RE: Term Two Update 15 May 2020MPPS is safe and open for learning. Term 2 arrangements have been reviewed with the following changes from Week 4, Monday 18 May 2020: All students are expected to atttend school, except for those students medically referred to learn from home.
Applications for enrolment in Kindergarten 2021 are now being accepted. You can access the application form by clicking on School Information and choosing Enrolment from the drop down menu. Applications should be submitted by 3pm Friday 26 July 2020.
Anaphylaxis is a severe, rapidly progressive allergic reaction that is potentially life threatening. The most common allergens in school aged children are peanuts, eggs, tree nuts (e.g. cashews), cows milk, fish and shellfish, wheat, soy, sesame and certain insect venom (particularly bee stings).
Ed Security has increased weekend patrols but I would ask families who live near the school to remain vigilant and also keep a watch on weekends. If you see any suspicious behaviour at the school, please call Ed Security on 9264 4771 ; 9264 4632 or toll free on 1800 177 777.
A reminder that the MPPS building fund is alive and well. The benefit of having a School Building Fund is that parents and community members can make tax deductible donations to MPPS to construct and maintain the school buildings in which our children are educated.
'Protective Behaviours' are behaviours which enable children to recognise situations in which their personal space and sense of safety may be compromised. For more information please visit the Bravehearts web site at: https://bravehearts.org.au/ Mount Pleasant Primary School teaches Protective Behaviours through the Health Learning Area. Part of this includes making children aware of the Stranger Danger threat.
In 2014 Mount Pleasant Primary School, in consultation with the School Council, parents and school staff, was successful in gaining Independent Public School (IPS) status. For information on what this means for our school please click here.