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29th May 2015 8:45am - Coffee Chat

1st Jun 2015 8:45am - Coffee Chat

3rd Jun 2015 2:10pm - Senior Assembly

4th Jun 2015 9:00am - Year 5 Combined Band Rehearsal

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Turner School | Condamine Street, Turner ACT 2612 |
Phone: (02) 6205 6622 | Fax: (02) 6205 6616 |
Email: tnrp@turners.act.edu.au
Student absences: turner.absences@ed.act.edu.au 

Welcome to Turner School

Welcome to Turner School. I encourage you to take some time to find out about our unique school. Whether you are a current member of our community or a family looking to join our school community the snapshots on this website provide a window into the school day, our processes and our educational programs and activities as well as our community activities.

Read more from our Principal, Jo Padgham.

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Enrolment Information for 2015/16

The ACT Education and Training Directorate has updated the enrolment and transfer arrangements for all ACT public schools.

All new student enrolment applications for 2016 open from 28 April 2015 (day 1 term 2) and close on 5 June 2015.

If you are enrolling your child to start school in 2016 or if your child is transferring to an ACT public school at any stage you will need to use the same online form.

To make this process easier for those wishing to enrol or transfer, please use the online enrolment/transfer form and Parent/carer guide to enrolment/transfer for ACT public schools located on the 'Enrolling in an ACT Public School' section.

http://www.det.act.gov.au/school_education/enrolling_in_an_act_public_school

Timeline for 2016 Enrolments

Numeracy Workshop

Numeracy Workshop for Turner K-6 parents/carers and classroom volunteers.

Wednesday 10 June
9:00-10:30am repeated at 7:00-8:30pm
School Library

Book in for one of these sessions to find out more about:

  • Mathematical terminology used in classrooms
  • Strategies and resources used in maths lessons
  • How teachers differentiate maths concepts for different levels
  • Enrichment maths groups and Maths Olympiad
  • Times tables... what are the ways to build automaticity with number knowledge?

These workshops will be run by the school's three numeracy coaches.

Participants at the workshops will be provided information handouts

Bookings essential

Please book through either the Condamine St or David St offices in person or on 6205 6622

Right Here Right Now Project

The following web link will take Turner families to the audio from the ABC radio interviews with a group of Turner students done on 8 April for the Right Here Right Now Human Rights project.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-04-09/childrens-rights-celebrated-with-right-here-right-now-project/6380256

It is a little file on the right hand side of the page about half way down.Turner School has been closely involved with this project since its launch last year and Turner student portraits are among those 11000 in the installation. We are very proud of all our students.

Photograph of teacher reading to class Photograph of Turner raised garden bed Photograph of Turner student reading a picture book