Special Announcement

Amaroo School Principal Position 2016

The selection process for the permanent filling of the Principal position at Amaroo School has been extended into 2016 to maximise potential applicants. As such Gai Beecher has been appointed as Principal for Term 1, 2016. Gai Beecher comes to Amaroo School from Gungahlin College and has been a Principal in our system for many years. Gai brings a wealth of skills and experience and will make a wonderful contribution to our school whilst the selection process is completed.

Our School

Our school was designed to cater for children from Kindergarten to Year 10. The first section of the school was opened on 19 May 2004 by Ms Katy Gallager, MLA and Minister for Education, Youth and Family Services. Our first intake of 154 students, in 2004, included those from Kindergarten to Year 5. This was extended to Year 8 in 2005 with Year 9 students starting in 2006 and Year 10 students in 2007. Since the incorporation of the Preschool in 2008, Amaroo School has operated as a Preschool to Year 10 school and presently has 1670 students.

Family Contributions and Art and Craft Allowance accepted now and during the 2014 school year.

Enrolment of students from our Priority Placement Area are now being accepted for 2015 including preschool.

Enrolling at Amaroo: Amaroo School is a community school that caters for students in our 'Priority Placement Area' (PPA) and our procedures are consistent with the ACT Department of Education and Training's policy

For further information please look at the Priority Placement Areas as allocated by the Department of Education for Amaroo School for Primary students or High School students or contact the school by email (info@amaroos.act.edu.au).

What’s On

 

Week 9 Term 4 2015

Wednesday 9 December 2015

  • Amaroo Angels 9am-11am main staff room, parents & adults most welcome.
  • Kindergarten Movie Excursion.
  • Play and Chat – for 2016 preschool families 3:30 – 4:30  Dyurra Kagu and Mundawari.


Thursday 10 December 2015

  • Amaroo School Night Fest: Awards & Student Art Exhibition, entertainment and stalls, All welcome-5:00pm-7:30pm.
  • Preschool excursion to National Botanic Garden  Dyurra Kagu and Mundawari groups. 9:30 – 2pm.
  • Duke of Edinburgh.
  • Year 1 Movie Excursion.
  • Years 6-8 Defence group students Drop-In, Thursday B1 Library Community Room.


Friday 11 December 2015

  • Christmas Bling Day: wear your favourite christmas gear :gold coin donation going towards Amaroo School Projects.
  • Duke of Edinburgh.
  • Early Childhood Assembly-Hall 9:30am-All welcome
  • Friday mornings Breakfast Club: 8:15am - 9:00 am Sapphire Terrace Wet Area- all students welcome all ages.
  • Years 9 Defence Group, Community Room in the Library.


Monday 14 December 2015   

  • Student Defence Groups Year 3-5, B1, in the Community room in the library.


Tuesday 15 December 2015

  • Defence Group for Years K-2, B1,  in the Community Room in the Library.
  • Relaxation Group : Year 3-Year 10  @ B2 in the Community Room in the Library.
  • Techi Brechi for students and Community: 8:15am in the Community rm in the Library.
  • Year 9 End of Year Excursion Big Splash.

 

 

 

posted on 09 Dec 2015

 

Week 8 Term 4 2015

Wednesday 2 Dec 2015    

  • Amaroo Angels 9am-11am main staffroom, parents & adults most welcome (and their pre school children).
  • SL@AMS-Amaroo's Got Talent, 11:15am, Gym.
  • Year 8 Outdoor Ed surf trip.


Thursday 3 Dec 2015    

  • Preschool Christmas Craft Morning.
  • Year 1 Rugby League Clinic.
  • Years 6-8 Defence group students Drop-In, Thursday B1 Library Community Room.


Friday 4 Dec  2015    

  • Friday mornings Breakfast Club: 8:15am - 9:00 am Sapphire Terrace Wet Area- all students welcome.
  • Year 10 Farewell Assembly.
  • Walk and Ride to School Safely and Jump Rope Activity Day-Year groups: K-5, 10am-2pm
  • Years 9-10 Defence Group, Community Room in the Library .
  • K-5 Jump Rope for Heart ‘Jump Off’.
  • Duke of Edinburgh.


