.  We will be holding a special Hot Dog lunch for Footy Day.

More details will follow next week.


Peta Rose

Acting Canteen Manager


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