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Alkira Art Show 2016

Posted on 07 Nov 2016

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The Alkira Art show was again a wonderful success.  Thank you to the families who came to view the fabulous artworks.  We have donated $500 to Snowy Hydro Southcare.

2016 Chapman Primary School Fete

Posted on 04 Nov 2016

2016 Chapman Primary School Fete

Sunday 6 November

12noon - 4pm 

Come and enjoy a wonderful afternoon at Chapman Primary School’s annual Fete

We will have an endless supply of exciting things to see and do. Enjoy the entertainment while sampling a variety of yummy food.  Browse the stalls; cakes, books, crafts, plants and tombola to name a few.  Children can enjoy the carnival rides, pony rides, and throw wet sponges at their teachers.  Toys, face painting, fairy floss, music and dance. 

Come and join us, we look forward to seeing you there.

Chapman Kindergarten Learn through Nature Play

Posted on 14 Oct 2016

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Chapman Primary School’s Bush Kids is a program designed for students to learn ‘hands on’ from developing skills in the natural environment. Now in its second year, kindergarten students spend every Wednesday afternoon during term three in a defined area on nearby Cooleman Ridge playing in all kinds of weather. Students investigate plants and animals they find in the bush, make use of natural resources and observe the changing seasons and bring their learning experiences back to the class to share. On a recent rainy Wednesday, more than 80 students splashed in muddy puddles, collected worms and clambered over boulders and fallen rocks and had great fun. Parents have been very supportive of the program, despite the mud marks students may take home. The Bush Kids program is based on the forest school learning style developed in Wisconsin in the United States in the 1920s. The concept spread to Sweden and Denmark and was introduced to the UK during the 1990s.

Book Week

Posted on 29 Aug 2016

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Awesome August is almost over and what fun it has been. Yesterday’s Book Week assembly was a wonderful celebration of our love of books. The variety of costumes worn by children from preschool to year 6 and by our teachers, thoroughly embraced this  year’s theme “Australia! Story Country”. We had heros, gumnuts, bounty riders, koalas, wombats and even Grandma Poss! We had a great day.

Step into Limelight Art Exhibition

Posted on 03 Aug 2016

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Last night Mark Shiels, Jasmine Chin and her dad Evan and I attended the opening of the Step into Limelight Art Exhibition at the School of Art Gallery ANU. Once again Chapman was well represented with eight stunning pieces of art on exhibition. Works by Alice Pash, Arlo Manolis, Charlotte Yeoh, Evie Pepper, Holly Katsoolis, James Webb, Jara Ward and Jasmine Chin along with works from preschool to college student across ACT Public Schools are on display from 27 July – 6 August.

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