Tips For Parents

The campaign run by the school and P&C to educate our school community on how to manage head lice has now finished. This campaign consisted of a parent information session in week 3 on the most effective techniques for treating head lice, emailing to all families fact sheets on head…
February 24, 2012 Written by

General support

If you have found that your child is having difficulty with school, your first stop should be a visit to your child’s classroom teacher. The teacher can help address many issues such as bullying, school refusal and learning difficulties. The teacher has many resources that (s)he can draw on. Some…
The websites below are great ways to help your child with numeracy. But, remember--before using them you should: 1. Preview the site so you can see if it suits your child and so you can help your child use it 2. Monitor your child while they do the activities 3.…
The websites below are great ways to help your child with literacy. But, remember--before using them you should: 1. Preview the site so you can see if it suits your child and so you can help your child use it 2. Do the activities with your child 3. Watch out for…
February 24, 2012 Written by

Extension

The website below is a great way to engage your child in fun learning activities. But, remember--before using it you should: 1. Preview the site so you can see if it suits your child and so you can help your child use it 2. Do the activities with your child…
February 24, 2012 Written by

School Readiness

Is your child ready for Pre-primary or Kindy? Sometimes parents are concerned that their children may not be able to handle the school environment.  The following document discusses different facets of school readiness and how to encourage school readiness in your child: http://www.rch.org.au/emplibrary/ccch/CPR_Vol14No3_PS_SchlRead.pdf If you have any concerns that your…
Encouraging diet-free, healthy eating behaviours for children. Tips for parents:  1. Avoid classifying foods as either ‘good’ or ‘bad’. Try ‘everyday’ or ‘sometimes’ foods instead. Forbidding particular foods or labelling them in a negative way may set up cravings and feelings of guilt when these foods are eaten. 2. Model…
Did you know children need at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day? It is advised that children spend no more than two hours each day using electronic media for entertainment i.e. computer, electronic games and television. This is especially important during daylight hours when playing…
Just over 60% of children who were bullied in Western Australian schools in one year reported they told someone after they were bullied. This means almost 40% of children who were bullied told no-one. Children often think that talking about a bullying incident is like ‘dobbing’ on one another. ‘Dobbing’…
"Bullying involves an initial desire to hurt, this desire is expressed in action, someone is hurt, the action is directed by a more powerful person or group, it is without justification, it is typically repeated, and it is done so with evident enjoyment." Ken Rigby (1998). School bullying is psychological,…

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Walking School Bus Day THURSDAY 1st Nove…

Walking School Bus Day THURSDAY 1st November 2018 Our Term 4 whole school event, the Walking School Bus, is happening... Read more

15-Oct-2018

Community Culture and Curry Night

We are celebrating the amazing skill of the students at DPS by holding an Art Exhibition to showcase their work. The exh... Read more

21-Sep-2018

Term 4 Canteen Menu 2018

Please see our Canteen Menu for Term 4, 2018. Our menu emphasizes home-made, healthy choices.    ... Read more

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Dunsborough Primary School

Dunsborough Primary School is an Independent Public School located in one of Western Australia’s premier holiday locations, 240 km south of Perth. Dunsborough Primary School has an experienced staff who are committed to achieving the school’s vision and providing a high standard of education for all students.

Primary Class Times

Kindy 8.40 am – 2:55 pm
Primary & Pre Primary
School Commences 8.55 am
Morning Session 8:55  – 11:05 am
RECESS 11.05 – 11:25 am (20 mins)
Mid Session 11:25 am – 12:55 pm
LUNCH 12.55 - 1.40 pm (45 mins)
PP Afternoon 1:40 pm – 3:00 pm
Primary Afternoon 1:40 pm – 3:10 pm