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2017 Chapman Primary School Board Elections

Posted on 03 Feb 2017


Chapman Primary School 2017 School Board Elections

We want YOU for the Chapman Primary School board!

If you’re keen to contribute to the governance of CPS, you should nominate for a position on the CPS board. No prior experience is necessary.

The school board is responsible for the school’s strategic direction and is a formal mechanism for parents, carers, and staff to take part in school decisions. You must be a member of the Chapman Primary P&C to take a role on the CPS Board but no specific experience is required.

The following positions are vacant:

       1 staff member position;

       2 parents and citizens member positions


Appointments on the School Board are for a 2 year period commencing 1 April 2017 with Board meetings held once a month at the school.

You can pick up a nomination form from the CPS front office during normal business hours (9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday), or request one to be emailed to you by emailing Julie Robson, Assistant Returning Officer on or by calling 6205 7300.

Nominations must be submitted to the front office between 11am, Monday 6 February 2017 and 11am, Monday 20 February 2017. You can submit your nomination by hand delivery, mail or fax to the CPS front office addressed to Julie Robson, ARO, CPS Front Office or via email to

For more information, contact the Assistant Returning Officer, Julie Robson on 02 6205 7300 or via email as above. 

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.

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