Monday 7 Dec 2015    

  • Student Defence Groups Year 3-5, B1, in the Community room in the library.


Tuesday 8 Dec  2015    

  • Year 10 Graduation Albert Hall
  • Year 10 Formal Hyatt
  • Year 2 Movie Excursion
  • Techi Brechi for students and Community: 8:15am in Relaxation Group : Year 3-Year 10 @ B2 in the Community Room in the Library .
  • Preschool excursion to National Botanic Garden tbc  Winyu Bural and Bunduluk groups 9:30 – 2pm.
  • Play and Chat – for 2016 preschool families 3:30 – 4:30 Winyu Bural and Bunduluk groups.
  • Maths is Awesome Day at Dickson College for selected Year 8 and 9 students.
  • Defence Group for Years K-2, B1,  in the Community Room in the Library.


posted on 02 Dec 2015

 

Week 7 Term 4 2015

Wednesday 25 Nov 2015

  • Questacon Year 4 Excursion.
  • Amaroo Angels 9am-11 noon in the Community Room: Parents & Adults most welcome (and their pre school children).


Thursday 26 Nov 2015    

  • SL@AM Sydney .
  • Chief Ministers  Reading Challenge awards ceremony (selected students)
  • Diamond  Terrace and Gallery– Community Access excursion coffee shop, Mitchell.
  • Preschool to Kindergarten visit.
  • Duke of Edinburgh.
  • Year 1 Rugby League Clinic.
  • Diamond Gallery Year 10 Farewell lunch and welcome Year 7 Diamond Gallery (ACT Mitchell-Coffee Supply Shop).
  • Years 6-8 Defence group students Drop-In, Thursday B1 Library Community Room.

 

Friday 27 Nov 2015    

  • SL@AM Sydney.
  • Duke of Edinburgh.
  • Friday mornings Breakfast Club: 8:15am - 9:00 am Sapphire Terrace Wet Area- all students welcome.
  • Primary Gallery Gatherings-Hall, 2pm-3pm-All Welcome.
  • Years 9-10 Defence Group, Community Room in the Library.


Monday 30 Nov 2015    

  • Student Defence Groups Year 3-5, B1, in the Community room in the library.
  • Year 6 Tanken Centre  excursion in Sydney.


Tuesday 1 Dec 2015    

  • Preschool Christmas Craft Morning.
  • Parent Helper/Volunteer Morning Tea 11am, Community room, Library.
  • Defence Group for Years K-2, B1,  in the Community Room in the Library.
  • Defence Parent Drop-In 8:45-9:30am in the Community Room.
  • Kindergarten Rugby League Clinic.
  • Relaxation Group : Year 3-Year 10  @ B2 in the Community Room in the Library.

posted on 24 Nov 2015

 

Week 6 Term 4 2015

Wednesday 18 Nov 2015

  • Amaroo Angels 9am-11 noon in the Community Room: Parents & Adults most welcome (and their pre school children).
  • Bandstravaganza -Year 6, Llewellyn Hall.
  • Orienteering Primary Champs.

Thursday 19 Nov 2015

  • Preschool Canteen visit.
  • Year 1 Rugby League Clinic.
  • Years 6-8 Defence group students Drop-In, Thursday B1 Library Community Room .
  • Duke of Edinburgh

Friday 20 Nov 2015    

  • Friday mornings Breakfast Club: 8:15am - 9:00 am Sapphire Terrace Wet Area.
  • Duke of Edinburgh.
  • Whole School assembly, 9:15am, Gym, All welcome.
  • Years 9-10 Defence Group, Community Room in the Library

Monday 23 Nov 2015    

  • Student Defence Groups Year 3-5, B1, in the Community room in the library..

Tuesday 24 Nov 2015    

  • Techi Brechi for students and Community: 8:15am in the Community Room in the Library.
  • Year 6 Japanese Sydney Tanken Centre .
  • Defence Group for Years K-2, B1,  in the Community Room in the Library.
  • Kindergarten Rugby League Clinic.
  • Preschool to Kindergarten visit.
  • Relaxation Group : Year 3-Year 10  @ B2 in the Community Room in the Library.

posted on 18 Nov 2015

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