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At Gladstone we no longer publish a regular paper or online newsletter. In 2019 the majority of our information will be ‘pushed out’ via our Flexibuzz App. Please go to the app store/google play to download it.
A copy of the last week of ‘Whole School’ Flexibuzz notifications will be available on this page below (but will not be as timely as the app).


Weekly Reminders and Notices – Week 7
02/06/2019 • Whole School
Welcome back to Week 7 of Term 2. Here are your weekly reminders:
PE for the rest of the term will be gymnastics – please ensure your child comes to school on their PE day wearing appropriate clothes for this sport. Children do this in barefoot in the hall so please no stockings.
Tuesday: Sausage Sizzle – raising money for The Arts curriculum
Friday: Room 45 will be leading whole school assembly.
Bikes & Scooters: Just a reminder that if children are cycling to school please ensure bikes and scooters are locked. Helmets should be taken to class and not left on bikes or scooters.
Cross Country Video:
Spare Boy Clothes – If you have any boys pants for ages 5-7 year olds that you no longer need please could you consider donating to the office as spare clothes. Many thanks.
Beats by Bingo – Don’t forget about our Beats by Bingo night coming up on Friday June 21st. You can buy single tickets $20/person or get a table of 10 friends together for $200. It is such a fabulous night socialising with our school community. We have lots of prizes and auctions. We have the Taco Loco food truck. Plus dress up if you please and ‘rock your best 80’s gear’
Buy your tickets now before they sell out – email Lee Dodds at [email protected]
The Gladstone Community Group (PTA) would like to thank our major sponsors –
Kerry Glengarry and Julie Curtis at Anne Duncan Real Estate. We are extremely grateful for their continued financial support.
Holiday Programmes – Our Nurse Jacqui is running 2 holiday programmes for children – details below:
BeYOUtiful for young women aged 10-12 year olds – cost $70/person
One day workshop on Monday 8th July at Gladstone Primary School – A beYOUtiful young women who is in the process of learning to know, accept and love herself on all levels, MIND BODY and SOUL. A beYOUtiful young women who, because she focuses on personal growth and self-awareness, experience a life, increasingly filled with peace, love, joy, passion and fun, A beYOUtiful young women that understand that she has unlimited capacity to make her life anything she wants. A beYOUtiful young women who are inspired to give to those around her because of her sense of gratitude and abundance.
Dee Petit from Sassy Red and Jacqui O’Connor from Heart Place have created a fun creative heart space to welcome beYOUtiful young women to expand, explore and experience peace, mindfulness, patience, awareness, intuition, creativity and their authentic self.
Daydream believing for young people aged 9-15 years – $50/person
Thursday 11th July 10 – 1 at Gladstone Primary School
Lyn-Marie from DizziePixie Design and Jacqui of Heart Place are inviting your young people to come to Day Dream to weave your dreams into a gorgeous dream catcher for you to take home and bring to life a boho style vase or pencil holder.
We ran this class during the last 3 school holidays and we have young people returning to do it again. We had the pleasure to be chosen to share our visions and skills at Splore festival, over 10,000 people came to the festival. We had so much fun running our workshops there.

Paid Options – Term 3 – Snowplanet & Rock Climbing
29/05/2019 • Whole School
In Term 3 we will be offering two paid options again. If you wish to register your child’s interest please click on the link below. These forms will be closed on Wednesday 12th June.
Snowplanet – Training (this does not include the race team option as these children will be the same as term 2).
Rock Climbing –

Board of Trustee Nominations – Photos of Nominees
28/05/2019 • Whole School
Hi all
I have attached photos of the nominees for Board of Trustees so you can put a face to a name. Click here
Remember: Votes are needed by noon on Friday 7th June – box is in the office. Results will be available tomorrow.

24/05/2019 • Whole School
Please ensure you are signed up to the Whole School box on Flexibuzz to receive all the school information.

Pink Shirt Day

Gladstone Primary School – School Board of Trustees’ Election
01/05/2019 • Whole School
Nominations are invited for the election of FIVE parent representatives to the board of trustees. A nomination form and a notice calling for nominations will be POSTED to all eligible voters on Friday 10 May (postal services permitting!).
Nominations will close at noon on Friday 24 May.
There will also be a list of candidates’ names, as they come to hand, for inspection at the school.
Voting closes at noon on Friday 7 June and results will be available on Thursday 13 June.
Refer to the school website under Board of Trustees for more information.
Judith Howe
Returning Office


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