Escape to Everywhere – 2017 Book Week at Ocean Road Primary School

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What an amazing book week!

Countless stories have been read across the school and it was fantastic to see the kids following their imagination and literally ‘Escaping to Everywhere’.

Today’s assembly proved how Book Week brought together children and stories. A massive thank you to all parents, students and staff for the enormous effort they put into their costumes for today’s assembly. Well done to our student councillors for professionally running the assembly.


#ORPS #BookWeek @TheCBCA




Winners of the inaugural ORPS Family Challenge –

ORPS Family Challenge - getting NAPLAN ready the Fun Way.

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Kaylee, Dean Finlay, Johanna and Jessica

Well done to our students Kaylee and Johanna and Jessica and their families for their outstanding results in our first Ocean Road Family Challenge. Dean Finlay and all of us here at Ocean Road couldn’t be prouder! The Ocean Road Family Challenge is designed for the whole family. We want you all to get NAPLAN ready the fun way.

Kaylee, have fun with your whole day pass for Bricks 4 Kidz – Baldivis (thanks to Josh and his team for the generous donation) and Johanna and Jessica – we hope you and your family will enjoy the day with the Jurassic Creatures in Perth.

Missed it? Check our latest newsletter or our facebook page to give it a go 

Stay tuned for our next challenge – we are delighted to have secured family passes from our generous sponsors Peel Zoo and Mandurah Cruises.

Congratulations to our 2017 Student Councillors

Congratulations to our 2017 Student Councillors: It is with great pleasure that we announce Imojen Bacon, Kiara-Lee Macrone, Makayla Noyes, Tehani Tainsh, Diva Kandel, Ryley Kennett, Harry Northey and Byron Sutton as our Student Councillors for 2017.
And a special applause to our new Head Girl Imojen Bacon and Head Boy Ryley Kennett.


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Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club is back

A big rush and plates wiped empty in an instant

The Breakfast Club is up and running again. Sue Lawrence, Julie Baler and Cynthia Falconer our lovely volunteers from South Mandurah Uniting Church provide brekkie for hungry students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8am, in the undercover area. A big thank you to South Mandurah Uniting Church and Emily Ker David for organising!

An empty stomach doesn’t study well – so providing a free breakfast children to Be Their Best in the classroom. According to the Australian Red Cross 1 in 4 students does not get breakfast at home before they come to school. Unfortunately Sue and her volunteers colleagues can confirm that, “I am hungry”; “Can I have another toast?” “Oh, I haven’t had breakfast”, – was heard way too often when they offered toast and fresh fruit to the kids at Breakfast Club. About 150 kids got served each morning in the first week.

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