Welcome to Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School

     The Star of the Sea Difference



    Beyond the Classroomhttp://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/curriculum/Pages/enrichment.aspx, http://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/curriculum/Pages/enrichment.aspxBeyond the ClassroomWe teach more than just curriculum. Our students are active in our local community, and love to share their skills and talents.
    Learning at Star of the Seahttp://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/curriculum/Pages/default.aspx, http://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/curriculum/Pages/default.aspxLearning at Star of the SeaOur Flexible Learning Areas provide students with a personalised learning experience.
    Religious Life of our Schoolhttp://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/About%20Us/Pages/Religious-Life-of-the-School.aspx, Religious Life of our SchoolReligious Life of our SchoolWe guide our students to be leaders, through a faith-filled learning environment, and with links to our local community.

     Upcoming events



    Sacrament of Reconciliationhttp://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=643Sacrament of Reconciliation28/03/2019 6:30:00 AM
    Celebration of Learninghttp://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=636Celebration of Learning2/04/2019 10:15:00 PM
    School Holidayshttp://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=608School Holidays8/04/2019 12:00:00 AM
    Good Fridayhttp://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=624Good Friday19/04/2019 12:00:00 AM
    Easter Saturdayhttp://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=626Easter Saturday20/04/2019 12:00:00 AM
    Easter Sundayhttp://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=625Easter Sunday21/04/2019 12:00:00 AM
    Easter Mondayhttp://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=622Easter Monday22/04/2019 12:00:00 AM
    Term 2 Week 1http://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/Lists/Calendar/DispForm.aspx?ID=609Term 2 Week 123/04/2019 12:00:00 AM

     What's On @ Star of the Sea



    Celebration of Learninghttp://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/Latest News/Pages/Celebration-of-Learning.aspxCelebration of Learning<p>We are very excited to announce that on Wednesday 3rd April we will be holding our first Celebration of Learning morning for the year! This is a great opportunity for parents and grandparents to visit each classroom and for the children to share their academic and creative learning with everyone!</p><p>The overview of our Celebration of Learning morning is as follows:<br></p><ul><li>​8:15am - a free sausage sizzle and slideshow of photos in the O’Dea centre.</li><li>8:30am - classrooms will open.</li><li>9:15am – the Celebration of Learning morning concludes.</li></ul><p><a href="https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=9yCGN0qqrECQKi75E9jtaWBygUSO-AREmnDlApPCzElUMjcyNEFQUkxWUDhNNVA3Qjk5TlNZMzlBUi4u" target="_blank">Please click here to RSVP to this event!</a><br></p><p>We look forward to seeing you there!​<br></p><p><br></p><p><img src="/Latest%20News/PublishingImages/CelebrationOfLearningAllSchools.jpg" alt="CelebrationOfLearningAllSchools.jpg" style="margin:5px;" />​<br><br></p>
    Life Education Vanhttp://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/Latest News/Pages/Life-Education-Van.aspxLife Education Van<div>This week the Life Education Van is visiting our school. The Life Education Van employs specially trained educators who present vital health and safety messaging through tactile and multisensory activities. Each session is designed to intrigue and excite children of all ages, which captures their imagination and has a lasting impact.</div><div><br></div><div>Joined by Life Education's loveable mascot Healthy Harold the educators bring to life lessons that empower children to make safer and healthier choices, now and in the future.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Each class will visit the Life Education van this week and meet Harold.<br></div><div><br></div><div><div>The Prep class will complete the Harold’s Friendship module which looks at:<br></div><div><ul><li>How to build friendships and care for others</li><li>Feelings and emotions</li><li>How nutrition and physical activity affects how we think and feel</li><li>Safe and unsafe situations and early warning signs</li><li>Safe places and people to turn to for help</li></ul></div><div><br></div><div>Year One will complete the Ready, Steady, Go module which looks at:<br></div><div><ul><li>Benefits of physical activity</li><li>Safety strategies in different environments</li><li>How our body reacts in new situations</li><li>​What our body needs to be healthy including a nutritious diet, water and sleep</li></ul></div><div><br></div><div>Year Two will complete the Growing Good Friends module which will looks at:<br></div><div><ul><li>Explore what health messages mean</li><li>Identify safety signs</li><li>Recognise how physical activity and nutrition contribute to a healthy lifestyle</li><li>Explore how positive relationships benefit our health and wellbeing</li></ul></div><div><br></div><div>Year Three and Four classes will complete the Mind Your Medicine module which looks at:<br></div><div><ul><li>Factors that influence someone’s sense of self worth</li><li>Techniques for effective communication</li><li>Identifying the impact of different factors on health and wellbeing<br></li><li>Strategies for managing stressful situations</li><li>Medicines as drugs and the consequences of their misuse</li></ul></div><div><br></div><div>Year Five and Six classes will complete the Decisions module which looks at:</div><div><ul><li>What is a drug and how drugs are classified</li><li>​Effects of drugs on the body</li><li>Influences on decision making – family, peers, media, culture, financial, legal</li><li>Strategies and skills to be safe<br></li></ul></div></div><p><img src="/Latest%20News/PublishingImages/lifeeducation.png" alt="lifeeducation.png" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p>
    NAPLAN 2019http://www.staroftheseacleveland.qld.edu.au/Latest News/Pages/NAPLAN-2019.aspxNAPLAN 2019<p>In Week Four of Term Two, all students in Years Three and Five will participate in NAPLAN testing. Over three days, students will complete national assessments in Reading, Writing, Conventions of Language and Numeracy. Results may be used to review and improve teaching programs, review support offered to schools, discuss  progress with parents or for high school applications.<br></p><p>NAPLAN assesses literacy and numeracy skills that students are already learning through the school curriculum. Teachers will ensure that students are familiar with the test formats and will provide appropriate support and guidance. Excessive preparation is not useful and can lead to unnecessary anxiety. If you have any questions about your child's preparation for NAPLAN, you are encouraged to make a time to speak with their teacher.<br></p><p>NAPLAN tests are constructed to give students an opportunity to demonstrate skills they have  learned over time through the school curriculum, and NAPLAN test days should be treated as just another routine event on the school calendar. The best way you can help your child prepare for NAPLAN is to reassure them that NAPLAN tests are just one part of their school program, and to urge them to simply do the best they can on the day.<br></p><p>If you would like any more information, please visit: <a href="http://www.nap.edu.au/" target="_blank">www.nap.edu.au​</a><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/Latest%20News/PublishingImages/naplan-2long.jpg" alt="naplan-2long.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:561px;" /><br><br><br></p>