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Latest news: Primary school

ACT’s youngest public speakers take to the Rostrum

Talented young speakers from across the Canberra region recently competed in the Grand Final of the ACT Rostrum Primary School Public Speaking Competition at Canberra College in Phillip. Having successfully navigated the quarter...

School children plant trees to help endangered Gang-gangs

Organisations around Canberra recently received charming postcards featuring the Gang-gang cockatoo, an invitation to view the students at Canberra Montessori School plant habitat for the endangered species. On Thursday 19 May, Glenn Watson’s...

Expert tips for starting at a new school

If you’ve ever been the new kid, you’ll remember what those first day jitters were like. Here's some expert tips for starting a new school.

Police seek hit and run driver whose car struck schoolgirl

Police are seeking the driver of a vehicle that hit a 10-year-old schoolgirl in Macgregor this morning and who did not stop to render assistance.

The Fathering Project to launch in Canberra next year

National charity The Fathering Project is recruiting volunteers as they prepare to roll out their services in the ACT early next year.

Lead-affected Yarralumla classrooms to reopen by end of month

The ACT Education Directorate expect all lead-affected classrooms at Yarralumla Primary School to be reopened by the end of August, after 11 were closed for cleaning and remediation over the July school holidays.

Curtin students design new sensory playground

Students in years three to six at Curtin Primary School are enjoying their newly-completed sensory playground, which they helped to design themselves. The playground includes a number of sensory features, such as sand,...