Our Lady of Fatima Rosebud


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20th May
Bunnings BBQ parent volunteers

23rd May
District Cross Country

29th May
Year 5/6 Footy/Netball Day

31st May
Year 3 Reconciliation 7pm

7th June
Eucharist Family Workshop 7pm

11th June
Queen's Birthday Public Holiday

12th-15th June
Year 5 Camp Sovereign Hill

20th June
Lightning Premiership for Years 5 & 6

21st June
Circus Performance
6pm - Show 1
7.30pm - Show 2

22nd June
School closure day

29th June
Last Day of Term 2 - 3.30pm closure


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Our Lady of Fatima School is situated on the Mornington Peninsula, approximately 85km south of Melbourne, in a seaside location on the edge of Port Phillip Bay. The school serves the Catholic communities of both Rosebud and Dromana.

Our school offers a comprehensive curriculum within the context of a faith community. Our Lady of Fatima School offers the latest in teaching and learning, technology, extra curricula activities, and the benefits of being a high quality, inclusive, co-educational Catholic school. We offer our students a rounded education that supports personal growth based on Christian values. We encourage students to develop a knowledge of other cultures, languages and environmental and social issues.

In your child's time at Our Lady of Fatima the staff will be willing to support you in the education of your child. We will always try our hardest to provide the best environment for good learning, as well as making school a good place to be for your child. We are fortunate to have an excellent team of dedicated and competent staff who are well supported by all in the parent community.

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Our year six students have been enjoying a wonderful time at Sovereign Hill experiencing life in the 1850’s classroom and panning for gold. They have also attended a pantomime in the old theatre and experienced the world famous light and sound show – Blood on the Southern Cross. They have seen how the gold is melted and formed into bars, been bowling, seen many trades in action, made candles, toured an underground mine and had time to explore freely around the town of Sovereign Hill. Thank you to their teachers Milan Greco, Aley Allen and the support staff, Laura Trethowan and Amy Booker for their care of the students and for joining in the role-play along with the students. It is quite a unique experience for all. Note: Friday 18th May is a rest day for Year 6 students. Where parents are unable to arrange supervision for the day, students are welcome to attend school but will not be in their usual class. There are no electives this week.

Year 6 Camp to Sovereign Hill

What a fantastic morning we had last Thursday celebrating Mother’s Day. A big thanks to our Prep teachers and students who led us beautifully in prayer. It was wonderful to have mums and special guests visit classrooms after Mass – some mums were pampered and shown lots of love. Then it was time for the Fatima annual Mother’s Day Morning Tea. Well done to representatives from our senior classes for setting up and packing up the hall, welcoming and serving our guests and entertaining toddlers. If you haven’t already watched the Mother’s Day video put together by Mr Mac you can view it on our Facebook page or on YouTube by following this link, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nvd1I7--A5A&feature=youtu.be

Enrolment Packs for 2019 prep classes are available from the school office and in local pre schools. Please spread the word that enrolments are now open and encourage any family, friends and neighbours seeking enrolment for 2019 to act now.

Training sessions, Years 3 -6, each Monday until 18th June and Prep - Year 2, each Friday until 15th June.

Our students have just completed their fourth training session in preparation for ‘The Circus’ which will be presented on Thursday 21st June. They are learning a wide range of skills. Make sure you have the dates in your calendar for a great night of entertainment. Our circus instructor Hayden is guiding the students through their new learning. Each class is learning to master a different skill. As with any new skill – practice makes perfect – and in the next week or so students will be able to purchase their own equipment so they can practice at home. In order to accommodate all families in the hall, there will be two circus performances on the night. The 6.00pm show will feature grades; Prep K, 1F, 2W, 3DC, 4F and 6G The 7.30pm show will feature grades; Prep Mac, 1M, 2M, 3B, 5H and 5/6A Please mark the times and dates on your calendar. Tickets will go on sale next week. If your family has children in different time slots you will only need to purchase tickets for one session. More details to follow.


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