Blackheath Public School

A community-based school offering an outstanding education.

Telephone02 4787 8253

Emailblackheath-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Wednesday

20

September

ICAS Competitions - Mathematics

Date

18-20 September

Time

All day

Location
Blackheath school

ICAS provides an opportunity for all students to gain a measure of their own achievement in an external testing situation. It provides teachers, parents and students with comprehensive reporting of results in the areas of Digital Technologies, English, Mathematics, Spelling, Science and Writing. Entry is available for students in Years 2-6 for Science, Spelling Bee, English & Mathematics, Years 3 – 6 in Digital Technologies and Years 5-6 in Writing. Please refer attached note for further details.

Friday

20

September

Colour Fun Run

Date

20 September

Time

1:45-3:00 PM

Location
School Grounds

This unique event will involve students completing a fun obstacle course on the school oval while being showered in coloured powder. Students and their clothes may be covered with a safe nontoxic coloured powder made from cornflour and food colouring. Fundraising will be done online, via EVERYDAYHERO. Jump onto the website, www.everydayhero.com/au/blackheath-public-school-p-c, register your details and share for family and friends to support your run. Please refer attached note for further details. 

Sunday

22

September

Get Ready Week Event

Date

22 September

Time

All day

Location
School grounds and hall

BANC will be holding a Get Ready Week session in the school grounds on Sunday 22nd September. There will be activities for the kids to get involved in including a kite making workshop and fire trucks to explore. There will also be a sausage sizzle on the day. Come along and join the fun and be 'fire ready'. Please refer attached flyer for details. 

Monday

23

September

Stewart House Clothing Collection

Date

23 September

Time

All day

Location
Blackheath school

Stewart House is a children’s charity providing assistance to 1,800 public school students in need each year. Its’ services include providing optometric, dental and medical treatment, as well as emotional help. To show our support for Stewart House, Blackheath Public School will be participating in their biannual 2019 Clothing Appeal. Please fill the plastic bag provided with suitable clothing and return to the school office by Monday 23rd September. Thank you.

Tuesday

24

September

Stage 2 Planetarium incursion

Date

24 September

Time

All day

Location
Blackheath School

Stage 2 students have been studying the ‘Night and Day’ unit of work in Science. To support student learning we have organised for the interactive Starr’s Planetarium to visit the school. “Starr's Planetarium has the most advanced 3D immersive projection system travelling to venues today. Our ground breaking technology in our mobile planetarium has been inspiring and entertaining since 2005. The dome provides a theatre setting for 360 degree immersive 3D digital images with surround sound that is totally interactive.  Combining animation with real time imagery students will see close up detail on a massive scale of exactly what will be in the sky above them that night.  We will take you into the farthest regions of the universe.  Students and teachers can also request to see particular parts of the solar system and through our state of the art software, it will feel like we are taking you on a trip right there.” Please refer attached note for further details.   

Tuesday

24

September

Stage 3 Author Visit

Date

24 September

Time

All day

Location
School hall

Tim Harris is the bestselling author of several funny series for kids, including Toffle Towers, Mr Bambuckle's Remarkables and Exploding Endings. An ex-primary school teacher, he has been shortlisted for KOALAs and CBCA awards. The Blue Mountains Sub-branch of the CBCA are bringing him to Blackheath Public School to talk to Stage 3 children. Please refer attached note for further details.