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We are here for the students

Kingswood Primary has flexible teaching spaces allowing us to design a curriculum that meets the needs of the 3rd millennium learners.

Extra Curricular

Here at Kingswood we provide numerous opportunities to develop children beyond the classroom. Kingswood offers a plethora of additional extra curricular activities. Some of these include;

  • External music program – Music Corp
  • Karate
  • Southern Taekwondo
  • Energy Breakthrough (HPV)
  • Rubik Cube Club
  • Camps
  • Choir (Junior and Senior)
  • Limelight Drama
  • Sporting Clinics (tennis, rugby, basketball, golf, netball, cricket)
  • Kelly Sports
  • Coding Club
  • Yoga Club
  • Soccer
  • Art Smart
  • Mindfulness Colouring
  • Green Team

Whilst supporting numerous extra curricular opportunities Kingswood is always open to new activities driven by passionate people

Camping

Why have camps?

Camps provide the students with the opportunity to:

  • Extend their intellectual and social development in an outside school environment experience socialisation, group cooperation and independence.
  • Take part in challenging activities that require decision-making and self reflection on consequences for both themselves and others.
  • Develop personal qualities such as resourcefulness, leadership, tolerance and determination.

Where do camps take place?

Camps are conducted in Years 6-3, where students will spend at least two nights away. Students in Year 2 will have a sleepover at school, the Year 1 students take part in a movie night and the Prep students get to enjoy an early morning breakfast to gradually introduce them to the camp experience.

In 2020, as part of their inquiry on civics and citizenship, year 6 students will have the opportunity to experience a 5 day tour of Canberra. The tour is packed full of hands on learning opportunities and immersive experiences, where they will be visiting a range of cultural institutions and attractions, including: Parliament House, the Australian War Memorial, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), the Royal Australian Mint, the National Archives of Australia, the National Gallery of Australia (NGA), the National Capital Exhibition, the Electoral Education Centre (EEC), Government House, Telstra Tower, the High Court of Australia and Questacon.

Students in Years 5 and 6 have the opportunity to attend a Ski Program in Term 3.

Swimming Program

Students from Prep – Year 4 have the opportunity to attend the swimming program. Year 5 & 6 students take part in an intensive 1-day swimming survival program.

Choir

Senior Choir

The Kingswood Senior Choir is for students in Years 3 to 6. Choir gives the students an opportunity to sing for a wide audience, performing in the community at local schools, preschools and shopping centres as well as at Kingswood events such as fetes and Twilight Carols evenings. We regularly collaborate with other local schools, performing for Music: Count Us In – an annual nationwide singing event. The Choir meets every Tuesday lunchtime in the Performing Arts Room at 1.00pm.

Junior Choir

The Kingswood Junior Choir is for students in Years Prep to 2. Junior Choir meets every Thursday lunchtime in the Performing Arts  Room at 1.00. The Junior Choir performs regularly at school assembly and at school events such as our annual Twilight Carols evening.

BYOD Program

BYOD Information Booklet

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BYOD Information and Cyber Safety Sessions

We hold parent information sessions every term. These sessions are compulsory for every family to attend at least once in their family’s time of education at Kingswood Primary School. At these sessions, you will hear about what devices are suitable to use at Kingswood, how to keep your child safe at home and school and what are our expectations for our students when using devices. In Term 4 of each year, we will hold an information session for the new Year 3 families and new families to Kingswood.

Steps/ Expectations to Participate in our BYOD program

  1. Have a school approved Chromebook, iPad or MacBook. (Our approved models and specifications are listed in the BYOD Handbook 2019).
  2. Set up an iTunes account on the iPad or a play store account on the Chromebook.
  3. Buy $40 of iTunes cards or Google play store cards on sale and add to the account above
  4. Ensure the device is running the latest operating system.
  5. BYOD Levy Payment ($25) which can be paid at the school office or on Compass.

Registration is Now Open

**Please remember that ALL steps must be completed prior to joining our network.**

 

Literacy is Not Enough

Download  Literacy is Not Enough by Lee Watanabe Crockett from the iBooks library for free. The author has made it free to all parents at Kingswood Primary School.

Lee Watanabe Crockett was a keynote speaker at this years Kingswood ICT Conference. This book offers a wonderful insight into the fluencies that children require to survive in a 21st century global market place.

FREE DOWNLOAD

“If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow.”

– John Dewey